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Bangladesh's LGBT Community Steps Out in Rainbow Colors for New Year's

In Muslim-majority Bangladesh, homosexuality is considered to be unacceptable socially and religiously, and gay sex is illegal.

Cooking Under Siege in Homs, Syria

From the grass that grows on the roadside to turtles, birds and insects, Homsis have taken their renowned creativity and lightheartedness to another level.

Lebanese and Migrant Activists target the Kafala system

A campaign is underway in Lebanon to encourage people to speak up against the Kafala (sponsorship) system and the abuse of domestic workers. Here's how some showed their support.

Anger Over Toddler's Public Wee in Hong Kong Runs Deeper Than ‘Good’ Manners

The incident underscored rising tensions between Hong Kong and China. Resentment among Hong Kongers over what they perceive as mainland tourists encroaching on their space is growing.

Colombia: Collapse of a Mine Causes Death and Destruction

Protecting Journalists’ Sources: Don't Take Your Smart Phone

The Bengali Tradition of Halkhata, New Accounts Ledger

Caribbean: Commonwealth Short Story Shortlist Announced

Is Federalism a Solution to South-East Ukraine's Identity Crisis?

RuNet Echo

In an ironic twist, pro-Ukrainian activists disseminate flyers in the Donetsk urging people to call for a referendum on joining the Dnepropetrovsk Region.

Trinidad & Tobago: From One Government to Another

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