Asia

By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Apr 25th, 2013
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By Ambassador Donald Koran, opinion Today, around half the world’s population is at risk from malaria – a preventable and treatable disease that claims the life of a child every minute. Just ten years ago it was estimated that globally, malaria killed nearly a million people each year, wi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma Almost half the world’s population – an estimated three billion people – live in areas where malaria is transmitted. Endemic to 107 countries in the tropics and subtropics, it is responsible for around one million deaths globally every year, with sub-Saharan Africa the hardes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Mar 11th, 2013
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New Delhi (CNN) — One of the men accused of gang raping and fatally beating a woman on a New Delhi bus was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Police say Ram Singh hanged himself. But his lawyer and parents claim he was murdered. “There was no reason for him to commit suicide. There [&hel...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 29th, 2012
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Six Indian men were charged with murder today after the death of a woman gang-raped on a bus. The move came as armed police today sealed off parts off New Delhi and appealed for calm. The 23-year-old student’s body is being flown home after she ‘passed away peacefully’ in a Singapor...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 29th, 2012
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A rape victim in India is believed to have committed suicide after police took 14 days to register her case and a further 30 days to make an arrest. It is believed the teenage girl was kidnapped from Baras village in the Patiala district of Punjab during Diwali on November 13, by two men. She [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Nov 26th, 2012
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Blood is seen on the floor of a mosque as Indian Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves during a holy procession. Muslims all over the world pay their respects with the flowing of their blood as they mourn the slaying and martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad. He was killed by his...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 6th, 2012
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By: Elcano Royal Institute By Joaquín Roy The general consensus on the November 2012 US presidential election campaign is that foreign policy will not play a major role. Both candidates know that what concerns the voters is the economy and related issues on social and religious aspects of life in the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Oct 29th, 2012
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By David Barboza, The New York Times Editor’s Note- Corruption in Ethiopia is so rife that the country had lost over $11.7 billion to illicit capital outflows from 2000 to 2009, according to a report by the Global Financial Integrity. The people of Ethiopia are being bled dry, the report adds. Well, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Sabahat Khan, Unilateral U.S. drone strikes in the tribal areas of Pakistan have been a contentious and thorny issue between Washington and Islamabad for some years now but a new political movement being spearheaded by Imran Khan – leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Just...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Oct 22nd, 2012
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by Clarice Feldman One of the intriguing aspects of this election is how the Democrats’ shameless and clueless appeal to women is ending with the vaporization of the historic “gender gap” among voters. The Lady Parts Convention From the prancing Code Pink vulvas outside the conventi...