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China terms exercises ‘combat drills’ as Biden’s emissaries go to Taiwan

Taiwan independence is a dead end and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party are trying to ‘use arms to seek independence, said Ma Xiaoguang, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman

Former US Senator Chris Dodd, former US Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage walk with Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen as they arrive at Songshan airport in Taipei, Taiwan on 14 April 2021

Military Coup

Myanmar activists stage 'bloody' protests

Activists called for what they dubbed a bloody paint strike and people responded with red smeared on roads, on signs outside government offices and on T-shirts, according to pictures posted on social ...

Myanmar activists stage 'bloody' protests

Myanmar

States shouldn’t allow repetition of Syria-like situation: UN

The UN rights chief warned Tuesday of possible crimes against humanity in Myanmar, and said it seemed to be heading towards a massive conflict like the one ravaging Syria

This photo taken and received courtesy of an anonymous source on 13 April 2021 shows protesters carring A-taui pots filled with Thingyan festival flowers while taking part in a demonstration against the military coup in Mandalay

Russia and China thwarting international response to Myanmar crisis: EU

Russia and China are frustrating the international response to the Myanmar crisis, a top European Union diplomat said Sunday, as the death toll from a military crackdown climbed past 700

Russia and China thwarting international response to Myanmar crisis: EU

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta

Myanmar's own ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has urged "strong action" against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military's latest crackdown

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta

Myanmar group compiles junta rights abuse dossier

A group representing Myanmar's ousted civilian government said Wednesday it has gathered 180,000 pieces of evidence showing rights abuses by the junta including torture and extrajudicial killings

Myanmar group compiles junta rights abuse dossier

Fresh violence as 175m vote in Indian state polls

West Bengal in eastern India was the most important with prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist BJP party attempting to win power there for the first time

Rapid Action Force (RAF) try to controll All India Trinamool Congress party supporters shouting against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters as West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (not pictured) enters inside a polling station during the second phase of West Bengal's legislative elections in Nandigram on 1 April 2021

'Bangladesh democratic situation declining'

The democratic situation in Bangladesh is declining as the country's position in the liberal democracy index and electoral democracy index are weakening, Sweden-based research organisation Varieties ...

'Bangladesh democratic situation declining'

Two weeks of turmoil in the golden jubilee year

There has been turmoil in this year of bangladesh's golden jubilee of independence. It will not be prudent to turn a blind eye to the turmoil that lies ahead, to bury one’s head in the sand like an ...

Hefazat activists allegedly set fire at Sur Samrat Alauddin Sangitangan in Brahmanbaria during the 28 March hartal.

Pope shares solidarity with Myanmar youth as protesters decorate Easter eggs

Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar decorated boiled eggs on Sunday, as Pope Francis in his Easter message expressed solidarity with the country's youth.

Pope shares solidarity with Myanmar youth as protesters decorate Easter eggs
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