As India Tries to Block a Modi Documentary, Students Fight to See It
Sameer Yasir, The New York Times
Officials at a public university cut the electricity before a planned screening, and the government has prevented clips from appearing online.
China’s mining ambitions in Afghanistan haunted by militants
Mifrah Haq, Nikkei Asia
ISIS-K steps up threats and attacks as Beijing eyes oil and copper.
Kishida to consider visiting Ukraine if right conditions are met
Kyodo via Japan Today
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday that he will consider visiting Ukraine to hold talks with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy if the right conditions are met.
China is trying to win over Westerners and private firms
But Xi Jinping is unlikely to change.
Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen names new premier to shore up support
Kathrin Hille, Financial Times
Former vice-president Chen Chien-jen credited with successful early response to Covid.
India raises $1bn from maiden green bond sale
John Reed, Financial Times
Debt earmarked for environmental projects achieves lower borrowing cost than conventional bonds.
China cites US debt issue to deflect pressure on Africa debt
The Associated Press
The Chinese government says the United States should stop pressuring it on debt relief for Zambia and focus on averting a government default at home with possible repercussions for the global economy.