Stories about Photos from October, 2013
Madagascar Still Waiting for Presidential Election Results
Nearly a week has gone by since the country voted for a new president for the first time since the 2009 coups.
Negahamburguer's Street Art Raises the Self-Esteem of Brazilian Women
Artist Negahamburguer works to spread messages of love in São Paulo for women that live in conflict with themselves because of their bodies.
Yemen: An Owl Outside My Window
Yemeni blogger Abdulkader Alguneid finds an owl outside his window: He tweets the rare occurrence: بومة كبيرة خلف زجاج نافذتي، 1.30 بعد منتصف الليل. A big Owl, behind my glass window, 1.30 am pic.twitter.com/19WjfUelQ0 — abdulkader alguneid (@alguneid) October 30, 2013
Spain's Association of Victims of Terrorism Publicly Chastizes Amnesty International
The vast majority of Internet users defended the work of Amnesty International, the international human rights organization.
15-Year-Old Roma Girl's Deportation Shakes Up France's Immigration Debate
In the Leonarda deportation scandal, everything is controversial: the way in which the police acted, the media management of the scandal and the peculiarity of the family.
PHOTOS: Muralists ‘Paint Resistance’ in Toribío, Colombia
From October 19 to 26, a 'minga' - collective work done in favor of a community - united over 60 artists from Colombia and other parts of Latin America.
Only Football Divides Tanzania
Tanzania prides itself on its unassailable ethnic and religious unity. But on the day of the Dar es Salaam Derby, neutrality takes a back seat to passionate fandom.
Madagascar Presidential Elections: The Home Stretch
33 candidats se présentent aux élections présidentielles à Madagascar. Cependant seuls 16 d'entre eux ont eu une vrai présence pendant la campagne dans les médias. Certains se demandent où sont passés les autres.
#FreeBoussa: Moroccan Netizens Protest Teen Trial over Public Kiss
Three teenagers have been arrested in Morocco. Their crime? The first two were arrested for kissing in public, and the third for photographing them.
Artists Search for Eid in Syria's War
Syria’s rising talents and distinct voices share their views on Eid Al Adha - a festivity difficult to celebrate among the rubble and dead bodies.
The Raqqa Woman who Faced the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
School teacher Suad Nofal, from Raqaa, Syria, will not abandon her country in its hour of need. Syria Untold has her story.
PHOTOS: Hundreds Dead, Historic Churches Destroyed in Philippine Quake
"Our churches may have been destroyed but not our faith" became a popular online message in the Philippines after a strong earthquake hit the central part of the country
Chilean Students March to Demand Education Reform One Month Before Elections
The protests are part of ongoing mobilizations calling for an overhaul in the country's education system. This time students are pushing candidates to share specific proposals for education reform.
Rise in Entrepreneurship Reveals Gender Tensions in Cuba
The transformation of the Cuban economic model has caused the flourishing of self-employed work, understood as not employed by the state.
“My Body is My Weapon!”, Femen in Spain to Claim the Right to Abortion
"Of course we will go further and of course we will continue protesting," said Lara Alcázar, leader of the Femen movement in Spain.
Taiwan: National Day in Protest Mood
There were three protests on the National Day against the 4th nuclear power plant, the unfair referendum law, and the untransparent process of the service trade agreement with China.
The Castor Project Causes Seismic Movements on the Spanish Coast
The tremors may have been caused by injecting gas in an undersea reservoir that the corporation Castor project manages.
A Tour of Typical Argentine Food
What's the most typical Argentine food? Bloggers comment on the foods which truly capture the flavors found around the country.
The Walls Speak in Puerto Rico
The Puerto Rican street art festival "Los Muros Hablan" ("The Walls Speak") joins the community to transform urban space.
A Call to Rekindle Immigration Reform Amidst United States Government Shutdown
The shutdown of government operations that began on the 1st of October has displaced discussion on immigration reform.
“And Draw Until I Die,” Eight Questions for the Illustrator Lorraine Rodriguez
"Once you discover what you like, what brings you satisfaction, what you know how to do, what you're passionate about more than anything else, then there's no turning back."