Stories from 5 April 2014
At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.
The victor of Afghanistan's hotly-contested presidential vote will probably need a second round to prevail and may never get to hear his opponents' concession speeches: This is winner takes all.
The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.
Wind energy has great potential in France, but many obstacles stand in its way.
Minister of Secondary Education Louis Bapes Bapes was taken into custody last week. His release barely 24 hours later has left more questions than answers.
The Great Bangladesh Weather Expedition aims to study the severe weather there, including flooding, tornadoes and drought.
Members of the #CongressOccupied movement called President Ma's plan for a trade agreement monitoring system "empty, insincere and deceptive".
A Moscow city councilman is promoting legislation that would require all online social networks to house users’ personal data on servers located on Russian soil.
The report also revealed that many Chinese companies are becoming more popular with would-be university graduates.
One blogger will make you think about the Vybz Kartel murder trial in a new way, offering a glimpse into Jamaican society and suggesting what Kartel's next move might be.