Stories about Breaking News from April, 2017
Protesters are taking a stand against a series of austerity reforms hastily pushed by Brazilian President Temer, who enjoys a substantial legislative majority and support from businesses, despite sinking popularity.
Under China's "stability control" measures, it is increasingly common for netizens who are critical of the government to be summoned or detained by police.
"By presenting the other side to the Kashmir storyline, the locals once again were able to own....the highly complex and conflicted Kashmir narrative."
Despite being outlawed today by the Attorney General, opposition movement “Open Russia” says it’s continuing all operations, including plans for nationwide anti-Putin protests this Saturday.
Do you hope to find love in Russia? If so, and you’re planning to use the Internet to meet people, the pursuit could be less private than you maybe hoped.
“So-called 'Paradise on Earth' has no public safety for it's citizens. Tomorrow, it could be me, you, or any of us," wrote a Facebook user.
It’s strange to see this in writing, let alone know that it’s true, but here it is: Russia has formally banned Jehovah's Witnesses.
Alexey Venediktov, one of Russia's most prominent journalists, says the Russian government appears to have allowed a “homegrown ISIS” to emerge under its nose in Chechnya.
Iran's Election Race Sees a Popular President Up Against Ahmadinejad and the Supreme Leader's Favourite Cleric
"In the name of God, I have got election stress. Conditions for moderates have now deteriorated."
Russia's media regulator has announced plans to block Zello, a mobile push-to-talk app that Russia's long-haul truckers are using to organize protests—including to coordinate an ongoing three-week strike.
Multiple web TV channels that had been broadcasting protests in Caracas have been inaccessible since the morning of April 7.
"Human rights violations don't have a time limit...Record for the future, when there will be democracy."
On April 4, the Hungarian government adopted an amendment to new legislation on higher education that might bring an end to the Central European University.
LiveJournal releases a new user agreement, revealing what steps it's taking to adjust to its new existence as a blogging platform in full compliance with Russia’s stifling Internet laws
After an attack forced authorities to close down the St. Petersburg metro, the city's residents came through for each other in a big way.