Stories from 4 March 2014
"I came out in my last pair of lacy panties, which will be banned in our country as of July 2014."
Is Russian-language print media in Tajikistan a "threat" or is it "under threat"?
Your oscar speech can help save lives in Venezuela. Speak Up! #OscarsForVenezuela #Oscars2014 #SOSVenezuela pic.twitter.com/38EAZ32mtu — ¿Sabías que? (@sabiastuque_) March 1, 2014 Given the rumors that the Academy Awards Ceremony...
Alfonso Cuarón and “Chivo” Lubezki won big at the 86th Academy Awards.
A group of young Nepali women are creating history in mountaineering. Their mission, to climb the highest peak in each of the seven continents. Five completed, two to go.
Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.
FAJER PRESS posted a video of the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus while receiving food parcels to feed the 18,000 remaining residents of the camp, who have been forced to...
In rural Peru, women are encouraged to spend their last weeks of pregnancy in special residential facilities that offer comfort and care. But the waiting is difficult.
The Peruvian left is being challenged in regards to its position on protests in Venezuela. Is it a modern left? Does it support Maduro's government? The answers are not simple.
A recent publication by the popular Panamanian singer-songwriter Rubén Blades on the subject of the protests in Venezuela has given rise to controversy.
From sweet pancakes, to wriggling baby octopus eaten alive, Korean street food has attracted foodies worldwide.
The popular Maidan Translations blog republished a Facebook post by Dmitry Tymchuk, Head of the Ukrainian Center for Military-Political Studies, that describes several alleged international violations and “irregular actions” since...
An expat blogger writes about how she spent winter in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. I spent most of the coldest times huddled next to the space heater (pechka), cup...
A group of Macedonian Twitter users are organizing a blood drive on March 17, 2014, in Skopje, the second of its kind – the first took place in September 2013.