Stories from 11 March 2014
Wired 868 takes more jabs at cricket hero Brian Lara's public embarrassment at a fete in Trinidad than Michael Holding took wickets when the West Indies dominated the sport.
Russians ask if Putin can also come "occupy" them, if it means increased funding for the peripheral regions.
Macedonian students demanding better life conditions in public university dormitories published a blog entitled “Operacija studentski” [mk] (“Operation Dorm”) displaying photos of everyday life in the facilities and urging students...
Amidst the crackdown, eyes now turn to March 15, when Muscovites will demonstrate against Russian intervention in Ukraine, a day before Crimean voters decide between secession and expanded autonomy.
SayIt is a new software developed to facilitate the almost always taxing job of making transcripts and having them kept as data files.
Barbie dolls dressed in traditional Thai clothes pic.twitter.com/8izclnezSS — Richard Barrow (@RichardBarrow) March 8, 2014 Richard Barrow posted a Twitter photo of Barbie dolls dressed in Thailand's traditional clothes
It's the stuff of fairytales for princesses to be locked in towers, but in today's Saudi Arabia, four princesses say they have been held against their will for 13 years.
Makati City, the financial district of the Philippines, was tagged by TIME Magazine as the ‘selfie capital’ of the world. Curiously, it was listed alongside Pasig, an eastern suburb of...
WK News is a new grassroots media site that covers labor news in Hong Kong.
Hungry for tajine, a meat or fish stew with vegetables or dried fruit from Morocco? Or how about ravitoto, a dish made from cassava leaves, onions and pork from Madagascar?
The closing of a website that denounces human rights abuses has revealed an alleged censorship collaboration between the Mexican and US governments.
"Some take a plane to get treated for hay fever, while others are pushing up daisies because they can’t afford basic malaria treatment."
Sarah Ann Loreth published a report in Flickr Blog on how US photographer, writer and educator Brooke Shaden joined forces with an organization called Blossomy to travel to Kolkata, India,...
Yanukovich is dead! American Navy to the rescue! Mars attacks Kiev! Ninjas kidnap the President! Are you a bad enough dude to read this article?
International Women’s Day is important for helping us re-focus our attention to [the] feminist struggle, and it should serve to remind us of that and re-commit to it. catch a...
A new online campaign replaces homophobic slurs in popular Caribbean music with ethic ones, to emphasise that all discrimination is equal. Shocking? Yes, but it's also making its point.