Stories about International Relations from August, 2019
Research shows that the members of far-right extremist groups don’t necessarily believe the narratives promoted by their networks about “migrant invasion” or “islamization,” but consider hate speech as useful weapon.
The cases involve a young star entrepreneur, the continent's largest e-commerce platform, and 80 online scammers.
Besides Jair Bolsonaro's policies, experts point to deforestation, seasonal burnings, lack of funding and inspection as the main causes to a record-breaking year in number of wild fires.
Zimbabwe is currently sitting on a stockpile of seized ivory worth hundreds of millions.
After Narendra Modi's government in India scrapped Article 370, many Pakistanis asked the ruling party to take action.
A controversial art exhibition at an arts festival in Japan has led to government criticism, threats, at least one arrest, protests by artists and questions about freedom of expression.
With the communication blackout inside Kashmir, netizens elsewhere resorted to Twitter to speak out against India's revocation of the region's autonomous status.
"What is happening in Kashmir is 'normal' in the sense that state-backed violence, deceit and lies, gag on civilian voices, and govt propaganda have always been a 'normal' in Kashmir."
Historians are working on getting the remaining survivors of the Partition to recall the events so their stories can be preserved.
It’s difficult for Africans to travel outside Africa — but it’s equally grim to travel within the continent.
Chinese efforts to obtain a cheap source of a crop-boosting mineral are raising fears of an environmental crisis among farming communities in Thailand.
"It's basically like England walking into Scotland with troops and getting rid of the Scottish Parliament and arresting all the Scottish nationalists. This is just not acceptable."