Flash floods kill 117 in Indonesia

The disasters also left 146 people injured and 8,424 others displaced, and damaged 45 public facilities…reports Asian Lite News. The death toll due to the flash floods and landslides in Indonesia has increased much. The death toll from floods and landslides triggered


Anti-lockdown protest turns violent in B’desh

The protest turned violent within hours as several thousand stick-wielding demonstrators took to the streets vandalising a number of public offices and setting them on fire, he said…reports Asian Lite News. At least one person was killed and several others were wounded


Nepal relaxes curbs on Tourism

Nepal has amended the quarantine rule for foreign tourists to bring back tourism….reports Asian Lite News Tourists flying into Nepal will no longer have to quarantine if they have a negative test result for Covid-19 upon arrival, officials said on Friday. Previously,


Iran-Iraq border to be closed till April

On February 20, Iran closed several crossing points with Iraq to stem the spread of a new coronavirus variant…reports Asian Lite News. While the coronavirus pandemic has continued to impact people of  all strata, as earlier borders are about to shut down.


Russia asks NATO to deal own problems

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said “we have seen a pattern of more assertive behaviour by Russia over the last years, including aggressive actions against nations.”…reports Asian Lite News. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should deal with urgent problems that its


Putin to run for two more terms

The bill grants Putin the possibility of starting his presidency from scratch in 2024 and holding the office for two more terms until 2036…reports Asian Lite News. Russia’s lower house of parliament the State Duma approved a bill, enabling incumbent President Vladimir

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