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To Counter IS in Bangladesh, Look To The Bloggers

If the international community is concerned about the spread of IS in Bangladesh, it should pressure the government to provide a secure space for free media.

The Cable

Paulo Rubio and Ronald Trump: How the World Sees the Iowa Caucuses

A look at what a smattering of the world’s news gatherers have had to say about Iowa.

The South Asia Channel

India’s Media has a Rape Problem

Victim blaming is rampant in Indian media, and the government is complicit -- even when it tries to confront sexual violence.

The Cable

Al Jazeera America Fumbles Attempt to Compete With U.S. Media

Al Jazeera America, unable to break into the U.S. media market, will close its doors.

Passport

Sean Penn Met El Chapo — And Helped Mexican Cops Track Him Down

The actor detailed the encounter in a Rolling Stone article.

Passport

This Photo Collage Earned a Burmese Activist Six Months in Prison

An activist in Myanmar was sentenced to six months in prison for comparing the military's uniforms to an opposition leader's skirt.

Tea Leaf Nation

After Deadly Chinese Landslide, Word Games Begin

A spectacular accident has left dozens missing and at least one dead. But who is to blame?

Passport

Why Did Brazil Block WhatsApp?

Was it encryption... or the tangled web of extraterritorial data requests?

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