March 17, 2021

Residents flee Yangon suburb fearing fresh Myanmar military crackdown, EU readies sanctions

Thousands of residents fled an industrial suburb of Myanmar’s commercial capital on Tuesday, after it was placed under martial law by the ruling junta following bloody anti-coup protests over the weekend. […]
March 16, 2021

Why are COVID cases rising in Europe despite vaccination efforts?

Infectious strains, sluggish vaccine rollouts and a lax attitude to physical distancing have seen cases surge in some countries. […]
March 15, 2021

Angela Merkel’s centre-right party defeated in two German state elections

Angela Merkel’s centre-right party was heading for clear defeats at the hands of popular left-leaning governors in two German states on Sunday, according to projections. […]
March 15, 2021

Third Covid wave sweeps across EU and forces new restrictions

New variants blamed as Italy, France, Germany and Poland see infection rates surge […]
March 2, 2021

Elbasy, Kyrgyz President meet

First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with visiting President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov, the Elbasy’s official website reads. […]
March 1, 2021

Baku warns Armenia against ‘illegal’ force deployments

Armenia violating international law by sending troops to internationally recognized territories of Azerbaijan, says Baku […]
March 1, 2021

Tech demand drives Asia’s factory revival, China’s slowdown puts dampener

Solid demand for technology goods drove extended growth in Asia’s factories in February, but a slowdown in China underscored the challenges facing the region as it seeks a sustainable recovery from the shattering COVID-19 pandemic blow. […]