As Brazil's smartphone market grows, so too does connectivity. Programs like Whatsapp have been used by – and against – politicians, from networking with young voters to revealing scandals.
Their word alone. Nasr al-Ansi, a militant commander, made the claim in a video released this week.
The Raţiu Center advocates for human rights, accountability among public officials, and the participation of youths in civil society.
The attack on Baga, a border town with a Nigerian military base, started on Jan. 3. The Nigeria government disputes claims by human rights groups that as many as 2,000 people, mostly civilians, died in the subsequent fighting.
Fueling the fervor surrounding Pope Francis’s trip the Southeast Asian nation is the hope that his presence will spur leaders into tackling corruption, and enforce lasting change.
Defacing a Twitter account is hardly a challenging cybercrime. Yet a rash of digital graffiti supporting the Islamic State is giving the militants a public relations victory in its fight with the West taking place on battlefields and online.
A prominent Saudi cleric issued a religious ruling against snowmen and other creatures, suggesting 'lifeless' forms such as boats and fruits instead.
Innovative projects are trying to help feed the world's booming cities by farming in urban spaces, including high above, and far beneath, busy streets.
France’s large and diverse Muslim population is increasingly assimilated – despite radicalization at the margins. But it must still navigate cultural echoes of France’s colonial past as well as its fierce embrace of secularism.
The recent warming of US-Cuban relations and the fall in international oil prices raise the question of whether Venezuela can put national interests ahead of ideology.
In gridlocked Washington, the aftereffects of the cyberattack on Sony Pictures may ultimately forces Republicans and Democrats to come together on an information-sharing bill.