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VOA: Myanmar’s Ambassador to Britain Locked Out of London Embassy

Myanmar’s ambassador to Britain has been locked out of his London office over his support for deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

BBC: Myanmar: Celebrity model arrested amid coup crackdown

One of Myanmar's most popular celebrities has been arrested by the military as part of a growing crackdown on artists and actors.

npr: India’s All-Female News Outlet Battles Sexism, Caste — And Hits The Silver Screen

In a mud-walled house in rural northern India, Meera Devi sits across from a woman who recounts how four men broke into...

VOA: Scholars Rally to Defend Colleagues Sanctioned by Beijing

Hundreds of academics and intellectuals around the world are signing onto a joint statement in support of European colleagues who have been...

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...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...