Stories from 2 June 2016
"Being a thalassemia major I know how life gets hard at times. Arranging blood, patying for multiple tests, x-rays, scans & then paying huge amount for iron chelation medicines."
The Dizzy Brains to Madagascar's prime minister: "Just do your job, man!"
"If you really do not understand then why are you here? To polish your backsides on these chairs?"
Despite some complaints, most Japanese people appear to have reacted favorably to President Obama's May 27 visit to Hiroshima.
"I insisted I wanted to know my rights and whether it was legal for them to do what they were doing. They would not let me speak to [my lawyer]."
"This is not just another media entity. It is a solution."
"Are you satisfied that they don't condemn Nazism? Are you satisfied by swastikas? By angled crosses?"
"Our political system is a model of the European political system," claimed the Twitter feed of Azerbaijan's strongman President Ilham Aliyev.
"Those who share the bloody pictures of victims not only irritate [victims'] families but also unintentionally assist the Taliban in their propaganda."
Islamic Council's Endorsement of ‘Light’ Domestic Violence Doesn't Go Over Well With Pakistani Women
Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology is at the center of a national scandal, thanks to controversial legislation it's proposed that would legalize “light” domestic violence.
"The government’s fear of people wearing colors is ludicrous. Authorities targeted us just for wearing a black T-shirt, which is a peaceful expression of dissent."