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13 September 2014
Relations between the three countries are often prickly because of territorial and historical disputes. A group of students made a 'Happy' video to promote a message of friendship.
10 September 2014
Less Than 10% of Rural Sub-Saharan Africans Have Access to Electricity. What's Being Done to Change That?
Fifteen percent of the world's population lives in Africa, yet they represent only 3 percent of global electricity consumption. Organizations are carrying out various electrification projects to wire the continent.
5 September 2014
There is no denying that more people are now more aware of ALS than ever before, but critics have accused the campaign of focusing on self-congratulating deeds.
31 August 2014
Bhutanese entrepreneur Dawa Drakpa cleans and recycles old footwear and distributes them to those who can't afford a decent pair. Nearly 1 percent of the country's population have received shoes.
25 August 2014
19 August 2014
Following the lead of the popular "Humans of New York" photo project, "Humans of..." sites have proliferated across the globe. Jillian C. York explores this "visual take on travel writing."
12 August 2014
9 August 2014
Volunteers from Slovenia, Macedonia and Serbia Are Joining Forces to Rebuild After Catastrophic Floods
Over 50 volunteers from Slovenia, Macedonia, and Serbia have gathered in Kraljevo, Serbia in a self-organized labor action to help rebuild the damage done by floods in the region.
24 July 2014
11 July 2014
Oscar López Rivera's imprisonment has received attention in recent weeks in various media outlets and at the United Nations from people who support his release.