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Facing US Ban, Huawei Emerging as Stronger tech Competitor
September 18, 2019
Facing US Ban, Huawei Emerging as Stronger tech Competitor
Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the No. 2 smartphone brand worldwide.
Facing US Ban, Huawei Emerging as Stronger tech Competitor
India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law
September 17, 2019
India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law
Abdullah is the first pro-India Kashmiri politician to be detained under the Public Safety Act.
India Arrests Senior Kashmiri Leader Farooq Abdullah Under Controversial Law
The NBA’s Popularity in China Seems Endless
September 17, 2019
The NBA’s Popularity in China Seems Endless
Basketball wasn't a big deal in China. And then everything changed.
The NBA’s Popularity in China Seems Endless
Southeast Asia Haze: Mass Arrest in Indonesia Amid Raging Forest Fires
September 16, 2019
Southeast Asia Haze: Mass Arrest in Indonesia Amid Raging Forest Fires
Authorities have arrested 185 people suspected of starting forest fires spreading haze around the region.
Southeast Asia Haze: Mass Arrest in Indonesia Amid Raging Forest Fires
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
September 10, 2019
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
The September 28 election couldn’t happen at a more difficult time.
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
September 09, 2019
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
The country has been working to battle infections in affected villages in recent weeks.
Can the Philippines Contain African Swine Fever?
Saudi, Emirati Envoys Arrive in Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir
September 05, 2019
Saudi, Emirati Envoys Arrive in Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir
Diplomats from Pakistan’s two Gulf allies arrived in Islamabad to discuss concerns over Kashmir.
Saudi, Emirati Envoys Arrive in Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
September 05, 2019
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
The president fired the government’s top prison official amid outcry over a mass prisoner release.
Duterte Fires Philippines Prison Chief
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
September 04, 2019
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
Is it too little, too late?
Hong Kong Withdraws Extradition Bill That Sparked Protests
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
September 04, 2019
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
The Taliban continue to kill Afghan civilians in attacks they say are meant for foreign "invaders.”
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests
August 30, 2019
China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests
Chinese officials called the move a routine annual rotation, but it raised fresh worries about the possible use of force.
China Rotates New Troops Into Hong Kong Amid Mass Protests
Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
August 29, 2019
Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
The case comes amid growing worries about a deteriorating rights situation in the Southeast Asian country.
Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
August 29, 2019
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Worried about losing what they’ve gained, Afghanistan’s young women demand a voice in the country’s future.
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
India’s Top Court to Examine Change in Kashmir’s Status
August 29, 2019
India’s Top Court to Examine Change in Kashmir’s Status
The Supreme Court will weigh legal challenges to the end of Article 370.
India’s Top Court to Examine Change in Kashmir’s Status
Indian Order Leaves Kashmir Police Dispirited, Even Disarmed
August 27, 2019
Indian Order Leaves Kashmir Police Dispirited, Even Disarmed
Kashmiri police officers have been sidelined.
Indian Order Leaves Kashmir Police Dispirited, Even Disarmed
Goodbye Jakarta, Hello Borneo: Indonesia Announces Plan to Move Capital
August 27, 2019
Goodbye Jakarta, Hello Borneo: Indonesia Announces Plan to Move Capital
The announcement capped off longtime discussion about a potential capital shift.
Goodbye Jakarta, Hello Borneo: Indonesia Announces Plan to Move Capital
Maldives Ex-Vice President Testifies in Corruption Case Against Ex-President Yameen
August 23, 2019
Maldives Ex-Vice President Testifies in Corruption Case Against Ex-President Yameen
Ahmed Adeeb admitted to assisting Yameen in corrupt deals and money laundering.
Maldives Ex-Vice President Testifies in Corruption Case Against Ex-President Yameen
Twitter Reveals China's Influence Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests
August 20, 2019
Twitter Reveals China's Influence Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests
It’s the first instance of a U.S. social media company identifying a Chinese government-run disinformation campaign.
Twitter Reveals China's Influence Campaign Targeting Hong Kong Protests
Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib
August 20, 2019
Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib
The delay will allow the first trial involving Najib, also linked to the 1MDB scandal, to finish before the next begins.
Malaysian Judge Postpones 2nd Corruption Trial for Former PM Najib
US Says Taiwan Defense Spending to Rise With China Threat
August 16, 2019
US Says Taiwan Defense Spending to Rise With China Threat
Washington expects Taipei to continue increasing its defense spending as Chinese security threats grow.
US Says Taiwan Defense Spending to Rise With China Threat
Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Alliance Stages Coordinated Attacks
August 16, 2019
Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Alliance Stages Coordinated Attacks
The Northern Alliance coordinated attacks in 5 separate locations in the Mandalay region and Northern Shan state.
Myanmar Ethnic Rebel Alliance Stages Coordinated Attacks
Flights Restart at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize
August 15, 2019
Flights Restart at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize
The occupation of the airport has mostly ended after a day marked by mob violence and altercations with passengers.
Flights Restart at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize
Indian-Controlled Kashmir Under Strict Lockdown for 9th Day
August 14, 2019
Indian-Controlled Kashmir Under Strict Lockdown for 9th Day
Kashmir remains under an unprecedented security crackdown 9 days after its special constitutional status was revoked.
Indian-Controlled Kashmir Under Strict Lockdown for 9th Day
Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
August 13, 2019
Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
The convention signed last year still has not been ratified by Russia or Iran.
Russia, Iran, Others Debate How to Split Caspian Oil Riches
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