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October 03, 2022

Stadium Tragedy Exposes Indonesia’s Troubled Soccer History

By John Duerden
Indonesia is one of the most dangerous countries in which to attend a game. At least 125 people died after a stampede at a recent game.

September 30, 2022

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.
September 30, 2022

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.

September 30, 2022

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.

September 30, 2022

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.

September 29, 2022

North Korea Fires Missiles After US Vice President Harris Leaves South Korea

By Chris Megerian and Kim Tong-Hyung
It was the third round of missile launches by North Korea this week, extending a record pace in weapons testing.
September 29, 2022

India Bans Muslim Group for Alleged Terrorist Activities

By Ashok Sharma
The government claims that the Popular Front of India is funding terrorism, providing arms training to supporters, and radicalizing people for anti-India activities.

September 29, 2022

Former Top Graft Buster at China’s Intelligence Ministry Indicted on Bribery Charges

By Associated Press
Liu Yanping is the latest in a series of high-level officials to fall before the upcoming Party Congress.

September 28, 2022

Top Pakistan Diplomat Urges Flood Aid, Patience with Taliban

By Ellen Knickmeyer
Economic isolation and privation such as Afghanistan has experienced since the Taliban takeover only feed authoritarianism and extremism, Pakistan’s foreign minister said. 

September 27, 2022

Abe’s Militaristic Funeral Captures Japan’s Internal Divisions

By Foster Klug
20,000 police officers and more than 1,000 soldiers were on patrol as thousands of protesters took to the streets.

September 27, 2022

ADB to Devote $14 Billion to Help Ease Food Crisis in Asia-Pacific

By Associated Press
The Asian Development Bank’s plan calls for improving long-term food security by strengthening farming and food supplies to cope with climate change and loss of biodiversity.
September 26, 2022

VP Harris Leads US Delegation to Japan for Slain Leader Abe’s Funeral

By Chris Megerian and Mari Yamaguchi
Japan’s Prime Minister Kishida told Harris that former PM Abe Shinzo had “poured his heart and soul” into strengthening the Japan-U.S. alliance.

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