India

Indonesia’s daily Covid infections higher than India and Brazil

Indonesia has reported more daily Covid-19 infections than India and Brazil as the Delta strain sweeps across south-east Asia, placing intense pressure on health systems.

India

Tensions remain high as hopes dashed for breakthrough in China and India stalemate

It was described as a dialogue, the first high-level meeting in months between the Indian and Chinese foreign ministers to address the ongoing border aggressions

World

Hong Kong police arrest senior Apple Daily journalist at airport

Hong Kong police have arrested a former senior Apple Daily journalist at the airport while he was attempting to leave the city. The 57-year-old journalist

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The closure of Apple Daily marks the start of a sinister new era for Hong Kong | Louisa Lim

In recent weeks, I’ve read one example after another of a heartbreaking new genre of farewell journalism from some of Hong Kong’s most prominent figures.

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Hong Kong leader refuses to say how media can avoid arrest in wake of Apple Daily raids

Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has refused to clarify how journalists can avoid breaking the vaguely defined national security law following the raid and prosecution

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‘Worst of times’: Hong Kong media defiant amid police crackdown

Apple Daily’s journalism has ruffled feathers since its establishment in 1995. A populist Hong Kong tabloid owned by Jimmy Lai, a pro-Trump media mogul and

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Nato summit: leaders declare China presents security risk

Nato leaders have declared China presents a security risk at their annual summit in Brussels, the first time the traditionally Russia-focused military alliance has asserted

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Expect China to be furious at being cast as a threat to the west

When the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) was established on 4 April 1949, its mission was to counterbalance armies from the Soviet Union that were

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Kim Jong-un: apparent weight loss prompts speculation over North Korean leader’s health

Kim looks noticeably slimmer in his first public appearance for a month, highlighting possible health issues over weight and lifestyle The North Korean leader, Kim