Stories from 5 April 2017
In the mountains of northeastern Iraq’s Kurdistan region, wildlife conservationist Hana Ahmed Raza and a team of researchers with Nature Iraq are working to protect the ghost-like Persian leopard.
LiveJournal bans "political solicitation" in Russia (its new home), Google contemplates a return to China, and Bangladesh's telecom regulator rejects a proposed Facebook bedtime ban.
In an effort to “democratize finance” in the region, one Caribbean businesswoman introduces crowdfunding and urges community building for women to truly progress.
Lawmakers in the St. Petersburg area want to purge online social media of all children under the age of 14, and eliminate Internet anonymity.
"...the official versions have only raised more questions and [have deepened] doubt surrounding already untrustworthy state security agencies."
"Dividing the country into two irreconciliable parts with a 50% split : Rafael Correa Delgado's greatest achievement."
Since August 2014, residents of the Leabnese northeastern border town of Arsal have been without access to mobile internet.
Authorities have withheld or complicated the issuing of death certificates, school diplomas and passports as punishment to Syrians who don't walk the regime line.