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World Nov 10Loss of glaciers will hurt tourism, power supplies and more
Countries that rely on glaciers are facing trouble as many ice sheets melt because of climate change. For generations, glaciers have helped make electricity, draw visitors and uphold ancient spiritual traditions.
World Oct 28‘There was no break – it was constant,’ investigation finds systemic torture of detainees by Myanmar’s military
An investigation by The Associated Press has found that the Myanmar military has been torturing detainees across the country in a methodical and systemic way since its takeover of the government in February.
World Jul 15Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia
As many Asian countries battle their worst surge of COVID-19 infections, the slow flow of vaccine doses from around the world is finally picking up speed.
World Jan 10Indonesian divers find parts of plane wreckage in Java Sea
The head of Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency, Bagus Puruhito, said officials believe they identified the location of the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder — the so-called black boxes — because emergency signals transmitted by the devices…
Health Dec 20Concern among Muslims over halal status of COVID-19 vaccine
In October, Indonesian diplomats and Muslim clerics stepped off a plane in China. While the diplomats were there to finalize deals to ensure millions of doses reached Indonesian citizens, the clerics had a much different concern: Whether the COVID-19 vaccine…
Science Dec 02China’s space ambitions include a robot on Mars and a human on the moon
China’s landing of its third probe on the moon is part of an increasingly ambitious space program that has a robot rover en route to Mars, is developing a reusable space plane and is planning to put humans back on…
Health Apr 16Coronavirus could erode global fight against other diseases
As the world focuses on the pandemic, experts fear losing ground in the long fight against other infectious diseases like AIDS, tuberculosis and cholera that kill millions every year.
World Mar 12Most coronavirus patients recover. Anxiety and fear still loom
Because the difference in impact can be so great, global health authorities have the difficult task of alerting the public to the virus' dangers without creating panic.
World Sep 03Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on the brutal crackdown on the Rohingya when they were arrested and charged with violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, punishable by up to 14 years in prison. They had pleaded…