War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.
Jo Lateu speaks to J Willgoose about warmth and positivity.
Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.
What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.
Activist Lohana Berkins explains how Argentina is pioneering transgender rights.
Nick Harvey considers the role – and the agenda – of the global media in making the news.
Stormy times ahead in the world’s eighth largest country. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Vanessa Baird.
Philip Crispin celebrates the centenary of the Martinican poet, playwright and politician who showed that Empire ‘writes back.’
The shortlist is out! Bloggers from all over the world are reviewing each story in turn before the winner is announced on 8 July.
Jamie Gorman was inspired by Belfast’s Big March for a Fairer World, but unimpressed by the image control of the If campaign rally.
Dan Smith gets to grips with the UN High Level Panel’s report on international development post-2015, and argues that it needs to go deeper.
Sidi Sarro reports from coastal resort Mombasa where society turns a blind eye to widespread child prostitution.
The sudden closure of ERT after over 60 years is another indicator that the country is at risk of nihilism, writes Petros Diveris.