“Smiles are free.” Retiring baseball superstar Ichiro Suzuki is also famous for his collection of offbeat t-shirts. Image widely shared on social media. On Thursday, March 21, Ichiro Suzuki, the most prolific slugger in baseball history, announced his retirement in front of fans at a Major League Baseball (MLB) exhibitionRead More →

The construction site of the Holy Trinity Church, near Hotel Russia and Jane Sandanski sports complex, all developed by Samsonenko’s companies. Photo by Global Voices, CC-BY. The business empire of a Russian tycoon in North Macedonia, built largely on political connections with the former government, seems to be going throughRead More →

Football player Hakeem al-Araibi (right) is back in Australia after more than two months in detention in Thailand. Photo from al-Araibi’s Instagram account. After 76 days in detention, Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi was released by Thai authorities on 11 February 2019. Global sports bodies and football players were among thoseRead More →