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29 July 2014
A Liberian man infected with Ebola has died in Lagos, a city of 21 million. Nigeria is the fourth country in the current outbreak to diagnose the disease.
Luis Segura, a lieutenant in the Spanish army, is in prison for criticizing the military during interviews for his novel "Un paso al frente" (A step forward).
Experts say the billion-yuan “stability maintenance industry” is designed to help the government tighten its grip over public opinion online -- and to turn a profit.
"Poetas en Marcha is Felipe the janitor, Sofia the overworked and underpaid secretary, the young adults laughing while having a beer after their final exams, the noble lady selling fruit."
28 July 2014
Pressure from religious leaders and conservative politicians is the suspected reason behind the closure. But the national platform of sex workers of Bangladesh accused local officials of land grabbing.
The Internet of Things is permanently and fundamentally revolutionizing our consumption habits.
Why Some Caribbean Authors Are Accusing Trinidad-Born Novelist Monique Roffey of Being a ‘Latter Day Columbus’
After U.K.-based Roffey wrote a blog post exploring modern Caribbean writers, some authors accused her of ignorance about the region's literary history.
27 July 2014
Residents of a state-run student dormitory in Skopje began an online campaign to expose the horrific living conditions. Then, access to Facebook and other websites was cut off.
The Philippines’ ‘Anti-Corruption’ President Is Facing Impeachment Calls Over Accusations of Corruption
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, who won on an anti-corruption platform, is now accused of corruption after one of his fund programs was dismissed by the Supreme Court as unconstitutional.