Stories from 1 August 2013
Ugandan media workers used #FreeUgandaJournos on Twitter to pressure South Sudan's president to free the journalists.
Bousso Dramé describes the ill treatment she received when obtaining a French visa in a widely circulated open letter.
An interview with Paola Germano, leader of Comunità di Sant'Egidio's DREAM programme in Africa. She explains why research has confirmed a reduction in AIDS cases in sub-saharan Africa.
China's political term "foreign forces" has been reimagined by Chinese netizens to criticize domestic corruption rather than foreign intervention.
The bloody ambush was only a few days after two gunmen on a motorbike assassinated opposition MP Mohamed Brahmi.
The last time Amarildo was seen, military police were taking him from the Favela da Rocinha in Rio de Janeiro, known as the largest slum in the world.
A Russian blogger gets into trouble with local authorities after he reposts pictures of half-naked patrons, engaged in striptease contests and public sex acts, from a nightclub's social networking page.
An appeals court in Turin, Italy has affirmed Swiss billionaire Stephan Schmidheiny, former owner of cement manufacturer Swiss Eternit Group, is responsible for nearly 3,000 asbestos-related deaths.