Airlines have also cancelling flights and adjusting schedules as a growing number of countries raise travel warnings to not just Hubei province where the new coronavirus broke out, but also to the rest of mainland China.
The 48-year-old father of four children joined in the big demonstrations last year that led Ricardo Rossello to resign as the island's governor.
Manzoor Pashteen, head of the Pashtun Protection Movement, was arrested in a pre-dawn raid in the northwestern city of Peshawar on charges of making anti-government speeches at rallies and inciting violence, a local police official says.
India's 'non-lethal' weapon to crush protests in Kashmir takes lives - and those it doesn't kill, it maims permanently.
India's communication blockade on the back of its revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's autonomous status has forced several journalists into odd jobs.
A photograph posted to social media of a man sleeping in uniform while on break has caused a national scandal in France.
Pakistan's leadership is embroiled in institutional clashes, petty squabbling and political scandals. So who is steering the ship?
Israel's draconian control over freedom of movement has haunted Palestinians for decades. Now its debilitating effect on society means many Palestinians are finding love, and getting married, over social media.
The accidental downing of a Ukrainian commercial flight has turned the political tide in Iran.
Protesters, with students at the forefront, have staged daily rallies in the country after the government admitted they shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 aboard. Some protests have been met with a violent crackdown.
The rap singer articulated citizen discontent over the killings of protesters in November and his songs went viral, resonating with disgruntled Iranians.
In New York alone, there has been a 21 percent increase in crimes targeting Jewish people in the past year.
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