Stories from 24 January 2014
In an effort to quell public anger, authorities have released tougher regulations, but people remain livid.
The documentary Somos Todos (We Are All), now available online, gives a voice to the former residents of the Pinheirinho community who lost their homes in January 2012.
In Tajikistan, a person's name is no longer a private matter. Officials insist that a name is an indication of the degree of patriotism of its bearer.
The Caribbean is used to its share of mosquito-borne diseases, but now there's a new one: Chikungunya, which has been spreading across various regional territories since late last month.
The march came at a time when political instability is rocking the central and southern regions of the country,
GVers Advox Director Hisham Almiraat, GV MENA Region Editor Amira Al Hussaini, SMEX Co-Director Mohammed Najem and Berkman Fellow Dalia Othman share with us their insights from this remarkable event.
On Saturday January 18th, widespread protests took place against constitutional reforms proposed by president Blaise Camporé. But what do the protests mean?
Egyptians just woke up to the sound of a huge explosion, that rocked downtown Cairo. Initial reports claim that the explosion happened around the Cairo Police Directorate.