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Azerbaijani criticized for repressing media’s dissenting voices
By  • 22 November 2013
International organizations denounced Azerbaijan’s government for media repressions that have intensified following the reelection of President Iham Aliyev five weeks ago. Since the election, which was widely considered to have been rigged, authorities have dismantled…
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United Nation criticizes British government’s attitude toward press freedom
By  • 22 November 2013
The United Nations official for the promotion and protection of free expression warned that Britain is damaging the country’s reputation for press freedom and investigative journalism by its actions against The Guardian since its revelations…
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Lithuania court orders news agency to reveal source after leak
By  • 14 November 2013
Lithuania’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius criticized the Special Investigative Service for detaining and interrogating six journalists in an effort to discover who leaked a secret service report about a document that could damage the reputation…
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Expected winner, uncertain future
By  • 14 November 2013
As Chilean voters prepare to go to the polls on Nov. 17 to decide the country’s future, the leading presidential candidates Evelyn Matthei and Michelle Bachelet have brought the past into focus. Two months after…
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Dynamic economy, shy diplomacy
By  • 14 November 2013
During his latest official speech to the United Nation’s General Assembly on Sept. 24, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera advocated Chile’s candidacy as a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council for the next two years.…
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An African sequel to the Arab Spring?
By  • 7 November 2013
This year on Sept. 23, thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets of the capital Khartoum. The country’s autocratic leaders lifted fuel subsidies to raise revenue, leaving outraged citizens to deal with sky rocketing…
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Blood spilled for “Black Gold”
By  • 7 November 2013
For nearly a decade following the formation of South Sudan, Africa’s 54th country, conflict has ebbed and flowed along the border between the two separate territories. When South Sudan left the north behind, it took…
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Saudi columnist arrested for supporting women’s driving ban protest
By  • 5 November 2013
A Saudi Arabian newspaper columnist was arrested for criticizing the country’s law that forbids women from driving. Tariq al-Mubarak, who writes for the Arabic daily newspaper Asharq al-Awsat, was called to the capital Riyadh on…
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Immigration fears feed European far-rightists
By  • 31 October 2013
  Cecile Kyenge, Italy's first black minister, has been the target of the Italian far-right political parties since she was appointed in April. Last July Roberto Calderoli, vice president of Lega Nord, a regionalist political…
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How the world sees the U.S. government shutdown
By  • 24 October 2013
The media in the United States has discussed the government shutdown by analyzing the impasse, calculating domestic losses and bolstering the blame game between party leaders. Foreign media, however, has expressed concern about the country's…
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