Stories from 18 March 2015
The epidemic has lead to outbursts of violence and slowed the country's economic growth, increasing the potential for food insecurity.
Wife of a Former World Champion Speaks Out in Bahrain: ‘He Was Arrested for Buying Cigarettes and Milk’
Former Bahraini gold medal holder in Brazilian jujitsu Mohamed Mirza was sentenced to 10 years in prison "for going out to buy cigarettes and milk," tweets his wife.
At least 19 people, among them 17 foreigners, were killed when gunmen attacked the National Bardo Museum, in downtown Tunis. Tunisians took to the streets to protest against terrorism.
Ukrainian graffiti and street art, previously visible mostly to Ukrainians and tourists walking the streets of Ukrainian cities, is now available to Internet users across the globe.
Children aren't allowed to be given death sentences in Pakistan. But the police recorded his age as 23 when they arrested him. That record has never been corrected.
Against the backdrop of the rapprochement between their two countries, Iranians and Venezuelans find friendship and common ground—and love too.
At the moment, the Iranian government is in negotiations over its nuclear program with the P5+1 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
“Imagine life without photos. No smiling faces. No family snapshots. No record of your past,” says Liberia77, a project that documents Liberia's history through photos: When Canadian brothers Jeff and Andrew Topham returned to the war torn West African country of their childhood to re-shoot their father’s photos for a...
At the launching of MéxicoLeaks, a platform that collects leaked information about possible corruption, journalist Carmen Aristegui and her research team declared that they would back the project. This lead MVS Radio, their employer, to fire Aristegui's collaborators, Daniel Lizarraga and Iriving Huerta, for supposedly compromising the company name. In...
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
The recipient receives US$500,000 a year for ten years, and US$200,000 a year thereafter.
Mapazonia is a crowdsourced collaborative mapping project focused in the Amazon region in South America.