Stories from 29 August 2013
The Internet, mobile phones, and other such achievements of progress have become essential aspects of human existence, and have simplified communication between people and integrated them into a new space.
Demonstrators demand that Yasuni National Park remain untouched nearly two weeks after President Correa announced the end of the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, which sought to avoid oil drilling in the park.
The landmark decision dismissed a lawsuit from the opposition who argued that there were gross and widespread irregularities at more than 10,000 polling stations during presidential elections in December 2012.
Members and supporters of the CNTE have been protesting in Mexico City against education reforms already passed, seeking to repeal them.
Aleksandar Cvetković described on his Facebook how the Serbian parachuting team traveled to Russia to participate in the European championships only to find that Serbian officials hadn't paid for anything.
Streets are deserted, shops are closed, markets are empty and some bar owners will not sell alcohol today as the nations anxiously wait for the presidential election petition judgement.
An alternative tours agency takes visitors through "the other side" of the city of Porto to show them what life is really like under austerity .
Democrats in Hong Kong are planning to occupy the city center and struggle for universal suffrage. Martin Luther King's civil disobedience campaign serves as their inspiration.