Stories from 23 November 2016
Rick Ray uploaded a video saying officials confiscated his drone -- not because he did anything wrong, but because they wanted to resell it for profit.
In a public exchange, Esquire's chief editor asked not to “burden” readers with politics, after an editor made a recent remark by Vladimir Putin the “quote of the day” online.
"According to Google Maps, my father has his free movement restricted to 990 metres, 10 metres less than a kilometre."
"What are the real differences between one portrait and another? What is offensive in one nipple that isn't in the other?"
A students was forced to make a public apology after accusing his school cafeteria of selling moldy buns. He has now left Weibo, after receiving a flood of harassing comments.
Hussein Baydoun was barred from photographing the PM after this image was published. Photographs he took during last year's ‘you stink’ protests against government corruption were featured in numerous outlets.
"For them our triumphant chants for freedom have been a sort of rape, and now is their chance for revenge."
Violations to privacy rights expose not only the personal data of adult sites' users but the cracks of legal systems unable to protect customers of such websites.
"Is this the type of country that we Malaysians want to live in, where corruption runs amok, elections are rigged and innocents are placed behind bars?"
The recent and growing Venezuelan diaspora discusses ideas of country, identity and homesickness while they look back at the country's economic and political crisis.
"Volunteers make our communities safer; they stand up for human rights and lobby for positive change [...] Their collective efforts can make Jamaica a more vibrant, healthy country."
Madagascar, where the majority of people still live in poverty, has spent vast sums of money to organise a major summit. How much money exactly, nobody knows.
"I am not saying either was right or wrong but excuse me if I DON'T take the word of the esteemed members of the T&T Police Service as gospel!!"
Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, is known for its lack of public transport and notorious traffic jams.