Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests.
As a young teen, Najat Hamza fled Oromia, a regional state of Ethiopia, with her father to live in America. At StoryCorps, she spoke about what it means to leave “the familiar” behind.
The U.S is withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan to focus on more urgent foreign policy priorities.
President Biden’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan raises questions about whether the Afghan government and the Taliban will work a political deal or keep fighting on the battlefield.
Raul Castro is expected to step down as head of Cuba’s ruling Communist Party at the party’s Congress beginning today. But that doesn’t mean Cuba’s one-party-system is likely to see any big changes.
Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and eight other activists were sentenced for their role in anti-government protests nearly two years ago. They are the latest to be imprisoned as Beijing cracks down.
The Afghan military remains heavily dependent on U.S. equipment, training and money. It’s far from clear how effective this U.S. assistance will be once American troops are gone.
President Biden meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday, his first in-person summit since taking office. Talks are expected to focus on shared concerns about China.
Businessinsider.co.za | Covid cases are rising across Asia again, with Japan reporting an uptick in cases ahead of the Olympics
On April 14, South Korea and Japan each recorded a daily coronavirus case high not seen since January.
At least 82 anti-coup protestors were killed by security forces in the city of Bago in Myanmar on April 9. The massacre has been widely condemned by the United Nations and countries around the world. CNN’s Paula Hancocks pieces together some of what happened that day and talks to survivors of the onslaught.
When the Titanic sank, six Chinese men were rescued – but their ordeal didn’t end there.
It was nothing short of a miracle when it became clear that scientists had developed several effective vaccines against Covid-19 in less than a year. Announcements last week from European Union and British drug regulators finding a possible link between AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 shot and rare blood clots, however, have been a real low point in the pandemic.
Analysis: A political scandal is swirling in Britain. But Boris Johnson is unlikely to drain the swamp
Much of Donald Trump’s success early in his political career came from his promises to “drain the swamp” of Washington DC. The former US president was referring to the enormous power held by wealthy lobbying groups who try to influence government officials to make policy decisions that might benefit the interests of those they represent.
Amid a punishing third wave, people across India are finding drugs, oxygen and beds in short supply.
The country’s vaccination rollout is one of the fastest in the world, so why are Covid cases surging?
Opposition newspaper owner Jimmy Lai was arrested under Hong Kong’s new national security law.
Bodycam video shows an officer shouting “Drop it” before shooting Adam Toledo once in the chest.
Central California is home to a large population of Sikh Punjabi farmers who say this year’s harvest festival, Vaisakhi, holds complicated feelings amid months-long farmer protests in India.
Between 16,000 and 20,000 people were evacuated from the area around the volcano on St. Vincent. Some evacuees are with family and friends; others are fleeing the island entirely.
The Supreme Court has approved an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response. Doctors Without Borders says the country’s approach has led to a “near collapse of Brazil’s health system.”
Former US vice president Mike Pence received a heart pacemaker device during routine surgery and is expected to fully recover, his spokesperson said.