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28 April 2016
A data journalism project sheds light on all 33 different governing bodies during the Paul Biya administration in Cameroon.
The Canadian filmmaker Estelle Herbert has produced a one-hour documentary about one village's struggle to revive after a massive tsunami devastated much of Japan on March 11, 2011.
12 April 2016
Should cuts to foreign aid go ahead in May as planned, Australian aid would dip to its lowest level since records began in 1960.
6 April 2016
"Thinking of schools only as places to learn how to read may appear a reasonable idea in a country where most children cannot achieve even that."
5 April 2016
24 March 2016
"...the voice and perspective raised by numerous civic movements has met with outright arrogance by the Tirana Municipality authorities..."
18 March 2016
14 March 2016
12 March 2016
Eight months after taking to the streets to protest against Lebanon's mounting rubbish problem, the issue is not solved. Protesters are back on the streets today.
5 March 2016
With compounding problems in the agriculture sector, one recommendation suggests that increasing productivity and focusing on small disadvantaged farmers are key to improving farmers’ standard of living in India.
4 March 2016
In the midst of an economic recession, Trinidad and Tobago's government promises to find money to restore an important historical building as citizens discuss whether heritage should be a priority.
3 March 2016
Bhutan's strict citizenship laws, however, aren't doing much to boost happiness these days, as thousands of Bhutanese children abandoned by their fathers have been rendered stateless according to Bhutanese laws.
1 March 2016
Latin America's Informal Recyclers Push for Recognition and Protection on International Waste Pickers’ Day
Recyclers make many contributions through their work, including creating jobs and reducing municipal spending on waste management
26 February 2016
"As goons in black robes rampaged through the Delhi court house where Kanhaiya Kumar is being tried, they assaulted journalists not just on day one, but then once again..."
25 February 2016
After a nine-day visit, UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst highlighted the disheartening conditions human rights activists face in Hungary.
23 February 2016
"Attack on Soni Sori is another attempt to muzzle the voice of dissent. One might disagree with one's views but this is no way to deal with."
22 February 2016
An innovative and intense game introduced by an expat luxury hotelier has become an annual event in Sri Lanka, where Tuk-Tuk Polo is increasingly all the rage.
18 February 2016
What is it about life in Manchay that makes the residents protest so energetically against a fare rise that would to others seem negligible?
10 February 2016
The populations affected by the worst environmental disaster in the history of Mexico obtained an important victory after a judge ordered new studies due to the risk of contaminated water.
4 February 2016
In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, efforts are underway to provide women with a sanitary napkin they can afford in order to improve health and remove social stigmas attached to menstruation.