Forging the ‘New Era’: The Temporal Politics of Xi Jinping
By Hugo Jones
The “new era” – connoting a fundamental historical shift – has been systematically fused with the persona of Xi in Chinese official discourse.
The Threats India’s New Aircraft Carrier Will Face
By Harshit Prajapati
Like all carriers, the Vikrant will be constrained in its operations, particularly by China’s A2/AD systems.
China Is Unnerved by Increasing Attacks on Chinese in Pakistan
By Kiyya Baloch
Ethnic separatists have recently launched a series of targeted attacks on Chinese citizens living in Pakistan, with the latest murder happening in Karachi on September 28.
President Yoon’s Office and Party Threaten South Korean Broadcaster
By Mitch Shin
Days after using “freedom” 21 times in his debut at the U.N. General Assembly, Yoon is now harming the freedom of press in his country.
Can the Chinese Communist Party Congress Surprise Us?
By Bonnie Girard
Surprises are possible at the CCP’s most scripted event – but this year, any hopes for an “October surprise” are wishful thinking.
Virus Kills 100,000 Cattle in India, Threatens Livelihoods
By Aniruddha Ghosal
The country’s vast hinterland is now punctuated by mass graves of cows, another blow to India's already battered farmers.
Thai Court Rules PM Can Stay, Did Not Exceed Term Limit
By Grant Peck
The court rejected an opposition petition arguing that the leader had exceeded his constitutional limit of eight years in office.
Russia Opens More Border Draft Offices Amid Call-up Exodus
By Associated Press
Russian officials said they would hand call-up notices to all eligible men who were trying to leave the country.
Meta Should Pay Reparations to Rohingya Refugees, Rights Group Says
By Sebastian Strangio
Amnesty International claims that Facebook was aware that its algorithms were amplifying harmful anti-Rohingya hate speech in Myanmar, but still did nothing to stop it.
India’s Supreme Court Gives Equal Abortion Access to All Women
By Bhumika Saraswati
All women, regardless of marital status, can now obtain abortions up to 24 weeks into their pregnancies.
India Initiates Measures to Tackle Floods From Glacial Lake Outbursts in Himalayas
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
Several Indian states are vulnerable to glacial lake outbursts as there are 9,575 glaciers in the Himalayan region contiguous to the country.
The UN’s Opportunity to Help in Myanmar
By Win Myat Aye
As the country's conflict worsens, the global body has a rare chance to live up to the human rights principles that it adopted in 1948.