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May 30, 2020

What’s Behind the Latest India-China Border Tensions?

By Associated Press
What’s driving tensions between Asia‘s two giants?

May 29, 2020

Malaysia’s Mahathir Ousted from Party Amid Power Struggle

By Associated Press
Mahathir, along with his son and three other senior members, were expelled from the Bersatu party on Thursday. 
May 29, 2020

Virus, Heat Wave and Locusts Form Perfect Storm in India

By Associated Press
Scorching temperatures and rampaging locusts contribute to India’s woes on top of the pandemic.

May 28, 2020

Tokyo Olympics Just Beginning the Race to Reset Themselves

By Associated Press
"If you ask, are we just around the first corner of the 400-meter race, I cannot answer that question," said organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto.

May 28, 2020

Canada Judge Rules Huawei CFO’s Extradition Case Will Proceed

By Associated Press
Meng Wanzhou's extradition cleared a legal hurdle, despite pressure from Beijing.

May 28, 2020

Swarms of Desert Locusts Threaten India’s Summer Crops

By Associated Press
The locusts threaten food security in India.
May 27, 2020

With Test Results Lost, an Afghan Family Fell to Virus

By Associated Press
A broken-down health system, slow government response and public attitudes have left Afghanistan deeply vulnerable to the global pandemic. 

May 27, 2020

Rights Group: Satellite Images Show Myanmar Village Burning

By Associated Press
The image was taken on May 16 and suggests at least 200 buildings were burned.

May 26, 2020

Afghan Government to Free 900 Prisoners; Taliban May Extend Truce

By Associated Press
There are hopes that the prisoner release could lead to new reductions in violence.

May 23, 2020

Pakistan Jet With 98 Aboard Crashes in Crowded Neighborhood

By Associated Press
The aircraft crashed in a residential area of Karachi.

May 22, 2020

Deadly Cyclone Amphan Cuts Destructive Path in India and Bangladesh

By Associated Press
Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc across India’s western Bay of Bengal coast and Bangladesh.
May 22, 2020

China Considers Bill Limiting Hong Kong Opposition Activity

By Associated Press
Such legislation was last proposed in 2003, sparking protests.

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