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An ethnic Uighur demonstrator wears a mask as she attends a protest against China in front of the Ch

China takes aim at overseas Uighurs under pressure over Xinjiang

China for months has increasingly pushed back against global criticism of its Xinjiang policies, including with explicit attacks on women who have made claims of abuse.

By REUTERS
09/04/2021

Stabilization through digitalization and normalization in Asia

Israel, in turn, is recognized in the region as the Start-Up Nation. Israeli companies are implementing projects for the digital transformation of agriculture and green energy in Central Asia.

By ANATOLY MOTKIN
28/03/2021
Deadly shootings at three spas in Georgia

NYC deploys undercover Asian police force to combat hate crime

The NYPD is ramping up its undercover force with plain-clothed officers, all of them of Asian descent.

By REUTERS
25/03/2021
Deadly shootings at three spas in Georgia

Asian Jews are suffering. We need you to listen

I felt like all I had ever known in this world was rejection, fear and death. The only question I could ask was “why?” and my mom — my beautiful, strong, stubborn, wise mom — said, “We’re Jews."

By REBECCA KUSS/JTA
19/03/2021

Top US, China diplomats to hold first in-person talks of Biden presidency

The meeting will come amid what is shaping up to be a major US diplomatic push to solidify alliances in Asia and Europe to counter China.

By REUTERS
11/03/2021

Unions call for total strike in Myanmar; Party official dies in custody

An official from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy died in custody in Myanmar overnight.

By REUTERS
07/03/2021
Hermes 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Elbit awarded $300m. contract to supply unmanned aircraft systems to Asian country

The company said that under the contract, it will provide its Hermes 900 UAS and associated sub-systems, as well as maintenance and support services.

03/03/2021
Mount Sinabung volcano erupts as seen from Kuta Rakyat village in Karo

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash into sky

Mount Sinabung's activity has increased since last year and the alert for the volcano in North Sumatra province has been placed at the second-highest level.

By REUTERS
02/03/2021
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