Stories from 17 July 2013
What did Edward Snowden reveal about Puerto Rico's role in the NSA's espionage program? Author Angel Carrión tells us.
The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case coincided with what would have been Césaire's 100th birthday. Our new author Amadou Lamine Badji from Senegal, examines the correlation.
Ethnic killings have been reported yet again in Guinea. Judges in the country are doing all they can so that such tragedy does not strike anymore.
Under communism land and water weren't a source of friction for the peoples of Soviet Central Asia. But over two decades of sovereignty, things have changed.
Residents of Shiling town in China’s southern Guangzhou province took to the streets over pollution fears.
The president of Sudan traveled to Nigeria for a summit amid calls for his arrest.
A fatal bus crash that killed 18 has heightened anti-immigrant tensions in Russia.
Was Ma's change of attitude related to the recent secret execution of “China's Madoff”?
Pavel Astakhov, Russia's children's ombudsman, blithely raises the possibility of sending Russian orphans to be adopted in the North Caucasus. Again.