In Asia cleanliness and dark skin are often incompatible and there is a history of cultural bias against people of dark skin.
A Chinese laundry detergent advertisement is currently causing widespread outrage online in some Western countries however and is … Read the rest
At least one person was reported killed Thursday as rallies across DR Congo against President Joseph Kabila turned violent, with police firing tear gas in the capital Kinshasa and the eastern city of Goma.
Large numbers of riot police were … Read the rest
The British journalist Rod Liddle has been suspended from the Labour Party for a racist blog post about antisemitism within the party.
Liddle has been called in for an interview as part of the party’s inquiry into antisemitism.
He says … Read the rest
British soldiers are training troops for regimes on the UK’s own human rights watchlist, including authoritarian states such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Burma and Bahrain.
Information released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) shows that since 2014 UK military personnel … Read the rest
Bomb blasts killed more than 100 people in the Syrian coastal cities of Jableh and Tartous on Monday, monitors said, in a government-controlled area that host Russian forces.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks in the Mediterranean cites that … Read the rest
The four girls were abducted by two men while leaving Sunday school at their Church in Kikambala in Kilifi. For a week the parents, neighbours and the police searched in vain. Then one of the bodies was discovered stashed in … Read the rest
Swedish is the language which is most studied in Sweden—because one in six residents in 2015 was born outside of Sweden, new figures from that online language course have revealed.
The Duolingo Swedish course is currently being used by 27 … Read the rest
Angola is in the grip of its worst yellow fever epidemic since 1986 with more than 250 deaths, and the disease is spreading rapidly – Kenya, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have all reported cases.
Peru has had … Read the rest
Trending news stories are blacklisted on a daily basis by social media giant Facebook, contractors for the website say.
Speaking on condition of anonymity to Gizmodo’s Michael Nunez, several journalists, hired by Facebook in 2014 to oversee its secretive “trending … Read the rest
The largest naval public spending project in Australian history, worth some AU$50 billion ($38.5bn), has been awarded to a French company which will build 12 subs to replace and double the size of the Royal Australian Navy’s currently outdated submarine … Read the rest
A cellphone video has surfaced showing Canadian PM Justin Trudeau praying with Muslims in 2013. During the Ramadan celebration he also wore Muslim dress and stated: “For me, this moment of Ramadan is a time to reflect on the values … Read the rest
The Zambian government has impounded 32 trucks and detained their crews in the western town of Kafue for trying to smuggle the maize into Zimbabwe.
In mid-February, the Zambian government banned the export and restricted internal trading in maize and … Read the rest