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27 January 2015
Rather than trash the authorities' handling of Bangalore's garbage problem, residents are finding innovative ways in which to deal with the massive amounts of waste generated by the city.
14 January 2015
A bus plunged off a cliff in northern St. Vincent, leaving at least five young people dead as it crashed onto the rocky coastline.
10 January 2015
‘Without Humor, We Are All Dead': Cartoonists Pay Tribute to Fallen Comrades After Charlie Hebdo Massacre
Some of the most striking cartoons and images on the web that have circulated in tribute to those killed.
9 January 2015
After Malaysia was hit by the worst flooding in decades, young volunteers organized relief efforts in several communities. Global Voices spoke with two women who helped a soup kitchen program.
7 January 2015
Vocativ, "a new type of media company" has released an orientalist documentary about "a part of the world that you didn't know you needed to know about.": Krygyzstan (sic).
1 January 2015
The Twitter hashtag #togetherwestand is being used to show solidarity to friends and relatives of all those on board Air Asia flight QZ8501.
27 December 2014
Heavy rainfall caused flooding in Malaysia's eastern states. Netizens used social media to monitor impact of the flood disaster and to coordinate relief efforts.
20 December 2014
The Kahoku Shimpo, a major newspaper in Tohoku, is publishing English translations of its unique first-hand accounts of the March 11, 2011 "triple disaster" with the help of Harvard University.
16 December 2014
"Yes, I am Indian. So what? The pain of losing a child is universal. #IndiawithPakistan"
Following a strong 6.8 earthquake in November, Twitter users noticed that the Japanese seemed to brush it off easily, only three years after the 3.11 Tohoku Triple Disaster killed thousands.