Stories from 8 August 2013
In the latest aggressive move against the country's Muslims, police cracked down on Ethiopian Muslims peacefully protesting during the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan.
Artists Tanya Torres and Raquel Z Rivera host a dazzling artistic-musical "promise celebration" in honor of Saint Mary Magdalene in New York.
What do Cuban bloggers think about the United States' embargo against Cuba? Elaine Díaz tells us.
From its beautiful lakes and green Mediterranean coast to its health resorts and natural spas, more and more tourists are flocking to Slovenia.
The young innovators of Protasahan aren't expecting governments alone to make gender equality a reality in India. This post belongs to a series exploring post-2015 ideas for development.
The development near capital Dhaka destroyed the greenery and the ecology of 1,600 acres of agricultural lands, forests and water bodies.
After last week’s police raids on outdoor markets throughout Moscow, thousands of allegedly illegal migrants have been detained and placed in makeshift camps.
Sharon Millar, blogger, gardener, writer and co-winner of the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, talks about her inspiration, her identity and how blogging helped jump start her fiction writing.
The strike left some 700,000 transit users without access to their primary mode of transportation. A protest has been called in reaction to the demands by the transport owners' association.