Voting has begun in India’s third-largest state of Bihar, the first major election in the country since the pandemic and a test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity as he faces criticism on many fronts
A Nigerian official says the shootings of peaceful protesters in Nigeria last week will be investigated by a judicial committee as some seek accountability for the worst turmoil in decades in Africa’s most populous country
Pope Francis’ decision to forego wearing a mask has been noticed, with some concern, by the commission of Vatican experts he appointed to help chart the Catholic Church’s path through the coronavirus pandemic and the aftermath
Several hundred Thai royalists have staged a rally in central Bangkok to display their loyalty to the country’s king as growing protests by young activists have made unprecedented criticism of the monarchy
Armenia and Azerbaijan exchanged more accusations of shelling on Tuesday, with fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh in its fifth week and largely unhindered by the U.S.-brokered cease-fire that was announced over the weekend
Over a billion people in China use Alipay, a digital wallet, to do everything from making payments to online and offline stores, splitting restaurant bills with their friends, and managing their investments
The conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh is older than many of the soldiers fighting it. Paris-based photographer and filmmaker Alexis Pazoumian began an ongoing documentary project in the mostly ethnic Armenian enclave in 2019.