Stories about English from May, 2019
"There is no place for religious extremists in our country."
The entire politics desk of Kommersant, several dozen people in total, has since resigned out of solidarity with their colleagues.
Nearly two dozen African countries have passed Right to Information laws. But while strong in principle, many have faltered in practice.
North Macedonia’s first pride parade is yet another testament to the country's recent political transition. Homophobic violence was markedly tolerated by the previous government.
The bottle label carries the image of "Tank Man" with the description "Never forget, never give up".
In contrast to other social movements and memes on the Chinese internet, #996 has taken shape largely on GitHub.
The two-month fishing ban aims to boost fish stocks but it could lead to hunger and displacement in coastal communities.
"The fact is you can't control platforms were information is circulated, attempts to do such undermines the role of democracy and freedom that is enshrined under the constitution."
The Goddess of Democracy stood for five days in the Tiananmen Square in 1989 before the bloody massacre of June 4.
"I think it is important to the Taiwanese people to continue discussing this topic – preventing people from forgetting this event"
People have taken to Twitter to vent out their anticipation. Many have taken the exit polls results to be completely reflective of the actual results and have started congratulating Narendra Modi.
Defying all odds, the Nepali Sherpa guide climbed the world’s highest peak twice in a week this year – making 24 ascents to Mt. Everest.
Among the participants at the Venice Biennale are the Western Balkan countries, which see it as an excellent opportunity to showcase the art and promote their artists, beyond their borders.
Indigenous people in Colombia have organized national protests against President Duque's new development plan, joining forces with other civil society groups like afro-Colombians, small-scale farmers, labor unions and students.
One forward-thinking NGO is promoting smart environmental practices by harnessing artistic talent to do outreach and raise awareness about climate change.
"It is becoming more and more difficult to demand responsibility for June 4th. Do you still have any hope?"
On 12 May Sunday, anti-muslim violence started over a Facebook post by a Muslim trader in coastal Chilaw town in Puttalam District, North Western Province of Sri Lanka.