As malnutrition spreads in sparsely populated areas of al-Tohaita in Yemen, international aid has grown scarce, residents say.CENTRAL ASIA
The latest developments in Central Asia appear to open new opportunities for Moscow. Russia has also floated plans for a ìGreater Eurasiaî grouping that would keep Central Asia within its sphere of influence.
Global warming imperils Tajikistan’s landscape. Country ranks 129th in world greenhouse gas emissions but reportedly is one of the worst affected by climate change.
Pakistan is looking for a possibility of creating a greater South Asian economic alliance, so that it can counter Indiaís hold on the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), diplomatic observers say.
Philippine president, facing criticism for his war on drugs, plans to roll out countrywide smoking ban this month.
The number of poor households in Hong Kong is on the rise, with the city’s richest now earning about 29 times what the poorest get, aid agency Oxfam has found
Drone footage of southern right whales in ocean off South Australia will provide new insights into how they survive the yearly migration, monitoring their ongoing health over time in a changing environment. Southern right whales face a number of threats, including shipping traffic, naval activities, oil and gas exploration, unregulated whale watching and the depletion of fisheries.