Full story - February 19, 2016
Nicolás Maduro
Facebook arrived in Venezuela in 2007, but it wasn't until this year that one of its most famous citizens became a user.
Full story - February 19, 2016
A taxi in a suburb of Lima
Confrontations with police soon erupted and resulted in at least 40 injuries that day, which brought the neighborhood medical post to a standstill.
Full story - February 04, 2016
Screenshot from the music video for Leningrad’s new song “Display Exhibit” (“Exponat”). YouTube.
On YouTube, the music video has attracted more than 32 million views in just three weeks. Even for one of Russia’s most popular rock bands, Leningrad’s new song “Display Exhibit” (“Exponat”) stands out as a massive hit. The song tells the story of a young woman going on a date with a man named Serge to an art exhibit featuring work by Vincent van Gogh.
Full story - February 02, 2016
The controversial photo of Fran Rivera bullfighting while holding his daughter in his arms. Published by eldiario.es
He said his 5-month-old daughter was the fifth generation of his family in the bullring. Millions liked the image on social media, but others called it dangerous and idiotic.
Full story - January 29, 2016
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Germany's Madagascar Plan is one of the lesser-known ‘what ifs’ of World War II history.
Full story - January 27, 2016
Panama hats.
The name gets its origin from the time when the Panama Canal was built, when thousands of these hats were imported from Ecuador for the workers who labored at the ship canal that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
Full story - January 18, 2016
Protest in Guba, Azerbaijan.
You've probably noticed how cheap gas is getting in US cities. Here's how the drop in oil prices is affecting people in an oil-dependent economy.
Full story - January 18, 2016
Russian State Duma lower house of parliament speaker Sergei Naryshkin speaks to the media in November, 2015
Russian lawmakers were put through a three-year investigation. The dissertations of 52 lawmakers, including the head of the Duma Sergey Naryshkin, contain plagiarized content.
Full story - January 15, 2016
Peruvian papas
NASA is working with the Peruvian International Potato Center to see if Peruvian potatoes could grow in Martian soil.
Full story - January 14, 2016
A wall was transformed into a mural echoing the call of human rights groups to stop the militarization of Lumad schools.
An artist collective in the Philippines has produced various artworks exploring socio-political issues and celebrating Philippine history and culture through promoting politically relevant street art.