Sudan Ratifies Women's Rights Convention — With Exceptions
Sudan's Ministers Council this week ratified the United Nations' 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Disha Ravi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal calls arrest 'attack on democracy'
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called the arrest of 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi an ""unprecedented attack on democracy"".
How world leaders are reacting to Joe Biden’s inauguration
Here’s how world leaders are reacting to US President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, replacing Donald Trump.
Hong Kong arrests 53 pro-democracy activists under national security law
Hong Kong police arrested 53 former lawmakers and democracy activists on Wednesday for allegedly violating the new national security law by participating in unofficial election primaries for the territory's legislature last year.
Sakharov prize: Belarus opposition leader 'humbled' by award
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said she is "humbled" after accepting the European Parliament's top human rights prize. Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has said she is "humbled" after accepting the European Parliament's top human rights prize.
US slams China for no-show at meeting on maritime security
Top US admiral says China’s failure to appear at meetings this week shows Beijing ‘does not honour its agreements’.
US Sanctions Top Lebanese Politician Gebran Bassil For Alleged Corruption
The US Treasury announced sanctions against Lebanon’s former energy and foreign affairs minister Gebran Bassil on Friday, alleging he is behind corruption involving billions of dollars that has left the country’s economy in shambles.
Taiwan slams China, Somalia for criticism of Somaliland office
Taiwan's foreign ministry on Thursday responded to criticism from China and Somalia on the exchange of offices between Taiwan and Somaliland, slamming their promotion of the "one China principle" and "one Somalia principle."
How Taiwan found a new African friend in Somaliland
The relationship between the two largely unrecognised states has given Taipei a foothold in the region despite Beijing’s attempts to freeze it out
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Mali’s transitional govt should honour commitment to ECOWAS — U.S.
The U.S. has urged the transitional government in Mali to honour its commitments to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
What's behind the China-Taiwan divide?
The Chinese Government sees Taiwan as a breakaway province that will eventually be part of the country again.
Eswatini's ties with Taiwan firm despite pressure from China: MOFA
Eswatini remains a staunch ally of Taiwan despite China's political and economic pressure, Taiwan's foreign ministry said Sunday, after Beijing reportedly threatened to cut business ties with the African country if it maintained diplomatic relations with Taiwan.