Stories from 8 February 2016
Starved of National Media Coverage, Student Occupation Movement in Central Brazil Encounters Strong Police Response
There's been a slew of reports about threats and police violence in schools in the Brazilian state of Goiás, where high schoolers have occupied buildings since late last year.
Is Taiwan a Country, a Self-Governing Island, or a Breakaway Territory or Province of China?
The question of Taiwan's political status "is a difficult question for diplomats and journalists, and it is not an easy one even for Taiwanese."
For Mainland Chinese, Taiwan's Earthquake Relief Efforts Stand in Stark Contrast to Their Own
"So concrete, transparent and efficient."
Unbelievable: Saudi Arabia's Vice Police Arrests a “Female” Mascot
Saudi Arabia's religious police arrested a "female" mascot.
A Costa Rican Political Party's ‘Incendiary’ Ad Didn't Seem to Help Them at the Polls
"That advertisement could seem to us idiotic... but these little Costa Rican army and far-right political groups are symptoms."