Philippines COVID school closures threaten education catastrophe
Unlike most other countries, the Philippines has decided to keep schools closed for another year to contain COVID-19. Rights advocates warn millions of children without internet access are missing out on an education.
Opinion How real is the threat of Taliban infighting
The Afghan Taliban will be under major stress in the coming weeks and months as they focus on the challenges of governance. Such pressure could generate fresh internal tensions, says analyst Michael Kugelman.