• M Literary Residency in China & India

    Deadline: 1 June 2013 Open to: applicants over 21 years old writing in English from any countryResidency: travel costs, accommodations and meals in Shanghai or Bangalore, plus $1,000 stipend to cover living costs Description The M Literary Residency Programme has been established to disseminate a broader knowledge of contemporary life...
  • Lecture: Syrian refugees in Syria

    More than 6.5 million people were newly displaced within their own countries in 2012, almost twice as many as the year before, IDMC said in its annual report. Since these people have not crossed borders, they are not refugees and do not benefit from international protection....
  • According to a UK Gov. Instagram Act: All your pics belong to everyone now

    Have you ever uploaded a photo to Facebook, Instagram or Flickr? If so, you’ll probably want to read this, because the rules on who can exploit your work have now changed radically, overnight. So while the Twitterati and intelligentsia were ranting away about “Big Content”, we’ve just lost the...
  • NEW ACT MAKES IT LEGAL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS TO GET USED WITHOUT PAYMENT TO THEIR AUTHORS

    Yes, you did read that correctly. I’m in a state of disbelief and utter disgust with our Government. Appalling behaviour. Before I continue, it’s imperative to understand that my post not only applies to professional photographers whose livelihood just got taken away by this Act, but also amateur photographers...
  • FACTS debunk Mother Teresa's myth

    A study conducted by Canadian researchers has called Mother Teresa “anything but a saint”, a creation of an orchestrated and effective media campaign who was generous with her prayers but miserly with her foundation’s millions when it came to humanity’s suffering. Vedat Xhymshiti | between THE frontlines The controversial study, published by the...
  • Season's Greetings from RISC

    Dear RISC supporters, Thanks to the generosity of our donors, 2012 has been a very exciting and fruitful first year for our organization. We trained 48 freelance journalists in lifesaving techniques and sent them back to the frontlines equipped with fully-stocked medical kits. The feedback from our trainees has...
  • Vojsava Kastrioti nuk ishte serbe por arbnore nga fisi i Muzakajve

    Burimet historike flasin per kohen e ardhjes se grekeve e te sllaveve ne gadishullin Ballkanik (Ilirik). Per shqiptaret nuk ka nje informacion te tille, pasi nuk jane ardhacak, por autokton ne trojet e tyre etnike, qe kur lindi jeta ne kete rajon. nga Murat Koltraka studiues Studiues e historiane...
  • O Moj Shqypni

    O Moj Shqypni (English: “Oh Albania”) is a poem written by Pashko Vasa, a writer and activist of the Albanian National Awakening, around 1878–1880. A critique of religious and political factionalism, the poem is considered to be one of the most important and influential literary works of the Albanian National Awakening and the best...
  • Kosovo-Serbia Agreement content

    new TWTR.Widget({ version: 2, type: ‘profile’, rpp: 4, interval: 30000, width: ‘auto’, height: 300, theme: { shell: { background: ‘#333333’, color: ‘#f1f0f5’ }, tweets: { background: ‘#fff7ff’, color: ‘#000000’, links: ‘#096edb’ } }, features: { scrollbar: false, loop: false, live: false, behavior: ‘all’ } }).render().setUser(‘vedatxh’).start(); The Government of Kosovo...