Category: Asia / Pacific

Scepticism over China’s plans for Myanmar’s Rohingya

The thirteenth Asia-Europe Meeting of foreign ministers, a forum for dialogue between 53 countries and regional blocs, was scheduled to take place in Naypyitaw before the outbreak of the crisis. But last year’s militant attacks in Rakhine state, where most Rohingya live, and subsequent crackdown by military forces and flood of refugees into Bangladesh, have

Scepticism over China’s plans for Myanmar’s Rohingya

The thirteenth Asia-Europe Meeting of foreign ministers, a forum for dialogue between 53 countries and regional blocs, was scheduled to take place in Naypyitaw before the outbreak of the crisis. But last year’s militant attacks in Rakhine state, where most Rohingya live, and subsequent crackdown by military forces and flood of refugees into Bangladesh, have

Scepticism over China’s plans for Myanmar’s Rohingya

The thirteenth Asia-Europe Meeting of foreign ministers, a forum for dialogue between 53 countries and regional blocs, was scheduled to take place in Naypyitaw before the outbreak of the crisis. But last year’s militant attacks in Rakhine state, where most Rohingya live, and subsequent crackdown by military forces and flood of refugees into Bangladesh, have

French FM Le Drian in India ahead of Macron visit

Arriving from Saudi Arabia, where he played a role in Lebanon’s departing Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s decision to visit Paris, Le Drian touched down in New Delhi early on Monday. He follows Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly, who visited India last month, and both are laying the way for Macron’s trip. That was originally scheduled

Journalists caught in crossfire of US- Russia ‘foreign agent’ tit-for-tat war

The foreign agent issue reflects the growing tension between the US and Russia and could also damage Washington’s relations with Beijing. Rights campaigners are angry about the Russian decision, too. “Our first reaction is indignation, as we condemn this move in the strongest terms,” says Alexander Artemyev, of Amnesty International’s Moscow office. “We do consider

Journalists caught in crossfire of US- Russia ‘foreign agent’ tit-for-tat war

The foreign agent issue reflects the growing tension between the US and Russia and could also damage Washington’s relations with Beijing. Rights campaigners are angry about the Russian decision, too. “Our first reaction is indignation, as we condemn this move in the strongest terms,” says Alexander Artemyev, of Amnesty International’s Moscow office. “We do consider

Journalists caught in crossfire of US- Russia ‘foreign agent’ tit-for-tat war

The foreign agent issue reflects the growing tension between the US and Russia and could also damage Washington’s relations with Beijing. Rights campaigners are angry about the Russian decision, too. “Our first reaction is indignation, as we condemn this move in the strongest terms,” says Alexander Artemyev, of Amnesty International’s Moscow office. “We do consider