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Ukraine: Interactive timeline, storify project and map
TRACKING UKRAINE'S HISTORY Ukraine's history of independence is told through an interactive timeline put together by Global Journalist staff. From 1990 to the current conflicts in the country, the history of the nation is told…
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A tale of two Ukraines
Two Ukraines In One Before taking sick leave on Jan. 30, the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych issued a statement saying the Ukrainian authorities have done all they can to resolve the conflict. Anti-government protesters have…
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Young Afghan journalist tortured, killed in Helmand province
By  • 29 January 2014
The mutilated body of an Afghan journalist was discovered in the capital of the country’s Helmand province on Thursday, according to the British newspaper, the Guardian. The body of Noori Ahmed Noori, a local radio…
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Brazil's press freedom
By  • 20 December 2013
“Operation September 7” was a countrywide protest in Brazil this year, meant to voice discontent with public governance and heath and education services. Riots broke out in more than 150 cities; both police and demonstrators…
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Politicians behind bars
By  • 19 December 2013
On August 2, 2005, Brazil’s biggest case of political corruption went before the Brazilian Supreme Court. The incident became known as the Mensalão Scandal (“mensalão" meaning “big monthly” allowance) and gave large payments of roughly…
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A rising giant
By  • 19 December 2013
I missed the most exciting year Brazil has had since I was born. The nationwide protests against corruption made me feel, more than 6.000 kilometers away from my native country, that Brazilians had finally opened…
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Latin America — an opportunity China does not want to miss
By  • 5 December 2013
Around 500 Chinese entrepreneurs and 800 businesspeople from various countries met last month in Costa Rica to discuss the creation of business opportunities between China, Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC). The small Central American…
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A day to end impunity
By  • 23 November 2013
The International Day to End Impunity is celebrated every Nov. 23 since 2011 to mark the anniversary of the 2009 Maguindanao massacre in the Philippines. Thirty-two journalists were murdered while covering the governor’s race in…
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Libyan photographer among 43 killed during Tripoli protest
By  • 22 November 2013
Forty-three Libyans, including a news agency photographer, were killed during an anti-militia demonstration in Tripoli when gunmen started shooting at them with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. Saleh Ayyad Hafyana was taking photographs for the…
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Profile: Glencore in Zambia
By  • 22 November 2013
Glencore is the world's biggest commodities brokerage firm. Reuters called it "the biggest company you have never heard of" after it went to public offering at the London Stock exchange in 2011. It controls more…
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    Global Journalist covers press freedom, human rights and international affairs. The weekly, half-hour discussion is produced by faculty and students of the Missouri School of Journalism and Mid-Missouri Public Radio featured interviews with international journalists, diplomats, activists and others.
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