Stories about Breaking News from August, 2015
"To many, Bersih 4 is something that gave them the courage to dream. To know that a fair and just Malaysia can truly exist."
Lebanese protesters today gave the government a 72 hour ultimatum to meet their demands or face further protests on Tuesday.
Vladimir Putin's spokesman is back in the news, after Internet users discovered this weekend that Yandex, the country’s most popular search engine, might be censoring itself to protect him.
A brutal response awaited the peaceful protesters of the #YouStink movement who gathered in Beirut on Saturday August 22 to demand a solution to the garbage crisis in Lebanon.
A trash problem is threatening the Lebanese government as protesters demand better services and less corruption. Is Lebanon ready to listen to the demands of its people?
Wikipedia is trying something new in the fight against Russian censorship, and it might actually work.
Serbian social media users are curious: "Does this logo vacuum clean and bear children or what?"
Asesinan en #México a coordinador de búsqueda de 43 normalistas de #Ayotzinapa Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco http://t.co/WMgteMU0JM Fue @EPN — PrensaRebelde (@RebeldePrenssa) August 9, 2015 Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, coordinator of the search for the 43 Ayotzinapa teachers’ college students, was assasinated in Mexico. Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, 45, was...
Social media users in Croatia, Egypt, and worldwide react to the alleged beheading of a Croatian expat in Egypt by ISIS.
Russian hackers Anonymous International are shaming the country's Defense Ministry for poor information security practices by leaking sensitive documents that were allegedly sent via free email services.
“No Country For Secular Bloggers”: Niloy Neel is the Fourth Bangladeshi Blogger To Be Killed in 2015
"How many more bloggers must be murdered before the government acts decisively to stem the violence and impunity?"
As the government quickly runs out of cash, the future looks uncertain.
“How many journalists have been murdered, and what has come of it? How many students, activists, and human rights defenders have been killed, picked up, or disappeared?"
Most of them were critical of Durante, who took office in December 2010.
A day after Putin's press secretary wed, Russia’s most famous anti-corruption activist has published evidence that Dmitry Peskov wears a wristwatch worth at least $620,000.