For the first time since India first celebrated Republic Day on January 26, 1950, there will be two parades in India’s capital Delhi next week.
Ongoing clashes in Sudan’s restive Darfur have killed at least 83 people in two days, state media said Sunday, just over two weeks after a long-running peacekeeping mission ended operations
After the 10-month dark tunnel that upended millions of lives in 2020, a shed of light has given hope to people in 2021. India is all set to kick off what is touted to be the world’s largest vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16.
During the late 1990s, Taiwan was often touted as a best-case scenario of democratization. Despite internal national identity divisions, its authoritarian past, and the military threat from China, Taiwan went through a remarkably smooth and peaceful democratic transition.
Pakistan has started a five-day vaccination campaign to try to protect tens of millions of children against polio.
The 37th Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China have opened to visitors, featuring frozen towers, palaces and castles.
Saudi Arabia has decided to reopen its land, air and sea borders with Qatar, ending more than three years of isolation of the latter from the Persian Gulf states.
2014 is a landmark year for the world economy, one when the dominance of the USA appears to be over as China becomes the world’s largest economy.
Mozambique is stepping up plans to formalise international help to combat the Islamist insurgency in gas-rich Cabo Delgado province.
After Bahrain, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates, Morocco has also decided to recognise the state of Israel.