Stories about Breaking News from June, 2014
Iraq's second largest city Mosul fell into the hands of Islamist militants today (June 10). Reports say the militants are from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
Although the militants reportedly entered from the old terminal reserved for VVIP movement or Hajj Flights, both airports share the same runways and assailants have since accessed it.
The leaders of the the opposing militias continue to use social networks to reach out with news of their military campaigns.
Pakistan's first ever empirical research report on online hate speech is out. Global Voices interviewed Shahzad Ahmad, Director of Bytes For All, the advocacy organization that conducted the study.
Maite Oronoz Rodríguez has become the first openly lesbian woman to be nominated for the position of justice on the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. .
“Psaki” has become a stigmatizing catch-all term for everything Russians dislike about US foreign policy (especially America’s involvement in Ukraine).
Many observers see an intent on behalf of the crown to maintain the monarchical system with this abdication.
Several state agencies in Russia are now involved in drafting bylaws that will determine how officials actually enforce a series of controversial new Internet regulations.