Stories from 23 November 2015
With the tragic attacks in Paris earlier this month, many Russians are now remembering how bullets and bombs littered their own capital thirteen years ago.
Respected journalist Gershom Ndhlovu, whose worked to "leave a better Zambia for our children and their children", passed away over the weekend.
In the heart of the Belgian capital lies Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, a low-income community with a connection to those suspected of carrying out the attacks on Paris and other acts of violence.
Some 1,500 Cubans are stranded at the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua after Nicaragua denies them entry, and violently turns them away alleging "violation of sovereignty."
Haitians are claiming that the results of the country's recent elections are a sham, staging massive street protests that are quickly turning violent.
Greek netizens mock the country's chief opposition party, New Democracy, for failing to hold internal party elections, leading to a fiasco with hilarious online reactions.
“If I can create an empathetic bridge for them, through the poem, that that will create a really powerful success story.”
In this two-part conversation with Global Voices, Sahand Sahebdivani talks about cultural encounters, female heroes in Persian mythology, the power of storytelling, and the idea of hybrids of cultural exchange.