Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son’s travel

Image copyright Sadam Abudusalamu Image caption Sadam Abudusalamu and Nadila Wumaier married in Xinjiang, China, in 2016 The Australian government has called on China to allow an ethnic Uighur mother and son to leave the country, following a public plea from the child’s father. Rights groups say China is holding about a million Uighurs and […]

India building collapse: Rescuers form human chain to search for Mumbai survivors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rescuers are relying on human chains of volunteers A human chain of rescuers is searching for survivors a day after a building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, killing 13 people and trapping dozens. Officials say rescue efforts have been hampered by a warren of old streets which […]

Rohingya crisis: US imposes sanctions on top Myanmar generals

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Myanmar’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, and other top military figures, are accused of continuing violations The US has imposed sanctions on Myanmar’s top general and three senior officers, accusing them of human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims. The generals and their families are banned from entering the US. Secretary of […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav: International Court of Justice to rule on ‘India spy’ case

Image copyright EPA Image caption The case is being closely watched in India An international court is due to rule in a contentious case brought by India to try and save a retired Navy officer on death row in Pakistan for spying. India denies Kulbhushan Jadhav is a spy. It has argued in the International […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav: International Court of Justice to rule on ‘India spy’ case

Image copyright EPA Image caption The case is being closely watched in India An international court is due to rule in a contentious case brought by India to try and save a retired Navy officer on death row in Pakistan for spying. India denies Kulbhushan Jadhav is a spy. It has argued in the International […]

India building collapse: Many trapped and 10 dead in Mumbai

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rescuers are searching debris to find those trapped inside the building in Dongri At least 10 people have been killed and many remain trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, officials say. The cause of the collapse in the Dongri area of southern Mumbai is […]

New Zealand’s Dunedin jokes about losing ‘steepest street’ title

Media caption“Sorry New Zealand but it’s now our time to shine” Just as New Zealand is dealing with losing the Cricket World Cup to England, it’s suffered another blow: the country no longer has the “world’s steepest street”. For years, Dunedin’s Baldwin Street proudly held that title, and was listed in the Guinness Book of […]

India building collapse: Dozens trapped and four dead in Mumbai

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rescuers are searching debris to find those trapped inside the building in Dongri At least four people have been killed and more than 30 are trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, officials say. The cause of the collapse in the Dongri area of southern […]

New Zealand’s Dunedin jokes about losing ‘steepest street’ title

Media caption“Sorry New Zealand but it’s now our time to shine” Just as New Zealand is dealing with losing the Cricket World Cup to England, it’s suffered another blow: the country no longer has the “world’s steepest street”. For years, Dunedin’s Baldwin Street proudly held that title, and was listed in the Guinness Book of […]

India building collapse: Dozens trapped in south Mumbai

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rescuers are searching debris to find those trapped inside the building in Dongri Two people have been killed and more than 30 are still trapped after a four-storey building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, officials say. The cause of the collapse in the Dongri area in southern Mumbai […]

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