It has been a year since the Indian government stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special semi-autonomous status. DW examines what has changed there since then.
North Korea probably has nuclear warhead devices to fit inside ballistic missiles. Pyongyang, which has not conducted a nuclear test in almost three years, is accused of still seeking to build an arsenal.
The government said that it had received information suggesting that "Pakistan-sponsored groups" were planning violent protests that could endanger life and property on the anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370.
Small and medium enterprises are considered the backbone of the Indonesian economy. They now risk bankruptcy due to the ongoing coronavirus health crisis in the country.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has announced a one-year delay to legislative elections, after 12 pro-democracy candidates were barred from the poll. Germany says it will suspend its extradition agreement with the city.
The EU's recent penalties against China for its actions in Hong Kong are welcome, writes pro-democracy activist Nathan Law. But they need to go further, as it’s the only way to halt China's increasing itarianism.
The young activists were detained on suspicion of being involved in a pro-independence group. The arrests are the first to target public figures since the controversial new law came into effect last month.
ities have disqualified 12 opposition candidates from running in the upcoming election, with activist Joshua Wong saying he was among them. The government rejected accusations of "political censorship."
Pulitzer Prize-winning China correspondent Ian Johnson was expelled from China in March. In an interview with DW, Johnson said Beijing successfully targeted investigative reporters, and now coverage is suffering.
As India eases restrictions, it seems some people have forgotten there ever was a pandemic. Weddings and leisure activities are almost back in full-swing, while religious centers are turning into potential hotspots.
Every year, some 200,000 Pakistanis travel to Mecca to perform the Hajj, with some even spending all their savings to fulfill their religious duty. But this year, they can only watch a subdued Hajj on their TV screens.
The spread of the coronavirus has accelerated across the country with nearly 50,000 new cases daily. Despite warnings from experts, the government insists there is no community transmission. Murali Krishnan reports.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has imposed a total lockdown on the city of Kaesong near the border with South Korea after a person there was found with suspected COVID-19 symptoms, state media reported.
An official serological study reveals that nearly one-fifth of Delhi's population has possibly been infected by COVID-19. But officials are not alarmed — instead they are optimistic about the overall situation.
Pakistan's already fragile economy had only just been moving towards stability when the health crisis struck. Experts fear that the pandemic's economic fallout will considerably derail the country's recovery process.
In the aftermath of a coronavirus testing scandal in Dhaka, Bangladeshis living in Rome have reported a change in attitude towards their community. Some say they have become stigmatized as "viral bombs."
As cases continue to rise, the government has ordered police to accompany medics and transfer any infected patients to isolation facilities. Citizens have also been encouraged to report any infected neighbors in hiding.
The China-US conflict has increased sharply in the past few months, with experts saying there is a risk of an all-out war. What is behind this hostility, and what kind of world order is Beijing aiming for? DW analyzes.
The king's passivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has made him the target of unprecedented criticism at k8彩乐园手机客户端apphome and abroad. As Thailand struggles to cope with the crisis, he is gallivanting miles away in Germany.
India's northern Naga tribes have been in a 50-year dispute with ities over how they are recognized by New Delhi. Despite promises of rapprochement, armed tension continues. Ankita Mukhopadhyay reports from Kohima.
Although Bangladesh is a traditional ally of India, New Delhi's controversial citizenship law has strained relations. Other regional powers are now taking advantage of the rift to gain a foothold at India's doorstep.
Child rape survivor and somatic therapist Vasu Primlani helps others rebuild their lives.
Rape allegations are not taken seriously in Pakistan, with people even blaming the victim for having a political motive.
Several cluster outbreaks have seen South Korea's government engage in pandemic whack-a-mole.
Vietnam is back on high alert after the first community infections since April were confirmed.
The US forced the Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas to shut down, calling it a hub for espionage.
China's new Security Law means the end of the freedom of expression for Hongkongers.
The Korean Baseball Organization has allowed a limited number of baseball fans back into stadiums.
The Games were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and now, enthusiasm waning in Japan.
Pyongyang has dismissed the UN report, which quotes 100 women who experienced torture, malnutrition, forced labor, sexual violence and murder of new-born children. Julian Ryall reports.
Najib faced 7 charges relating to money that went missing from a state development fund. Abuse of power and money laundering were some of the charges he faced. It's not the end of his legal troubles, and he will appeal.
A school textbook exploring the fictional lives of adolescents and sexually active couples has caused a real-world storm. Conservative politicians and monks argue that sex education undermines Burmese culture.
Seoul has summoned Iran's ambassador to South Korea and lodged a protest over Tehran's threat to take legal action over the freezing of Iranian assets in South Korean banks. Julian Ryall reports.
Pakistan has accelerated work on a number of hydropower projects in the Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan regions. But many locals oppose the projects and say they are being built on disputed territories. S Khan reports.
In a new post-COVID-19 world, many of Thailand's antiquated school rules remain. But some students are rebelling against an education system which they say nurtures a culture of unquestionable acceptance of ity.
Brand new luxury condominiums are springing up across the capital Phnom Penh, but the average Cambodian cannot afford to live in them. This has increased dependency on foreign investors. Ate Hoekstra reports.
Activists have raised concern over a systematic harassment of independent journalists amid a shrinking space for the freedom of expression. Pakistan's powerful military has once again been accused of silencing dissent.
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