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5 January 2014

Daily archive · 5 posts

Stories from 5 January 2014

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Egypt: The Muppets Intelligence Agency

In Egypt, a Muppet-like character is being accused of sending coded messages to terrorists. Amr Tarek explains why this puppet is on trial.

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Argentina: Intense Heat Affects Polar Bear in Captivity

The large heat wave in Argentina is affecting the only polar bear in captivity in the country. The people of Argentina are asking to give him decent living conditions.

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PHOTOS: Humans of Ethiopia

Inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York (HONY), Nina Steinberg has created a Facebook page Humans of Ethiopia that provides glimpses into people's lives in Ethiopia. The description reads: As I explore Ethiopia...

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More Than 100 Schools Torched in Anti-Election Violence in Bangladesh

"If you cripple the nation in the name of protest, how will you take this country forward?"

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As Afghanistan Faces a Critical Year, President Karzai Plays a “Risky Game”

As Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai is dragging his feet on the new security pact with the United States, many believe that he is playing a dangerous game.

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