WhatsApp faces scrutiny in India amid concerns about the role the app is playing in disseminating information
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Malaysian election was the result of the grass-roots efforts of citizens to vote against formidable odds
Authorities in a Muslim region have ensnared hundreds of thousands of Muslim Chinese in mass internment camps
as the coup’s fourth anniversary approaches May 22, the ruling junta, or National Council for Peace and Order, is facing a crisis
The leader of a Pakistani ethnic Pashtun rights group vowed his movement would continue its protest rallies
Millions of voters in India’s southern state of Karnataka cast ballots Saturday to choose a regional government
Government officials in Taiwan have overhauled the country’s referendum process making it simpler for people to put forth initiatives when trying to make changes to the country’s laws. How will the new system work?
The Barisan National party and its coalition partners in the United Malays National Organization have been overthrown
Opposition parties and activists have long complained they’re unable to compete on equal terms
Germany said Thursday it would welcome the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo