Stories from 12 April 2017
Russian Journalists Say One of NYT's Pulitzer-Winning Stories Was Stolen
The New York Times won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in international reporting for ten articles on Russia. The Russian website Meduza says one of those stories was stolen.
These Are the Contributions to Science Made by 10 Latin American Women
The stories and contributions of ten female Latin American scientists in this work show the importance of women in the field of investigation and the world of work
You Can Conquer Digital Worlds in Scottish Gaelic, Thanks to Hard-Working Localizers
GunChleoc has a passion for translating video games into Scottish Gaelic. Her story suggests an engaging new model of bringing high-quality digital content to languages of few speakers.
Venezuelan Migrants Face Prejudice and Bureaucracy in Northern Brazil
Economic crisis and food shortages in Venezuela have sparked a wave of migrants into Brazil, which is now struggling to respond and meet humanitarian needs.
International Scholars Search for Ways to Protect Syria's Ancient Heritage
Melbourne University’s Ian Potter Museum of Art is currently hosting an exhibition that focuses on saving what remains of Syria's ancient history.
Iran's Election Race Sees a Popular President Up Against Ahmadinejad and the Supreme Leader's Favourite Cleric
"In the name of God, I have got election stress. Conditions for moderates have now deteriorated."
Bend It Like Poonam: Teen Girls Challenge India's Patriarchy on the Football Field
Mahila Swarojgar Samiti is helping teenage girls in Varanasi shape their identity and find more confidence in their sexuality through football.
China's Latest Step to Root Out Foreign Spies? Cash Rewards for Informants.
But some Chinese are concerned, given that certain "patriotic" circles equate critical speech about China as an act of espionage.
Survivors Share Their Stories About the Dangers of Migrating Across the Sahara Desert
"...most migrants wish to forget and move forward with their lives and therefore tend not to share their experience with peers who are still back home."