Stories from 18 February 2016
"The mishap is at a very amateurish level from the perspective of professional principles of working with personal data on the open Web."
Every year, an average of 100 people suffer an acid attack in Colombia, where recently a law was passed to tough sentences and take judicial benefits away from the perpetrators.
What is it about life in Manchay that makes the residents protest so energetically against a fare rise that would to others seem negligible?
Japan's DPJ has released an election poster that asks voters to hold their nose and vote for them. Desperate?
"We can ensure decline in mortality rate due to famine, flooding or any climatic deserters by becoming responsible in our communities. Let’s join hands, let’s do this"
"I refuse to be a hypocrite or a brown-noser, you know that the country is in a bad way, due to your and your cabinet's ineptitude."
Dissatisfaction with the declining state of Hungarian education has been brewing for years and has culminated in a protest by 30,000 people in Budapest.
With elections scheduled to take place in about a week, the two main political parties bicker over a national debate while the electorate -- and Jamaica's democracy -- suffer.
Translator Thomas Campbell tries to bridge the gap through his blog. Last week, he visited NYU, where he described the experience of running his website and monitoring the Russian blogosphere.
Forty percent over capacity, short on guards and supplies, and awash in violence. This is life in many of Mexico's prisons.
The cartoons portrayed Filipinos as uncivilized people who needed to be educated by the invading United States army.