Coronavirus pandemic

France declares 'first victory' against coronavirus: Live updates

All of mainland France to go into a 'green zone' lower state of alert, allowing cafes and restaurants to fully reopen.

France declares 'first victory' against coronavirus: Live updates

Bangladesh

Bangladesh lecturer charged over coronavirus Facebook post

Sirajum Munira, 28, was arrested on Saturday and accused of mocking a former health minister who died of coronavirus.

Bangladesh lecturer charged over coronavirus Facebook post

Afghanistan

Taliban killed, wounded over 400 Afghan forces in one week: Gov't

im体育官网Afghanistan's interior ministry accuses the Taliban of carrying out 222 attacks against security forces in past week.

Taliban killed, wounded over 400 Afghan forces in one week: Gov't

Bollywood

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead in Mumbai home

The 34-year-old actor, who starred in films such as Kai Po Che! and PK, was found hanging at his residence in Mumbai.

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput found dead in Mumbai home

Weather

Nuri: China's first tropical cyclone of the year is a wet mess

Nuri made landfall in southern China on Sunday morning as an ill-defined tropical cyclone.

Nuri: China's first tropical cyclone of the year is a wet mess

The Stream

What does the domicile law mean for Kashmir?

im体育官网Anxiety across Indian-administered territory that new rules will spur the influx of newcomers and alter its demography.

What does the domicile law mean for Kashmir?

Asia

Nepal Parliament approves new map as dispute with India escalates

India has rejected Nepal's new map, calling it a 'unilateral act' that is not based on historical facts or evidence.

Nepal Parliament approves new map as dispute with India escalates

AJ IMPACT

Pakistan's economy: People-friendly budget as recession looms

Pakistan's economy was already struggling and the coronavirus pandemic added to its strain.

Asia

Coronavirus: Indian hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of cases

im体育官网In India's worst-hit cities New Delhi and Mumbai, reports of people being turned away from hospitals continue.

Afghanistan

Deadly blast hits Kabul mosque during Friday prayers

im体育官网At least four people, including prayer leader killed and many others wounded, says Afghanistan's interior ministry.

Deadly blast hits Kabul mosque during Friday prayers

Asia

Firing at Nepal-India border leaves one dead amid strained ties

im体育官网About 30 Indians crossed into Nepal's southern district of Sarlahi and clashed with police when stopped, says official.

Firing at Nepal-India border leaves one dead amid strained ties

Pakistan

Pakistan hospitals struggle as coronavirus cases explode

Country sees multiple consecutive days of record cases and deaths as overworked doctors plead for 'breathing space'.

Pakistan hospitals struggle as coronavirus cases explode

India

Coronavirus patients 'treated worse than animals': India court

Supreme Court also expresses concern over handling of bodies as cemeteries and crematoriums hold hurried last rites.

Coronavirus patients 'treated worse than animals': India court

Opinion

Pashtuns' struggle for rights cannot be silenced through violence

im体育官网The murder of PTM leader Arif Wazir, and the Pakistani state's reluctance to solve it, only strengthened our resolve.

Mohsin Dawar

by Mohsin Dawar

Mohsin Dawar

101 East

Behind the Glitter: Mica and Child Mining in India

Children in India are being exploited in the dangerous search for mica, the mineral that gives cosmetics their shine.