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September 15, 2021

With Taliban’s Rise, India Sees Renewed Threat in Kashmir

By Aijaz Hussain
The Taliban victory has boosted the hope of anti-India terror groups in the region.
September 15, 2021

Beijing Court Rules Against Woman in China #MeToo Case

By Huizhong Wu and Sam McNeil
After three years of waiting, Zhou Xiaoxuan lost her case against a CCTV host accused of harassing her.

September 15, 2021

Myanmar Court Moves Venue for Australian’s Trial Under Secrets Law

By Grant Peck
Australian Sean Turnell was charged along with Suu Kyi and three former Cabinet ministers on charges of violating Myanmar’s official secrets law.

September 13, 2021

Donors Voice Concerns Over Taliban Rule as UN Seeks Funds

By Jamey Keaten
Can donors help everyday Afghans without handing a public relations victory or cash to the Taliban?

September 11, 2021

Biden Calls Xi as China-US Relationship Grows More Fraught

By Aamer Madhani and Joe McDonald
Biden initiated the call with Xi, the second between the two leaders since Biden took office, after lower-level exchanges proved unproductive.
September 10, 2021

New Zealand Saw the Supermarket Attack Coming – But Couldn’t Stop It

By Nick Perry
New Zealand’s authorities had long thought the attacker was an extremist who posed a threat. But they had no legal recourse to stop him.

September 09, 2021

Indonesia, Australia Urge Taliban to Respect Rights of Women

By Niniek Karmini
"Indonesia has a significant role to play as a Muslim country with a strong voice on these issues," Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said.
September 09, 2021

Japan’s Prime Minister Hopefuls Outline Different Visions

By Mari Yamaguchi
The LDP presidential race – which will determine the country’s next leader – is shaping up.

September 09, 2021

Duterte’s Party Picks Him as VP Candidate in Philippines

By Kiko Rosario and David Rising
Under Philippine law, the vice president is elected separately from the president.

September 07, 2021

Taliban Say They Took Panjshir, Last Holdout Afghan Province

By Kathy Gannon
Some experts did not think the anti-Taliban fighters in Panjshir, the last holdout province, had much of a chance.

September 06, 2021

India Probes Kashmir Leader’s Family Under Anti-Terror Law

By Aijaz Hussain
According to security officials, cases were registered against Geelani's kin for shouting anti-India slogans and wrapping his body in the Pakistani flag.
September 04, 2021

Suga Bows Out of Party Vote, Paves Way for New Japan Leader

By Mari Yamaguchi
The Liberal Democrats and their coalition partner have a majority in parliament. Whoever wins the September 29 party vote is likely to become the new prime minister. 

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