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VOA: UN Human Rights Expert: Seoul Sent Wrong Message to Pyongyang

Seoul sent the wrong message to Pyongyang by declining to co-sponsor a resolution that the U.N. General Assembly passed on human rights...

VOA: Indonesian City Faces Ban on Dog Meat

The tented business next to the Tirtonadi Bus Terminal blends in with nearby food stalls selling local favorites. The...

BBC: Why India shuts down the internet more than any other democracy

As protests over a controversial citizenship law rage across India, authorities resorted to shutting down the internet in cities where demonstrators flooded...

VOA: US, South Korea Fail to Reach Cost-sharing Deal as Deadline Approaches

The United States and South Korea failed to reach a deal on how to split the cost of the U.S. military presence,...

NPR: Australia Just Had Its Hottest Day On Record

Australia experienced its hottest day ever recorded on Tuesday, according to preliminary results from its national Bureau of Meteorology.

VOA: Vietnam Turning into Medical Tourism Destination for Dental, Cosmetic Care

Foreign tourists normally pour into Vietnam to see colonial architecture and limestone jutting out of the sea. Now some are headed to...

AP: US India hold strategic talks as domestic crises distract

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper were meeting their Indian counterparts Wednesday for strategic and security talks as...

VOA: In S. Korea, Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests Find Support

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is gaining support among South Korean college students, who see some overlap with their country’s own struggle for...

CNN: Miss Nigeria had the best reaction to Jamaica winning the Miss World title and we’re all inspired

Miss Nigeria has set a new standard for how we want our friends to react to our successes. And we'll expect nothing...

BBC: Citizenship Amendment Act: India PM Modi appeals for calm as protests grow

Large rallies have been taking place in the capital Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Monday's protests came...

VOA: Serbian Opposition Activists Block State TV-Radio Building Over Media Freedom Concerns

Serbian opposition activists have blockaded the entrance of the building hosting the state Radio and Television service (RTS) in Belgrade to protest...

BBC: General election 2019: Boris Johnson thanks North for trusting Tories

Speaking in Tony Blair's old seat of Sedgefield, the PM said he knew "how difficult" that decision can be.

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.