China-Taiwan Tensions Mount
Could Beijing's growing belligerence be a preparation for war?
Georgia Faces Afghan Drug Threat
Country at particular risk due to lack of control over its occupied territories.
Central Asia Refuses to Accept Afghan Refugees
With the exception of Dushanbe, all other regional powers will strictly limit numbers.
Central Asia Braces for Impact of Taleban Takeover
Analysts fear that the new Kabul regime will inspire extremist organisations across the region.
Belarus: Migrants Stuck in Limbo
Cold, hungry, and trapped, Afghans and Iraqis are amongst those caught between countries.
Could Taleban Gains in Northern Afghanistan Threaten Tajikistan?
Insecurity increases as insurgents appear energised by imminent US withdrawal.
Myanmar: ‘The Coup Has Robbed Us of Our Rights’
Anyone associated with the protests risks arrest, and no one knows where they are taken.
China: Threats Loom in the Pacific
Beijing believes an epochal struggle for mastery is already underway.
Xi Jinping: Master of Strategy or Deluded Autocrat?
China's aggression appears diplomatically inept, but provoking Western hostility can bring rewards.
Global Voices: Asia
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.