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8 March 2014
On this year's International Women's Day on March 8, some fans of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who has four girls, are praying that he have a son.
Flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing lost contact with air traffic controllers, with the authorities being unable to locate the aircraft since. The flight was carrying 239 people
American lawyer and political commentator Alan Dershorwitz has angered South Africans by describing their country as ‘a failed state’ in an interview with Piers Morgan.
In 2010, urban Chinese women earned 67 percent of what their male peers earned, and rural women earned 56 percent.
“2014 is neither 1914 nor 1894, it’s better for [Japan] to regard post-war Germany as a role model than make a fuss about Germany before WWI.“
"I am afraid this method does little to tackle the problem. Throughout history, China has only been met with failure when it tried to combat nature."
7 March 2014
Memes and image macros lend themselves to polarizing rhetoric, not nuanced argument. But, hey, some of them are pretty funny!
Watch this video of an Egyptian woman asking US President Barak Obama to "shut up your mouse [mouth]," which is making the rounds.
A new documentary, "Toñita’s," exposes the crossroads at which the Caribbean community, and the Puerto Rican community in particular, finds itself, in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York...
Saudi Arabia has declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation. Netizens wonder what will happen to MB members in nearby countries, like Bahrain.