Stories from November, 2016
"Found an ATM with cash and absolutely no crowd. The ATM has only 2000 notes hence no one wants"
Trinidad and Tobago's longstanding commitments to universal education are juxtaposed with the harsh reality of society's marginalised.
Residents of Kiev cheered and jeered the unveiling of the "Theater on Podil" on one of the city's oldest streets.
Innovation sparks success as nations collaborate to identify and take action against fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing.
"Even if the company needs to expand into social media, it should use a better means rather than being so shameless."
Three runaway ex-governors accused of defrauding the treasury, money laundering, organized crime among other charges are the latest cases of high political corruption in Mexico.
Through Hardships to the Stars: These Latin American Children Won’t Let Garbage Stand in the Way of Music
“Per aspera ad astra” means reaching the stars despite hardships. Youngsters from Mexico and Paraguay, whether living among garbage or using it to build musical instruments, are doing just that.
"Doom is the answer brothers and sisters lets bow our heads and sPray."
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"Laziness is the driving force of scientific progress. Washing machines were invented because people were too lazy to wash their clothes."
Political parody is a perilous thing in Russia, where the last unbridled satire to grace the small screen came and went more than a decade ago.
"The Hobbit is good. All children should develop good hobbits. #ShilpaShettyReviews"
Russia, Belarus and the Central Asian states were all rated "not free" in Freedom House's 2016 "Freedom on the Web" report.
In the run up to the elections, there have been anti-government political protests, mostly in the Greater Banjul Area.
“We returned from a refugee camp. We didn’t come back bringing heaps of money. How are we supposed to pay 3 million kyats [US$2,200]?”
"In a country where women and kids are often subjected to violent crimes, this normalization of an aggressive act becomes even more problematic."
"When you work over 100 hours of overtime, you won't have time to be with your family, friends or lover...you start to think...'I don't know why I'm living this life.'"
"I don’t personally know if the superstition can bring misfortune but I still avoid it because I consider it as bad manners."
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"We need a culture of equality, not disrespect. As an athlete, I want everyone to know that strength does not mean dominance and aggression."
"Being delivered into this world by someone brain-defected, the deputy to the Kabul clerical council must himself be without a brain."