Stories from 26 May 2015
Ukrainians and Russians are petitioning Facebook on the Change.org website to protest what they insist is an ongoing issue: unwarranted and biased blocking of Ukrainian and Russian Facebook profiles.
A new type of investigative journalism by bloggers is blurring the lines between armchair Internet sleuthing and hard-hitting investigative reporting to uncover information about Russia's role in the Ukraine conflict.
Hijras often face widespread discrimination and are shut out of employment opportunities. Bangladesh wants to recruit them as traffic police to help change that.
An initial probe reveals that the factory violated several occupational health and safety standards, despite the government's assurances to the contrary.
After the earthquake, 547 landslides have occurred in 19 districts and there will be more due to heavy rain during the monsoon season.
"If Iran had a case against Jason Rezaian, it would try him in public. It doesn't and won't."
"How ironic is it that on the same day Singapore bans a song with gay marriage content, Ireland votes in favor of it?"
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity, when the leaders of 30 independent African states signed a founding charter in Ethiopia.