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1 September 2015
15 August 2015
Kenya looks like it is ready to get back on the GMO train. Is it right to?
There's no bonus or holidays or health insurance. Nail painters in Bolivia live each day at the mercy of God. How much do they earn? Not enough.
14 August 2015
Google has created a new larger holding company Alphabet with a new CEO for Google, Sundar Pichai. Indian social media users welcome Pichai's new leadership with greetings, pun and humour.
11 August 2015
Passengers on a flight to Puerto Rico were brought to tears when a chorus that was traveling with them started singing upon landing.
If commercial restrictions on accessing overseas sites becomes common practice, the Chinese Internet could become a de facto domestic network for the majority of Internet users.
10 August 2015
9 August 2015
"Many of those selling dogs do not care about their condition […] The majority arrive with falsified documents and have not been certified by a vet."
7 August 2015
"This time the flood is being covered minute-by-minute via social media and we can see how authorities have responded, for better or for worse."
6 August 2015
As the government quickly runs out of cash, the future looks uncertain.
News guaranteed to thrill Buddhists and botanists around the world: a Nepalese tree famous for its use in making Buddhist prayer beads, has been described as a new species.
5 August 2015
Russian Internet laws have been called "draconian" and accused of limiting free speech. But a recent study found that Russian online industry and experts actually know little about these regulations.
3 August 2015
30 July 2015
28 July 2015
The City of Lights can be both appealing and anxiety-inducing. Here are how some visitors, notably the Japanese, have experienced the city and the feedback from Parisians.
Officials today told a Russian business-news website that it must delete or edit within the next three days an article it published about bitcoins.
Lin Zuoming, chairman of a state-owned aerospace and defense company called China Aviation Industry Corp., echoed the theory of foreign manipulation "aimed at breaking people’s faith in government."
27 July 2015
Greeks and Turks share a love and pride for the beautiful island called Gökçeada by the former and Imbros by the latter.
26 July 2015
"Our report is based on evidence corroborated by documents that include bank transfers and statements. How can the work we have done be deemed as a political conspiracy?"