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20 October 2016
"Always love it when people turn their "misfortune" into a great success. That's what the #NPP has done with this #KalypoChallenge. Maturity"
14 October 2016
Evidence shows that the tradition of Black Pete is having a negative impact in the Netherlands, especially on young people, but the Dutch government has failed to tackle the problem.
13 October 2016
7 October 2016
30 September 2016
"This unusual football field has proven that designing outside boundaries can help foster creativity used to develop these useful spaces."
29 September 2016
"Do I appear fidgety? Maybe it is because I don’t understand how someone would ever answer “Yes” to the question: 'Are you a member of a secret banned organization?'"
28 September 2016
Iran's 1953 coup d'état is widely depicted as a rupture in the modern history of Iran. It is also a Pandora’s box filled with contested narratives.
25 September 2016
Hot peppers in walnut sauce is the signature dish in Central Eastern Mexico and one of the most popular meals in the national cuisine.
Poland's “Black Protest” movement picks up steam, after lawmakers vote to proceed with legislation that will criminalize abortions in nearly all circumstances, threatening women and doctors with prison.
20 September 2016
"One day, teacher Luis decides to load his two donkeys, Alfa and Beto, with books and takes them to remote areas for children who can't access them otherwise."
18 September 2016
14 September 2016
Macedonian politicians appoint a placeholder crony to ensure that party loyalists get the Interior Ministry's top positions ahead of snap parliamentary elections.
11 September 2016
"By filling the information gap and removing barriers to funding, we hope to unlock capital for projects that alleviate poverty and further economic development where it is needed most."
"As an engaged documentary author my motivation is to break the existing image about women in Macedonia."
30 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?"
28 August 2016
Tulu is spoken by 3-5 million people in the Indian states of Karnataka and Kerala, plus a sizeable diaspora living in the US and the Gulf countries.
24 August 2016
To those who know the history of Palestine, Ahmad Abughaush's surname speaks volumes. Yet this information was absent from news reports on his gold medal triumph at the 2016 Olympics.
21 August 2016
One forward-thinking Bahia-born journalist hatches an online gift economy project with an important difference — it's exclusively for women.