Pacific

Pacific leaders demand fresh New Caledonia independence referendum

Four prime ministers declare French handling of decolonization process “illegitimate, null and void.”

Bangladesh

Over 300 Bangladesh students injured in protests against PM Hasina’s comments

Sheikh Hasina had equated anti-quota protesters and collaborators with the Pakistan Army in the 1971 independence war.

Indonesia

Indonesia’s largest Muslim group rebukes members for meeting with Israel’s president

Nahdlatul Ulama said an Israeli group that allegedly works to burnish the Jewish state’s image invited members.

Philippines

Philippines reports fewer Chinese ships in South China Sea

Manila, Washington vow to enhance defense ties amid ongoing tensions in the disputed waters.

Malaysia

A decade later, MH17 missile attack victims’ survivors want justice

The Malaysian Airlines jet was shot down by a Russian-made missile over Ukraine in 2014.

Bangladesh

Over 300 Bangladesh students injured in protests against PM Hasina’s comments

Sheikh Hasina had equated anti-quota protesters and collaborators with the Pakistan Army in the 1971 independence war.

June 17 China-Philippines clash in the South China Sea explained

Tears of joy as Thailand passes bill legalizing same-sex unions

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