Would you like to be put to rest in a coffin shaped like a pen, a saw or maybe a car?
Women in Lebanon enjoy more liberties than in most other Middle Eastern countries, but their role in politics is still marginal.
A news report about Malalai Joya, an outspoken critic of the Taliban, the Northern Alliance and the USA’s presence in Afghanistan. As you may imagine, death threats are a common occurrence in her life…
I found this highly amusing, though I probably shouldn’t have :]
For those who cannot read Polish, there was a nudist night at a Łódź swimming pool. Liga Polskich Rodzin (Poland’s resident right-wing psychos) took the case to the police because some of the people present at the event were underage. The official bodies explained that [...]
This is a report that deals with China’s awkward position in the current economic climate.
I found this short report quite fascinating. It’s a face of the US that I don’t get to see in the movies and taking in Guantanamo prisoners certainly does sound like a good solution to their problems…
A news report on how Nicaraguan women are trying to fight back against domestic abuse.
A short report from Al Jazeera about the fate of religious minorities in Afghanistan.
This is a case I’ve been following for a while and it just gets weirder and weirder.
Akshay Kumar, who is one of Bollywood’s biggest stars at the Indian box office, was invited to walk the catwalk during the Lakhme India Fashion Week. While on the catwalk he approached his wife, Twinkle Khanna (another Bollywood actress [...]