Life on the sandbars, or 'Chars', in Assam's Brahmaputra River is a daily struggle for most living on them.
Thailand's new constitution looks like a step towards deeper authoritarian rule.
Seven years after the ousting of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in the first series of protests within 'Arab Spring', Tunisians are back on the streets.
Rather than outrightly forcing its developmental model on other countries, Xi's China is poised to set examples at home for others to follow.
With renewed violence and fresh casualties of a protracted civil war, the year-end mood in DRC borders on hopelessness.
The ongoing nationwide protests in Iran bear the hallmarks of previous civil demonstrations, but are starkly different at the same time.
When it comes to East Asia, the US is hardly 'the indispensable power' today. All credit goes to Donald Trump.
The African National Congress' next leader brings along myriad hopes for a more democratic and stable future for South Africa.
The otherwise cosy US-Pakistan relationship has now entered rough waters.
The US President's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will have far-reaching consequences on the region.