Industry

Emerging from decades-long civil war early this year, South Sudan was expected to focus on the economy by increasing its crude oil production.   But the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic that hit the country soon after the peace deal has…

Medical & Health

Doctors plight mounting in Bangladesh amid pandemic

August 2, 2020
The misery of doctors and frontline staff in the war…

Botswana’s Capital Back in Lockdown After COVID-19 Cases Double

July 31, 2020
Botswana has put its capital, Gaborone, back into a two-week…

Gone with the Wind: A true Hollywood legend passes away

July 28, 2020
When Olivia de Havilland, one of Hollywood's best-loved leading ladies,…

For hepatitis patients, COVID-19 a chance to be understood

July 28, 2020
Isolation, anxiety, stigma -- these words, today, are intrinsically linked…

General

India: Mixed reactions to new education policy

August 3, 2020
Politicians and academics are divided in India about a new…

‘Talks between India, Pakistan, China vital for peace in Kashmir’

August 3, 2020
Former Indian government interlocutor Mohammad Mukhtar Ansari (MM Ansari) has…

India’s ruling party leader promises return of statehood to Kashmir

August 3, 2020
The special status of Jammu and Kashmir revoked last year…

Atomic weapons more powerful 75 years after Hiroshima

August 2, 2020
The explosive yield -- the amount of energy released when…