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Oceania: China and Climate Change

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Solomon Islands Pact Clears Lane for China to Sail Into South Pacific
New Caledonian Teenagers Build their Faith During Youth Conference
Government under pressure to help Aboriginal families after ‘predatory’ funeral insurer’s collapse
The Mystery of the Puffer Fish Helmets of Kiribati
U.S. seeks to increase security cooperation with Papua New Guinea

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Papuan rebels kill construction worker in Indonesia
Traces of a World War II Battle Uncovered in the Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands will become first Pacific island nation to publish fishing activity to Global Fishing Watch map
Wisconsin Guard develops partnership with Papua New Guinea

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Indigenous peoples fight for land rights at global summit
What is at stake with new provinces in West Papua?
Fa’afafine Yuki Kihara celebrates Samoa’s third gender: ‘Galleries think they can tick the box with me’
Coast Guard assists in rescue of missing mariners in Micronesia
Japanese FM to visit Central Asia, Fiji, Palau in April-May
Palau Reaffirms Commitment to Generating 100% Renewable Energy by 2032
Leaked draft of an agreement between China and the Solomon Islands has U.S. concerned
Underwater cables to improve internet in New Caledonia

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US: A Proclamation on Asian American, Native Hawaiian, And Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2022
West Papua food estates threaten indigenous people, warns TAPOL
Scaling Palauan tradition to regional fisheries: Q&A with Noah Idechong
Climate crisis – not China – is biggest threat to Pacific, say former leaders
Crypto ‘paradise’ planned on Vanuatu island

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Pro-independence groups in New Caledonia wary of Macron
The World’s Greatest Travelers: The Age Of Polynesian Discovery
French Pacific elections support Macron despite drop in voter turnout
How The Phantom Became A Symbol For Papua New Guinea Warriors
China Plans To Turn Solomon Island Into An ‘Aeronautical Hub’

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1963 May 1: The Day of Terror: West Papua handed over to Indonesia
Surviving Battalion soldier says Māori are no better off now than before two world wars
Aboriginal child care centre faces funding uncertainty
Tonga’s colorful history reflected in its unusually shaped stamps
Pacific well poised for the return of tourism
Blown to Hell: America’s Deadly Betrayal of the Marshall Islanders
Intimate partner violence linked to poor pregnancy health in Vanuatu

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Indonesian law systematically stifles journalists
The Tonga volcano eruption shook the Earth
Church attack in Indonesia’s Papua province wounds two
Guam tourism restarts as more visitors, events resume
Māori mental health patients disproportionately facing seclusion, ombudsman finds
The story behind Asian Pacific American Heritage, and why it’s celebrated in May
“Groundbreaking” partnership to build Māori homes
Marshalls launches big child health intervention
Māori and Pacific children more likely to have asthma than those from other backgrounds
41st Flame Tree Arts Festival
New training facility opens to give young Māori a ‘springboard’ into mahi
One Island Nation’s Controversial Plan To Take Climate Justice Into Its Own Hands
NSW failing key Aboriginal child protection reforms, says government report
What do we know about the $450m superyacht linked to a Russian oligarch that’s been seized in Fiji?
Aboriginal voices on journey to Vic treaty
Fiji’s refusal to pay its dues to USP does not help anybody
Bristol Coe Gallery is UK’s first Aboriginal-owned art gallery
How a Malayali lawyer became one of independent Fiji’s founding fathers…
Solomon Islands to supervise Chinese police operating there
Tears and chocolate as New Zealand opens its borders to 60 more countries
May 3: World Press Freedom Day

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Americas: Le Pen and Slavery Reparations

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At 92, Oren Lyons is Still Working to Promote Native Rights and His Beloved Lacrosse

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Le Pen wins Guadeloupe, Martinique and French Guiana in final round of French presidential election
Protesters Urge Slavery Reparations As Royals Visit Saint Vincent & The Grenadines
Lakota Man Suggests Giving Florida Back to the Seminoles; Tens of Thousands Agree

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At least 17,000 arrested under state of emergency order in El Salvador
Extractive projects cause irreparable harm to indigenous cultures, languages, lives, speakers tell Permanent Forum
French election: why did Le Pen do so well in overseas territories?
French Guiana: “500 euros, the price of my life!”
In India, Argentina FM Santiago raises Falkland issue, lauds ties with Delhi
Honduras greenhouse park to become the largest producer-exporter in the Central American region
El Salvador extends state of emergency to curb gang violence
Costa Rica ransomware attack could herald new wave of Russian cybercrime
This narrow corridor of land could mean life or death for jaguars in Belize
A Push for Food Sovereignty Is Evolving Puerto Ricans’ Relationship with the Land

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Overseas territories reject Macron: Voters choose Le Pen after voting Mélenchon in 1st round
In Nicaragua, would-be migrants learn to swim to brave deadly Rio Grande
El Salvador anti-gang measures ‘a success’ as 17,000 held
Costa Rica’s president-elect Rodrigo Chaves apologises for sexual harassment
UK’s thirst for sugar fuelled slave trade in Antigua and Barbuda..
Indian Health Service Announces $5 Million in Funding for Ending the HIV Epidemic

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B.C. raises forest revenue sharing amounts for First Nations in reconciliation move
Brazil indigenous agency monitoring reported rape of Yanomami by miners
Suriname and Guyana at odds over fishing licenses
Chevron, Staatsolie sign production sharing contract for Suriname’s Block 7
Gibraltar’s Falklands war exhibition: “we share the right to freedom and self-determination”
Disappeared: a daughter’s 40-year search for her father, taken by Guatemala’s military dictatorship
Nicaragua to turn OAS building into “museum of infamy”
These Bolivian skateboarders use Indigenous attire to battle discrimination
Cherokee Nation Can Gather Sacred Plants on National Park Land
Sharp rise in food insecurity in the Caribbean, survey finds
And relax: The economic potential of wellness tourism in Turks and Caicos
Health Clinics Serving Native Americans in Cities Grapple with Limited Funding, Scarce Resources

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Curaçao is drafting its strategy in order to transform its free trade zone regime into a catalysator of economic growth
UK invites Honduras to join a new global security approach
20 dead, thousands flee homes as gangs battle in Haiti
P.E.I.’s Lennox Island First Nation to launch treaty lobster fishery without DFO deal
US Virgin Islands Eyes 2024 Return to Pre-Pandemic Cruise Levels
Nicaragua: Ortega Imitates Cuba with Forced Exile
Ecuador energy, agriculture ministers resign at Lasso’s request
Quebec First Nations push for more self-determination
Govt says referendum needed for Antigua & Barbuda to become a republic
Costa Rica Is Not Real
Ecuador ex-president Correa says Belgian asylum attests to innocence
Researchers unearth the painful history of a Native boarding school in Missouri
Dominica PM receives Order of Jose Marti from Cuba
‘Inuit culture and traditions are not for sale’: why the government should not approve Baffinland expansion
Bolivian boy turns photographer on iconic salt flats – with help from a dinosaur
University of California will waive tuition and fees for many Native American students
Highlights from St Maarten’s carnival competitions
Mining industry must improve working conditions for Inuit woman in Canada, Pauktuutit tells UN forum
UN calls for crackdown on organized crime in Paraguay and Brazil
Illegal miners bring sexual violence and disease to Indigenous reserve in Brazil
Population of the Caribbean Netherlands up by over 900
Royal Canadian Mounted Police, national Inuit organization agree on reconciliation plan
Turkish FM Makes Gray Wolves Gesture to Crowd in Uruguay Visit
Indigenous peoples fight for land rights at global summit
Dibaginjigaadeg Anishinaabe Ezhitwaad – A Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu
Cultural Celebration Kicks Off Jamaica 60 In UK
GY$150B in Guyana’s oil fund
Indigenous leader calls mandatory French courses in English CEGEPs ‘cultural genocide’
Native Author Angeline Boulley Wins The Edgar Award for Youth Adult for “Firekeeper’s Daughter”
Self-Determination for Puerto Rico Must Start in Puerto Rico, Not Congress
‘Las Abuelas’: How a Group of Sexual Slavery Survivors in Guatemala Won a Historic Legal Victory
Peru police evict indigenous protesters from China-owned MMG mine
Barbados signs an air services MOU with Ghana
UK invites Guatemala to join a new global security approach
Former St Lucia PM says time has come for country to become a republic

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El Salvador’s Bitcoin Experiment Lesson: Change Doesn’t Come Easy
Chile: One More Departure Point for Europe-Bound Cocaine
Ontario: First Nations share priorities on housing, health supports with party leaders
Dominican Republic banana exports in dire straits
Costa Rica increases pace of monetary tightening
World Bank says Guyana economy a standout in the hemisphere, but…
Neskantaga First Nation’s chief says residents don’t support federal drinking water settlement
Fed-Up Puerto Rican Businesses Sue Power Company After Yet Another Blackout
Morpho Butterfly: A New National Symbol for Costa Rica
Guyana: Gov’t to spend billions to address flooding in several regions
First Nations leaders call on Pope Francis to visit residential schools
Sharp increase in cyberattacks in TT, region
Traveler Story: Visiting The Indigenous Bribri Region In Costa Rica
Guyana is looking towards India as a global leader, says foreign minister Hugh Hilton Todd
First Nations say Ontario bypassing mandatory consultation to accelerate land development
Rihanna Is Thrilled About Her First Barbados National Heroes Day As An Honoree
Panama passes bill to regulate the use and commercialisation of crypto assets
Guyana: Mother of West Indies cricketer murdered
Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women Walk set for May 7 in Oneida
Royal tours to Caribbean ‘should be scrapped unless they address justice’
Indigenous Bolivian rapper breaking down barriers
Guyana’s president calls for ‘meaningful’ apology over slavery after meeting Boris Johnson
Opinion: Alberta needs a better plan to protect caribou and Indigenous culture
U.S. officials arrest British Virgin Islands premier on drug charges
Nonprofit group helping lift up Navajo community members
Healing hands in Guatemala
Canada: Indigenous Prosperity Forum Set to Gather Indigenous Dreamers, Creators, and their Supporters in the National Capital Region
Black Caribbean Brits call for reparations
Some in Nunavut community question where money from mining company has gone
The Exile of Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Efforts
PEI asking Ottawa for Confederation Bridge to be renamed Epekwitk Crossing
Green light for Dutch Caribbean Research Platform (DuCaRP)
34 years later, Guy Lafleur is remembered by the small Inuit village that welcomed him
Honduras requests development bank membership in search of financing
FNU podcast aims for Indigenous language revitalization
UK to impose direct rule over British Virgin Islands after inquiry finds rampant corruption
Bermuda trail brings island’s Black heritage to the fore
Honduran President Bans Open Pit Mining
Climate Change Is Transforming Greenland’s Landscapes—and Its Language

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Africa: 70 killed, 11 injured in South Sudan

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France hands over Gossi military base to Malian army
France accuses Russian mercenaries of staging a massacre in Mali
‘We’ve finished our tears’: Tigray’s main hospital exhausts food
Somaliland fire leaves traders penniless and market destroyed

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Niger approves re-deployment of more European special forces from Mali
Guinea’s ousted president Conde freed from house arrest
Equatorial Guinea suspends hundreds of ‘illegal’ ships
Mauritius dispatch: violent fuel protests expose rising disillusionment and social faultlines

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15 soldiers, 6 civilians killed in attacks in Mali, Burkina Faso
Mauritanian Ex-Guantanamo Prisoner Sues Canada
Cape Verde: ‘It feels as though everything here is music’
Marine Le Pen is far ahead in the West Indies, Reunion, Guyana and Mayotte

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Over 200 Reported Killed in West Darfur Tribal Clashes
Mali jihadist group claims capture of Russian Wagner group
Senegal reacts to Macron re-election
Guinea and Burkina Faso risk more sanctions over transition delay
Force-Feeding and Drug Abuse: The Steep Price of Beauty in Mauritania
Germany opens trial of Gambia death squad suspect
Biafra: ‘We’ll not spare you’ – IPOB warns as herdsmen threaten to take over Igboland
Cameroon: Separatists [Ambazonia], Nigerian Militants [Biafra] Paralyze Border
How to Decolonize Conservation
With China’s medical expertise, African island winning battle against malaria
French election: why did Le Pen do so well in overseas territories?
‘It’s all gone’: the women left bereft when Somaliland’s largest market burned down
Rwanda defends controversial asylum pact with the United Kingdom

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Niger, Burkina Faso Say 100 Jihadists Killed in Joint Op
Burkina Faso attempts uncertain dialogue with armed groups
Hunger grips Burkina Faso due to increasing jihadi violence
Togo to join Commonwealth
Guinea-Bissau: Crackdown on press freedom
Imarhan: the Tuareg blues group building an autonomous space on their own terms
Pro-Democracy MPs Remain in Jail As Eswatini Burns
Gabon invests in ecotourism to preserve mountain gorillas
Tigray’s health system ‘totally collapsed’, say health workers
Somalia is still fragile: What the new AU mission can do to help stabilise it
Informal Workers in Somaliland Struggle to Pick Up the Pieces
‘I lost everything’: Somaliland market fire upturns life, economy
Price of Bread Up 100% in Zimbabwe Since Russia Invaded Ukraine

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1960 April 27: Togo Independence Day
1961 April 27: Sierra Leone Independence Day
1994 April 27: Freedom Day in South Africa, first post-apartheid elections
Mali accuses France of spying over video of mass grave
Senegal and Rwanda Disclose Plans to develop Space Infrastructure
World Bank Funding Set to Boost Senegal’s Energy and Infrastructure Projects
Benin: Police officer killed in attack on police station
Biafra: Only people like us can decide whether Igbos will leave Nigeria – Okorocha
Pressure mounts for Chad to delay its national dialogue
Central African Republic adopts bitcoin as legal currency
Lawmakers, rights groups urge US to condition aid to Tunisia
Tunisia: opposition creates National Salvation Front ‘to save’ country
Tunisia detains crew of ship that sank off its coast this month
Seychelles to launch historic atmospheric balloon satellite
Taiwan pledges US$500,000 to help victims of Somaliland fire
Nearly 50 Percent of Zimbabwean Youth Not in School
Miss Rwanda organiser arrested for sexual assault
70 killed, 11 injured in South Sudan violence: UNMISS
South Sudan Monitoring Body: Cease-fire Under Threat
Senior Eritrean delegation on working visit to Russia

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Two former executives charged and jailed for corruption in Guinea
Chairman of Teachers Solidarity in Sierra Leone arrested for speaking out on national television
‘Our hands are tied’: Liberia grapples with heaps of city waste
Soaring food prices due to Ukraine war may stoke ‘unrest’ in Africa, says IMF
Namibia Third Wealthiest in Africa Per Capita
Botswana youth urged to emulate their Chinese counterparts
The deadly accordion wars of Lesotho
132 die of measles in Republic of Congo
Gabonese FA president charged in connection with investigation into alleged sexual abuse
Equatorial Guinea to prosecute owner of sunk oil tanker ‘fraudulently’ flying country flag
Tunisia’s Democratic Backsliding and Economic Woes Illustrate the Limits of Transition
Tunisia’s food shortages shine a spotlight on its core economic failings
Landmines in Libya capital killed 130 in 2020
Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow pulls mercenaries from Libya
Spain Is Once Again Denying the Sahrawi People’s Right to Self-Determination
“Vive la France!”: The French once again top tourist market for Seychelles in April
Tigray in Ethiopia was an environmental success story, but the war is undoing decades of regreening
Roger Federer pays visit to Malawi to hand over educational tablets
Malawi-based advocate is working to bring quality drinking water and sanitation services to the African nation
African debt: China to ‘co-chair’ debt restructuring talks with Zambia
Somalia elects speaker, paves way for presidential vote
Zimbabwe introduces online court trials
Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry pledges to end child labor and deforestation
Zimbabwe cracks down on mobile money to discourage US dollar uptake
Burundi rapper imprisoned for flouting ‘good morals’
Burundi’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission bringing closure to families of 1972 massacre

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Europe: Is Kremlin About To Expand War To Moldova

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‘For as long as the war lasts’: Flanders takes in 68 Ukrainian children
‘Green industry wants to take our land’: the Arctic paradox
Ready to try Irish? Is Féidir Linn project makes Irish language accessible at home
Frustration as Russian fishing vessels continue to work off Shetland
‘Troubled Water’ Review: Culture and Conflict on the Shores of the Black Sea

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In from the cold: indigenous Sámi artists debut at the Venice Biennale
Slovak Official: Ukraine Joining EU Would Bring Benefits to Easter Slovakia

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Lists, Disappearances, And Talk Of A Referendum: Life In Russian-Occupied Southern Ukraine
Crimean Tatar leader urges Crimea youths, reserve officers not to become murderers

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Countries buying Russian oil, gas complicit in war crimes
Achtung! Welsh-speaking German Hendrik urges budding singers to aim for TV stardom
British Intelligence: Russian Army Exhausted By Mariupol
Ethnic Kalmyk Founder Of Clothing Brand Flees Russia Amid Threats
Far-right wins second round of French presidential election in Northern Catalonia
At Caritas warehouse in Poland, supplies for Ukraine are scarce
BBC’s Pilgrimage: Celebrities ‘mock’ Gaelic on Hebrides trip
Bellingcat: Russia Lost 90% of Its Best Paratroopers
Catalan poet shortlisted for prestigious Canadian poetry prize
Germany’s SPD calls on Gerhard Schröder to quit party over Russia links
Catalans residing abroad double in 10 years to 357,000
Game Over For Belarusian National Bank
Barcelona research institute discovers antibody that prevents metastasis and slows cancer growth
Finland, Sweden to begin NATO application in May, say local media reports
Might Russia declare ‘victory’ in Ukraine, regroup then invade elsewhere?
Minsk orders Lithuanian schools to teach only in Russian and Belarusian
European Commission meeting with Catalan anti-independence group in spotlight
Estonian PM Kaja Kallas: ‘Our neighbor’s problems today are our problems tomorrow’
ICC Joins 3 Countries in Probing Possible Russian War Crimes in Ukraine
Greenpeace activists tried to block a Russian oil tanker heading to Norway
US Diplomats Begin to Return to Ukraine
Has Luxembourg become Europe’s hub for data-driven startups?
Platinum Jubilee: Commemorative Isle of Man coins launched
Scots complain at Faroese-Russian fishing arrangements
The bombing of Guernica: who was responsible?
Pro-EU politicians hail defeat of Slovenia’s hard-right prime minister
Slovakia looks to home-grown uranium to cut Russian nuclear dependence

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Another push for dismantling Soviet Victory monument in Latvia
Croatian President threatens to block Finland, Sweden joining Nato unless Bosnian electoral law is reformed
Russian-occupied area of Moldova blames Ukrainian militants for explosions
Russia’s war in Ukraine threatens to spill over in dangerous new phase
‘Very stoical’ Welsh population who ‘don’t bother the doctor’ leading to poorer cancer survival rates says First Minister
‘It’s time the Internet speaks Catalan’: Times Square billboard promotes language in digital sphere
Catalan architecture studio awarded 2022 Emerging Mies Van der Rohe prize
‘Alcarràs’: Green carpet homage to rural life in Catalonia premieres in Lleida
Scottish Labour leaflets blame ‘Tory-made’ cost of living crisis on the SNP
Is Switzerland right to prevent the delivery of ammunition to Ukraine?
Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue Should Center on Mutual Recognition, Says Senior US Diplomat
The Controversial Legacy of Dick Marty in Kosovo
Albania Urged to Ensure Proper Care for Psychiatric Patients
What political newcomer Robert Golob’s election win means for Slovenia
Esports Around The World: Malta
Russia cuts off gas to Bulgaria and Poland

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Three Seas Initiative evidences shared political, economic and civic ambitions of 12 EU member states
‘Ultra-Unionist’ group The Majority unveil anti-SNP billboards in Scotland’s biggest cities
Danish reinforcements land in Latvia to boost NATO presence
Welsh MP ‘distressed’ after not featuring on Kremlin sanctions list
Lithuania to buy patrol vessels from Finland
Spanish defense minister facing mounting pressure to step down over Catalangate
Number of smuggler cigarettes in Lithuania quadruples, most come from Belarus
Philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler receives 33rd Catalonia International Prize
Latvian minister: we’re not interested in freezing the war, we want Ukraine to win
Kosovo police attacked near Serbian border, again
Denmark agrees €15 million deal to send 300 foreign prisoners to Kosovo
Open Letter to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania
Corsican village abstains en masse in French election
Albanian State ‘Arbitrarily’ Expropriates Citizens from Their Homes
The Irish-language novel that caught the eye of ‘the Eurovision for literature’
North Macedonia to host Open Balkans summit
Cornwall’s first 15 ‘micro homes’ given planning permission as Council continues to tackle housing crisis
Divisive Statue of ‘Assassin’ May Return to North Macedonia
Minister Fleming launches Ireland’s first Women in Finance Charter
Gibraltar’s Falklands war exhibition: “we share the right to freedom and self-determination”
Belgium ‘fully prepared’ as Russia shuts off gas to Poland and Bulgaria
Vatican trial places pope, top aide at center of London deal
Frost accuses Dublin of ‘disrupting the balance’ in Northern Ireland
Russia doubles fossil fuel revenues since invasion of Ukraine began
Scotland: Nordic streaming service Viaplay buys rights to men’s matches from 2024
Romania wants to be region’s main stability and security hub
Is Northern Ireland ready for unity with the south?
Czech Republic has Neolithic structures older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian Pyramids
Austria says Russian gas still flowing as it scrambles for alternatives
EU triggers rule of law procedure against Hungary
Iceland’s Wilderness Mapped in More Detail than Ever
BASF to wind down in Russia and Belarus
Scotland ‘to lose millions due to UK Government’s EU replacement fund’
Human rights: Belarus journalists win World Press Freedom Prize
‘Black Snow Falls’: Life Around Serbia’s Oldest Coal-Fired Power Plant
Belarus eyes wider death penalty use after anti-war railway sabotage
Switzerland welcomes UN vote to scrutinise Security Council veto
Bulgaria slams Russia for ‘gas blackmail’, will not halt Serbia deliveries
Children ‘Invisible’ in Serbia’s Response to Domestic Abuse
Poland, Bulgaria, defiant after Russia cuts off gas supply
First Irish Naval visit to Scotland for over 10 years arrives in Glasgow
Hungary and Slovakia ‘breach EU sanctions’ by bowing to Russian gas demands
US in Diplomatic Offensive to Win Over Serbia
Slovakia donates additional €2 million worth of military equipment to Ukraine
Luxembourg turns cold shoulder to art students
Slovakia, Czechia to stop subsidising natural gas for heating
Climate change is heating up Scotland’s lochs and reservoirs
Fears of conflict grow in Moldova breakaway region
Bosnia Indicts Ten for Yugoslav Troops’ Deaths in Sarajevo
Fears of Ukraine war expanding after Moldova blasts
Little Liechtenstein takes on the world’s most powerful countries at the UN
First Ukraine, Now Moldova? Is The Kremlin About To Expand Its War?
From Bosnia to Ukraine, Exhibition Documents Struggle for Peace
Blasts in Russia-Backed Transnistria Pose ‘Risk to Moldova’: President
Scotland wins bid to host global seafood conference
Soviet Monuments Come Down Across Europe

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War in Ukraine and the Fight for Democracy in Belarus

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Asia: Tibetan leader in exile Penpa Tsering visits Washington

Balkan criminals, and their money, are hiding in the United Arab Emirates

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Hazaras Targeted In Afghanistan Yet Again
Tajikistan: UN experts sound alarm about tensions in Gorno-Badakhshan, urge protection of Pamiri minority
Six killed as hundreds of Rohingya flee Malaysia detention
India starts deporting Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar
Uyghur human rights advocate calls upon companies to abandon products of forced labour in Xinjiang

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Iraqi Kurdistan leaders revive bid for confederation
Ramos-Horta wins East Timor election
UK ministers ready ban on health goods from China’s Xinjiang
Chinese Muslims want ICC to hear former Xinjiang detainee
Tibet builds makeshift Covid hospitals despite one case since pandemic began

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Unending Brutalisation in Balochistan
Revitalised Angkor Wat brings hope for Cambodia tourism recovery
Brunei concerned over violence against Palestinians

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Jose Ramos-Horta wins East Timorese presidency, promises political stability
Uyghur lecturer sentenced to 13 years over writings, foreign connections

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Oman secures release of 14 foreigners held in Yemen
RRR, Baahubali, Raavan: How Indian Cinema Stereotypes ‘Adivasis’
Russia poised to exploit Mongolia on Soyuz–Vostok pipeline

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Tibetan village leaders told to ‘Speak in Chinese’
Tibet’s New College Admission Rules: No University for Dalai Lama Supporters
Pro-China newspaper denounces Hong Kong journalists’ union as ‘anti-China’
China’s Global Image Under Strain as Sri Lanka Faces Debt Trap
Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club Suspends Top Asian Human Rights Awards
New Probe Into 2005 Death Of Kazakh Opposition Leader Rejected
Interview: China Has More Tools Than Ever To Target Uyghurs Abroad
Status woe: Temple Mount is an enduring thorn in Israel’s ties with Jordan
Rare flare-up on Israel-Lebanon border after Jerusalem holy site confrontations
Austria MMA champion dedicates win to Palestine
Why has a movement that wants ‘India Out’ of the Maldives been banned?
India-Maldives defence partnership at its pinnacle: Maldives defence minister
Russia Squeezes Kazakhstan
Sichuan-Tibet Railway enters eastern Tibet: Enormous destruction and premeditated assault
Tibet’s leader seeks U.S. action to end China’s ‘cultural eradication’
Uyghur internment camp survivors rally outside UN office in Geneva

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Forced out of homes in Chhattisgarh, Adivasis now face second displacement from Telangana
Iraq’s tug of war with Kurdistan highlights risks to foreign investors
Balochistan Liberation Army claims Karachi attack and ‘1st woman suicide bomber’
Iraqi Kurdistan in disarray
12 militants killed in Kashmir in last 10 days
In Syria, Iranian forces fill gaps left by Ukraine-bound Russians: Sources
Kazakhstani Banks Eye the Spoils of Sanctioned Russian Subsidiaries
Israeli Forces Kill 20-Year-Old Palestinian Youth in Jericho
Kyrgyzstan: President puts thumb on scales in criminal case of investigative reporter
Qatar’s spending on military soars by 434%
Turkmenistan: No COVID, no worries
Qatar calls for protection of Palestinians amid Israeli attacks
Persecution of Myanmar Christians ‘akin to Rohingya’
Bahrain to ban single-use plastic bags from September
UN appeals to Singapore to spare life of Malaysian with learning disability
Bahrain planning major outreach to American Christians
Tibetan exile leader arrives in Washington for talks
Taiwan promotes literature, tourism at LA book fair
A decade after activist’s death, rights groups in Cambodia press for answers
Taiwan has 26% of world chip revenues
Taiwan aims to learn lessons of Ukraine in annual military drills

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April 27 nightfall: Nissan 27: Yom HaShoah, Israeli Holocaust Remembrance Day