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8 July 2014

Stories from 8 July 2014

Arabs Gloat at Brazil's World Cup Defeat

Arabs gloat at Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup semi-finals which ended minutes ago

The Pleasure of Friendship

Packaging and Ecosystem

Is Guyana's Population in Decline?

Ivorian Woman Pushed off 6th Floor for Demanding Salary in Lebanon

A young Ivorian woman was found dead after having been reportedly pushed off the 6th floor of an apartment following a suspected feud with her sponsor over her salary payment.

This Project Is Helping France Unlearn Its Stereotypes About Romania

Newsroum is a school project from La Sorbonne journalism school in France that is dedicated to fighting clichés about Romania.

Israelis React to Renewed Conflict with Gaza

"Everyone says that firing on civilians in a war crime, and no one sees civilians on the other side," tweets Leftist Israeli blogger Noam.

Can't Find Milk or Other Basics in Venezuela Thanks to a Food Shortage? This App Can Help

Rising Voices

Abastéceme pinpoints the locations of items such as milk, flour and bread in Venezuela, where basic goods can be hard to find at times.

Riots Between Buddhists and Muslims in Myanmar's Mandalay Killed 2 and Injured Many More. Who's to Blame?

A few hours before the riots broke out, the Young Buddhists Association warned people about a plan to provoke violence between people of different religions.

Who Is Sachin Tendulkar? Don't Ask Tennis Champion Maria Sharapova

Disgruntled fans of the "god of cricket" are lashing out at Sharapova for admitting that she doesn't know who Tendulkar is.

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