Stories from 13 January 2016
As protests continue in Ethiopia, Bahrain is contracting for new Internet filtering tools. Meanwhile, another Ecuadorean politician faces jail time for critical tweeting.
There are 4,500 varieties of potato in Peru, whose International Potato Center has been tasked with helping NASA find the best one for potential farming on Mars.
"Doing street art is our way of bringing 'ART' closer to the masses. It is special for us because it's where the purest intention of an artist can be seen."
Two men who posted their selfies on social media with Dubai's 63-storey The Address hotel on fire in the background were arrested -- and then released.
"India and Pakistan are sister nations.. We have so much in common.. A united India-Pakistan will be better for everyone :)"
While ordinary Internet users in Russia today still have no problem finding adult content, police have begun cracking down on individuals who share porn on social media and peer-to-peer networks.