Stories about Photos from November, 2013
#StopPrawlerPlan: Activists Against Destruction of Palestinian Villages Arrested in Israel
Prawer shall not pass, yelled protesters today at a Day of Rage against the Prawer Plan, which if implemented will displace Palestinian Bedouins living in Al Naqab.
Dubai Wins the Expo 2020!
Dubai has been selected to host the World Expo trade convention in 2020. The Twittersphere celebrates.
Tokyo Governor Money Scandal Turns Graphic Meme
Tokyo Metropolitan Governor apologizes over money scandal. Japan's twitter users take it as a joke.
Cuba Suspends Consular Services in the United States
The suspension of consular services will affect Cuban and U.S. citizens alike, due to the impossibility of completing procedures such as issuing passports, visas, legalization documents, and other services.
Fashion Show in Japan Takes on Violence Against Women
Asian Women’s Association, a non-profit women's right organization is organizing a fashion show entitled Fashion Resistance to Militarism to appeal the issue of violence against women.
Two Brazilian Women Kill Themselves After Sex Tape, Nude Photos Leaked
"I am afraid but I think is goodbye forever," 17-year-old Julia Rebeca wrote on her Twitter account before taking her own life.
Will Yemen's Romeo and Saudi's Juliet Have a Happy Ending?
Saudi Huda and Yemeni Arafat are the modern day Romeo and Juliet, reports Noon Arabia
Hong Kong Slutwalk 2013
Evan Fowler from the Housenews explained the significance of slutwalk in Hong Kong. The recent comments of Security Chief Lai Tung Kwok, who suggested women should not “drink too much” in order to avoid being raped, and the pro-China Executive Councillor Cheng Yiu Tong who argued that Hong Kong candidates...
‘People That Look Like Themselves': A Comic that Celebrates Natural Black Hair
Angolan artist Francisca Nzenze Meireles, aka Chiquinha, discusses the inspiration for her comic, which relates the day-to-day experiences of those who love their naturally curly hair.
Thousands March for the Liberation of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera
Thousands of people are marching today in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in favor of the liberation of Oscar López Rivera, imprisoned in the United States 32 years ago on charges of “seditious conspiracy.” López Rivera, 70, is a fighter for the independence of Puerto Rico, a colony of the United...
After Haiyan Disaster, Philippines Calls for Relief and Justice for Climate Change Victims
As the Philippines continues to ask for global aid in the wake of the devastating impact of typhoon Haiyan, many Filipinos are also asking world leaders to tackle climate change
PHOTOS: Dhaka's Beautiful Blue Sky Briefly Takes Over Web
The autumn sky above Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka was so beautiful on 17 November that social media was flooded with images and talk about the scene.
Cuban Intellectuals Debate the Prohibition of 3D Private Cinemas on the Island
Cuba's 3D cinemas, run by the private sector, have been banned.
PHOTOS: The Thrill and Agony of World Cup Qualifying Matches
While Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon and France celebrated, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Tunisia saw their hopes of heading to Brazil vanish with the final whistle.
PHOTOS: Voters Turn Out in Droves for Nepal's Constituent Assembly Elections
A record 70 percent turnout was recorded in Nepal's first post-monarchy elections. Will this assembly accomplish what the last could not and draft a constitution?
PHOTOS: Five Stories About Syrian Refugees You Need to Know
Rami Al Hames selects five stories through photographs to illustrate the hard and real life that Syrians refugees are facing away from their homes.
PHOTOS: Heavy Rains Hit Saudi Capital
Many commented how a rich country like Saudi Arabia has a poor infrastructure, which cannot handle rain, after the Saudi capital was flooded, following a storm.
PHOTOS: Rally of Mozambique's Main Opposition Party Attacked by Riot Police
The final mayoral campaign rally of opposition party MDM in Beira ended with three people killed and several injured – the injured included the candidate's own son – following an attack by riot police who used tear gas grenades and shot bullets to the air. When the tumult began, incumbent...
Polish Right-Wing Nationalists Hijack Country's Independence Day
Poland's National Independence Day, traditionally celebrated on November 11, ended in violence this year during a march organized by a nationalist movement. Police detained around a dozen individuals.
How You Can Help Philippine Typhoon Victims
Thousands are dead in the Philippines and millions are homeless because of a super typhoon which hit the country last week. Here are some ways you can help.
Winds of Waste: Plastic Bags Land in Venezuela's Paraguaná Peninsula
Silvia Castro's photo gallery, published by website Prodavinci, shows residents of the Paraguaná Peninsula in Venezuela with bags on their heads to call attention to the damage that trash and plastic bags are causing the peninsula. Prodavinci explains [es]: Due to its geographic location, the Paraguaná Peninsula ends up being...