Bomber defies tight security to launch deadly strike on communal leadership
With little access to healthcare, expectant mothers simply hope for the best.
Limited resources to treat blood cancer leaves many resigned to their fate.
Grassroots movement pledges to continue popular protests.
Critics argue that traditional processes undermine entire legal system.
Small-scale producers say they need start-up funding and dedicated space.
Insurgents have imposed their own regulations and curriculum.
Traditional mores often prevent women even working outside the home, let alone running for office.
Lucrative trade risks further delegitimising electoral process.
Global Voices: Asia
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.