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11 March 2014

Stories from 11 March 2014

Trinidad & Tobago: Lara's Poor On-Stage Innings

Facebook Status Criticizing Crimea Occupation Gets Journalist Fired

RuNet Echo

Russians ask if Putin can also come "occupy" them, if it means increased funding for the peripheral regions.

Macedonian Students Campaign Against Unlivable Conditions in Dormitories

Russia's Crackdown Ahead of Crimea's Referendum

RuNet Echo

Amidst the crackdown, eyes now turn to March 15, when Muscovites will demonstrate against Russian intervention in Ukraine, a day before Crimean voters decide between secession and expanded autonomy.

SayIt: Civic Software for ‘Smart’ Transcripts

SayIt is a new software developed to facilitate the almost always taxing job of making transcripts and having them kept as data files.

Barbie Dolls in Thai Traditional Clothes

Captive Saudi Princesses Speak Out on Twitter

It's the stuff of fairytales for princesses to be locked in towers, but in today's Saudi Arabia, four princesses say they have been held against their will for 13 years.

Philippines’ Makati City is Selfie Capital of the World

A New Digital Voice of Hong Kong's Working Class

WK News is a new grassroots media site that covers labor news in Hong Kong.

5 Traditional Recipes From Across the Francophone World

Hungry for tajine, a meat or fish stew with vegetables or dried fruit from Morocco? Or how about ravitoto, a dish made from cassava leaves, onions and pork from Madagascar?

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