Stories from 5 April 2015
Thailand's military-backed government lifted martial law in the country but signed a new order which gave broad powers to army personnel.
"The expectations are sky-high. Incredible. From what I am reading, Buhari is expected to perform nothing short of magic on Aso Rock…"
The unions are seen as a way around intense parental pressure to get hitched and to produce a grandchild. They also seem to be gaining in popularity.
Maya provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.
"Sometimes it feels like @CNN are the only hardline Pan-Africanists left. They don't believe national borders or names mean anything!"
Egyptian forces fighting in Yemen evokes memories of the 1960s North Yemen Civil War. But in that war, Egypt backed the side fighting against Saudi Arabia.
On Arabic Literature in English, M. Lynx Qualey presents six contemporary Yemeni authors worth discovering. She points out: As you might expect from a troubled nation with relatively little modern literary output, there aren’t many translations of Yemeni work available in English. However, there are some, as several Yemeni authors have received regional...
We translated Open Russia's interview with Anton Nossik about the significance of Russian bot networks and their legacy in the modern history of Kremlin politics.
"The camera gave me a chance to see what my eye would have missed – a collective portrait of Singapore, always in transit."