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They’re Partying This Friday to Make America Great Again, In Russia

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:26:43 +0000

Invitations went out over social media this week, informing journalists about inauguration festivities organized by the “White Star” art collective, which includes several prominent figures in Russia’s pro-Kremlin youth movement.


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What Eyewitnesses Say Happened When Israeli Police Tried to Demolish Umm el-Hiran, a Bedouin Arab Village

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:57:28 +0000

Eyewitnesses explain what happened in Umm el-Hiran on the morning of January 18, 2017 as Israeli authorities prepared to destroy a Bedouin village


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The Bosnian Politician Caught Lying About an Invitation to Trump's Inauguration

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:27:29 +0000

“Unless the departing administration denies me a visa, I’ll be at the inauguration,” have turned out to be famous last words for the president of Republika Srpska.


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Bahrain Intensifies Media Crackdown Ahead of Protest Anniversary

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:26:51 +0000

On 16 January, the government banned the online edition of the country’s only independent newspaper al-Wasat, from "using electronic media tools".


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Many Feared Dead After High-Rise Mall in Tehran Collapses Following Fire

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:28:35 +0000

"Memories of buying special clothes and fish, now it has all collapsed"


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Bhutan's Authorities Ban Film for ‘Misusing’ Religious Masks on Screen

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:20:18 +0000

"This narrowed minded decision is not just a ban against the film but a decision against the freedom of expression and creativity in Bhutan."


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Mapping the Smells of Kyiv

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:46:58 +0000

A small motley crew “with notepads taken from conferences and scraps of paper” recorded the scents of Kyiv this winter. The results, it turns out, are glorious.


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Discarded Plastic Bottles Become Blooming Plant Barricades at an Indian Railway Station

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:42:58 +0000

"The most critical impact of this simple intervention blew me away..."


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Thai Junta Didn’t See the Irony of Installing Dinosaurs in Front of the Government House

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:39:41 +0000

"So many dinosaurs are at government house...a few are even seen outside."


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All-Woman Brewery Brings Craft Beer to Kyrgyzstan

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:18:41 +0000

“They come to us and say, 'We want to see your beer in our restaurant.' We tell them: join the queue.”


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In Mexico, Psychiatric Patients Are Ready for Innovation, But Health Centers Are Not

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:45:52 +0000

One hundred and nine patients live full-time at the Villa Ocaranza Hospital, an institution marred by a dark history. They will be the last group to do so.


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A Nepali Transgender Model Is Set to Break Boundaries on the Catwalk at Lakme Fashion Week

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:27:42 +0000

"The path surely must not have been easy but I'm sure that this path will lead you to a bright and beautiful future that you truly deserve."


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Princess Leia's Hairdo Didn't Come From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:32:58 +0000

Weeks after the tragic death of beloved actress Carrie Fisher, the Internet is digging up the Mexican origins of Princess Leia's iconic hairdo.


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Writing to ‘Dismantle the Silence’ Surrounding Sexual Exploitation of Poor Young Women in Jamaica

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:44:02 +0000

"...for the first time, Jamaican women see their stories of sexual assault and questions of self-worth being tackled on the page without it demonizing them or portraying them as caricatures."


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