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Nicaraguan Mother Recovered Her Child Detained At German Embassy in Managua NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Day, 5 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Ximena Gutiérrez, a Nicaraguan mother, recovered her child who was detained by his father at the German Embassy in Nicaragua. Arun was taken to the Embassy's office in Managua by his father, a German citizen. Considering the unwillingness to l...
Eerie Similarities Between Germanwings Tragedy and Argentinian-Spanish Film ‘Wild Tales’ NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 5 Days, 9 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
More than once, screenwriters have found inspiration in reality for their fiction. This time, it seems reality was inspired by fiction. The news that the co-pilot of German airline Germanwings‘ Flight 9525 is suspected of intentionall...
German Company's Videos Imagine Modern Women as Passive and Dependent NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 5 Days, 10 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Women in Germany are outraged over one insurance company's videos explaining different types of policies, in which women are described as passive and naive — a role more in line with the expectations of the 1950s than 2015. Birte...
Balloons Released in Brussels in Support of Jailed Iranian Student Hamid Babaei NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 6 Days, 12 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Ever since the tribulations of Hamid Babaei and his wife began, his classmates at Liège and in Brussels have shown them unrelenting solidarity.
Are These Wild Ideas Our Last Hope for Saving Africa's Rhinos? NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
From fake horns to relocation, today’s wildlife protectors are enlisting new — and often unproven — strategies to save endangered species.
Can Artists Earn a Living in the Age of Social Media? NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Weeks, 2 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Not only can artists live off their work, but the Internet can actually be a lifeline for them in today's increasingly competitive marketplace. The blog RamGon looks into opportunities for painters in social media and, more importantly, into how...
After the Charlie Hebdo Attack, Can We Laugh About Anything? NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
"Freedom of speech must be complete. However, freedom of conscience and worship must be protected too."...
A Dialogue About Communication — Not Political Change — in Iran NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 15 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Iran Internet experts gather to talk about how Iranians can easily access information communication technologies that connect Iranians to each other, and to the rest of the world.
Seeking ‘Brave Journalists’ in Spain to Investigate the TTIP Trade Agreement NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Opponents of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the US find the lack of transparency concerning. A popular Madrid assembly wants journalists to investigate.
Solidarity Arises from the Rubble of a Demolished House in Madrid NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
"They think they won but what they don't know is that many beautiful people will rebuild."...
Need a Creative Commons-Licensed Image? Germany's Saxon State and University Library Has a Million NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 13 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
The library in Dresden has given CC BY-SA 4.0 licences to parts of its collection, meaning images can be used for commercial purposes, as long as the source is cited.
Finland's Eurovision Finalists Sing About Discrimination Against the Intellectually Disabled — From Experience NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
All of the members of Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät have intellectual disabilities. They recently won the competition to represent Finland in the Eurovision semifinals.
Terrorist Attack Kills 5 in Bamako as Mali Tries to Consolidate Peace NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
A terrorist attack in a restaurant in Bamako, capital city of Mali, has claimed the lives of 5 people on friday night March, 6. The attack took place around midnight in a restaurant called La Terrasse in Downtown Bamako and a dozen people are serious...
Some Italians Are Demanding Their English-Speaking Leaders ‘Say It in Italian’ NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Italy's prime minister likes to use English phrases to describe his reforms, which has sparked a campaign urging politicians to "say it in Italian."...
Spain and Latin America Celebrate Open Data Day NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
One again, bloggers, hackers, designers, experts, as well as citizens interested in open data and transparency will meet to celebrate International Open Data Day 2015 all over the world to promote the opening of government data. The event is expected...
Spanish Actress Anna Allen Photoshops Her Way Into the Oscars NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 9 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
The Spanish actress said she'd been invited to the Academy Awards ceremony this year and even posted photos supposedly showing her at the ceremony, but it was all a hoax.
Spanish Football Fans Sing Chants that Justify Violence Against Women NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 3 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
"Go Rubén Castro! It wasn't your fault. She was a whore. You did good!"...
Students in Amsterdam Form ‘The New University', Demanding Reforms NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Students at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) launched a protest under the name of The New University to demand the democratization of education.
In French, Teenagers Speak a Language All Their Own. Confused? Here's a Guide NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
Did you know "2m1" means "tomorrow"? Or that "C'est de la balle" means "That's great"? For anyone lost, we've collected some tips to help you understand the lingo.
Did Germany’s Süddeutsche Zeitung Newspaper Let Advertisers Dictate Its Content? NEW
Global Voices Western Europe 1 Month, 4 Days, 3 Minutes ago
Former contributor Sebastian Heiser accused Süddeutsche Zeitung on his blog of letting advertisers influence editorial content, saying he witnessed it happening firsthand when he worked on the services supplement desk.