They marched without masks. They marched without bandanas. Freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield. reports.
Security are hoping to keep protests far away from the G7 summit meeting in Taormina, with the shadow of Genoa looming in everyone's minds, writes freelance journalist Matthew Clayfield.
Kurdistan is back in the media spotlight as the Islamic State's power spreads -- and it's up to Kurdish ex-pats to keep it there, says Resho Bistuyek.
Turkey's gearing up for its first presidential election, but Turkish commentator Okan Altiparmak has doubts about how democratic it will really be.
If you're looking for a unique take on current events in Russia, the Twitter feed of Ukrainian-born, US-raised, ethnically Russian journalist and playwright Natalia Antonova is a good place to start.
The GFC hit Spain hard, and the recovery from it has spurred a resurgence of the Left, says Spanish activist Pablo Gallego Garcia.
Balancing the demands of elite cinephiles and casual cinema-goers is a challenge Melbourne International Film Festival artistic director Michelle Carey is ready to tackle.
British writer Alexander Fiske-Harrison first entered the ring as a wannabe bullfighter, but has found his niche following in Hemingway's footsteps -- quite literally.
When it comes to press freedom, the Peter Greste case is only the tip of the iceberg, says Courtney Radsch from the Committee to Protect Journalists.