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28 May 2015
"If Africa's youth comes to believe that its future lies elsewhere, it will be impossible to solve the issue of migration," says Souleymane Bachir Diagne.
26 May 2015
20 May 2015
Yasuo Yamamoto's drone carried a small amount of radioactive soil from Fukushima. Japanese netizens quickly discovered that he maintained a blog and published original manga of an unsettling nature.
Kathmandu's barbers were typically looked down upon. With the human exodus and economic collapse brought about by two earthquakes, however, they've become one of the area's most sought-after professionals.
15 May 2015
10 May 2015
The greater one-horned rhinoceros, also called Indian rhinoceros is poached for its prized horn. Nepal’s conservation efforts have revived the rhino population which was on the verge of extinction.
4 May 2015
"It was an Armageddon," writes Sanjib Chaudhary of his experience in the earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25. "But our never-dying spirit hasn’t subsided. We will soon bounce back."
3 May 2015
The main river running through the community's region was dammed with its water privatized for the world's largest coal mine and commercial agriculture.
30 April 2015
Under the hashtag #YemenInNumbers, Yemeni student Ruba Aleryani has creatively presented Yemen's catastrophe in eye catching and simple infographics. Noon Arabia shares this selection of tweets which highlight the tragedy.