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Explained: Why Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to 4 years in jail

December 07, 2021 9:49 am

The incitement charge stems from statements made on Facebook pages of Suu Kyi's party after she was detained by the military, following a coup that prevented her from starting a second term in office.

Explained: Why China has attracted criticism for sentencing a Canadian to 11 years in jail

August 18, 2021 8:54 am

A court in China has sentenced Michael Spavor, a businessman from Canada detained since 2018, to 11 years in prison. Who is Spavor, and what is the case against him? What about Michael Kovrig, another Canadian facing proceedings in China?

Explained: What Russia's exit means for Open Skies Treaty

January 22, 2021 2:34 pm

In November, the United States left the OST first after accusing Russia of violating the pact– allegations that Russia denied. Moscow has now blamed Washington for its own decision of leaving the treaty.

Explained: What was the cause of Pakistan's nationwide electricity outage?

January 22, 2021 2:39 pm

“The system is stable now and electricity supply has been restored in major cities of the country,” Pakistan’s Energy Minister Omar Ayub told reporters on Sunday, warning that it could take hours for electricity to return everywhere.

Explained: How Saudi and Qatar restored ties, ending a 3-year Middle East crisis

January 07, 2021 9:07 am

A Saudi Arabia-led coalition of four Middle Eastern countries has announced restoration of diplomatic ties with Qatar. What led to a breakthrough in the crisis? 

Explained: As Congress meets to certify Biden, here's why Pence cannot help Trump remain President

January 06, 2021 7:17 am

In a constitutionally prescribed moment, which will be broadcast on television, Pence will on January 6 formally name Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 Presidential election.