The construction site of the Holy Trinity Church, near Hotel Russia and Jane Sandanski sports complex, all developed by Samsonenko’s companies. Photo by Global Voices, CC-BY.
The business empire of a Russian […]
Photo by albyantoniazzi and used under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license.
There is tremendous interest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies that can interpret human language in various ways. Chatbots, […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Caribbean Airlines doesn’t fly Boeing 737 MAX, but travellers are still asking questions, on the site StarFeed 5 hours, 44 minutes ago
A Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, the same model involved in crashes of Ethiopian Airlines (March 10, 2019) and Lion Air (October 29, 2018). Photo by Liam Allport, CC BY 2.0.
When the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, #FreeSerikjan and the long shadow of Xinjiang’s camps in neighbouring Kazakhstan, on the site StarFeed 5 hours, 55 minutes ago
Serikjan Bilash makes a speech at the Ata-Jurt collective’s office. Screenshot from video shared by the group’s YouTube channel on February 2.
Kazakhstan-based activist Serikjan Bilash has helped hundreds of […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Japanese stray cats get VIP treatment on Instagram, on the site StarFeed 6 hours, 33 minutes ago
Temple cat in Amanohashidate, Japan. Photo by Nevin Thompson.
If you’re looking for a new place to discover cats on the Internet, check out the “Backstreet Cats of Japan” (Roji-ura Nyankichi, 路地裏 […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Cyclone leaves trail of devastation in Zimbabwe and throughout Southern Africa, on the site StarFeed 7 hours, 45 minutes ago
Cyclone Idai devastates eastern Zimbabwe with massive flooding, rocks, and mudslides. Image shared widely on social media.
Tropical Cyclone Idai has left a devastating trail of destruction and death after […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, As India grapples with climate change, youth groups and startups scout for greener solutions, on the site StarFeed 15 hours, 50 minutes ago
Villagers making clay jewellery in Nadsur village in Maharashtra, India. Image by Karishma V. Used with permission
Many Indians, especially in rural areas, are facing the adverse impacts of climate change amid […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Hopeful Armenian students make video about studying abroad, on the site StarFeed 1 day, 11 hours ago
Photo for illustrative purposes only. Used on Chai-Khana.org.
The following is a story by Chai-Khana.org and is republished by Global Voices under a partnership agreement. Text and video by Christina Solo […]
Prawn Biriyani. Image by Jyothis via Wikimedia Commons. CC BY-SA 3.0
This is the third article of our series “Biryani Stories”, which looks at the common culinary culture in South Asian countries. In this ins […]
Anthropologist Lilia Moritz Schwarcz. Photo: Leonor Calasans/University of São Paulo, used with permission.
In Brazil, nearly 72 percent of homicide victims are black, according to 2018 statistics. In 2016, […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Hundreds gather in Nigeria to mourn professor Pius Adesanmi: ‘A juggernaut of African thought’, on the site StarFeed 2 days, 19 hours ago
Screenshot of the concluding paragraph in “An Archaeology of Nigeria” by Pius Adesanmi via Nigerian Tribune, March 9, 2019.
It was a sober gathering — tributes, poetry and candlelight procession. On March 13, 2 […]
In front of the Russian Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. In 7 September 2013 a group of activists painted the pedestrian crossing stripes with rainbow colors to protest the Russian anti-LGBT sentimentality and […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Censored on WeChat: the disappearance of Ye Jianming, former chairman of CEFC China Energy, on the site StarFeed 3 days, 5 hours ago
Screen shot from Youtube: View China.
This post was written by the team of WeChatscope, a research initiative led by Dr. King-wa Fu at The University of Hong Kong.
With more than 1.0825 billion individual […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, #ViernesTradicional highlights and safeguards Mexico’s rich cultural diversity found in clothing, on the site StarFeed 3 days, 6 hours ago
Every Friday across social media, colorful images of traditional textiles and clothing from across Mexico highlight its rich cultural diversity. Through a campaign called “Viernes Tradicional” (Traditional Fri […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Promoting communal harmony: the risky business of brand activism in pre-election India, on the site StarFeed 3 days, 7 hours ago
A screengrab from the Surf Excel ad. (Fair Use. Copyright owned by original authors.)
A video by Indian detergent brand Surf Excel showing a Hindu girl and a Muslim boy playing during the Hindu festival Holi […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Afghan women send a message to government, Taliban: We want in, on the site StarFeed 3 days, 13 hours ago
The woman’s jirga councils are taking place in provinces across Afghanistan. Photos used with permission from Afghan Women for Peace.
In the coming months, Afghanistan will host its first-ever national-level […]
Serikzhan Bilash (Eurasianet)
The following is a story by Eurasianet and is republished by Global Voices under a partnership agreement. Editor’s note: Since this story was first published Bilash has been rel […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Why is the Islamic Republic afraid of Nasrin Sotoudeh?, on the site StarFeed 4 days, 22 hours ago
Original graphic by Iranian cartoonist Assad Binakhahi. Used with permission. The words in Persian words represent Nasrin Sotoudeh’s sentence.
“Outrageous”, “injustice”, “evil” and “crying shame” were a […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Scheduled release of Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El Fattah delayed by 10 days, on the site StarFeed 5 days ago
Alaa And El Fattah, photo by Nariman El-Mofty.
Egyptian authorities have delayed the release of prominent blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah by 10 days, his sister, human rights activist Mona Seif said on […]
GlobalVoices wrote a new post, Charged with ‘instigating crimes’, journalist Luis Carlos Diaz is released in Venezuela, on the site StarFeed 5 days, 6 hours ago
Luis Carlos Diaz (right) with Marco Ruiz from the National Syndicate of Press Workers (SNTP, left), shortly after his release. Screen capture from video posted by the SNTP.
At roughly midnight on March 12, in […]
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