An attack on a church in India, and a protest over a mosque in South Korea
21 January 2023 | 5:11 pm
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A national survey has found that a concerning number of India's youth is suffering from alcohol, cannabis or opioid addictions. It also revealed three out of four people addicted to drugs don't receive treatment.
On Monday, North Korean drones flew above various South Korean cities prompting Seoul to scramble fighter jets and attack helicopters. Seoul apologized for not shooting down the North's drones.
Indian drugmaker Marion Biotech is under investigation after Uzbekistan said at least 18 children died after consuming the syrup it manufactured.
Mechanization, illegal slaughtering and a booming demand for donkey skin to produce traditional Chinese remedies are contributing to India's declining donkey population.
He changed the role of the pope in order to preserve it. Now, Benedict XVI, the first German pope in almost 500 years, has died at the age of 95.
Amid China's skyrocketing COVID case numbers, India has been preparing for a possible similar scenario. Authorities are keeping an eye on the possible emergence of new variants.
Incidents of Maoist violence and deaths in India have dropped drastically in the last decade pointing to the waning influence of the rebels.
Authorities say travelers were kidnapped at gunpoint by unknown assailants. Africa's most populous country, Nigeria is plagued by terror, banditry and ethnic clashes as elections loom.
Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest the most right-wing government in the country's history. Many fear a danger to democracy amid planned judicial reforms.
Tehran has been targeting those who support the protesters in Iran by arresting journalists and dismissing lecturers. Even experts who point out violations are being locked away.
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