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CNN: India Grapples with Rising Maoist Violence, Fueled by Pandemic

India's Home Minister Amit Shah cut short an election rally in the east on Monday to head to the mineral-rich central state...

VOA: Myanmar Activists Launch Radio Program to Promote Federalism

Faced with government efforts to completely cut internet access, some Myanmar pro-democracy activists are turning to radio to reach the public, other activists and the military since the February 1 coup that brought...

npr: India Breaks Its Single-Day Case Record With More Than 100,000 New Infections

India on Monday recorded its biggest daily jump in coronavirus infections, joining only a handful of countries, including the United States, to...

AP: Japan puts Osaka, 2 other areas under virus semi-emergency

Japan designated Osaka and two other areas for new virus control steps on Thursday as infections there rise less than four months...

BBC: Covid: Australia falls 85% short of vaccine delivery goal

Australia has fallen 3.4 million doses short of its target of delivering four million Covid vaccinations by 31 March, prompting criticism of...

NPR: Insurgents Kill Dozens In Attack On Natural Gas Complex In Mozambique

Days of fighting in a key city in Mozambique's north have left dozens of civilians dead as security forces battled to turn...

CNN: Global shipping was in chaos even before the Suez blockage. Shortages and higher prices loom

One of the world's most vital trade arteries has been blocked by a quarter-mile-long container ship, creating a traffic jam that has...

VOA: Bangladeshi Protesters Clash with Police During Strike

DHAKA - Bangladesh security forces opened fire and used tear gas Sunday to disperse thousands of protesters who were enforcing a nationwide...

VOA: Thai Teen Faces Jail for Allegedly Defaming King

A 16-year-old Thai is potentially facing jail for allegedly defaming the country's King Maha Vajiralongkorn by wearing a crop top, as Thailand’s...

NPR: Boats And Bull Markets: Indicators Of The Week

On Indicators of the week, Stacey and Cardiff each share a particularly striking indicator they found over the past week, after a...

VOA: In France, a Woman’s ‘Emancipation Journey’ Triggers Death Threats

Becoming a “free French woman” hasn’t been easy for Claire Koç, a 37-year-old French TV presenter and daughter of Turkish immigrant parents....

Reuters: Ukraine procurement agency says cannot accept first batch of China’s Sinovac vaccine

Ukraine’s state Medical Procurement Agency (MPA) said on Wednesday it cannot accept the first batch of China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine because the...

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[Urbana] Garden with the Urbana Park District

Organic Gardens: Community Gardens In Meadowbrook Park Garden at the oldest local organic community gardens! Since 1975, the Meadowbrook...

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

Mark your calendars for 13 THURSDAYS in campustown, every Thursday from May 20 through August 12, presented by JSM Living. Explore campustown all...

Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St – Downtown

STARTING MARCH 29, we are expanding hours and services. We will stay open evenings, offer meeting room reservations, and provide seating throughout...

[Champaign] Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses

A large donation of masks has created an opportunity for individuals and businesses to access these masks at no cost.