Exports Rise: On The Ropes

Counterterrorism Police ‘Clean Up’ After Tibetan Monk’s Death
Pro-independence parties get 80% of votes in Greenlandic election
The battle for Belarus: Russified regime faces Westernizing society
For stateless and scattered Tibetans, a new online tool helps voters make an informed choice
‘Leave no Tigrayan’: In Ethiopia, an ethnicity is erased
Corruption in Nicaragua Building Since 2012
US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan
87 killed and 191 injured as tribal violence escalates in West Darfur
China condemns 2 to death in Xinjiang for separatism, bribe taking
Ukraine’s Territorial Defense volunteers prepare to support army in case of Russian invasion
Taiwan Will Fight ‘to the Very Last Day’ If China Attacks
Rwanda remembers victims of the 1994 Tutsi genocide
Lviv authorities refuse to buy Belarusian buses not to ‘finance regime’
Beijing Continues Its Steady But Uneven Rise In the World
NATO At 72: Alliance Faces New Challenges, Enduring Threats
Main opposition party against mining wins Greenland election
‘There’s more reason to be yes than no’ says rugby star on Welsh Independence
3rd health minister fired in virus-battered Czech Republic
US restores $235 million in humanitarian assistance to Palestinians blocked by Trump
Armenian Leader Asks Putin For Help With POWs Held By Azerbaijan
UK PM urges calm as Belfast protesters hijack bus, attack police
Protests erupt in Benin days before high-stakes election
How Nicaraguans Use Social Media
France passes “historic” law to allow minoritised language immersion in public schools
Israel stands in silence for 2 minutes for Holocaust Remembrance Day
Hrodna Azot Worker: Strike Didn’t Just Succeed – It’s Gaining Momentum
China proposes cooperation with Mongolia on seasonal dust storms
Tobacco sales season kicks off in Zimbabwe with impressive harvest
Tsikhanouskaya asks Norway, Estonia to initiate UN Security Council hearings on Belarus
Kyrgyz Erupt In Protest After Bodies Found In Suspected ‘Bride Kidnapping’
Disinformation build-up: pro-Kremlin media reinvigorate their focus on Ukraine
U.S.’s Blinken reaffirms strategic partnership in call with Jordan’s king
Sanctions breach suspected as Siemens & Grundfos equipment spotted at water station in occupied Crimea
Death toll in Sudan’s West Darfur region rises to 132, over 200 people injured
El Salvador president refuses to meet senior US diplomat
Chlorine used to torture political prisoners in Belarus
Northern Ireland leaders call for calm after violence escalates
Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is far from over
One killed, six injured in Benin protest
Singapore’s designated future leader steps aside
Imprisonments of far-right supporters who assaulted Catalan cultural center frozen
Defrocked US priest revered in East Timor accused of abuse
Scottish election: Holyrood set for large pro-independence majority
Civil servant dubbed ‘most powerful woman in Britain’ drafted to help save the union
Jovan Divjak, Defender of Sarajevo, Dies at Age 84
Putin appoints his Siberian envoy as the acting head of North Ossetia
France accords New Caledonia a third, and final, referendum on independence
Jordan was never ‘boring.’ A vibrant protest movement has been ignored for too long.
‘Our homeland is where the money is’: pragmatic citizenship in Tajikistan
Slander campaign threatens Serbian civil society and independent media
Greta Thunberg to skip UN climate conference over vaccine inequality
Chad: Women hold decisive vote in upcoming presidential election
Imprisoned journos of Belsat TV, get Ales Lipai Prize
GOP lawmakers block Biden assistance to Palestinians
Twitter Unveils Bespoke Emoji Supporting Asia’s ‘Milk Tea Alliance’
Belarus’ independent trade union movement becomes 2021 Arthur Svensson Prize awardee
Crime Reporter Gunned Down in Athens
Living in shadows: Life as a gay in Dakar
Russia’s triple strategy of proxy war used against Georgia in 1920 and now
Explosive eruption rocks volcano on Caribbean’s St. Vincent
Chinese Navy Harasses Boat Carrying Filipino Journalists
Spain disqualifies Joan Josep Nuet for disobedience during Catalan 2017 independence push
United States issues guidelines to encourage more interaction with Taiwan
Motorbike taxis take centre stage ahead of Benin vote
Political will is needed to end discrimination of Roma in CEE
UK will be England with a ‘reluctant’ Wales, Welsh Gov advisor suggests
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Conducts ‘Routine’ Drills Near Taiwan
Kim compares North Korea’s economic woes to 1990s famine
The bitter battle over tourism at “Russia’s Sacred Sea”
Australians protest Aboriginal deaths in custody, 30 years after major report
Femicides on the Rise in Nicaragua during 2021
Cuban Communists Meet Facing Old & New Challenges
Tensions escalate in Donbas and on Ukrainian border
What is behind the latest unrest in N Ireland?
Let us rebuild Beirut’s port in less than three years, says France’s CMA CGM
Thousands protest in Belgrade, demand government action to stop pollution
Djibouti’s President Guelleh wins fifth term with 97% of votes
Prince Philip’s islander devotees inspired by shared respect for tradition
Singapore’s smiley-face activist Jolovan Wham says he just wanted to make a point
Jamaica’s spate of femicides raises perennial questions about the influence of dancehall music
Should there be Shona-language versions of Google and social media sites? This Zimbawean technologist says yes
Ten years after Bahrain’s failed ‘Spring’, political detainees are suffering
Nicaraguan Journalist under Permanent Police Siege
Hunger Strike Ends in Santiago de Cuba
Audio tapes of thousands of overheard conversations, a reconstruction of the MH17 disaster
‘Fear of authority is still with us’. The past stalks anti-Soviet dissidents
Israel pledges to work with U.S. on Iran
Jordan’s King Abdullah and estranged Prince Hamza make first joint appearance since rift
Artistic performances and community events to mark Second Republic anniversary in Barcelona
Kyrgyz Voters Approve Constitutional Changes To Strengthen Presidency
7 Catholic Clergy, Including French Citizens, Abducted in Haiti, Church Says
Tibetans in 26 countries cast votes for Dharamshala-based parliament-in-exile
French Polynesia will reopen to international travelers on May 1
Somaliland and Taiwan: Two territories with few friends but each other
Chechen Deported From France Faces Possible Torture And Death In Homeland
How the CCP Mobilized a Cross-Border Disinformation Campaign Against the Czech Senate Speaker
Xinjiang Viscose Producer Tied to Forced Labor Cut Off by Finnish Supplier
Exploring Chinese Military Thinking on Social Media Manipulation Against Taiwan
Four Baloch refugees killed in Spin Boldak terrorist attack
Iran blames Israel for sabotage at nuclear facility, vows response
Ecuador goes with conservative banker in presidential vote
Tajik Officials Say Suspect Dead After ‘Jumping’ Out Of Police Building
Dubai parts with curtain covers for restaurants in Ramadan
VICE Asia Tampers with Khmer Rouge Tribunal Evidence
Norway charges man over thwarted attacks in London, Denmark
WWF Highlights Illegal Fishing, Trade In Sturgeon In Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine
African Union praises Chad’s ‘peaceful’ presidential election
Civil Society and China’s Global Media Footprint
Footballers in Zimbabwe play in “money matches” to support families
A ‘Brief Trip’ That Lasted 17 Years: Kazakh Reunites With Family After Finally Being Freed In Xinjiang
Bhutan Vaccinates 93% of Adults in 16 Days
One Day After Navalny’s Team Established In Daghestan, Whereabouts Of Coordinator Unknown
Canada Blocks Defense Exports To Turkey Over Transfer Of Drones To Azerbaijan
ILO Launches Immediate Intervention Procedure Due to Workers’ Rights Situation in Belarus
Dili floods a costly consequence of poor urban planning
US affirms ‘unwavering support’ for Ukraine in face of Russian aggression
China sends 25 warplanes into Taiwan air zone
Something historic just took place in the world of Welsh language culture – but you probably missed it
Georgian Opposition Leader Remanded In Detention Amid Protests
Mali: Top ex-rebel leader Sidi Sidati shot dead at Bamako residence
Traditional parties face upset by newcomers in Cape Verde
A fast end to an era of political dominance in Samoa
On eve of Yezidi New Year, Kurdistan pledges strong support for just demands
Going online is keeping Kadazan and other indigenous languages alive in Borneo
Benin’s President Patrice Talon retains power after sweeping victory
HK journalist who challenged WHO official quits HK public broadcaster
Cuba: A Fist Raised with Handcuffs Hanging
Urging people to spoil or cast blank ballots in elections to become a crime in Hong Kong
Kurdistan Region needs continued US support for ‘lasting defeat’ of ISIS
St. Vincent seeks water, funds as volcano keeps erupting
New Caledonia to hold third independence referendum
Brazil Supreme Court sides with Guarani Kaiowá
Montenegro on the ropes over China deal
Norway logs first murder of the year
Māori stories and language at the heart of publisher’s 30-year success
China’s Exports Rise as Global Demand Revives