Stories from 27 July 2015
How To Miss A Coup d'Etat
The July 27, 1990 attempted coup is Trinidad and Tobago's "Where were you when JFK was shot?" moment. But what if you weren't in the country at the time?
Saudi Woman Dies After Her Daughter Is Rejected From University
A grief-struck Saudi mother literally dropped dead at The University of Tabuk campus which refused to admit her daughter into its medical school. Netizens react to the news with alarm.
For a Glimpse of Plan Central America's Future, Look to Colombia
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
Unintentionally Amusing Illustrations Found in Japanese Textbooks
"Thanks to these illustrations, I'm unable to concentrate while studying, haha."
Learn 40 Aboriginal Hand Signs Used to Communicate Across Western Australia’s Desert
A participatory video project in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert is teaching about hand signs used by Aboriginal women elders while teaching the Kukatja language.
Scroll Through Madagascar History Via Vintage Photographs
Access to the visual history of most former colonial countries in Africa is usually a challenging proposition because former colonial powers restrict access to historical archives. Helihanta RAJAONARISON and Tsiry Fy-Tia SOLOFOMIHANTA in Madagascar sought to solve this issue and make the history of Madagascar more palatable to the general...
Greece Crisis Propelling Some Ethnic Greeks Back to Their Homeland on a Turkish Island
Greeks and Turks share a love and pride for the beautiful island called Gökçeada by the former and Imbros by the latter.
Afghans Nail #GrowingUpAfghan on Twitter
"My dad just asked me to make him tea when it's 84 degrees outside #GrowingUpAfghan."