Stories about Good News from August, 2016
"We have been looking forward to a coding language in Bengali for a long time. Why should our higher learning and computer learning be in a foreign language?"
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
Closed off to tourists since 2003, the trail to Brazil's highest mountain is set to reopen in 2018, managed by the indigenous peoples themselves.
On August 31, the world celebrates Blog Day. A group in Paraguay is making something special of the holiday.
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
One forward-thinking Bahia-born journalist hatches an online gift economy project with an important difference — it's exclusively for women.
Global Voices looks at several heroic stories during the latest mass attacks on French soil.
"After all, a picture may say a thousand words, but a few words can change the story."
"Citizens of Šabac, Loznica, Bogatić, Koceljeva, Vladimirac, Krupanj and other cities/municipalities, it is time! Show solidarity to Macedonia and the city of Skopje! We won't forget their aid in 2014!"
On the Eve of Independence Celebrations, Jamaicans Delight in the Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony
From Rio's green theme to the pomp and circumstance of the Parade of Nations, the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games inspired a sense of national pride for Jamaicans.