Can Nepal maintain neutrality amid China-US tensions
Sandwiched between China and India, Nepal wants to avoid being caught up in geopolitical power games. The country's leadership is again proposing the Cold War-era idea of formalizing its policy of nonalignment.
UN team finds escalating evidence of Myanmar juntas crimes
UN investigators have said there is growing evidence of crimes against humanity in Myanmar since last year's military coup. The team said it had compiled documentary evidence of the junta's crackdown on dissent.
New Zealands rare kakapo parrot sees population boom
The world's heaviest parrot was at risk of dying out completely, but thanks to the work of Maori tribe members and conservationists the kakapo population has now reached its highest number in over 40 years.