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29 July 2016
For some it is about the Islam-secular divide. For others it is about men telling women how they should present their bodies.
"I am the one promoted, I am the one who enjoys privileges, I am the one you can never surpass, as you can never overthrow the party."
28 July 2016
Tehran threatens to ban all Apple products, if the company doesn't set up a local office, and experts say it's to weaken US sanctions now restricting investment flows into Iran.
27 July 2016
The privatisation of profit and socialisation of loss. Must we all pay for business failure when we didn't all share in the profits made?
In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.
26 July 2016
"I'm angry that the money is used like a personal bank account. More angry at the fact that Malaysian Official #1 is an untouchable here."
The Australian government is to set up a Royal Commission to look into the shocking abuse of children in a Northern Territory youth detention centre.
An altercation involving President Salva Kiir and the Vice President Riek Machar, who have long been political rivals, swiftly unraveled into an armed conflict that lasted for several days.
24 July 2016
Harsh prison sentences for opposition leaders and activists makes netizens concerned about the deteriorating human rights situation in The Gambia.
23 July 2016
The Anti-KFC Protests Spell Trouble for Chinese Authorities Trying to Confine Nationalism to the Internet
"Online patriotism and offline patriotism are different...However, the line does not exist among the patriotic masses; they would just do what they think is right."
22 July 2016
Some of Azerbaijan's best schools, a university and a newspaper have been scuppered by Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fethullah Gulen's toxic political rivalry.
"Under the plan for reform, Yameen is making criticism a crime..."
"AKP, which asks its supporters to take to the streets ‘until the problem is solved’, is opportunistically imprinting its own dictatorship project on society."
21 July 2016
Will Trinidad & Tobago Students Be Last Out of the Gate if the Government Stops Funding Tertiary Education?
As the country faces an economic recession, there are concerns that students have been abusing the government's funding of their tertiary education. Will the programme be discontinued or merely restructured?
20 July 2016
"We boycott the cow slaughter industry for a year. The saved $ purchases cows. We separate the gold from the cow urine. Hapi economics."
Ayatollah Khomeini Died 27 Years Ago, But a Trump Advisor Still Wants Him to Condemn Last Week's Attack in Nice
Appearing on Fox News, Flynn said, “I want the Imam, or Khomeini, to stand up and be counted and to talk about this radical form of ideology in their bloodstream."
19 July 2016
Iranian hardliners, typically champions of Internet censorship, are calling on the government to stop blocking Twitter in order to counter Saudi Arabian propaganda against Iran.
17 July 2016
"Puerto Rico is fighting, lets strengthen the love between us and the space we inhabit by promoting respect, solidarity, tolerance, union, communication, and community cooperation."