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28 March 2017
"From Tuesday, Georgian nationals may visit Europe’s vast borderless Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 day period."
23 March 2017
When China's Foreign Ministry in Hong Kong opened an official Facebook page, it was quickly flooded with angry comments.
22 March 2017
The level of pollution in Kathmandu has surpassed the minimum acceptable level and the residents are reacting by putting masks over their faces, just like the city's iconic statues.
21 March 2017
Leaked audiotape reveals how a Russian school principal insulted her students, saying they lack patriotism, after they challenged her criticisms of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
19 March 2017
17 March 2017
16 March 2017
"I envy the opportunities they have on the the other side of the river. For us, this is another world."
The Belarusian ministry in charge of managing disasters and national emergencies has produced a cartoon show. The series features animals in Looney-Toons-style misadventures, and teaches children how to stay safe.
Pyay Kyaw visits patients at the St. Joseph Cotto Legnos Leprosy Colony, home to people like Maya, who once was forced to live in her town’s cemetery due to stigma.
14 March 2017
12 March 2017
The Lanura village lacks basic facilities, like electricity infrastructure, water and other amenities of life. The people were stunned to learn that the village was declared a "cashless village."
A rally, a crackdown and a diplomatic standoff that stands to benefit nationalist politicians in both countries, but almost no-one else.
10 March 2017
For the first time ever, Russia’s federal censor, Roskomnadzor, has added a foreign online messenger to its “Registry of Information-Dissemination Organizers,” targeting the Swiss company Threema.
8 March 2017
According to sources in the Kremlin, the order came from the very top: Russian governors were to celebrate International Women's Day "creatively."
7 March 2017
"Uber. Are you completely nuts? Is this what a Californian startup looks like?"
The question of material demands from the Army has been a recurrent one since Côte d'Ivoire's emergence, in 2011, from a decade of civil war.
6 March 2017
Beginning this summer, the Indian government will controversially start requiring more than 100 million school children to show their Aadhaar (national identity) card in order to claim their lunches.
5 March 2017
"According to the Cinematography Act, a film can only be banned if it compromises on national security. What security is a romantic film on a gay couple compromising?"