Global news, 14-21 July

Global news is my weekly newscast for the MultiKulti radio of CID association (Center for intercultural dialogue). I contribute to the radio of Kumanovo from Prilep, where I’m doing the Evs project “The missing ingredient”.

The headlines of the news from 14 to 21 July:

Bosnia. Eight women injured by the police in Kravica, near Srebrenica, during a celebration to remember the victims of the war in the ‘90s

Egypt. Seven people were killed and more than two hundred sixty were injured in Cairo during clashes between police and supporters of the former Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi

Russia. The fugitive American intelligence leaker Edward Snowden applied for temporary asylum in Russia from the international airport of Moscow, where he has been living for one month. Meanwhile, in the capital there were protests against the judgement which sentenced to five years in prison Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader charged with embezzlement

Pakistan. A Taliban commander wrote to Malala Yousafzai, the teenager activist shot by Taliban fighters. “Come back home and adopt the Islamic and Pashtun culture” he suggested her

Panama. A prosecutor charged the crew of a North Korean ship after it was found to be carrying weapons from Cuba

United States. Thousands of people marched in more than one hundred cities across America asking Justice for Trayvon Martin, the black teenager killed by the neighbourhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman

The theme song of the newscast is Revolve by His Boy Elroy

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