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· July, 2015

Stories about Photos from July, 2015

Palestinian Baby Burned to Death in West Bank Settler Attack

Israeli settlers have torched two homes in Douma, in the Occupied West Bank, leaving one baby dead and three civilians, including one child, severely injured.

Scroll Through Madagascar History Via Vintage Photographs

How Boko Haram Is Changing International Politics in Western and Central Africa

Boko Haram has revved up its attacks against many African nations in the past several weeks. Here is a recap of the conflict in the region so far this year.

Eid in the Time of War in Yemen

Despite shelling and the continuing airstrikes, some Yemenis managed to celebrate Eid Al Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan.

Enough With the ‘Us Versus Them Mentality'—We Are All Trinidadian

Lily Kwok posted a photo of herself on Facebook holding a placard that said, "I will not 'Go back to China'. I am Trinidadian" following a spate of anti-Chinese racism.

Explaining the Appeal of the Song ‘Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika’ Across Africa and Beyond

"Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" means "Lord Bless Africa" but its message resonates at a deeper level for many Africans and non-Africans alike.

One Puerto Rican Island's 135-Year History of Struggle and Victory

A short documentary by the monthly newspaper Diálogo commemorates the 40 years since the people of Culebra expelled the US Navy and 135 years since the island municipality was founded.

Travel Back in Time With These Photos of Early 20th-Century Cambodia

We searched the online library of the French Archives and found rare images of Cambodia in the 1920s and 1930s.

Arrests of Sunni Extremists in Bahrain Go Unnoticed

Bahraini authorities have arrested several ISIS members in the kingdom amid a media blackout. ISIS supporters take to Twitter to threaten the government.

This Invention by Burkinabe and Burundian Student Scientists Could Save Thousands from Malaria

Two students, Moctar Dembele and Gerard Niyondiko, might have just made a major contribution to reducing the morbidity of one of the deadliest diseases in Africa.

Bangladesh's Rich Iftar Tradition in 12 Spectacular Photos

The streets in Bangladesh's capital are turning into open buffets for iftar, the sunset meal during the Islamic month of fasting.

Journalist Asteris Masouras Hopes Solidarity Will Save Greece

In this interview, Global Voices contributor Asteris Masouras analyzes the Greek crisis, its roots and its possible ramifications.

Journalists Arrested for Covering Cairo Car Bomb Explosion outside the Italian Centre

One man was killed and several journalists were arrested after a car bomb explosion outside the Italian Centre in downtown Cairo today.

A Tribute to Yemeni Cuisine: Culinary Traditions in Ramadan

If Yemenis are divided over plenty of issues, they are at least united over Sambosa, an appetizer stuffed with beef and vegetables, during Ramadan.

Here's How Russia's New ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Compares to Europe's

RuNet Echo looks at new Russian legislation that would introduce a "right to be forgotten" online, comparing it to the landmark European Court decision last year.

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