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Category : South and Central Asia

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‘Where are the women?’ Outcry over all-male government meeting in Afghanistan | Global development

People in Afghanistan protested on social media that no women were present at a high-level government meeting, despite assurances from the president that they would...
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‘Let the boats in’: Rohingya refugees plead for stranded relatives to be saved | Global development

Rohingya refugees whose relatives, including children, have been stranded for weeks on cramped boats have urged international governments to act before they perish at sea....
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Kingfisher Airlines tycoon loses appeal against extradition to India | World news

The Indian multimillionaire businessman Vijay Mallya has lost his appeal against a decision to extradite him to India to face allegations of a £1bn fraud...
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Bangladesh sends food aid to sex workers as industry goes into lockdown | Global development

The government of Bangladesh has started sending emergency food and aid to the tens of thousands of women working in the country’s commercial sex industry...
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Coronavirus live news: US deaths pass 3,000 as study shows higher risk from middle age | World news

The coronavirus pandemic is having an impact on abortions. In Australia, travel restrictions and isolation requirements due to Covid-19 have left doctors unable to fly...
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As the wealthy quaff wine in comfort, India’s poor are thrown to the wolves | Global development

“Sauvignon blanc or viognier”? As the words left my mouth, my son and I locked eyes, our expressions flashing from shame-faced to half laughing at...