Myanmar's ousted leader, once an icon of freedom, faces the prospect of another prolonged detention. But her handling of atrocities against the Rohingya has left her reputation abroad in tatters.
"Every day, you can see an increase in the Taliban's presence," an Afghan who worked with the U.S. tells NPR. "What am I going to do after September? ... Am I going to even be alive by December?"
Earlier this week, the U.S. and other leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations issued a statement calling for North Korea to abandon its nuclear program and return to talks.
In the wake of heated debate over the unproven lab leak theory, the world is calling on China to cooperate with investigations. But efforts to delve into this matter seem to be stalling.
The five editorial executives, including the editor in chief, were arrested Thursday morning amid a raid of the news outlets' offices.
The three astronauts who blasted off Thursday from the Jiuquan launch center in northwestern China will stay three months in the Tianhe, or Heavenly Harmony.
The sortie was the biggest of its kind since the Taiwanese government began publishing information about the frequent incursions last year. They have followed actions that Beijing disapproves of.
This year, China pledged to go carbon-neutral by 2060. It has invested heavily in solar, wind and nuclear energy. Still, coal-fired heavy industry made up 37% of its economic activity last year.
The U.S. trade deficit is hitting record highs — and it's fueled by a surge in demand for imports, mostly from East Asia. On both land and at sea, the shipping industry is struggling to keep up.
A global shortage of semiconductor chips has impacted the manufacturing of cars, electronics and appliances.
It's not clear how often or how broadly Beijing will use the law. But by complying with U.S. sanctions on China, businesses could face tough sanctions in China as a penalty for doing so.
A new Netflix movie called Skater Girl chronicles the journey of an Indian teenage girl who discovers a life-changing passion for skateboarding. It's also the story of Asha Gond.
Polls show that President Biden's rhetoric and policy changes have already improved America's image in parts of Europe. But analysts say he must also reach substantive agreements with G-7 countries.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jonathan Loeb, a senior crisis adviser and the lead author of Amnesty International's new report on the persecution of Uyghurs and other minority groups in Xinjiang.
India is trying to track — and help — the hundreds of children orphaned by the pandemic. Are the government efforts enough to protect them?