MYANMAR GOVERNMENT URGED TO SCRAP COLONIAL-ERA LAW ON GAY SEX

Myanmar one of more than 40 countries where laws introduced by British entrench discrimination against LGBT people.

TURKEY ARRESTS JOURNALIST AHMET ALTAN A WEEK AFTER HIS RELEASE

Rights group Amnesty International decries 'scandalous' move as prominent writer rearrested in Istanbul.

 
 
 

ARABS ABROAD: THE TRANSLATOR AND THE INNOVATOR

The Algerian software entrepreneur in Canada and the Egyptian Muslim scholar awarded one of Britain’s highest honours.

LEBANON BANKS REMAIN CLOSED

Banks were supposed to reopen on Tuesday but were kept closed.

 
 
 

ISRAEL-GAZA CLASHES ESCALATE AFTER ISLAMIC JIHAD COMMANDER KILLED

Islamic Jihad promises to retaliate after Bahaa Abu al-Ata and his wife were killed by an Israeli air attack on Gaza City.

IRAQ'S PROTESTS FUELLED BY POVERTY, POLITICAL STALEMATE

Protests continue in Iraq as frustrated populace demands jobs, better services and end to corruption.

 
 
 

HONG KONG ON EDGE AFTER POLICE WARN CITY ON 'BRINK OF BREAKDOWN'

Anti-government protesters resume attempts to block roads, transport after night of violence at major university campus.

SUSPECTED SUICIDE BOMBING TARGETS POLICE HQ IN INDONESIA'S MEDAN

Bomber killed and some officers wounded in blast that took place in car park outside building.

 
 
 

CASUALTIES REPORTED IN AFGHANISTAN CAR BOMB EXPLOSION

WHAT CAN THE 2019 ELECTION RESULTS TELL US ABOUT 2020?

With one year to go before US presidential elections, where do the key parties stand?

 
 
 

JEANINE ANEZ DECLARES HERSELF BOLIVIA INTERIM PRESIDENT

Senator takes control saying Bolivia cannot be left in power vacuum by Evo Morales exit in wake of disputed election.

SRI LANKA'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2019: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Sri Lankans will vote in November 16 presidential election with security and economy at the top of their minds.

 
 
 

UIGHUR ACTIVISTS SAY CHINA RUNNING HUNDREDS MORE CAMPS

A group said it assessed images from Google Earth and found 182 suspected 'concentration camps'.

FATHER OF DETAINED AL JAZEERA JOURNALIST MAHMOUD HUSSEIN DIES

Hussein's family calls on Egypt to allow him to attend funeral after requests to visit his ailing father were denied.

 
 
 

AUSTRALIAN GETS 4 MONTHS IN JAIL OVER DRUNKEN BALI RAMPAGE

Nicholas Carr carried out a campaign of destruction in Seminyak, a popular tourist area on the Indonesian island.

IRAN: EUROPEANS ARE HYPOCRITES FOR CONDEMNING NUCLEAR-DEAL BREACH

Foreign Minister Zarif baulks at EU statement suggesting it has kept up its part of the bargain over the nuclear deal.

 
 
 

CHINA AIMS TO BUILD ITS OWN YELLOWSTONE ON TIBETAN PLATEAU

Chinese government also wants to set limits on the region's growth in order to design its own national park system.

ISOLATED BELARUS LOOKS TOWARDS EUROPE DESPITE RUSSIAN OVERTURES

A rare trip to an EU nation sees Lukashenko defend his human rights record.

 
 
 

TURKISH STUDENTS, LECTURER ON TRIAL FOR BANNED LGBTI MARCH

Defendants face up to 3 years in prison if convicted of 'unlawful assembly and protest' at annual event in Ankara.

SIGHTS ON THE WORLD CUP: 'IS IT A REAL CHINESE FOOTBALL TEAM?'

The move to grant citizenship to foreign players as a way to lift standards has divided China's football fans.

 
 
 



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