Stories about Weblog from November, 2018
João Lourenço said in a interview with a Portuguese newspaper that he found the state's coffers empty when he took office in 2017.
"While Queensland is burning, the east coast is parched & Sydney is drowning, most pollies [politicians] have their heads in the sand. Not good enough."
"The truth is that the image circulating is fake. It belongs to Wakil Kohsar and was taken in 2016, two years ago."
On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, human rights organisations continue to call for the release of jailed Saudi women activists.
Havana announced it will end its agreement with Brazil as a response to president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's public comments about the program, which it deemed "threatening and depreciative".
The complaint was filed mere weeks before's CCTV's opening of its European hub in Chiswick Park in London.
Public outrage forced the Attorney General's Office to suspend the jailing of the female teacher, who was sexually harassed by her boss.
"Right then the sky went orange. A wave shook me and I saw soldiers flying through the air."
As a response to the 40-million-view music video, the Thai government launched its own rap song celebrating innovation and progress (it flopped).
After a bloody attack on an opposition leader, critics of the Serbian regime express fears of a descent into fascism
"We will fight to ensure that Serbia doesn't remain a country of bloody shirts, and a country where the blood of those who think differently from the regime is spilled."
Students rally for academic freedom on the eve of the final call for Central European University to stay in Hungary
Students of threatened academic institutions occupied the square in front of the Parliament to defend academic freedom in Hungary.
#QanoonSabKayLiye campaign is a series of Facebook and Twitter posts that explain the rights and obligations of the citizens under the Constitution of Pakistan.
Last year, Taiwan’s National Security Bureau revealed that a significant volume of disinformation that had circulated on Taiwan social media networks came from “content farms” with China's Communist Party.
Thanks to innovative efforts using YouTube and Facebook, airport authorities have begun to decrease crime and help passengers in Bangladesh's biggest airport.
To critics, the pinned tweet wasn't about graffiti at all, but was instead a reaction to criticism of how the immigration body treats refugees, undocumented workers and others in detention.
"I really hope one day our country will be regarded as an independent entity. This is my biggest wish as a Taiwanese."
What seemed like a spike in repression against civil society advocates and intellectuals may actually be the new normal.
Local sources in Malistan and Jaghori told Global Voices that F-16s flew over the skies for days without intervening.
Slovakia and the Czech Republic mark 100 years since the establishment of Czechoslovakia.
"I am prepared to go to jail… So long as we are not crushed by the trial and the prison sentence...then we will come out stronger."
"If we weaken indigenous culture, we weaken an integral part of Guyanese culture."