Stories from 8 February 2015
Since the disappearance of the 43 students from Ayotzinapa, a group of citizens has decided to prevent the case from being forgotten by conducting a roll call of the students' names every day at 11pm Mexico time.
For the first time, Boko Haram conducted an assault on Niger's territory and the youth of Niger will not stand for it. Boko Haram assaulted Bosso and Diffa, two towns in southeast Niger at the border with Nigeria but was repelled by Niger and Chad's army. Boko Haram lost an...
Facing economic crisis at home and armed conflict in Ukraine, there has been a concerted effort across the airwaves to remind Russians about the anniversary the country’s 2014 Olympic triumph.
On February 4, Boko Haram conducted a particularly gruesome attack on the town of Fotokol in Northern Cameroon, right across the Nigerian border. Hundred of civilians are feared dead, 81 confirmed so far by the Minister of Defense. Local Human Rights Organization believes that close to 370 civilians were killed....
"We dream, but we take our dreams very seriously," Pablo Iglesias, the Podemos party leader who organized the "Great March for Change", said over and over at the rally.
"Since the start of the protests, I had been mapping online censorship and helping people use encrypted communication tools. When the police came, I got up, scared to the bone."