Pakistani Taliban, known by the acronym TTP, are regrouping and reorganizing, with their leadership headquartered in neighboring Afghanistan, according to a U.N. report from July. That is raising fears among Pakistanis of a return of the horrific violence the group once inflicted.
The Xinjiang province of China is infamous for alleged abuses on the Muslim ethnic minorities, especially the Uyghur Muslims. A recently opened Tesla showroom in Xinjiang has invited criticism from activists all around the world.
US sanctions are latest in its series of intensifying penalties over China's alleged systemic and widespread abuse of ethnic and religious minorities in the western region, especially Xinjiang's predominantly Muslim Uyghurs.
Chinese government is known to abuse the advanced attributes of modern biotechnology and medical innovation via several biotech and surveillance companies and government entities to repress and pursue control over the members of ethnic and religious minority groups.
China's President Xi Jinping and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will hold a virtual summit on Wednesday over Ukraine this week. US President Joe Biden has already warned Russia against its attempts to invade Ukraine.
A YouTube video of Xinjiang detention facilities has rekindled concern over China's crackdown on ethnic minorities. Researchers say the videos offer new evidence, but many fear for the vlogger's safety.
A three-time Olympian, Peng Shuai accused Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault on social media in China, which was immediately taken down on its heavily censored Internet.
There has been widespread criticism of Beijing's treatment of Uyghur Muslims, as well as its crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong and its policies toward Tibet and Taiwan.
Four years after Beijing launched a brutal crackdown that swept up to a million or more Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim minorities into detention camps and prisons, its control of Xinjiang has entered a new era.
Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen said there would be no cooperation with Washington on going after the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.
The United States has stepped up financial and trade penalties over China's treatment of Uyghurs
Senator Marco Rubio said that the CPC’s crimes should not be fuelled by American taxpayer dollars.
A top Uyghur Muslim official of China's ruling Communist Party has been expelled from the party on charges of corruption and misuse of power.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.