Featured stories from July 2016
Stories from July, 2016
Two Global Voices contributors spent a week working with a British charity in Calais, France in solidarity with the refugees and migrants of the so-called "Calais Jungle".
This is Concurso Nacional de Deletreo en Español, the National Spanish Spelling Bee.
What is it like to call two countries home? What makes migrants move in the first place and how do they settle in a new society? Where do they belong?
The Pampulha Ensemble, as well as Brazil's capital Brasília, were designed by the country's late-great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer.
RuNet Echo asked more than a dozen leading RuNet voices to offer their interpretations of why most RuNet users seem not to care about allegations that Moscow hacked the DNC.
A recent report highlights transgender human rights abuses in Mexico, and how the US immigration system has made accessing asylum particularly difficult.
Ostinato Record's newest compilation brings together two decades of Haitian grooves from a pivotal time in the island's musical history.
For some it is about the Islam-secular divide. For others it is about men telling women how they should present their bodies.
"The only thing better than Dačić and Palma on a moped are Dačić and Palma on a moped in space. With lasers."
"Daesh has claimed responsibility for the design of Iran's Olympic uniform."
"I am the one promoted, I am the one who enjoys privileges, I am the one you can never surpass, as you can never overthrow the party."
"What we have in Bangladesh is a curious case involving a terrorist group that publishes magazine articles to boast about its plans, while the government...keeps on blaming the opposition..."
"That's where I grew up and miss my childhood and feel like how good days were those. Those were the golden days of my loving city of Dacca not Dhaka."
Tehran threatens to ban all Apple products, if the company doesn't set up a local office, and experts say it's to weaken US sanctions now restricting investment flows into Iran.
A Documentary Shows Macedonian Students Are Still Living in Dismal Conditions, Despite Government Promises
"This is an everyday picture of a student who is not from the capital and does not have money to pay for an apartment."
The privatisation of profit and socialisation of loss. Must we all pay for business failure when we didn't all share in the profits made?
"For many years they've told us we have to get used to the political class' privileges, but today in Jalisco we heard the historic call of society: no more impunity."
In recent weeks, there have been protests in Delhi and Calcutta, where demonstrators called for the revocation of two controversial laws, and the immediate demilitarisation of the Kashmir region.
The news that the owners of a number of pro-Trump websites are Macedonians from the little town of Veles came as a surprise to many.
Here are six things to keep in mind while playing Pokémon Go in China from our Northeast Asia editor Oiwan Lam.
"I'm angry that the money is used like a personal bank account. More angry at the fact that Malaysian Official #1 is an untouchable here."