Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran condemnation nears end, but release uncertain | United Kingdom News

London, United Kingdom – Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s husband said he was “skeptical” that she will be able to return to the UK soon, despite her prison term in Iran entering its…

South African women take a stand against rape culture | News about sexual assault

In January, a Johannesburg woman publicly accused popular South African DJs Thato Sikwane, known as DJ Fresh, and Themba Nkosi, known as Euphonik, of drugging and raping her. as well…

Curfew and market closure imposed in Nigerian town of abducted girls | Nigeria News

The measures come after three people were killed after the release of kidnapped schoolgirls in the town of Jangebe, Zamfara state. Authorities in Nigeria’s Zamfara state have declared a curfew…

Pakistan Suspends Flagship Cricket Tournament After COVID Cases | Cricket News

Pakistan’s Super League suspended after seven players tested positive for coronavirus, the country’s cricket committee has said. Pakistan has suspended its flagship Twenty20 (T20) cricket tournament which started last month…

Three Myanmar police officers hit by coup seek refuge in India | Asia-Pacific News

Police officers are crossing northeastern Mizoram state to seek refuge rather than carrying out orders from the Burmese military, an Indian official said. Three Burmese police officers passed through northeast…

Nepalese government signs peace deal with banned Maoist breakup group | Nepal News

The government agrees to lift the ban, release the members of the group and drop the charges against them, while the group agrees to renounce all violence. The Nepalese government…

Asian Stocks Collapse Amid Concerns Over Rising Costs of Borrowing | Financial market news

Resurgent concerns over rising U.S. sovereign bond yields hit global stocks on Thursday as investors waited to see whether Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will address concerns about the risk…

India went from “free” to “partially free” in 2020: Freedom House | Narendra Modi news

Voices from US-based research institutes fear that the world’s largest democracy is sinking into authoritarianism under Modi. Freedom House demoted India from free to partially free, expressing fears that the…

Why is the Myanmar military blocking the internet? | Censorship News

Yangon, Burma – A few hours after the Burmese army seized power in a coup on February 1, it shut down the Internet. The blackout hampered the spread of information,…

German Warship To Cross South China Sea For The First Time Since 2002 | South China Sea News

A German frigate will leave for Asia in August and, upon its return, will become the first German warship to cross the South China Sea since 2002, senior government officials…