The video clip, and the debate that followed about the strict dress code for women, exposed a rift below the country’s tightly controlled surface.
More than 98 percent of voters sided with the opposition in answering three yes-or-no questions drafted with the aim of weakening Nicolás Maduro’s legitimacy.
The last of Facebook’s major products that still worked in China was partly blocked, as Beijing broadly tightens its controls over the internet.
President signals offensive against media, dissidents, secularists and opposition MPs to go on and vows to ‘cut traitors’ heads off’
By pushing the Hong Kong opposition out of the legislature and persecuting Liu Xiaobo, Beijing may have set in motion a new era of resistance
Some 75,000 stateless Muslim Rohingya people who fled a bloody army crackdown live in western Rakhine state and are reeling from a food crisis
Search blackout may be linked to clampdown on unflattering meme comparing president Xi Jinping with AA Milne character
Despite arrests, hate campaigns, death threats, harassment and suspension, Bahrain's only independent newspaper continued to hold truth to power - until now
A group of young volunteers have become a fixture at increasingly violent opposition protests in Caracas, treating dozens of injured protesters daily.
Through creative means, Chinese internet users showed support for a prominent political prisoner.