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7 March 2014
What's next for the #Euromaidan movement? Protests and bloodshed led to the fall of a corrupt president. But now, as Russia looms with military might and Crimea considers succession, there...
Saudi Arabia has declared the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organisation. Netizens wonder what will happen to MB members in nearby countries, like Bahrain.
6 March 2014
The Venezuelan government cut diplomatic and commercial ties with Panama. Social networks have exploded with comments full of surprise at this decision.
4 March 2014
Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.
3 March 2014
At a press conference in Beijing, a government spokesperson offered the first official hint that the fate of Zhou Yongkang would not be kept under wraps from the public.
Prime Minister Medvedev chose an odd venue for his statements on Yanukovich and how he sees Ukraine's current political leadership.
2 March 2014
After Russia deployed its troops and seized the southernmost region of Ukraine, both Ukrainians and Russians took to social networks with messages of shock and anti-war sentiment.
"This is f*cked up guys! War in Ukraine? Putin, have you gone off your f*cking rocker?"/"War to the bitter end! Lets show these "khokhly" with sticks, how and AK-12 works."
Many people around the world were left shocked after more than 10 people armed with knives hacked and stabbed passengers and passers-by at a railway station in Kunming.
1 March 2014
With the Crimea crisis, Twitter feeds overflow and news changes too fast to accommodate longer-form blogging. The most successful way to grab attention might be an old medium: political cartoons.