Stories from February, 2017
Ruling partly leaders are calling for the "de-Sorosization" of Macedonian civil society, arguing that the country's civil sector should rely on the Macedonian government for financial support.
A crowd of more than 30,000 people gathered in Hong Kong this week to protest a prison sentence handed down to seven police officers convicted of assaulting a protester.
Birds, dragons, poetic Midnight Robbers, stilt walkers — the competition for the 2017 King and Queen of Carnival titles in Trinidad and Tobago was fierce. Here's what you missed.
“Does the election committee have any real power? What’s the point of having an election committee then?”
"The south Asian continent is becoming a super power and the world is looking towards us."
"Netanyahu's support for Trump and the wall shows in all its meanness how low the Israeli prime minister has reached. Shameful."
One Photographer's Stunning Glimpse Into the Beauty of Trinidad & Tobago's Traditional Carnival Masquerade
A spirit of joy sweeps through Trinidad and Tobago on 'Fantastic Friday', the start of the Carnival weekend.
Known as "dekotora," hobbyists trick out their trucks with flashing neon lights, airbrushed murals and lots and lots of chrome.
Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim-dominated nation, doesn't have a formal diplomatic relationship with Israel. That's bad news for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's flight crew.
"...we knew that the guerrillas or the paramilitaries were going to come in, so we all ran with mats, thermoses with sugar cane water, packages of saltine crackers..."
"Maldivians, today, are suffering the consequences of allowing political elites make decisions on our behalf without any accountability..."
"Mr Netanyahu’s policies consistently aim to provoke, intimidate and oppress the Palestinian population which increase that imbalance, thus taking Israel irretrievably further from peace..."
A soul/jazz/Haitian creole melody mashup by two accomplished female performers just in time for Women's History Month in March? What's not to love?
A clumsy new campaign called “Virtual Front” is coming to Russia next month, led by a government youth group that aims to make Wikipedia’s Russian edition more “truthful and patriotic.”
His sentence expires on May 17.
New malware targets Iranian mac users, Facebook discloses some information about data-sharing with advertisers, and Cameroon’s regional Internet shutdown could cost the country millions.
Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.
Marine Le Pen was granted the honor of a State Visit in Lebanon. Here's how she spent it.
"They portray Greece as if we are still in the 1950s: clothes, the behavior of people, who act like they have never seen a mobile phone with a camera before..."
Higher education in Puerto Rico finds itself in crisis following major budget cutbacks and a wave of resignations at the University of Puerto Rico.