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Nepal finds itself in the line of fire of the China-US trade war and the Indo-China border conflict.
The armed bandits who abducted four students and their teacher from Damba-Kasaya, Kaduna State, Nigeria are demanding a ransom to release their captives.
"It shows the increased intolerance by the government on freedom of expression and that they are trying to cover up the crimes and corruption of the military."
A historic peace deal with rebel groups in Sudan also comes during historic flooding that has ushered in a humanitarian disaster. What are the government’s plans to make life easier?
As the crisis drags on, the leader of Belarus' Catholics was denied entry into the country and his Orthodox counterpart was replaced. Both had publicly criticised the crackdown on protesters.
Moscow has wearied of embattled President Alexander Lukashenka and is now concerned with protecting its interests in an eventual (and inevitable) transition of power, says Belarusian political scientist Yuri Tsarik.
The letter says the updates to the Environmental Impact Assessment norms will encourage projects with no prior clearance to commence operations and eventually get regularised by paying a fine.
In Sudan, social media platforms struggle to enforce guidelines and rules regarding content deemed harmful such as hate speech and disinformation.
An explainer about the ongoing youth-led protests in Thailand.
The protest featured the unfurling of a banner that read: “Is the internet being shut down to hide war crimes and killing people?”
The Indian tea industry is facing losses that hamper the already tenuous well-being of labourers, whose stark economic reality has led them getting back to work during the COVID-19 lockdown.
In Sri Lanka, affected families resist climate of fear on International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Thousands of people, primarily ethnic Tamils, are believed to have been forcibly disappeared while in state custody during the final years of the 1983-2009 civil war. Their families still seek...
The youth-led protest actions in Thailand are not just happening in the capital Bangkok. Here's a report of a major rally in the country's northeast region.
The economic crisis resulting from COVID-19 has left many in Georgia jobless and unable to afford medication. Closed borders have also made getting cheaper drugs from abroad all but impossible.
“Paint can be washed out, but we can’t wash out injustice.”
"It’s time that change needs to happen. Right now, frankly, we’re not here for our own future, but for our child’s future."
The hack revealed a surplus of 6,245 positive COVID-19 cases in Nicaragua that were previously unknown to the public.
"This proposed law is to protect those in power from criticism when they commit any act of corruption and any other acts of crime."
The devastation comes at a time when emergency and health services were already overwhelmed with responding to the COVID-19 epidemic.