Privileged children get to use phones in school while others face bans for 'messing around''.
The deal represents a trade war truce but doesn't resolve the underlying tensions that led to the two-year-old conflict.
After the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, further esclation in the conflict between Iran and the US could come in the form of a cyber-attack.
Tehran is making threats but its options are somewhat limited.
US actions do more than just keep Huawei away from critical infrastructure. They choke off the supply of semiconductors to China.
The US government wants to seize all the proceeds from Snowden's new memoir.
The technology behind the new OS certainly looks promising. But it's no magic solution to the US trade ban.
The US and China have an interdependent economic relationship. If this unravels it will have global ramifications.
Trump and Zuma seek to sell explanations of their misfortunes to the socially insecure and economically vulnerable. To an alarming extent they succeed.
Doctors in the US and UK are being urged to act as immigration officials. But doctors are resisting.
English will remain an official EU language – even after Brexit – and this will impact the way it evolves.
Walls needn't be impenetrable to divide people, as Cuba's Trocha made all too clear.
Donald Trump says trade wars are easy to win. Is he right?
Countries may be forced to choose whether they side with the US or China when it comes to Huawei.
Workers are increasingly not keeping their employers' secrets secret, as evidenced by the mass whistleblower event that is the #MeToo movement.
North Korea and the US have again failed to reach an agreement – and South Korea is being left on the sidelines.
The argument isn't whether African democracies are better than those in the West. It's simply that the idea of "real" and "not yet real" democracies expresses a colonial mentality, not reality.
Donald Trump is eroding trust in the US – but the dollar's preeminence in global finance will easily withstand this.
Any meaningful way forward must be based on imagination and mutual understanding.
Australia's international relationships were tested in 2018. And the coming year may prove to be even more challenging.