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.
Kuryente (electricity), is a new website initiated by the Philippine government to help consumers calculate the power rates in their area. It also provides information on power plants, officials of...
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.
Sophie Lu from Tea Leaf Nation joined the discussion about the recent controversy over mainland Chinese Tourists’ destructive and illegal behaviors when diving in Paracel Islands.
Skype and other voice over IP that allows online phone conversation are now suspended in Comoros. The website Linfo.re reports [fr] : The state-owned company Comores Telecom just officially banned any type...
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.
The People's Daily, the mouthpiece of China's Communist Party published a piece arguing that socialist China must renounce constitutionalism, using the collapse of the Soviet Union as example. China Copyright...
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.