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30 August 2015
"Today, the community suffers not only at the hands of criminal groups but also at those of the Federal Police and the Army of Mexico."
27 August 2015
26 August 2015
When Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in a high-security Russian prison on terrorism charges, Russian and Ukrainian Internet users were less than pleased.
22 August 2015
20 August 2015
19 August 2015
Russian censors have blocked another YouTube video, although it did not violate any Russian laws. Instead, an offending user comment under the video caused Roscomnadzor to ban the page wholesale.
Two bomb blasts rocked central Bangkok in the past two days, killing 20 people and injuring hundreds. Now Thailand tries to move forward.
18 August 2015
Ahmad Batebi has caused a social media stir by denouncing the nuclear deal and appearing in an ad produced by an offshoot project of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
15 August 2015
14 August 2015
As Turkey gets more and more deeply involved in the raging conflict on its border, security threats at home are on the rise.
Gaza's Al Zaytoun is called "the colorful neighborhood" for its brightly painted streets and decorated walls, an urban renewal effort following 2014's Israel-Gaza war.
13 August 2015
Repeatedly officials charged with obeying the law decided instead to flout or ignore it, whether out of greed, inadequacy, fear or revenge.
12 August 2015
Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.
On the day of her birthday, Syrian activist Marcell Shehwaro looks back at the trauma and heartbreak of life in Syria through the prism of birthdays past and present.
10 August 2015
Long overshadowed by Hiroshima, the atomic bombing of Nagasaki highlights Japan's memory of the war.
9 August 2015
Japan and Ukraine are miles apart. Why are Japanese airsoft players dressing as Ukrainian military and modeling their game scenarios after anti-terrorist operations in eastern Ukraine?
8 August 2015
Fifteen people were killed when an ISIS operative blew himself up in a security forces mosque in Asir, Saudi Arabia. This is the first time ISIS targets a Sunni mosque.