Stories from November, 2014
45% of Bangladesh—mostly people living in rural areas—is without electricity access. The Solar Home System Project is revolutionizing that imbalance.
Selfies, ‘Sandwich Parties’ and ‘The Hunger Games': How Activists Have Challenged Thailand's Martial Law
Six months have passed since the army grabbed power and declared martial law in Thailand. During this time, Thai citizens have used various forms of protests against the junta.
“The media space in Russia has narrowed to just a couple hundred people who gossip about each other. Sometimes these people don’t get enough self-irony,” TusovochkaNews’ creator told RuNet Echo.
A Sydney IT worker's Twitter tribute to Hughes, who died Thursday, has gone viral. Fans are posting photos of a cricket bat and cap placed outside their door.
Actors and illustrators are dedicating work to the missing student teachers in an effort to humanize them beyond the oft-cited number 43.
When Internet users in Iran try to access a blocked website, they're taken to www.peyvandha.ir. The page has changed throughout the years, reflecting the government's evolving approach to censorship.
Serbian authorities have increasingly been calling online activists in for questioning. Now activist Marko Živković is being called into court for publicly complaining about milk regulations 20 months ago.
A woman in Farah province, Afghanistan, has shot to fame after she avenged the death of her son and fired on Taliban militants from the checkpoint where he was killed.
Meet the girls of Gangyap, who are national level champions in basketball, a sport that was foreign in their remote mountainous village until recently.
Chan Chak To won Hong Kong In-Media's Best Journalism award for his first-hand account of being arrested during a rehearsal sit-in for Occupy Central earlier this year.
Feast your eyes on these photos of Myanmar's "rich architectural heritage," found in Yangon, the nation's former capital.