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Afghanistan - Geography of Afghanistan - Provinces of Afghanistan - Demography of Afghanistan

History of Afghanistan - Pre-Islamic period of Afghanistan - Invasions of Afghanistan - Islamic conquest of Afghanistan - First Anglo-Afghan War 1839-1842 - Second Anglo-Afghan War 1878-1880 - Third Anglo-Afghan War 1919 - Saur Revolution April 1978 - Soviet war in Afghanistan 1979-1989 - Civil war in Afghanistan 1989–1992 and collapse of the Najibullah government - Civil war in Afghanistan 1992–1996 leads to the Taliban controlling most of Afghanistan - Taliban and Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan 1996-2001 - USA cruise missile strikes on Afghanistan August 1998 - Civil war in Afghanistan 1996–2001 Taliban period - War in Afghanistan 2001–present - USA, UK and ISAF invasion following the 2001 September 11 attacks
Economy of Afghanistan: Economy of Afghanistan - List of companies of Afghanistan - Companies of Afghanistan by industry
Mining in Afghanistan: Mining in Afghanistan - Balkhab Copper Mine - Shaida Copper Mine - Mes Aynak mine
Coal mining - 15 September 2013: Afghanistan's coal miners endure some of the most dangerous and primitive conditions in the world - 15 September 2013: At least 27 miners were killed and 20 others injured in a coal mine collapse at the state-controlled Abkhorak mine in Ro-e-Dohab district
Agriculture in Afghanistan: Agriculture in Afghanistan - Irrigation in Afghanistan - Pomegranate production in Afghanistan
Opium production in Afghanistan: Opium production in Afghanistan - 13 November 2013: Afghan opium cultivation has hit a record high, the UN says, and the expansion of poppy to 209,000 hectares will embarrass aid donors after more than 10 years of efforts against illicit economy
Tourism in Afghanistan: Tourism in Afghanistan - Visitor attractions in Afghanistan
Banking in Afghanistan: Banks of Afghanistan - Afghanistan Bank is the central bank of Afghanistan - Afghanistan International Bank - New Kabul Bank - First Microfinance Bank
Depositor and USA taxpayer losses: 8. Juni 2011: Selbstbeurteilung der Afghanistan-Hilfe der USA als wenig effektiv - 9. September 2011: Nach jahrzehntelangen Kriegszerstörungen steht Afghanistan vor wirtschaftlichem Kollaps - 30 July 2012: Hundreds of millions of US taxpayer dollars may have been wasted on poorly managed infrastructure projects in Afghanistan, a report to US Congress says - 28 November 2012: Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee published its report declaring that US$5 billion, including $400 million the Kabul Bank’s shareholders, were illegally transferred abroad
Afghan Armed Forces: Afghan Armed Forces - Military history of Afghanistan
2014: 5 April 2014: More than 350,000 Afghan troops have been put on duty to thwart attacks on polling stations and voters in presidential election - 9 April: Afghanistan surprises with smooth and calm elections
Taxation in Afghanistan: Taxation in Afghanistan
Politics of Afghanistan: Politics of Afghanistan - Constitution of Afghanistan - Afghan Supreme Court - Political parties in Afghanistan
Politics and elections in Afghanistan - 2009 Afghan presidential election - Afghan parliamentary election September 2010 - Fraud allegations
2012: 4 August 2012: Afghan parliament votes to sack key ministers - security lapses and allegations of corruption - 5 August 2012: Karzai 'accepts' dismissal of key ministers - 7 August: Afghan defence minister to step down - 13 August: Afghan officials met with jailed Taliban leader in Pakistan - 31 October 2012: Next Afghan presidential election set for April 2014 - 31 octobre: Les talibans pourront se présenter à la présidentielle de 2014, selon le chef de la commission électorale afghane Manawi
Afghan presidential election 5 April 2014: Afghan presidential election 5 April 2014 - 16 September 2013: The independent election commission of Afghanistan began the candidate registration process for 2014 presidential election - 15 October: Votes sell for about $5 in Afghanistan as presidential race begins - 2 February 2014: Two campaign team members murdered at start of democratic process to find successor to Hamid Karzai - 4 April 2014: Afghans fear violence ahead of historic election but analysts expect a heavy turnout despite fears because voters actually feel like they have a choice after more than 12 years of war and lack of progress - 6 April: Relief in Afghanistan after largely peaceful landmark election and a massive turnout, including in some of the most dangerous areas of the country, of seven million out of 12 million eligible voters or about 58% - 13 April: First results show Ghani and Abdullah on course for runoff vote in Afghanistan polls - 24 April: Run-off in Afghanistan polls likely - 6 June: Presidential election candidate Abdullah walks free from armoured car hit by two suicide bombs which killed six others, including bodyguards - 15 June: Despite a number of deadly militant attacks during the run-off election, more than seven million Afghans voted (a turnout of 60%) and a third of those who voted were women, Election Commission says - 18 June: Afghan presidential election thrown into question as Abdullah disputes vote counting - 23 June 2014: Chief election officer Ziaulhaq Amarkhil stands down after vote-rigging claims
July-August 2014: 9 July: Despite preliminary results that put him behind Ashraf Ghani, Abdullah claims victory in Afghanistan's disputed election - 11 July: Karzai backs UN plan to check votes for fraud - 20 July: Afghan presidential vote audit halted over which ballots to throw out - 8 August: Afghanistan's presidential rivals reached a political agreement that would outline the terms of a power-sharing deal - 21 September 2014: Ashraf Ghani has been officially declared the new president of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah will become chief executive in a power-sharing deal to end months of political gridlock
September/October 2014: 29 September 2014: Incoming Afghan president Ashraf Ghani inaugurated following a long election campaign - 1 October: President Ashraf Ghani reopened an inquiry into the 2010 theft of almost $1 billion from Kabul Bank triggering a financial crisis, fulfilling a campaign promise to make fighting corruption a priority
Social movements and protests in Afghanistan: Protests in Afghanistan - 2012 Afghanistan Quran burning protest - 11 July 2012: Dozens of women, men and rights activists took to the streets of Kabul on Wednesday to protest over the recent public execution of an Afghan woman and to demand justice - 17 September: More than 1.000 people in the Afghan capital Kabul are taking part in an angry demonstration against the US-film mocking Islam
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Afghanistan: Afghan society - Demography of Afghanistan
Culture of Afghanistan: Culture of Afghanistan - Languages of Afghanistan - Music of Afghanistan - 20 January 2013: Afghanistan's Institute of Music helps revitalise a ruined culture and gives children a chance to transform their lives
Education in Afghanistan: Education in Afghanistan - Category: Education in Afghanistan - 16 October 2012: The number of girls enrolled in education in 2010 was 79%, up from 4% in 1999 during Taliban rule, Unesco says
Health in Afghanistan: Health in Afghanistan - WHO 2014: Afghanistan's public health issues and concerns - 25 February 2014: Despite years of aid, medical care in Afghanistan remains severely limited as casualty rates from violence climb, according to MSF report
Children in Afghanistan:
2012/2013: 10 February 2012: Hamid Karzai accuses NATO on Thursday of killing eight children in a coalition airstrike in eastern Afghanistan - 31 August 2012: The decapitated bodies of a 7-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy found in the country's south and east - 6 September 2012: Third of children in Afghan south acutely malnourished - 10 June 2013: Taliban fighters beheaded two boys aged 10 and 16 as a warning to villagers not to cooperate with the Afghan government - 19 July: A bomb killed five young children and a woman when it exploded after being made at the home of a Taliban commander in eastern Afghanistan
2014: 8 January 2014: 10-year-old Afghan girl Spozhmai who says her brother sought to use her as a suicide bomber is asking President Karzai to find her a new home - 13 January: Afghan girl Spozhmai told journalists how her family forced her to attack a police checkpoint with a suicide vest
Human Rights in Afghanistan: Human rights in Afghanistan
Torture in Afghanistan: Torture in Afghanistan - Bagram torture and prisoner abuse - 11 October 2011: UN finds 'systematic' torture in Afghanistan - 20 January 2013: The UN says torture in Afghan prisons continues to be widespread despite its recommendations in a similar report in 2011 - 'few investigations and no prosecutions for those responsible' - 1 June 2013: Britain must investigate torture in Iraq, Afghanistan, UN says
Religion in Afghanistan: Religion in Afghanistan - Islam in Afghanistan - Buddhism in Afghanistan - Freedom of religion in Afghanistan
Ideology of Taliban: Ideology of Taliban - Taliban propaganda - 21 April 2013: Taliban punished two Afghans with amputations, police and one of the victims said
Terrorism in Afghanistan
Taliban treatment of women
Women's rights in Afghanistan: Women's rights in Afghanistan
2012: Human Rights Watch report 28 March 2012: Imprisonment of Afghan women and girls for flight from unlawful forced marriage or domestic violence - NZZ 17. April: Laut Behördenberichten haben islamische Extremisten und Gegner von Mädchenschule 150 Mädchen an einer weiterführenden Schule mit kontaminiertem Wasser vergiftet und einige schwer verletzt - 5 July: Woman, children beheaded in Afghan 'dishonour killing' - 8 July: Taliban publicly execute woman accused of adultery in front of a crowd near Kabul - 11 July: Dozens of women, men and rights activists took to the streets of Kabul on Wednesday to protest over the recent public execution of an Afghan woman and to demand justice - 13 July: Female Afghan politician Hanifa Safi killed in a bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan - 24 July: Afghan cleric charged with raping 10-year-old schoolgirl - HRW 18 September: Free Women Jailed for ‘Running Away’ - 30 September: Violence stalks women workers in Afghanistan - 10 December: Afghan women's affairs official in Laghman province Nadia Sidiqi, just months after her predecessor was blown up by a bomb, shot dead by suspected Taliban - 11 December 2012: Afghan women victims of violence are still being failed by the justice system, according to a new UN report
2013: 23 January 2013: After her daughter Khatera was threatened and then murdered, Anisa Azam sued the Afghan police for failing to do their job - 18 May: Afghanistan's parliament failed to pass a law on Saturday banning violence against women - 24 May: Women on Afghan frontlines to fight Taliban - 25 juin: Huit femmes et un enfant d'une même famille ont été tués par une bombe dans la province de Kandahar, alors qu'ils se rendaient à une cérémonie de fiançailles - 4 July: Afghan women's rights activists react with alarm after court reverses conviction in torture of young woman - 4 July: Helmand's top female police officer and mother of three Islam Bibi was killed on her way to work, after receiving death threats from Taliban and even from her family - 14 juillet 2013: À l'école de Dah Yaya des filles apprennent à dire 'non' aux choix qui leur sont imposés - 20 July: One of President Karzai's main religious advisers will not overturn a decree issued by clerics in the north reimposing Taliban-style curbs on women - 13 August: Taliban kidnapped female MP Fariba Ahmadi Kakar who was travelling by car through Afghanistan's central Ghazni province with her children - 5/6 Septembe: Suspected Taliban militants shot dead the Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, married to Afghan businessman Jaanbaz Khan in the Paktika province, running a health clinic and writer of a popular book about her dramatic escape from the Taliban in the 90s, saying 'The way I fought against Taliban, every woman should too' - 16 September: Gunmen shot the top female police officer Negar in Helmand province - 17 September: An unpublished UN report on female police officers in Afghanistan found accounts of pervasive sexual assault and harassment by their male colleagues - 10 December: Police rescue woman from Taliban stoning to death - 19 December: Alarm rises for Afghan women prisoners after Western troops leave
2014: 4 January: Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of its human rights commission Sima Samar says - 8 March: Herat marks International Women’s Day by launching the first Herat International Women’s Film Festival
Media of Afghanistan: Media of Afghanistan
Newspapers in Afghanistan - Radio stations in Afghanistan - Television in Afghanistan
21 March 2014: Afghan journalists boycott Taliban coverage following the assault on Kabul’s Serena Hotel killing nine civilians, including a local journalist, his wife and two young children - 23 March 2014: Hundreds of journalists and international media organisations are enforcing a voluntary ban on broadcasting Taliban attacks, after Taliban murdered nine innocent civilians including five and three-year-old children in Kabul
Internet in Afghanistan: Internet in Afghanistan
List of journalists killed during the War in Afghanistan (2001–present): List of journalists killed during the War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
2014: 24 January 2014: Journalist Noor Ahmed Noori, working for radio station in Afghanistan, found burned and mutilated inside a bag in Helmand province - On 11 March 2014 Swedish journalist Nils Horner shot dead in a street in Kabul in execution-style - 11 March 2014: Swedish journalist Nils Horner, who also had British citizenship, was shot to death on Tuesday while he was talking to a translator on a street in Kabul - 12 March: Taliban splinter group says it killed British-Swedish reporter Nils Horner - 21 March: Afghan journalists boycott Taliban coverage after Kabul hotel attack kills reporter Sardar Ahmad and children - 4 April 2014: A gunman in Afghan police uniform shot two foreign journalists in eastern Khost province killing photographer Anja Niedringhaus and injuring reporter Kathy Gannon
Crime in Afghanistan: Crime in Afghanistan
Terrorism in Afghanistan: Terrorism in Afghanistan - Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan by type - Terrorist incidents in Afghanistan by year
Victims of the Taliban: Taliban - Victims of the Taliban - Taliban treatment of women
Opium production and illegal drug trade in Afghanistan: Opium production in Afghanistan - Illegal drug trade in Afghanistan
Corruption, fraud etc.: Corruption, fraud etc. in Afghanistan - Corruption in Afghanistan - Shirini - Integrity Watch Afghanistan
2013: 5 March 2013: The former chiefs of Kabul Bank Sherkhan Farnood and Khalilullah Ferozi have been sentenced to five years in jail for the multi-million dollar fraud that almost led to its collapse in 2010
Law and law enforcement in Afghanistan: Law of Afghanistan - Law enforcement in Afghanistan - Afghan National Police - Afghan Public Protection Force
Foreign relations of Afghanistan: Foreign relations of Afghanistan
Afghanistan/France relations: Afghanistan/France relations - French forces in Afghanistan - 20 November: France ends Afghan combat role - 29 April: The outgoing French ambassador to Afghanistan Bernard Bajolet blamed the country’s rampant corruption and the drug trade on the country's failure to establish itself as an independent country
Afghanistan/India relations: Afghanistan/India relations - 4 October 2011: 'Strategic partnership' between Afghanistan and India signed by Karzai and Singh in Delhi - 12 November: Afghan President Karzai is in New Delhi, holding delegation-level talks with PM Manmohan Singh - 12 November: India and Afghanistan to intensify cooperation, especially in the sectors of agriculture, small business and mining - 3 July 2013: Three Indian workers were killed in Tuesday's Taliban attack on a guest house in Kabul - 3 August: A suicide blast outside the Indian consulate in Jalalabad has reportedly left at least eight people dead and another 12 injured - 5 September: Suspected Taliban militants shot dead the Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, writer of a popular book about her dramatic escape from the Taliban in the 90s, in eastern Afghan province of Paktika - 11 December: Hamid Karzai heads to India waving wish list of military hardware
Afghanistan/Pakistan relations: Afghanistan/Pakistan relations
since 1980: Afghan-Pakistani Haqqani network 1980–present, USA and ISI's fosterling - 9 July 2013: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has admitted that the deadly Haqqani network was created by it and USA's CIA and claimed that the insurgent group's chief Haqqani had 'in fact been invited to the White House by President Reagan'
2012/2013: 24 December 2012: Pakistan shares the Kabul government's goal of transforming the Taliban insurgency into a political movement, an Afghan official says - 21 June 2013: Afghanistan and Pakistan trade accusations at UN over the whereabouts of Islamist extremists on their border - 26 August: President Karzai seeks Pakistan's help to arrange peace talks with Taliban
Afghanistan/Qatar relations: Afghanistan/Qatar relations - 20 June: US welcomes Qatar's decision to take down a sign that cast the Taliban's new office in Doha as a rival Afghan embassy saying the militant group can't represent itself 'as an emirate, government or sovereign' - 20 June: Afghan government anger at opening of Taliban office in Qatar leads US to suspend plans to attend talks
Afghanistan/Sweden relations: 'Swedish Committee for Afghanistan' aid organisation active in Afghanistan since 1980 - On 11 March 2014 Swedish journalist Nils Horner shot dead in a street in Kabul in execution-style - 11 March 2014: Swedish journalist Nils Horner was shot and killed in Kabul in an attack that many worry reflects the growing danger for foreigners in Afghanistan’s capital
Afghanistan/Turkmenistan relations: Afghanistan/Turkmenistan relations - Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline - Afghanistan Oil Pipeline
Afghanistan/United Kingdom relations: Afghanistan/United Kingdom relations: Anglo-Afghanische Kriege - War in Afghanistan since 2001 - 18 January 2012: UK troops quizzed over Afghan child abuse - 21 July 2012: More than 800 historic artefacts stolen from museums in Afghanistan returned to Afghanistan - 11 October 2012: Seven UK marines arrested on suspicion of a murder which occurred in Afghanistan in 2011 - 14 October: Five UK marines charged with murder - 24 January 2013: Playing royals in action - the third-in-line to the throne Harry confirmed he shot dead insurgents from the cockpit, saying he took the enemy 'out of the game' - 29 May 2013: Afghans unlawfully held by British forces at Camp Bastion - 29 May: UK to transfer scores of detainees to Afghan facilities - 1 June 2013: Britain must investigate torture in Iraq, Afghanistan, UN says - 4 June 2013: Two British soldiers convicted of abusing Afghans - On 11 March 2014 Swedish journalist Nils Horner shot dead in a street in Kabul in execution-style - 11 March 2014: Swedish journalist Nils Horner, who also had British citizenship, was shot to death on Tuesday while he was talking to a translator on a street in Kabul - 27 April 2014: A commission appointed by Karzai to investigate detention facilities run by USA and British forces claimed to have uncovered secret prisons on two coalition bases
Afghanistan/United Nations relations: Afghanistan/United Nations relations - UN resolutions concerning Afghanistan - 1 July 2013: UN deputy chief reiterates commitment to country’s long-term development in Afghanistan - 3/4 April 2014: UN's Ban Ki-moon urges all Afghan men and women to fully participate in Presidential and Provincial Council elections on April 5, as UNAMA condemns deadly attack on foreign journalists in the Tani district of Khost province
Afghanistan/USA relations: Afghanistan/USA relations - The Guardian: US gave silent backing to Taliban rise to power
CIA activities: CIA activities in Pakistan
1980–present: Afghan-Pakistani Haqqani network 1980–present, USA's and ISI's fosterling - 9 July 2013: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has admitted that the deadly Haqqani network was created by it and USA's CIA and claimed that the insurgent group's chief Haqqani had 'in fact been invited to the White House by President Reagan'
2011: 31 May 2011: Karzai bans Nato strikes on Afghan homes - 17 July 2011: Nato begins security handover to local forces in Bamiyan - 16 November: Karzai lays out conditions for US partnership demanding night raids by US and Nato stopped - 5 December: Afghan conference in Bonn as Nato troops eye exit and Pakistan is boycotting the talks - 28 December: President Karzai backs Taliban Qatar office plan
2012: AP 4 January 2012: Taliban to open Qatar office for talks with US - 7 January: Karzai demands US cede Afghan prison control - 30 January: Several Taliban negotiators have begun meeting with American officials in Qatar, where they are discussing preliminary trust-building measures - 16 February: After 11 years of war Afghanistan and USA in 'Taliban talks', Karzai says - 11 mars: Un soldat américain a tué 16 personnes, dont neuf enfants et trois femmes, dimanche matin dans la province de Kandahar - 12 March: The Afghan Parliament demands that the US soldier who killed 16 villagers in their homes should be put on public trial in Afghanistan - 13 March: Hundreds of university students took to the streets in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad Tuesday to protest the rampage by a US soldier who killed 16 villagers - 15 March: The US soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers has been flown by US military from Afghanistan out to Kuwait - 16 March: US 'did not co-operate' with Kandahar probe - Karzai, in meeting with families of 16 victims, says his investigators were denied access to the accused US soldier - 17 March: US soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in Kandahar identified as Staff Sergeant Robert Bales - 17 March: British BBC considers the 'personality' of the murder (back in the USA) of Afghan civilians and children and not the situation of the victims and their families - outcry for justice? USA and UK are the murder and responsible, some hundreds of years - 2 mai: Attentat des Taliban à Kaboul et six morts après la visite surprise de Barack Obama à Kaboul aussi prononcant un discours télévisé à l’adresse des Américains depuis la base militaire de Bagram - 7 July: In Kabul US secretary of state Hillary Clinton designating Afghanistan a major non-NATO ally shortly before major aid conference in Tokyo - 10 September: US to transfer Bagram prison to Afghans - 25 September: Afghans hail action over US Marines abuse - 5/6 November: Najeeban in southern Afghanistan is a ghost village, deserted by the surviving inhabitants after a murderous rampage, as Sergeant Robert Bales is due in US court for a military hearing and prosecutors say they will seek death penalty for Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 civilians - 11 November: US military court hears Afghan massacre accounts - 12 November: US Sergeant Bales watches as child after child describes the bloodbath that left their parents and other loved ones dead - 19 November: Afghan president Karzai says US forces continue to capture and detain Afghans in violation of a deal signed earlier this year
Kandahar massacre 11 March 2012 and trial 2013: Kandahar massacre 11 March 2012 - 5 June 2013: US Sgt. Bales pleads guilty in Afghan massacre - 21 August 2013: Afghan victims confront US soldier accused of massacre - 24 August: US army sergeant Bales who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in a horrific rampage was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole
2013 three-city US tour of Afghan youth orchestra: 9 February 2013: Afghan youth orchestra begins first three-city US tour
2013: 24 February: The Afghan government demands the withdrawal of US special forces from Wardak and Logar within two weeks accusing them of fuelling 'insecurity and instability' in the volatile provinces - 25 March: US to hand over Bagram jail to Afghans - 29 April 2013: For more than a decade, wads of US dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, on occasion, plastic shopping bags have been dropped off every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan's president - 'courtesy' of the CIA - 19 June: After the Afghan militants opened an office in Qatar to oversee peace negotiations, US officials will meet with Taliban representatives within days - 19 June: The Taliban today claimed responsibility for an overnight attack at Bagram air base that killed four US troops, just hours after US said its officials would meet the insurgents for talks - 19 June: The Afghan government lashed out at US efforts to broker peace with the Taliban, suspending security talks with Washington and threatening to boycott contacts with the insurgents - 20 June: US welcomes Qatar's decision to take down a sign that cast the Taliban's new office in Doha as a rival Afghan embassy saying the militant group can't represent itself 'as an emirate, government or sovereign' - 20 June: Afghan government anger at opening of Taliban office in Qatar leads US to suspend plans to attend talks - 17 July: Afghan suspect blames US commandos for civilian murders - 13 September: Deadly truck bomb hits US consulate in Afghanistan - 13 October: Dispute on immunity for US troops blocks Afghan-US security pact - 21 November: Afghanistan and USA agree on post 2014 military deal text - 21 novembre: Ouverture de la Loya Jirga, examen de l'accord avec les Etats-Unis - 24 November: Afghan council endorses US security deal and seeks immediate signing - 26 November: US says may pull out all troops from Afghanistan as Karzai holds up deal - 13 December: USA can't be aggressive, intimidatory, Afghanistan president Karzai says
2014: 27 April: A commission appointed by Karzai to investigate detention facilities run by USA and British forces claimed to have uncovered secret prisons on two coalition bases - 26 May 2014: Afghanistan expresses anger at USA monitoring 'nearly all' phone calls - 28 May 2014: Announcing a plan to leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015, Obama says it's not USA's responsibility to make Afghanistan a perfect place - 28 May: Afghanistan's Karzai welcomes USA plan to withdraw troops by 2016
War in Afghanistan since 2001: War in Afghanistan since 2001
Civil war in Afghanistan 1992–1996 leads to the Taliban controlling most of Afghanistan - Taliban and Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan 1996-2001 - Civil war in Afghanistan 1996–2001 Taliban period
Terrorism in Afghanistan
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
"Afghan War Diary" - War crimes in Afghanistan - Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan (2001-present)
May 2011: 1 May 2011: 12-year-old boy suicide attack - NZZ 18. Mai: Provinz Tahar - Tote bei Protesten nach Nato-Angriff - NZZ 29. Mai: 12 Kinder bei Nato-Luftangriff getötet
June 2011: NZZ 18. Juni: Karzai bestätigt Gespräche USA-Taliban - NZZ 23. Juni: Obama kündigt Abzug von 10.000 Soldaten bis Ende 2011 an - Obama announces withdrawal of 10.000 troops this year and another 23.000 by the end of September 2012 - NZZ 23. Juni: Nach den USA kündigen weitere Länder Truppenabzug an - Deux journalistes francais retenus en otage par les Talibans libérés après 547 jours
July 2011: 7 July: Afghan protests at civilians deaths in Nato air strike - UN: Deadliest six months for Afghan civilians (14 July 2011) - Nato begins security handover to local forces in Bamiyan 17 July 2011 - NZZ 23. Juli: Kommandoübergabe auch in Masar-i-Scharif Juli 2011 - 28 July: BBC reporter Ahmed Omed Khpalwak among 17 victims killed in Afghan Taliban blasts
September 2011: 7 September: Nato suspends Afghan prison transfers - torture allegations - 8 September: Nato-led forces killed BBC-reporter Ahmed Omed Khpulwak - shot dead by an US-soldier (compare July 28) - 11 September 2011: Five Afghan civilians (including a 3-year-old girl) killed, several Afghans and dozens of US-soldiers wounded in a Taliban suicide bombing targeting US-base in Wardak province - 21 September: Afghans gather to mourn Burhanuddi Rabbani killed by a suicide bomber - 23 September: Karzai vows to continue Afghan peace effort
October 2011: NZZ 29. Oktober: Schwerer Taliban-Angriff auf Nato-Truppen in Kabul
November 2011: 2 November: Turkey summit to map out Afghan future - NZZ 24. November: Sechs Kinder bei Nato-Luftangriff in der Provinz Kandahar getötet
December 2011: 8 December: Kabul in grief after Ashoura shrine blast as Karzai vows to take up the issue with Pakistan
January 2012: 12 January: US military to probe 'marine abuse video' - 13 January: US Marines identify desecrators of corpes in Afghanistan as the international community condemns the new US crime - 13 February: US Marine unit in Afghanistan abuse video identified - NZZ 18. Januar: Ermittlungen gegen britische Afghanistan-Soldaten wegen Mißbrauchs von Kindern - 19 January: Ongoing atrocities against civilians despite promised talks - 20 January: France suspends Afghan troop training after a deadly attack of an Afghan army soldier - NZZ 21. Januar: Frankreich erwägt rascheren Abzug aus Afghanistan
February 2012: 4 February 2012: Afghan civilian deaths rise for fifth year, UN says - 10 February: Hamid Karzai accuses NATO on Thursday of killing eight children in a coalition airstrike in eastern Afghanistan - 23 February: Violence over the burning of copies of the Quran by NATO troops at a military base in Afghanistan - 26 February: Withdrawal of all foreign advisers in Afghanistan announced after killing of two US military officers in Kabul's interior ministry
March 2012: 11 March: US soldier kills Afghan civilians in Kandahar - NZZ 15. März: Karzai will Nato früher aus Afghanistan haben - ISAF-Truppen sollen sich ab sofort aus Dörfern zurückziehen – Taliban sagen Gespräche mit den USA ab - NZZ 16. März: Schon wieder getötete afghanische Kinder, diesmal durch Nato-Helikopterabsturz auf ein Wohnhaus in Kabul
April 2012: 16 April: Sunday Taliban assault on Afghan capital 'over' - officials say all Taliban fighters involved in Kabul attack are dead - NZZ 17. April: Laut Behördenberichten haben islamische Extremisten und Gegner von Mädchenschule 150 Mädchen an einer weiterführenden Schule mit kontaminiertem Wasser vergiftet und einige schwer verletzt - 19 April: Probe ordered into behaviour depicted by images showing US troops posing with mangled bodies of suspected suicide bombers
May 2012: NZZ 13. Mai: Rückschlag für Dialog mit den Taliban - afghanischer Vermittler Maulwi Arsala Rahman ermordet - 19 May: 13 dead in Afghan suicide bombing at a lunch gathering of Afghan police and local civilians in southeast Afghanistan - 21 May: 'Hard days ahead' in Afghanistan, Obama says at a Nato summit in Chicago dominated by the issue of withdrawal from Afghanistan - 27 May: An airstrike by the US-led NATO coalition killa eight members of a family in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan authorities say
June 2012: 6 June: 17 civilians have been killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, the head of Logar provincial council says - 9 June: Visiting Logar province US general apologises for Afghan deaths - 9 June: Start of French troop pullout in July confirmed hours after four French soldiers were killed - 22 juin: Les talibans attaquent un hôtel proche de Kaboul - 26 June: Four villages in country's east create National Uprising Movement to protect residents from violence
July 2012: 8 July: Donors at an international conference in Tokyo have pledged to give $16bn in civilian aid over four years, in an attempt to safeguard Afghanistan's future - 9 July: Roadside bombs and attacks killed and injured Afghan civilians, policemen and Nato members - 13 July: Female Afghan politician Hanifa Safi killed in a bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan - 14 July: Suicide bomber kills 22 in northern Afghanistan - MP Ahmad Khan Samangani killed in the attack - 14 July: The deadly suicide bombing in Samangan Province targeted a wedding party for MP Ahmad Khan's daughter - 15 July: Afghan minister Obaidullah Obaid survives a bomb attack on his motorcade in northern Afghanistan
August 2012: 20 August: New Zealand signals exit from Afghanistan earlier in 2013 than planned - 27 August: Taliban attack an Afghan army post in the troubled southern province of Helmand - 28 August: A group of 17 civilians - 15 men and two women - have been killed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan
September 2012: 1 September: A suicide bombing at a large NATO military base in central Afghanistan kills at least six Afghan civilians - 4 September: Suicide bomber killed at least 25 civilians and wounded dozens at a funeral for a village elder in the village of Shagai in the Durbaba district - 8 September: Taliban claims responsibility for a 'teenage' suicide bomber attack that kills six people, the dead and wounded all street sellers aged between 12 and 17 - 10 September: At least 16 people killed in blast targeting policemen at crowded intersection in urban capital of Kunduz province - 15 September: The Taliban say they carried out an attack on Nato's Camp Bastion in revenge for the film made in the US seen as insulting to Islam - 16 September: Four foreign soldiers and one Afghan policeman killed in latest 'insider' attack in Zabul province - 16 September: Nato air strike kills at least eight women and children in Laghman and injured seven - nobody protects the Afghan people and civilians against deadly attacks and war crimes, repeated again and again - 18 September: Hezb-e-Islami group claims responsibility for a female suicide attack on a minibus in Kabul killing 12 people, including several foreigners working for an international courier company
October 2012: 1 October: Suicide bomber wearing police uniform kills 13 in Khost, including at least three police and three Nato soldiers - 13 October: At least eight people were killed in attacks in southern Afghanistan - 15 October: Afghan officials say that a NATO air strike killed three children while it was targeting Taliban planting mines on a road in Helmand province's Nawa district - 26 October: In a second suspected insider attack in two days two US troops die in the southern Uruzgan province - 26 October: Attack by man in police uniform leaves over 40 killed and injured outside mosque in northern province of Faryab - 30 October: Apparent insider attack kills two NATO troops in Nahri Sarraj district - 31 October: A roadside bomb blew up a civilian truck in Musa Qala that killed 10, including seven young women and three children
November 2012: 4 November: A roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed a district police chief, as fighters increasingly target Afghan security forces amid the draw-down of foreign troops - 11 November: A mother and her newborn baby were among six family members killed in a roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan - 11/12 November: Nato soldier killed in the latest 'insider' attack in a joint camp in Nad Ali district of Helmand province while 11 Afghan civilians lose their lives in land mine blasts - 21 novembre: Un attentat suicide dans l'enclave diplomatique de Kaboul mercredi matin a fait deux morts - 23 November: A Taliban suicide bomber kills two people and wounds 40 others, including women and children, in an attack in Wardak province - 29 November: A roadside bomb exploded under a passenger van in the Deh Rawood district of Uruzgan province, killing 10 people, most of them women and children
December 2012: 2 December: Taliban suicide attack on Afghan NATO base kills 12 in Jalalabad - 10 December: Suspected Taliban gunmen shoot dead women's affairs official in Laghman, while Nimroz province police chief dies in roadside bombing - 17 December: Collecting firewood several young girls have been killed in a landmine explosion in Nangarhar province - 20 December: A roadside bomb kills two policemen and five civilians in Zaranj, Nimroz province - 24 December: A female Afghan police officer shot and wounded a Nato advisor in Kabul police headquarters - 26 December: A Taliban suicide bomber killed three people in an attack on a US base in the eastern town of Khost, the base that is believed to be used by the CIA - 27 December: Four Afghan policemen were killed and two wounded in a Taliban attack in the southern province of Uruzgan
January 2013: 6 January: At least four people were killed and 15 others wounded in a twin suicide attack inside a meeting of community leaders in Spin Boldak - 8 January: Afghan soldier kills British soldier, wounds six - 16 January: Taliban target Afghan intelligence HQ in deadly attack - 21 January: Fierce gunfight after co-ordinated Taliban-claimed attacks on traffic police headquarters in western Kabul - 27 January: At least 10 people have been killed after a roadside bomb detonated in Kandahar
February 2013: 9 February: A landmine explosion ripped through a civilian vehicle in Nad Ali district of Helmand province and killed six members of a family - 13 February: A NATO air strike killed 10 Afghan civilians, including five children, in the Shigal district of Kunar province - 19 February: Karzai signs ban to limit Nato air strike assistance - 24 February: On Sunday morning three suicide bombings in outlying provinces and a shootout in Kabul - 24 February: The Afghan government demands the withdrawal of US special forces from Wardak and Logar within two weeks accusing them of fuelling 'insecurity and instability' in the volatile provinces - 27 February: At least nine injured, mostly army personnel, after bomber detonates near bus carrying Afghan soldiers
March 2013: 3 March: Nato troops kill two Afghan boys due to alleged mistaken identity - 9 March: As new US defence secretary visits Kabul nine people killed in apparent suicide attack at Kabul defence ministry and at least nine people - eight of them civilians and one a policeman - killed in a suicide bombing in Khost city - 12 March 2013: Two US soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in a suspected insider attack in Afghanistan, after President Karzai accused US of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in the country - 26 March: Taliban claims responsibility after eight suicide bombers kill five security officers in attack on a base in Jalalabad - 30 March: A Nato helicopter strike kills two children close to Ghazni city in southern Afghanistan - 31 March: Kabul government seeks to explore the possibility of talks with Taliban
April 2013: 4 April: Taliban killed over 50 people and injured 100 others in a seven-hour-long attack on a court complex in Farah city - 4 April: An airstrike by US-led forces killed four policemen and two civilians in the Deh Yak district of Ghazni province - 5 April: A bomb strapped to the back of a donkey killed one policeman and wounded three civilians in the Alingar district in Laghman province - 6 April: Six Nato personnel were killed on Saturday in two separate attacks in Qalat city and in the southern province of Zabul - 8 April: Nato airstrike kills 11 children in Afghanistan's Kunar province, officials say - 12 avril: Au moins treize soldats afghans ont été tués lors d'une attaque des talibans contre un avant-poste de l'armée dansle district de Nari, de la province de Kunar
May 2013: 2 May 2013: Three British soldiers killed in a blast in Helmand province - 5 May: Seven US soldiers were killed in two separate attacks in Afghanistan in Maiwand district and in the western province of Farah on Saturday - 16 May: Suicide attack on Nato convoy in Kabul kills six civilians - 24 May: Taliban attack UN compound in Afghan capital, two gunmen killed - 25 May: Mosque blast kills 12 people in Ghazni province's district of Andar - 29 May: 7 foreign aid workers rescued after militants detonated a suicide bomb and waged a gun battle at the International Committee of the Red Cross in Jalalabad, killing an Afghan security guard
June 2013: 4 June: Afghanistan road bomb kills three children and their father, injuring the mother critically - 10 June: All seven militants who launched an attack Monday on Kabul airport died in the assault - 11 June: Suicide blast in Kabul kills at least 17 people at Supreme Court - 18 June: Afghan forces take lead on security from Nato - 25 juin: Échec d'une attaque des Taliban sur le palais présidentiel à Kaboul - 25 juin: Huit femmes et un enfant d'une même famille ont été tués par une bombe dans la province de Kandahar, alors qu'ils se rendaient à une cérémonie de fiançailles - 26 June: Karzai and Obama commit to Taliban talks despite attack
July 2013: 2 July: Seven people killed in Kabul attack on Nato supply firm in Kabul - 8 July: Afghan forces killed 18 Taliban and lost five of their own troops in operations in the country's east - 9 July: 17 Afghan civilians, 12 women, four children and one man, killed by a roadside bomb in Herat's Obe district - 18 July: Taliban kill eight Afghan workers on their way to US military base south of Kabul - 31 July: Civilian casualties in the Afghan war rose 23% the first half of this year due to Taliban attacks and increased fighting between insurgents and government forces, the UN says
August 2013: 2 août: Vingt-deux policiers afghans et 76 talibans ont été tués au cours de combats dans la province de Nangarhar - 3 August: Reports say a suicide bomber launched an attack near Indian consulate in Jalalabad leaving at least eight children dead and several injured - 28 August: Taliban executed 12 Afghan civilians in two separate incidents, including five aid workers - 31 August: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank in southern Afghanistan, one of two attacks that killed 18 people
September 2013: 2 September: A group of Taliban suicide bombers attacked a US base near the border with Pakistan on Monday morning, leading to multiple explosions, a gunfight and the closure of a key road - 13 September: Deadly truck bomb hits US consulate in Afghanistan
October 2013: 15 octobre: Le gouverneur de la province afghane du Logar a été tué mardi par l'explosion d'une bombe cachée dans un microphone - 27 October: A roadside bomb killed 18 civilians and wounded five as they rode a small bus home after attending a wedding in the Ghazni province
November 2013: 16 November: Deadly suicide blast in Kabul ahead of security talks
January-June 2014: 18 January: Up to 21 people were killed, mostly foreigners and including IMF and UN staff, in a Taliban attack on a popular restaurant in Kabul - 26 January: A Taliban suicide bomber has attacked a military bus in Kabul, killing at least four people - 21 February: Three male suicide attackers wearing burqas attacked a police headquarters close to Kabul, killing one policeman - 23 February: The Taliban attacked an Afghan army base in Kunar province, killing 19 soldiers and kidnapping seven - 6 March: A NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan accidentally killed five Afghan soldiers - 14 March: A roadside bomb in Helmand province kills six civilians, including two women and two children - 18 March: Suicide bomber kills at least 13 civilians in Maimana, the capital of Faryab province - 20 March: Taliban assault on police station in Jalalabad kills 10 police officers and a civilian - 21 March: Nine people - three women, two children and four foreigners - were killed in a highly secure Kabul hotel by four teenaged Taliban fighters, who were killed too - 30 April: Afghan troops backed by Western air power killed at least 60 militants near the Pakistan border, in one of the single biggest assaults against the Taliban-linked Haqqani network - 10 June: USA soldiers came under heavy fire from Taliban militants and called in air strike but helicopters shot wrong targets leaving five troops and one Afghan soldier dead
July 2014: 9 July 2014: Number of civilians killed or injured in Afghanistan's war in first six months of 2014 rises by quarter, with more than 1,000 of those children, UN report says - 16 July: Afghanistan car bomb leaves at least 89 civilians in crowded Urgun bazaar dead
September/October 2014: 27 September 2014: After Taliban fighters had killed more than 100 people in the area, Afghan villagers hanged four captured Taliban militants from a tree as security forces battled the insurgents for a sixth day in a district of Ghazni province - 28 September 2014: Bomb explodes in Kabul diplomatic quarter, a day ahead of presidential inauguration - 21 October: At least four Afghan soldiers killed and six others and six civilians wounded by a Taliban roadside bomb in Kabul
Natural disasters: Natural disasters in Afghanistan
Floods and landslides in Afghanistan: Floods in Afghanistan - Many provinces in Afghanistan vulnerable to floods
2012/2013: 21 May 2012: Flood waters ravaged the provincial capital Sar-e-Pul in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 19 people and destroying hundreds of homes - 4 August 2012: Flash floods in Afghanistan kill more than 40 people - August 2013 Pakistan–Afghanistan floods
2014: 25 April 2014: More than 100 people have been killed and thousands left homeless by flash floods in north and west Afghanistan - May 2014 Badakhshan mudslides - 3 May 2014: Rescuers are sifting through mud for a second day after a deadly landslide in Badakhshan - June 2014 Baghlan floods - 7 June 2014: Flooding in Baghlan province kills more than 80 people and forces thousands to flee their homes
Earthquakes in Afghanistan: Earthquakes in Afghanistan

Armenia - Geography of Armenia - History of Armenia - Demographics of Armenia

Economy of Armenia: Economy of Armenia - List of companies of Armenia - Companies of Armenia by industry
Mineral industry and mines in Armenia: Mineral industry is one of the main sectors of the Armenian economy and as of 2011 accounted for over half of the country's exports - Mines in Armenia
Copper mines in Armenia: Copper mines in Armenia - Ankasar mine having estimated reserves of 1.2 billion tonnes of ore grading 0.49% copper and 0.2% molybdenum - Kajaran copper and molybdenum mine
Gold and iron mines in Armenia: Kapan mine is one of the largest gold mines in the Armenia and in the world - Svarants mine having estimated reserves of 1.5 billion tonnes of ore grading 40% iron
Agriculture in Armenia: Agriculture in Armenia - in 2006 46% of the work force was employed in agriculture and agriculture contributed 21% of the country's GDP - principal agricultural products are grains, potatoes, vegetables, grapes and fruits - Armenian wine
Water in Armenia: Water in Armenia
Rivers and lakes of Armenia: Rivers and lakes of Armenia
Water supply and sanitation in Armenia: Water supply and sanitation in Armenia - Water privatization in Armenia
Tourism in Armenia: Tourism in Armenia - Visitor attractions in Armenia - World Heritage Sites in Armenia
Armed Forces of Armenia: Armed Forces of Armenia
Taxation and budget in Armenia: Taxation in Armenia - 12 December 2013: Government pushed through the parliament its draft state budget 2014 that aims to maintain fiscal austerity while increasing public spending by roughly 10%
Politics of Armenia: Politics of Armenia - Constitution of Armenia - List of political parties in Armenia - Trade unions in Armenia
6 May 2012 Armenian parliamentary election: Armenian parliamentary election 6 May 2012 - 7 May: Partial results show 44.41% of the vote for President Serzh Sarkisian's Republican party
18 February 2013 Armenian presidential election: Armenian presidential election 18 February 2013 - 17 February: Armenia president predicted to dominate polls - 19 February: Incumbent Serzh Sargsyan garners over 58% of vote, official results show, amid claims of voting violations
May 2017 Armenian parliamentary election: Armenian parliamentary election May 2017
Protests in Armenia: Protests in Armenia
2011 Armenian protests: 2011 Armenian protests
2013 Armenian protests: 2013 Armenian protests
2014: 11 October 2014: Over 10,000 opposition supporters rallied in the Armenian capital demanding a change in government and accusing the present rulers of failing to stem poverty and corruption
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Armenia: Armenian society - Demographics of Armenia - Human rights in Armenia - Religion in Armenia - Freedom of religion in Armenia
Culture and languages of Armenia: Culture of Armenia - Languages of Armenia - List of museums in Armenia
Education in Armenia: Education in Armenia - Schools in Armenia - Universities in Armenia
Health in Armenia: Health in Armenia
Media in Armenia: Armenian media - List of newspapers in Armenia
Crime in Armenia: Crime in Armenia
Corruption in Armenia: Corruption in Armenia - June 2014: Corruption reportedly remains pervasive in Armenia's judiciary, tax, customs and regulatory rules remain non-transparent and instances of unfair tender processes and preferential treatment within the Armenian procurement system persist
Human trafficking in Armenia: Human trafficking in Armenia
Terrorism in Armenia: Terrorism in Armenia - 27 October 1999 Armenian parliament shooting
Foreign relations of Armenia: Foreign relations of Armenia
Armenia/Azerbaijan relations: Armenia/Azerbaijan relations - Armenians in Azerbaijan - Armenians once formed a sizable community in Baku but most Armenians fled the city in 1990 - Azerbaijanis in Armenia, since 1988–1991 most Azerbaijanis fled the country as a result of the Nagorno-Karabakh War
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and war 1988-1994 - 20 July 2012: Wahlsieg von Amtsinhaber Saakjan in Präsidentschaftswahlen - Kämpfe mit aserbeidschanischen Truppen
2012: Armenia/Azerbaijan relations in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 - 6 June 2012: Deadly clashes along Azeri-Armenia border
2014: 4 August 2014: Bloody clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed territory
Armenia/Georgia relations: Armenia/Georgia relations
Armenia/Iran relations: Armenia/Iran relations
Armenia/Kurdistan relations: Armenia/Kurdistan relations - Kurdish recognition of the Armenian genocide
Armenia/Russia relations: Armenia/Russia relations - April 1965 Yerevan demonstrations on the 50th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
Armenia/Turkey relations: Armenia/Turkey relations
Armenian Genocide: Armenian Genocide 1915-1923 - Armenian Genocide recognition - April 1965 Yerevan demonstrations on the 50th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide - Armenian Genocide memorial complex is Armenia's official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, built in 1967 on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan - Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute was opened in 1995
Armenia/USA relations: Armenia/USA relations

Azerbaijan - Geography of Azerbaijan - History of Azerbaijan - Demographics of Azerbaijan

Economy of Azerbaijan: Economy of Azerbaijan - List of companies of Azerbaijan - Companies of Azerbaijan by industry
Petroleum industry in Azerbaijan: Petroleum industry in Azerbaijan - Oil fields of Azerbaijan - Oil and gas companies of Azerbaijan - Oil pipelines in Azerbaijan - Natural gas pipelines in Azerbaijan
Energy in Azerbaijan: Energy in Azerbaijan
Agriculture in Azerbaijan: Agriculture in Azerbaijan - major cash crops are cotton, tobacco, rice, grapes and fruits - Azerbaijani wine
Cotton production in Azerbaijan: Cotton production in Azerbaijan
Tourism in Azerbaijan: Tourism in Azerbaijan
Banking in Azerbaijan: Banking in Azerbaijan - List of banks in Azerbaijan - Central Bank of Azerbaijan since 1992 - Military history of Azerbaijan - Azerbaijan in World War II
Military in Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani Armed Forces
Taxation and budget in Azerbaijan: Taxation in Azerbaijan - 21 July 2014: Information about the state budget for six months of 2014
Politics of Azerbaijan: Politics of Azerbaijan - List of political parties in Azerbaijan - Trade unions in Azerbaijan
Administrative divisions of Azerbaijan: Administrative divisions of Azerbaijan
Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic: Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is a landlocked exclave of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Elections and politics in Azerbaijan: Elections in Azerbaijan
2013: Azerbaijani presidential election 9 October 2013 - 9 October: Azerbaijan votes in presidential election - 10 October 2013: Azerbaijan's Ilham Aliyev hails poll 'triumph' amid concerns
Social movements and protests: 2011 Azerbaijani protests - January 2013 Baku protests - 26 January 2013: Azerbaijan police brutally dispersed an unauthorised rally, protesting against the police using excessive force against peaceful protests, in central Baku, beating up and arresting scores of people
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Azerbaijan: Azerbaijani society - Demographics of Azerbaijan - Human rights in Azerbaijan
Culture and languages of Azerbaijan: Culture of Azerbaijan - Languages of Azerbaijan
Education in Azerbaijan: Education in Azerbaijan - Education in Baku - Universities in Azerbaijan - Azerbaijan State Oil Academy since 1920
Science and technology in Azerbaijan
Health in Azerbaijan: Health in Azerbaijan - Medicine in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani media: Azerbaijani media
Internet in Azerbaijan
Crime in Azerbaijan: Crime in Azerbaijan
War crimes and massacres in Azerbaijan: War crimes in Azerbaijan - List of massacres in Azerbaijan - 1918 September Days massacre of Baku refers to the Russian Civil War when Armenian inhabitants of Baku were massacred by Enver Pasha's Army of Islam - March 1920 Shusha massacre was the mass killing of the Armenian population of Shusha that followed the suppression of the Armenian revolt against the authorities of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic - January 1990 Baku pogrom was an anti-Armenian pogrom directed against the Armenian inhabitants of Baku - Black January 1990 was a violent crackdown pursuant to a state of emergency during the dissolution of the Soviet Union to stop pogroms and violence against the Armenian population in Baku - 1992 Khojaly massacre was the killing of Azerbaijani civilians by Armenian and CIS forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War - 1992 Maragha Massacre was the mass murder of Armenian civilians in the village Maragha by Azerbaijani troops in the course of the Nagorno-Karabakh War
Azerbaijani mafia: Azerbaijani mafia is a general term for organized criminal gangs, mostly based in Moscow and other major Russian cities
Terrorism in Azerbaijan: Terrorism in Azerbaijan
Corruption in Azerbaijan: Corruption in Azerbaijan - 31 December 2012: Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, has won the first ever Organized Crime and Corruption Person of the Year bestowed by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project
Foreign relations of Azerbaijan: Foreign relations of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan/Armenia relations: Azerbaijan/Armenia relations - Armenians in Azerbaijan - Armenians once formed a sizable community in Baku but most Armenians fled the city in 1990 - Azerbaijanis in Armenia, since 1988–1991 most Azerbaijanis fled the country as a result of the Nagorno-Karabakh War
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and war 1988-1994 - 20 July 2012: Wahlsieg von Amtsinhaber Saakjan in Präsidentschaftswahlen - Kämpfe mit aserbeidschanischen Truppen
2012: Armenia/Azerbaijan relations in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 - 6 June 2012: Deadly clashes along Azeri-Armenia border
2014: 4 August 2014: Bloody clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed territory
Azerbaijan/European Union relations: Azerbaijan/European Union relations - European Parliament resolution of 12 May 2011 on Azerbaijan - NZZ 28. Juni: Rechtsausschuss des Europarates fordert die Freilassung von 50 inhaftierten politischen Oppositionellen
Azerbaijan/Georgia relations: Azerbaijan/Georgia relations - Baku–Supsa Pipeline since 1999 operated by BP - Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline since 2006 operated by BP - South Caucasus natural gas pipeline since 2006 operated by BP, Statoil, shareholders SOCAR, Lukoil, Total etc.
Azerbaijan/Germany relations: Azerbaijan/Germany relations - Azerbaijan in World War II
Azerbaijan/Iran relations: Azerbaijan/Iran relations
Azerbaijan/Russia relations: Azerbaijan/Russia relations
Azerbaijan/Turkey relations: Azerbaijan/Turkey relations - Azerbaijanis in Turkey - Turks in Azerbaijan - 2010 Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Mutual Support between Azerbaijan and Turkey
Azerbaijan/United Kingdom relations: Azerbaijan/United Kingdom relations - Battle of Baku 1918 - Baku–Supsa Pipeline since 1999 operated by BP - Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline since 2006 operated by BP - South Caucasus natural gas pipeline since 2006 operated by BP, Statoil, shareholders SOCAR, Lukoil, Total etc.

Bangladesh - Geography of Bangladesh - Partition of India by the 'British Empire' 1947 - Partition of Bengal 1947 - History of East Pakistan 1947-1971 - Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 - Indo Pakistani War of 1971 - History of Bangladesh - Demographics of Bangladesh

Economy of Bangladesh: Economy of Bangladesh - List of companies of Bangladesh
Energy in Bangladesh: Energy in Bangladesh - Fossil fuels in Bangladesh - Natural gas in Bangladesh - Oil and gas companies of Bangladesh - Electricity sector in Bangladesh - Renewable energy policy of Bangladesh
Bangladesh textile industry: Bangladesh textile industry - Textile industry - employment and labour - 1 May 2013: Savar, a suburb of Dhaka, is a dusty, chaotic industrial center littered with factories that produce clothes for leading Western brands, whose building codes are often unenforced, regulatory oversight is flimsy, and whose men wielding power often travel with armed guards
Tazreen Fashion factory fire 2012: Dhaka fire in the Tazreen Fashion factory 24 November 2012 - 25 November: At least 100 workers killed by a fire in the multi-floor Tazreen Fashion factory in the Ashulia district on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka - 26 November: Another fire that broke out in a 12-storey building housing four different garment factories in Dhaka, has been almost brought under control, police say - 27 November: Bangladesh is observing a day of mourning for the more than 100 victims of a clothing factory fire on Saturday - 29 November: Three mid-level managers held for preventing workers from leaving factory premises after fire alarm went off - 7 December: Tazreen Fashion factory fire exposes safety gap in the supply chain - 17 December: The Tazreen Fashion factory fire killing 111 workers was caused by sabotage and managers at the plant prevented victims from escaping, the head of an official inquiry says
Smart Export Garments Ltd factory fire 2013: 27 January 2013: The unlicensed 'Smart Export Garments Ltd' factory in Dhaka where seven women workers died in a fire Saturday, was making clothing for Spanish giant Inditex and several French brands
Dhaka garments factory collapse April 2013: Four garment factories housing building collapse in Dhaka 24 April 2013 - 24 April 2013: At least 15 people were killed and many more feared dead when an eight-storey building housing a market and garment factory collapsed in the town of Savar outside Dhaka - 25 April: The death toll from the building collapse in Dhaka has risen to 160, with people trapped under the rubble of a complex that housed garment factories supplying retailers in Europe and North America - 27/28 April: Factory bosses were arrested, 72 hours after the deadly collapse of a building where low-cost garments were made for Western brands, as the death toll rose to 348 and angry workers protested on the streets of the capital - 29 avril: Un incendie a éclaté dans les décombres de l'immeuble de Dacca, mettant fin à tout espoir de retrouver de nouveaux survivants dans les ruines - 10 May: The death toll from the Dhaka garments factory collapse soared past 1,000 on Friday, while the list of the dead from the fire on 8 May 2013 at a sweater manufacturer showed the entanglement of the industry and top Bangladeshi officials - 10 May: Woman rescued in the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building 17 days after collapse - 14 mai: Fin des recherches dans l'immeuble effondré où périrent plus de 1.100 ouvriers du textile, mais des dizaines de proches éplorés attendaient toujours des nouvelles de leurs disparus - 24 juin: Des centaines d'ouvriers du textile et des survivants de l'effondrement du Rana Plaza ont manifesté deux mois après l'accident, en réclamant des comptes au gouvernement sur les personnes toujours portées disparues et sur le volet financier - 25 July: The mayor of Savar arrested over Rana Plaza factory disaster in April
September 2013: 13 September: A two-day meeting of clothing retailers, with key names including Walmart, Benetton, Mango staying away, and pressure groups aimed at reaching a compensation deal for victims of two Bangladesh factory disasters ended in failure
Dhaka garment factory fire 8 May 2013: Dhaka garment factory fire 8 May 2013 - 9 May 2013: Eight people were killed when a fire broke out ih a clothing factory in the Mirpur industrial district of Dhaka, belonging to the Tung Hai Group, a large garment exporter whose retailers include Britain's Primark and Inditex Group of Spain
October 2013: 8 October: A fire at a garment factory outside Bangladesh's capital has killed at least 10 people on Tuesday
2014: 10 March: Several thousand Bangladeshi garment workers have lost their jobs after their factory, where they stitched clothes for Western retailers, was discovered with serious safety problems and shut down - 11 August 2014: Garment workers in five Bangladeshi factories, that supplied clothes for Walmart and other western retailers finally received their wages on Sunday following an 11-day hunger strike, after police arrested union leaders and used batons and pepper spray on garment workers to break strike
Agriculture in Bangladesh: Agriculture in Bangladesh, including rice and jute, wheat, maize and tea - most Bangladeshis earn their living from agriculture
Forestry in Bangladesh: Forestry in Bangladesh
Fishing in Bangladesh: Fishing in Bangladesh
Water in Bangladesh, water supply and management: Water in Bangladesh - Bodies of water of Bangladesh - Rivers of Bangladesh - Water supply and sanitation in Bangladesh - Water management in Dhaka
Sharing the water of the Ganges
30 June 2013: About 450 employees fell ill after complaining of contaminated water at their workplace near the Bangladeshi capital, the second such incident to hit the same garment factory in recent days
Wetlands of Bangladesh: Wetlands of Bangladesh
Environmental issues in Bangladesh: Environmental issues in Bangladesh - Floods in Bangladesh - Climate change in Bangladesh
Waste management in Bangladesh
Tourism in Bangladesh: Tourism in Bangladesh - Visitor attractions in Bangladesh - World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh
Transport in Bangladesh: Transport in Bangladesh - Transport infrastructure in Bangladesh - Bangladesh Railway - Road transport in Bangladesh - Roads in Bangladesh
Water transport in Bangladesh: Water transport in Bangladesh
Maritime incidents in Bangladesh - 15 May 2014: Sinking of the MV Miraj-4 - 18 May 2014: Anguished relatives protested a decision to stop searching for bodies of passengers they feared were trapped inside the sunken ferry MV Miraj-4 leaving at least 54 dead
Labour in Bangladesh: Labour in Bangladesh - Women in Bangladesh's garment industry
Child labour in Bangladesh: Child labour in Bangladesh - 26 October 2009: ILO report on child labour in Bangladesh - 15 May 2013: Combating child labour through education
Military in Bangladesh: Bangladesh Armed Forces - Military history of Bangladesh
Military coups in Bangladesh: Military coups in Bangladesh - 1982 Bangladesh coup d'état and Ershad's regime 1983-1990
Taxation in Bangladesh: Taxation in Bangladesh - National Board of Revenue publications
Politics of Bangladesh: Politics of Bangladesh - List of political parties in Bangladesh - 2006-2008 Bangladeshi political crisis - Government of Grand Alliance 2009-present - Political parties in Bangladesh
Elections and politics in Bangladesh: Elections in Bangladesh - 10 April 2013: Bangladesh's election commission has declared April 29 as the date to hold presidential election in the country - 22 April 2013: Abdul Hamid won presidential elections following the death of Zillur Rahman on 20 March 2013 - 1 August 2013: Bangladesh court cancels registration of right-wing party Jamaat-e-Islami - 2 December: Bangladesh's 18-party opposition coalition confirms poll boycott on deadline day
Bangladeshi general election January 2014: Bangladeshi general election 5 January 2014 - 2 January: One person was killed on the first day of BNP's countrywide nonstop blockade to foil the January 5 general election - 4 January: Dozens of voting booths were attacked on the eve of elections and an activist was killed in clashes with Awami League supporters in Patgram - 5 janvier: Nombreux lieux de vote attaqués dans le cadre des législatives au Bangladesh - 5 January: The violence against Bangladesh's general election continues - 6 January: Low turnout mars Bangladesh polls - 6 January: Ruling Awami League wins the violence-plagued election whose outcome was never in doubt after the boycott - 7 January: Pressure mounts on Bangladesh PM after walkover re-election, as the USA demands a swift re-run that would include all the major parties
Social movements and protests: Protests in Bangladesh
2012: NZZ 12. März 2012: Tausende fordern Rücktritt der Regierung in Bangladesh - größte Demonstration seit der Wahl von 2008 - 24 April 2012: Bangladeshis strike over missing politician
2012 Tazreen Fashion factory fire protests: Tazreen Fashion factory fire 24 November 2012 - 26 November 2012: Garment workers staged mass protests to demand the end to 'deathtrap' labour conditions after Bangladesh's worst-ever textile factory fire in Tazreen Fashion factory, as a new blaze in Dhaka sparked fresh panic and terror - 27 November: Protesters and factories workers across the country took to the streets for a second day to express their anger over the Tazreen Fashion factory fire
9 December 2012: Opposition parties have called a general strike after at least two people were killed in clashes during nationwide road blockades demanding a caretaker government to ensure elections due in 2014 are fair
2013: 7 January 2013: Police clash with anti-government protesters trying to enforce a general strike called to denounce a fuel price hike
2013 Shahbag protests - 4 March 2013: Bangladesh remains tense on day two of nationwide bandh, after 24 people have died overnight in clashes across the country related to a death sentence given to a top Islamist opposition leader for his role in atrocities
April 2013: 27 April: Police fired tear-gas and rubber bullets at hundreds of thousands of workers protesting the death of more than 300 colleagues in the collapsed building in Dhaka
May 2013: 1 mai: Des dizaines de milliers de manifestants au Bangladesh défilaient mercredi pour réclamer la pendaison des propriétaires d'ateliers de confection - 20 May: Bangladeshi police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at thousands of garment workers Monday as they demanded a wage hike at a protest in a manufacturing hub outside the capital Dhaka
September 2013: 23 septembre: Jusqu'à 200.000 ouvriers ont manifesté lundi pour le troisième jour consécutif et des dizaines de milliers d'ouvriers du textile ont bloqué des rues, exigeant un salaire mensuel minimum équivalent à 100 dollars - 25 September: Police have used batons, rubber bullets and tear gas to stop protests by garment workers in Bangladesh who want higher wages
November 2013: 12 November: Thousands of garment workers demanding higher pay clashed with police for a second day, leaving dozens of people injured and at least 200 factories closed
April 2014: 25 April: Western fashion brands faced pressure to increase help for victims of garment factory accident, as mass protests marked the one-year anniversary of the disaster that cost 1,138 lives
August 2014: 11 August 2014: Garment workers in five Bangladeshi factories, that supplied clothes for Walmart and other western retailers finally received their wages on Sunday following an 11-day hunger strike, after police arrested union leaders and used batons and pepper spray on garment workers to break strike
Society, demographics and human rights in Bangladesh: Bangladeshi society - Demographics of Bangladesh
Culture and languages in Bangladesh: - Culture of Bangladesh - Indigenous peoples in Bangladesh - Ethnic groups in Bangladesh - Languages of Bangladesh
Rural and urban poverty in Bangladesh: Poverty in Bangladesh - Rural and urban poverty in Bangladesh
List of slums in Bangladesh
2013: 3 February 2013: Hundreds of homes burned in a fire in shantytown in the capital Dhaka
Women in Bangladesh: Women in Bangladesh - Women's rights in Bangladesh - Women in Bangladesh's garment industry
Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) - women's welfare in Bangladesh
Education in Bangladesh: Education in Bangladesh
Child labour in Bangladesh: Child labour in Bangladesh - 26 October 2009: ILO report on child labour in Bangladesh - 15 May 2013: Combating child labour through education
Health in Bangladesh: Health in Bangladesh
Media of Bangladesh: Media of Bangladesh - List of journalists killed in Bangladesh since 1992 - 30 December 2012: 2012 South Asia mourned the murder of 25 media persons, 13 journalists in Pakistan, five in India, three in Bangladesh, and two each in Nepal and Afghanistan, a report says
Bangladeshi television and radio channels - Newspapers in Bangladesh
Internet in Bangladesh: Internet in Bangladesh - 4 April 2013 Bengali blog blackout - 25 April 2013 and 2 May 2013: Worldwide Protests for Free Expression in Bangladesh
Human rights and religion in Bangladesh: - Human rights in Bangladesh
Religion in Bangladesh - Freedom of religion in Bangladesh
Buddhism in Bangladesh - Hinduism in Bangladesh - Islam in Bangladesh
Religious violence in Bangladesh: Religious violence in Bangladesh - Hathazari violence February 2012 - Fatehpur violence March 2012 - Chirirbandar violence August 2012 - Ramu violence September 2012 - 30 September 2012: Hundreds of Muslims have set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 2.100 homes in southern Bangladesh after picture of allegedly desecrated Quran on Facebook - 1 October: Troops deployed after new attacks on Buddhists
Crime in Bangladesh: Crime and drug trafficking in Bangladesh
2012: 16 June 2012: Journalist Zamal Uddin stabbed to death at Kashipur Bazar in Jessore district
2013: 23 December 2013: Bangladesh police brought charges over the Tazreen factory garment factory fire, accusing the owners and 11 others of negligence that led to the loss of 111 lives
2014: 9 February 2014: Fugitive owners of fire-disaster Tazreen Fashions factory sent to jail
Corruption in Bangladesh: Corruption in Bangladesh - Anti Corruption Commission Bangladesh - 18 October 2005: Bangladesh has been ranked as the most corrupt country on earth in the latest list of corrupt nations published by Transparency International - Corruption Perceptions Index 2012 Bangladesh rank 144 - Bangladesh has been ranked 136th in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2013
2014: 15 June 2014: Anti-graft commission accuses 17 people with violations over 2013 garment factory collapse that killed 1130 people in Dhaka
Terrorism in Bangladesh: Terrorism in Bangladesh - 2001 Ramna Batamul bombings - 2004 Dhaka grenade attack - 2005 Bangladesh bombings - 2 December 2013: Bangladeshi ministers escape bomb attacks ahead of next month's general elections
Bangladesh Liberation War 1971, war tribunal since 2011 and protests: Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 - 1971 Bangladesh atrocities - 10 August 2011: Bangladesh war tribunal to start work in Dhaka - International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh) - 5 February 2013: Abdul Kader Mullah, senior Jamaat-e-Islami party leader, sentenced to life for crimes against humanity during 1971 war - 16 February 2013: At least four people are killed as opposition activists clash with police during protests over war crimes trial - 9 May 2013: Muhammad Kamaruzzaman sentenced to death in the fourth verdict in Bangladesh's war crimes tribunals - 15 July 2013: Special Bangladeshi court sentenced top Islamist Ghulam Azam to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war - 17 July 2013: Bangladesh Islamist leader Mohammad Mojaheed sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes - 17 September: Bangladesh Supreme Court sentences Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah to death for war crimes - 12/13 December 2013: Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Abdul Quader Molla for war crimes
2013 Bangladesh riots and anti-Hindu violence: 2013 Bangladesh riots - 28 February: At least 30 people are reported to have been killed and hundreds injured in protests after member from Jamaat-e-Islami party Delwar Hossain Sayedee was sentenced to death for war crimes - 1 March 2013: Death toll over death sentence for convicted Delwar Hossain Sayedee reaches 42, as new round of clashes erupt in Bangladesh - 3 March: Bangladesh deploys troops in the north as six more people were killed in fresh clashes - 5 March: Jamaat-e-Islami activists clashed with security forces for a fifth day on Monday during a nationwide strike called to denounce war crimes trials, leaving at least three people dead and dozens injured
2013 Bangladesh Anti-Hindu violence - 19 December 2013: Eight Awami activists sentenced to death by a fast-track Bangladeshi court for hacking to death a Hindu man during a nationwide strike in 2012 - 7 January 2014: Seven BNP and Jamaat-e-Islami activists arrested for attacks on Hindus in Jessore and Dinajpur, after members of the community voted despite opposition's call to boycott Sunday's elections
2013 Shahbag protests: 2013 Shahbag protests - 16 February 2013: One of the organisers of the Shahbagh protest blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider’s throat was slit after he was hacked to death by the attackers, police say - 28 February 2013: Calls grow for banning Jamaat-e-Islami in BD - 2 March 2013: Police arrested five students on charges of murdering anti-Islamist blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider whose death triggered nationwide turmoil
Demand for a new blasphemy law, persecution and murder of bloggers: 18 February 2013: Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the murder of Ahmed Rajib Haider, who was hacked to death in Dhaka on 15 February - 6 April 2013: Hundreds of thousands of Islamists rallied in Dhaka on Saturday to demand the execution of bloggers for allegedly defaming Islam - 6 May: At least 22 people were killed as Bangladeshi police fought pitch battles with tens of thousands of Islamists in Dhaka demanding blasphemy law - 10 June: Protestors clashed with police in several towns as the latest strike declared by the nation's largest Islamic party paralysed much of the country - 27 October: Three killed as political strike grips Bangladesh - 27 November: Bangladesh opposition supporters blocked roads and ripped up railway tracks in protests against the announcement of an election date, leaving four people dead and plunging the nation into fresh turmoi
Foreign relations of Bangladesh: Foreign relations of Bangladesh
Bangladesh/Burma relations: Bangladesh/Burma relations - 13 June 2012: Bangladesh turns away Rakhine refugees - 22 July: More than 300.000 from Myanmar live in makeshift camps along its border with Bangladesh as unregistered refugees
Bangladesh/Germany relations: Bangladesh/Germany relations - 24 April 2013: After the deadly collapse of a block housing garment factories in Dhaka, a website of a company, which had two factories in the building, listed 27 main buyers, including firms from Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the United States
Bangladesh/India relations: Bangladesh/India relations - 6 September 2011: Bangladesh and India today signed an agreement on demarcation of land boundaries - Teesta river waters treaty on hold
Bangladeshis in the Middle East: Bangladeshis in the Middle East
Bangladesh/Pakistan relations: Bangladesh/Pakistan relations - Partition of the British Indian Empire 1947 - Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 - Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's role in Pakistan-Bangladesh relationship
Stateless persons with historic links to Pakistan living in Bangladesh: Stateless persons with historic links to Pakistan living in Bangladesh - Persecution of Biharis in Bangladesh
2013: 2013 siege of the Pakistani embassy in Dhaka
2014: 15 June 2014: At least nine people, including three children and two women, killed and 30 injured in a fire during clashes at a refugee camp in Dhaka
Bangladesh/Saudi Arabia relations: Bangladesh/Saudi Arabia relations - 8 October 2011: Saudi public beheading of eight Bangladesh workers condemned
Bangladesh/United Arab Emirates relations: Bangladesh/United Arab Emirates relations - Bangladeshis in the United Arab Emirates
Bangladesh/United Kingdom relations: Bangladesh/United Kingdom relations - British Raj - British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947 - 26 April 2013: British low-cost fashion line Primark and Spanish giant Mango have acknowledged having their products made in the collapsed factory bloc in Dhaka, that has so far claimed the lives of over 250 local workers - hundreds of thousands of workers walked out of their factories in solidarity with their dead colleagues on Thursday
Bangladesh/United Nations relations: Bangladesh/United Nations relations - 19 November 2013: Bangladesh must introduce sweeping reforms in its garment industry to maintain economic growth, the ILO says - 8 December 2013: UN launches effort to end political deadlock over the general elections on January 5 - 10 March 2014: UN envoy says Bangladesh needs billions of dollars to adapt to climate change as donors fail to match pledges with money
Bangladesh/USA relations: Bangladesh/USA relations - 27 November 2012: Walmart admits goods made at Bangladesh fire factory near Dhaka - 27 November: US retailer ends relationship with unnamed Bangladesh textile firm - 27 juin 2013: Les Etats-Unis ont imposé des sanctions commerciales au Bangladesh invoquant les dangereuses conditions de travail
Natural disasters in Bangladesh: Natural disasters in Bangladesh - Environment of Bangladesh
Floods and landslides in Bangladesh: Floods in Bangladesh - July/August 2007 South Asian floods - 27 June 2012: More than 50 people have been killed in landslides after three days of rains
Tropical cyclones, tornadoes and storms in Bangladesh: Tropical cyclones in Bangladesh - 23 March 2013: Tornado in eastern Brahmanbaria district leaves 20 dead, 200 injured - Cyclone Mahasen May 2013 - 17 May 2013: At least 45 deaths related to cyclone Mahasen were reported in Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka - 28 April 2014: A severe storm left at least nine people dead and about 1,000 homeless after hitting northern Bangladesh

Brunei - Geography of Brunei - History of Brunei - Demographics of Brunei

Economy of Brunei: Economy of Brunei - Companies of Brunei - Brunei LNG, established in 1969, owned by the Government of Brunei (50%), Shell Overseas Trading Limited and Mitsubishi Corporation (both 25%) - Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd
Society, demographics and human rights in Brunei: Bruneian society - Demographics of Brunei - Human rights in Brunei
22 October 2013: Sultan of Brunei introduces tough Islamic punishments including death by stoning
Politics of Brunei: Politics of Brunei - Political parties in Brunei - Brunei People's Party, established in 1956 to bring Brunei into full independence from the United Kingdom, is a banned party since 1962 - National Development Party, registered political party, but legislative elections have not been held in Brunei since 1962 - Brunei National Solidarity Party, banned in 1988, legislative elections have not been held in Brunei since 1962
Legislative Council of Brunei: Legislative Council of Brunei
Foreign relations of Brunei: Foreign relations of Brunei - ASEAN–China Free Trade Area
Brunei/Indonesia relations: Brunei/Indonesia relations
Brunei/Japan relations: Japanese occupation of British Borneo 1941-1945
Brunei/Malaysia relations: Brunei/Malaysia relations - Brunei and Malaysia
Brunei/Netherlands relations: 3 January 2012: Tainted ‘symbiotic partnership’ between Brunei regime and Shell
Brunei/United Kingdom relations: Brunei/United Kingdom relations - British Borneo 1846-1963 - Brunei Revolt 1962-1966, in 1962 rebels began co-ordinated attacks on the oil town of Seria (targeting the Royal Dutch Shell oil installations) and on police stations and government facilities around the protectorate - Brunei and Malaysia - Brunei pulled out of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 and became independent from the United Kingdom on 1 January 1984 - Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd

Burma - Birmanie - History of Burma - Geography of Burma

Economy of Burma: Economy of Burma - Agriculture in Burma - 31 October: Opium production 'on the rise in SE Asia' and Burma as the world's second-largest producer of opium, UN study says
Society and human rights in Burma: Burmese society - Human rights in Burma
Education in Burma: Education in Burma
Schools in Burma - 2 April 2013: Muslim school fire kills at least 13 in Yangon
Media of Burma: Media of Burma - Censorship in Burma
Newspapers in Burma: Newspapers in Burma
Politics of Burma: Politics of Burma - Political parties in Burma - National League for Democracy - Aung San Suu Kyi
Elections in Burma: Elections in Burma - Burmese general election 2010
2012-2013: Burmese by-elections 2012 - 6 juin 2013: Aung San Suu Kyi a déclaré jeudi qu'elle souhaitait briguer le poste de président, à deux ans des élections de 2015
Internal conflict in Burma: Internal conflict in Burma since 1948
Protests in Burma: Protests in Burma
Since 2007: 2007 Burmese anti-government protests
7 July 2011: Crowds throng as Suu Kyi visits Bagan - 29 November 2012: Riot police fired water cannon to disperse people near the central town of Monywa protesting against the expansion of a copper mine jointly owned by the Burmese military and Chinese arms manufacturer Norinco - 30 November: Opposition leader Suu Kyi criticises police behind crackdown on mine protest that injured dozens, including Buddhist monks - 2 December 2012: Police apologise for mine crackdown as government forms commission to be headed by Aung San Suu Kyi to investigate raid
2011-2013 Burmese political reforms and ongoing repression: 2011-2012 Burmese political reforms - 29 June 2011: Military regime warns Suu Kyi ahead of tour of country - 4 July 2011: Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time travelling since release - trip to Bagan - 14 August: Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi made first political trip outside Rangoon since release, calling for national unity - 19 August: Auung San Suu Kyi meets army backed President Thein Sein amid government's attempts to soften its image - 12 octobre 2011: Des dizaines de prisonniers politiques vont être libérés - 18 November: Suu Kyi's democracy party to rejoin Burma politics - 2 December: Opposition leader Suu Kyi says after a meeting with Hillary Clinton that improved ties with USA can help democratisation
2012: 10 January 2012: Suu Kyi to run for Myanmar parliament in April by-elections - 13 January: Myanmar frees more political prisoners - ceasefire with Karen rebels signed - NZZ 17. Januar: Burmas Präsident stoppt das Militär und stärkt Schutz von Minderheiten - 12 February 2012: Myanmar MPs tackle first budget in decades - Burmese by-elections 1 April 2012 - 1 April: Voting under way for 45 seats in parliament, with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi among those standing - 2 avril: L'opposante Aung San Suu Kyi élue députée, selon la Ligue nationale pour la démocratie gagnant 43 sièges sur 44 - 2 April: Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she hopes Sunday's by-elections marked the start of a new era in Burma - 16 juin 2012: Aung San Suu Kyi reçoit son Prix Nobel de la Paix 1991 à Oslo - 20 August: Burma ends media censorship - 7 September: Myanmar appoints first female Cabinet minister - 17 September: Burma has released more than 500 prisoners, including some of the country's remaining political detainees and a number of foreigners - 30 September: Thein Sein 'would accept Suu Kyi as president'
2013: 10 mars 2013: Aung San Suu Kyi, réélue à la tête du LND à l’occasion du tout premier congrès du parti, appelle à l’unité - 25 May: Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar - 24 July 2013: The government reportedly agreed to release some 70 political prisoners, after President Thein Sein vowed to free all dissidents by the end of the year
Religion in Burma: Religion in Burma - Freedom of religion in Burma
2012 Rakhine state riots: 2012 Rakhine state riots - 10 June 2012: Violence involving Buddhists and Muslims has left 17 people dead and hundreds of properties damaged in the western state of Rakhine - 11 June: Curfew imposed in Rakhine following clashes between Buddhists and Muslims - 13 June: UN envoy visiting Rakhine state - 18 August: Burma sets up a commission to investigate recent violence between Buddhists and Muslims in the west of the country - 25 October: New wave of sectarian violence in western Myanmar leaves five people dead and dozens injured, triggering another exodus of Muslims to emergency camps - 28 October: More than 22.000 people have been displaced in Rakhine state, surging towards already overcrowded camps after new communal violence that has left dozens dead - 30 October: Fear, mistrust grip Myanmar's volatile Rakhine region - one Buddhist was shot dead and another wounded when security forces opened fire in Kyauknimaw
2013: 22 March 2013: Two days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims in Meikhtila town leave at least 20 people dead - 23 March: Army patrols central city of Meikhtila where several days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims left dozens of people dead and scores of buildings in flames - 24 March: Dozens of houses and a mosque have been torched as communal violence spread again in central Myanmar - 22 April: Myanmar accused of 'ethnic cleansing' - 22 April 2013: Video shows police standing by while Buddhist rioters attack minority Muslims in the town of Meiktila - 22 April 2013: Ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity committed against Myanmar's ethnic Rohingya people, according to a report by Human Rights Watch - 1 May: Buddhists hurling bricks overran a pair of mosques and set hundreds of homes ablaze in central Myanmar, injuring at least 10 people - 25 May: Two-child limit for Muslims in parts of Myanmar
2014: 28 February: Medecins Sans Frontieres' shock at Myanmar suspension, providing emergency assistance to tens of thousands of Rohingya people
Foreign relations of Burma: Foreign relations of Burma - Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
Tripoint of Burma, Laos and Thailand: The 'Golden Triangle' (Burma, Laos, Thailand) designates the confluence of the Ruak River and the Mekong River
Burma/Bangladesh relations: Burma/Bangladesh relations - 13 June 2012: Bangladesh turns away Rakhine refugees - 22 July: More than 300.000 from Myanmar live in makeshift camps along its border with Bangladesh as unregistered refugees
Burma/India relations: Burma/India relations - 28 May: Manmohan Singh in first visit to Burma by an Indian prime minister since 1987 - 29 May: PM Manmohan Singh meets Aung San Suu Kyi - 14 novembre: Aung San Suu Kyi devait rencontrer à New Delhi le Premier ministre indien Manmohan Singh
Burma/South Korea relations: 14 May 2012: South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in key Burma visit
Burma/Thailand relations: Burma/Thailand relations - 29 mai: Aung San Suu Kyi attendue à Bangkok pour son premier voyage en 24 ans
Burma/United Nations relations: Burma/United Nations relations - 30 April 2012: UN's Ban Ki-moon urges Burma to unite on path to change - 14 juin: Devant la Conférence internationale du travail, l'opposante Aung San Suu Kyi appelle à investir en Birmanie - 24 May 2014: UN's human rights envoy to Myanmar Tomas Ojea Quintana expresses concern over the military's veto power on constitutional changes
Burma/USA relations: Burma/USA relations - 5 April 2012: US to soften sanctions on Myanmar - 20 September: Recognised for campaign to fight for good governance Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu handed US Congressional medal - 9 November: Later this month as part of a November 17-20 tour of Southeast Asia Barack Obama will become the first US President to visit Myanmar - 21 May 2013: US president Obama urges the president of Myanmar in Washington to take steps to halt violence against Muslims and move ahead with economic and political reforms
Natural disasters: Cyclone Nargis 2008 - 25 August 2012: At least 85.000 people have fled their homes after the worst flooding in years submerged hundreds of thousands of hectares of rice fields - Cyclone Mahasen May 2013

Cambodia - Geography of Cambodia - History of Cambodia - Demographics of Cambodia

Economy of Cambodia: Economy of Cambodia - Economic history of Cambodia - List of companies of Cambodia
Cambodia's garment industry: Cambodia's garment industry - 16 May 2013: Part of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu province, west of Phnom Penh, crashed on to employees as they were working, leaving at least two people dead - 20 October 2013: Clothes on your back - inside Cambodia's garment industry - 8 janvier 2014: Les ouvriers du textile au Cambodge fabriquent dans des conditions controversées et pour moins de 100 dollars par mois les vêtements vendus en Occident par Nike ou Gap
Agriculture and natural resources of Cambodia: Natural resources of Cambodia - Deforestation in Cambodia
Agriculture in Cambodia
Tourism in Cambodia: Tourism in Cambodia
Poverty in Cambodia: Poverty in Cambodia - Child labour in Cambodia
2012: 22 April 2012: Dam on Mekong's tributary threatens livelihood of Cambodia's poor
Taxation in Cambodia: Taxation in Cambodia - 3 October 2013: Overview of Cambodian tax system
Military of Cambodia: Military of Cambodia
Politics of Cambodia: Politics of Cambodia - Political parties in Cambodia - Elections in Cambodia
Cambodian general election 28 July 2013: Cambodian general election 28 July 2013 - 29 July 2013: National Rescue Party alleges widespread irregularities in parliamentary poll that saw ruling party claim victory - 31 July: Cambodia's opposition party says it won general election 63-60, challenging the ruling party's earlier declaration of victory and calling for an independent commission to investigate poll irregularities - 7 September: Cambodian opposition rallies as final poll results loom
Social movements and protests: Trade Unions in Cambodia - Global Witness' campaign in Cambodia
2012: 26 April 2012: Cambodian environmental campaigner Chut Wutty who investigated illegal logging shot dead by police
2013: 2013–2014 Cambodian protests
2013/2014 Cambodian garment workers’ strikes and protests: 28 May 2013: Cambodian police clash with thousands of mostly female garment workers, 23 hurt when police using stun batons moved in to end a protest over pay at a factory that makes clothing for US sportswear company Nike - 11 June: Hundreds of workers have been fired from the factory making sportswear for US giant Nike following a series of protests over pay, unionists say denouncing the move as unacceptable and illegal - 6 septembre: Plus de 700 ouvriers du textile au Cambodge ont vu leur licenciement annulé dans une usine fournissant Gap et H&M, après la mobilisation de milliers de leurs collègues - 12 November 2013: More than 30 people were arrested after protests erupted and police, killing one woman and wounding eight people, tried to break up a strike by garment workers from a factory supplying H&M and Gap
2014: 3 January 2014: Cambodian police opened fire on protesting garment workers, demanding a minimum wage of $160 per month, and left at least three people dead - 4 janvier: La police disperse un rassemblement de l'opposition à Phnom Penh et interdit de nouveaux rassemblements, au lendemain de la répression d'une manifestation d'ouvriers du textile - 5 January: As police indefinitely bans further rallies, Cambodia's opposition leaders are summoned to court on suspicion of inciting civil unrest - 21 January: Cambodia arrests 11 persons, comprising union leaders and land-rights advocates, as activists try to deliver petitions to foreign diplomats in the Cambodian capital following a ban on protests - 21 September 2014: Fashion retailers H&M, Zara and Primark among brands offering higher wages for clothing workers amid protests over £62-a-month minimum pay and days after thousands of workers took to the streets of Phnom Penh
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Cambodia: Cambodian society - Demographics of Cambodia - Human rights in Cambodia - Religion in Cambodia - Freedom of religion in Cambodia
Culture of Cambodia: Culture of Cambodia - Languages of Cambodia - Courtship, marriage, and divorce in Cambodia
Youth in Cambodia: Youth in Cambodia - Child labour in Cambodia
Education in Cambodia: Education in Cambodia
Health in Cambodia: Health in Cambodia
Crime in Cambodia: Crime in Cambodia
Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia and genocide: Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia 1975-1979 - Cambodian genocide - Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia ECCC - Website ECCC - Four Khmer Rouge leaders go on trial 27 June 2011 - 7 August 2014: Former Khmer Rouge senior figures Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan found guilty of crimes against humanity and given life imprisonment by a court in Cambodia
Corruption in Cambodia: Corruption in Cambodia
Human trafficking in Cambodia: Human trafficking in Cambodia
Illegal logging in Cambodia: Illegal logging in Cambodia
Foreign relations of Cambodia: Foreign relations of Cambodia - Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
Cambodia/France relations: Cambodia/France relations - French 'Protectorate' of Cambodia 1863-1953 - French Indochina 1887-1954 - Indochina Wars
Cambodia/Thailand relations: Cambodian-Thai border dispute 2008-2011 - International Court of Justice 18 July 2011: Thai-Cambodian troops 'must leave Preah Vihear temple' - 12 November 2013: Cambodia, not Thailand, has sovereignty over border land around temple, UN’s highest court says
Cambodia/United Kingdom relations: Cambodia/United Kingdom relations
Cambodia/United States relations: Cambodia/United States relations - CIA activities in Cambodia since 1954 - Operation Menu - covert USA bombing campaign in eastern Cambodia and Laos 1969-1970 - Cambodian Campaign 1970 by the USA and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War - 28 May 2013: Cambodian police clash with thousands of mostly female garment workers, 23 hurt when police using stun batons moved in to end a protest over pay at a factory that makes clothing for US sportswear company Nike
Cambodia/Vietnam relations: Cambodia/Vietnam relations - Cambodian–Vietnamese War 1977-1991 - The Paris Peace Accords 1991 marked the official end of the Cambodian–Vietnamese War - Mekong–Ganga Cooperation since 2000
Natural disasters: 2011 Southeast Asian floods

Caucasus - Geography of the Caucasus - North Caucasus - South Caucasus - History of the Caucasus - Peoples of the Caucasus - Languages of the Caucasus

North Caucasian Federal District: North Caucasian Federal District - District fédéral du Nord-Caucase - Nordkaukasus Föderationskreis
Chechnya: Chechnya - History of Chechnya - First Chechen War 1994-1996 - Second Chechen War 1999-2000, Insurgency phase 2000–2009 - 21 October 2012: Raids involving both local and federal Russian troops destroyed 90 bases across several republics in North Caucasus, Russia says
Politics of Chechnya - 6 August 2012: Interior ministry troops among the dead after suspected bombers strike outside Grozny - 21 September: At least 12 people killed in fighting between army and Islamist fighters in Chechnya and Kabardino-Balkaria
Dagestan: Dagestan - 4 May 2012: Two blasts near a police post killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 20 in Dagestan - NZZ 20. Mai: Sieben Tote bei Anti-Terror-Einsätzen im Nordkaukasus - 19 August: Masked gunmen burst into a mosque in the troubled Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan, wounding eight - NZZ 28. August 2012: Selbstmordattentat auf Islamgelehrten und Amoklauf in Kaserne - 20 May 2013: Two car bombs killed at least three people and wounded dozens of others on Monday in Dagestan's provincial capital Makhachkala - 25 May: Female suicide bomber, a widow of two Islamic radicals killed by security forces, injures 18 people
Ingushetia: Ingushetia - 19 August 2012: Six policemen have died in Ingushetia region in a suicide bombing at the funeral of their colleague
South Ossetia: South Ossetia - South Ossetian referendum 11 September 2011
South Ossetian presidential election 2011/2012: South Ossetian presidential election 13 November 2011 - NZZ 14. November 2011: Präsidentenwahl ohne Entscheidung - Stichwahl am 27. November - Alla Dzhioyeva wins the presidential election with 8955 votes to Bibilov's 6205 but the Supreme Court declared the elections invalid - South Ossetian presidential election 25 March and 8 April 2012 - 9 April 2012: Ex-KGB agent Tibilov wins in South Ossetia - Leonid Tibilov elected president with 54% of the vote
June 2014 South Ossetian parliamentary election: South Ossetian parliamentary election 8 June 2014
Foreign relations of South Ossetia - States that do not recognise Abkhazia or South Ossetia as independent - States formally recognising Abkhazia or South Ossetia as independent
South Ossetia/Abkhazia relations
South Ossetia/Georgia relations
South Ossetia/Russia relations

People's Republic of China (PRC) - Geography of the PRC - History of China - Demographics of the PRC

Economy of the PRC: Economy of the PRC - List of companies of China - Companies of China by industry - List of State-owned enterprises in China - List of the largest companies of China
Industry of the PRC: Industry of the PRC - Technological and industrial history of the PRC - Manufacturing companies of China
Automotive industry in China
Machinery manufacturing
Electronics industry in China - Software industry in China
Textile industry in China - China's cotton textile industry is the largest in the world, producing yarn, cloth, woolen piece goods, knitting wool, silk, jute bags, and synthetic fibers
Chinese space program: Chinese space program - 29 June 2012: China's space capsule returns to Earth after a mission which saw the country's first manual docking procedure and its first woman in space - 14 December 2013: China's first lunar rover lands on moon
Military industry: Military industry of the PRC - Weapons of the PRC
1 May 2014: European countries have approved billions in transfers of weapons and military-ready technology to China, AFP investigation shows
Energy in the PRC: Energy in China - Fossil fuels in China - Coal in China - Petroleum in China - Natural gas in China - Nuclear power in China - Renewable energy in China
Petroleum industry and China National Petroleum Corporation: Petroleum industry in China - Oil companies of China - China National Petroleum Corporation with 30 international exploration and production projects
Energy policy of the PRC and coal power: Energy policy of the PRC - Coal power in the PRC
Mine accidents: Accidents and deaths - List of coal mining accidents in China
2008: 2008 Shanxi mudslide, caused by the collapse of an unlicensed mine landfill
2011: 4 November 2011: Mine disaster - dozens trapped in coalmine - 5 November: Several miners rescued from the Qianqiu coal mine
2012: 31 August 2012: At least 37 miners killed in Sichuan province after explosion at coal mine - 3 September: A coal mine explosion in the Gaokeng Coal Mine in Jiangxi province's Pingxiang city has killed at least 14 people just days after a blast in the country's south-west left 44 dead - 24 November: 18 Chinese miners die in coal-gas explosion in the state-owned Xiangshui coalmine in Guizhou province - 5 December: A gas blast in the Shangchang Coal Mine in Yunnan province left 17 people dead - 18 December: At least six people killed in an explosion at Niulanchu Coal Mine in Hunan Province
2013: 23 January 2013: Coal mine blast kills ten, three missing in Guizhou province's Liupanshui city - 13 March: 21 miners on Tuesday killed and four others missing after a coal and gas outburst at the Machang coal mine in Guizhou Province - 29/30 March 2013: After a landslide buried 83 people in Tibet's Lhasa Maizhokunggar county gold mine area, working for a subsidiary of the state-owned China National Gold Group Corp., search continues for trapped miners - 30 March: At least 28 people are killed in an explosion in state-owned Babao Coal Mine in the city of Baishan in Jilin province - 11 May 2013: An explosion at a coal mine in Guizhou province has killed 12 miners and injured two others - 12 May: An explosion at a coal mine in China's south-west Sichuan province has killed at least 27 people - 13 December: A blast at the Baiyanggou coal mine in the Xinjiang province killed 21 people
2014: 12 April 2014: 22 people still trapped in a coal mine in Qilin district of Qujing city - 7 June: A gas leak at a ferronickel mine has killed two people and left six others sick in Qinghai province
Transport in China: Transport in China
Roads in China - Road bridges in China
4 May 2014: A stone arch bridge under illegal construction in a village in Liangkengkou village in Guangdong province collapsed, killing 11 people and injuring several others
Agriculture in the PRC: Agriculture in the PRC - History of agriculture in the People's Republic of China - Crops include wheat, rice, corn, sorghum, millet, potatoes, soybeans, barley, oats, buckwheat, field peas, beans, peanuts, rapeseed, sesame seed, sunflower seed, safflower seed, leaf tobacco, tea, cotton and silk - Rice production in China - Peach production in China
Rural Credit Cooperatives
2012: 22 août 2012: La différence de revenus chez les ruraux inquiète
Fishing industry in China: Fishing industry in China - Aquaculture in China
Water in China: Water in China - Water resources of China - Bodies of water of China - Rivers of China
Tourism in China: Tourism in China - Visitor attractions in China - World Heritage Sites in China
Foreign trade of the PRC: History of foreign trade of the People's Republic of China - Foreign trade: largest trading partners of the PRC - NZZ 19. März 2012: Weltweiter Waffenhandel boomt - das Volumen der Rüstungsgeschäfte hat in den vergangenen fünf Jahren um 24 Prozent zugenommen - auffällig sei der Aufstieg Chinas als Waffenexporteur, vor allem Pakistan habe chinesische Rüstungsgüter wie Schiffe und Kampfflugzeuge gekauft - 18 March 2013: With a rising volume of weapons exports between 2008 and 2012 of 162% compared to the previous five year period, China has become the world's fifth-largest arms exporter with Pakistan the main recipient, according to Sipri - 10 January 2014: PR of China surpasses USA as world's largest trading nation as annual trade in goods passes the $4tn mark
25 mars 2013: Président Xi Jinping en Afrique, le premier partenaire économique depuis quatre ans
Economic history and business cycles: Economic history of China since 1949 - Historical GDP of the People's Republic of China - History of trade of the People's Republic of China
2005-2011 Chinese property bubble: Chinese property bubble (2005–11)
2011-2014: 'Twelfth Guideline' 2011–2015 of five-year plans of China - NZZ 30. September 2011: Auch Chinas Industrie schrumpft geringfügig - 15 July 2013: China's economic growth slows more as trade slumps
Financial system, services and banking in China:Chinese financial system - Financial services companies of China - Banking in China - Foreign exchange reserves of the People's Republic of China - Stock exchanges in China
Labor relations in the PRC: Labor relations in the PRC - Labor in the PRC - China Labor Watch
2012: 10 October 2012: 12 Chinese construction workers killed, 24 hurt in dormitory blaze - 10 October: Five killed in expressway tunnel collapse in south Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region - 4 December 2012: Fire in clothing factory in Shantou city in Guangdong province kills 14 people
2013: 20 May 2013: A massive blast ripped through an explosives factory on Monday in Shandong province's Caofan township, killing at least 12 people and leaving others buried in the debris - 3/4 June: Fire at Chinese poultry plant kills more than 100, poultry plant representative detained - 23 November: Oil refiner Sinopec's pipeline explosion kills 47 people
2014: 7 March 2014: An explosion on Friday at Kailuan Group chemical plant in the city of Tangshan killed one person and left 12 others missing - 13 March: 31 people were killed and nine were missing after two lorries carrying dangerous chemicals collided in a tunnel in Shanxi province, triggering a huge explosion - 11 May: A factory wall collapsed in heavy rain in Qingdao, Shandong province, killing 18 people working inside - 2 August: Blast at facility near Shanghai producing car parts for USA firms happened as workers changed shifts and left 69 dead
Slavery in China: Slavery in China
2007: 2007 Chinese slave scandal was a series of forced labour cases in Shanxi
2013: 17/18 October 2013: 2.9 million trapped in modern-day slavery in China, 30 million worldwide, Global Slavery Index reveals
Rural society, urbanization and social issues in the PR of China: Rural society in the PRC - Urbanization in the PRC - Social issues in the PRC - 11 September 2013: China billionaires pass 300 as richest get richer
Poverty in the PR of China: Poverty in the PRC - 18 January 2013: China's National Bureau of Statistics breaks long silence on inequality statistic - 8 February 2013: In wealthy Hong Kong, the poorest live in metal cages
Housing in China: Housing in China - 29 June 2009: Chinese authorities are holding nine people in connection with the collapse of a 13-storey block of flats, raising fresh questions about corruption and shoddy practices in China's construction industry - 4 April 2014: A woman killed while six others rescued when a residential building collapsed in Zhejiang province's Fenghua city after the building was identified as dangerous last year
The rich and luxuries in the PR of China: Chinese billionaires - List of Chinese billionaires by net worth - 9 October 2012: China is set to become the world's second biggest market for luxury goods after the United States in five years, overtaking France, Britain, Italy and Japan - 28 February 2013: Asia has more billionaires than any other continent, followed by North America and Europe - 11 September 2013: China billionaires pass 300 as richest get richer
Chinese offshore accounts: 21. Januar 2014: Rechercheergebnisse des ICIJ zu mehr als 21.000 Offshore-Firmen von Kunden aus China - 26. Januar 2014: Offshore-Leaks, reiche Chinesen und ihre Tricks
Military of the PR of China: People's Liberation Army (Military) - Military equipment of the PRC - Army Ground Force military equipment - NZZ 9. Juni 2011: China baut Flugzeugträger - 24 August: China's missile advances aimed at thwarting US defenses, analysts say - 25 November 2012: China lands J-15 jet on Liaoning aircraft carrier - 28 January 2013: Military carries out anti-missile test - 25 March 2013: China to buy two dozen fighter jets and four submarines from Russia - 22 November: China tests first stealth combat drone - 19 January 2014: China is building its second aircraft carrier and the country aims to have at least four such ships
Military personnel of the PR of China: Military personnel of the PR of China - List of officers of the People's Liberation Army
4 June 2014: Regime's troops laughed as they shot randomly at pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square 1989, documents show
List of Chinese military accidents since 1980s: List of Chinese military accidents since 1980s
PR of China and weapons of mass destruction: People's Republic of China and weapons of mass destruction - Nuclear weapons - Nuclear missiles of the People's Republic of China
Military budget of the PRC: Military budget of the PRC - NZZ 4. März 2012: China plant für 2012 die Aufstockung seines Militäretats um 11,2 Prozent auf 672 Milliarden Yuan - NZZ 17. April 2012: China und Rußland erhöhen ihre Militärausgaben auch 2011 kräftig - 5 March 2013: China hiked its defence budget by a whopping 10.7% to $115.7 billion - 5 March 2014: China to increase the military budget by 12.2% this year to $131.57 billion, seeking to develop more high-tech weapons and to beef up coastal and air defenses
Financial system, taxation and budget in China: Chinese financial system - Taxation in China - State Administration of Taxation - 19 March 2013: Report on China's central, local budgets 2012/2013 - 3 May 2013: China's 2013 draft budget report
27 June 2011: Chinese local governments massive debts revealed - 31 December 2013: China's local governments debt stirs alarm
Politics of the PRC: Politics of the PRC - Communist Party of China (CPC)
18th national congress of the CPC - 8 November 2012: Knowing the challenges China's communist party will get some new leaders but answers again that one single almighty party will maintain firm political control - 14 November: CPC party congress behind closed doors closes - 15 November: After being appointed head of the party Xi Jinping repeats that 'the party faces many severe challenges'
12th National People's Congress elections from October 2012 to February 2013
10 November 2013: Communist Party begins talks on economic reform
Government of the PRC: Government of the PRC
2012-2013: 1 October 2012: China marks National Day amid tensions - 26 October 2012: Billions in hidden riches for family of Chinese prime minister Wen Jiabao - 26 October: China blocks New York Times website over Wen Jiabao report - 5 November: Communist Party has launched an inquiry into the alleged wealth of Premier Wen Jiabao's family at his own request
15 March 2013: Li Keqiang named as China's prime minister
2014: 12 May 2014: Government launches armed police patrols on Monday to handle violent incidents in Beijing, three weeks ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Economy of Hong Kong: Economy of Hong Kong
Labour in Hong Kong
Politics of Hong Kong: Politics of Hong Kong - Hong Kong Basic Law - Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal
Political parties, trade unions and organisations in Hong Kong: Political parties in Hong Kong - Political organisations in Hong Kong - Trade unions in Hong Kong
Elections in Hong Kong: Elections in Hong Kong - Hong Kong legislative election 9 September 2012 - 10 September: Albert Ho (Democratic Party) will step down after his party won only four of 35 seats but pro-democratic candidates win 27 seats out of the 70 in the Legislative Council
Democratic development in Hong Kong: Democratic development in Hong Kong
2014 Hong Kong electoral reform: 2014 Hong Kong electoral reform is an ongoing public debate on the supposed electoral reform on the 2017 Hong Kong Chief Executive election and 2016 Legislative Council election
June 2014: 21 June 2014: More than 400,000 votes were cast online Friday in the first day of an unofficial city-wide referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong
September/October 2014 Hong Kong protests: September 2014 Hong Kong protests - 2014 Hong Kong Class Boycott Campaign - Hong Kong Federation of Students
Since 27/28 September: 28 September: Tens of thousands pro-democracy protesters join mass civil disobedience over voting rights as authorities promise crackdown up sit-in - 28 September: Hong Kong police fired teargas grenades and launched baton charges as tens of thousands of protesters brought a central area of the city to a standstill late on Sunday - 29 September: Hong Kong citizens step up democracy protests as riot police withdrawn - 29 September: More pro-democracy protesters join protests - 30 September: Hong Kong protesters stand ground ahead of Chinese national day - 30 September: Hong Kong protests grow ahead of public holiday - 1 October: Hong Kong pro-democracy protests spread as thousands defy call to leave streets on China’s national holiday - 1 October: More families among the tens of thousands demanding free and democratic elections in Hong Kong on the National Day public holiday - 2 October: China's regime warns of 'unimaginable consequences' if Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations continue - 2 October: Hong Kong's Leung offers talks with students to discuss reforms but refuses to step down over protests - 3 October: Violent scuffles broke out in a Hong Kong shopping district as supporters of Chinese regime's rule stormed tents and ripped down banners belonging to pro-democracy protesters after Leung’s talks offer - 3 October: After protesters beaten and bloodied pro-democracy leaders call off talks with government and accuse police of sending triads against rally - 4 October: 19 men, including eight suspected triad members, arrested after mob attacks on protesters - 5 October: Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong must be cleared by Monday morning, its chief executive Leung has announced, but tens of thousands of citizens flood into the city in the biggest gathering for days to oppose attacks on protesters - 6 October: Hundreds of pro-democracy demonstrators defy a government deadline to clear the streets by 6am but staff are allowed through to their offices - 6 October: Hong Kong government due to hold first talks with pro-democracy groups later this week - 9 October: Hours after Hong Kong government canceled meetings with student leaders scheduled for Friday, protesters, whose numbers had previously been dwindling, returned in larger numbers - 10/11 octobre: Au lendemain de l'annulation par les autorités des négociations prévues avec les étudiants, des milliers de manifestants se sont de nouveau rassemblés à Hong Kong pour réclamer plus de démocratie et le départ du chef de l'exécutif - 12 October: Hong Kong’s tycoons face new scrutiny as protests underline yawning inequality, dating back to colonial times - 13 October: Clashes in Hong Kong as masked men move in on the main pro-democracy protest site in Central district removing barricades and attacking protesters - 14 October: Hong Kong police in fresh assault on protest barricades - 15 October: Hong Kong police clear tunnel by force in crackdown on protesters, beating prominent activist and detaining dozens more demostrators who want Beijing regime to allow democratic election - 16 October: As police use pepper spray to break up pro-democracy activists after video of beating reignites protests, Hong Kong’s Leung says he hopes the government can hold talks as early as next week, after cancelled talks with pro-democracy protesters earlier this month - 17 October: Hong Kong police dismantle protest sites in dawn raids - 18 October: Using batons and pepper spray police make 26 arrests during clashes in Mongkok district but are forced into partial retreat by protesters - 19 October: Twenty demonstrators injured as Hong Kong police uses batons and pepper spray in a second night against defending pro-democracy protesters - 20 October: Pro-democracy protesters strongly deny Hong Kong's Leung's claim that 'external forces' are involved on their side - 21 October: Tuesday night's talks of officials and students will be broadcast live in Hong Kong - 21 October: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters listened from the streets as students debated their call for full democracy with Beijing-backed officials - 22 October: Democracy would lead to the 'poor' dominating politics, Hong Kong's Beijing-backed governor Leung says in an interview - 24 October: Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong will hold an electronic poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Hong Kong society: Hong Kong society - Demographics of Hong Kong
Human rights in Hong Kong - 8 February 2013: In wealthy Hong Kong, the poorest live in metal cages - 25 mars 2013: Pas de droit de résidence pour les domestiques philippines et indonésiennes
Culture and languages in Hong Kong: Culture of Hong Kong - Languages of Hong Kong
Media of Hong Kong: Media of Hong Kong
Internet in Hong Kong
Crime in Hong Kong: Crime in Hong Kong - Organised crime in Hong Kong
2 October 2012: A collision between two passenger boats off Hong Kong has left at least 36 people dead
Corruption in Hong Kong: 4 September 2014: Billionaire brothers Kwok who control Asia's biggest property development company have gone on trial in Hong Kong's biggest ever corruption case - 9 October 2014: A report reveals how Hong Kong leader Leung received undisclosed payments worth $6.5 million from Australian engineering firm UGL in the two years since he took office - 20 October: Pro-democracy protesters, injured by batons, pepper spray and tear gas at Beijing-regime's command since September, strongly deny Hong Kong's Leung's claim that 'external forces' are involved in the action on the pro-democracy side
Macau: Special administrative region Macau - 2 July 2014: With swelling numbers of tourists and gamblers from mainland China, the gambling capital Macau has become world's fourth-richest territory
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in the PRC: Chinese society - Demographics of China
Human rights: Human rights in the PRC - Category: Human rights in the PRC - Category: Political repression in the PRC - Censorship in the PRC
Urban and rural society in China: Rural society in China - Urban society in China - Urbanization in China - Social issues in China - Poverty in the PRC
Migration in China: Migration in China
Forced evictions in China: Forced evictions in China - 11 October 2012: Forced evictions in China have risen significantly in recent years as local officials sell off land to property developers, rights group says - 16 October 2014: Villagers in a bitter standoff with a property developer in rural Yunnan province land dispute burned four construction workers to death in a clash that left eight people dead
Housing in China: Housing in China
Foreign groups of migration in China: Foreign groups of migration in China
Chinese culture: Chinese culture - Culture of the People's Republic of China - Chinese culture by province - Chinese people - Chinese literature
22 June 2013: Toddler falling out of window in China rescued by courageous men - 29 June 2013: Chinese Internet users celebrated the return of two rare bronze animal heads looted by European powers more than a century ago - 23 May 2014: Street vendor catches baby falling from apartment window
Languages of China: Languages of China - 5 September 2013: More than 400 million Chinese are unable to speak the national language Mandarin, and large numbers in the rest of the country speak it badly, state media says
Education in the PRC: Education in the PRC - History of education in China
Higher education in China
History of science and technology in China: History of science and technology in China - History of science and technology in the People's Republic of China - Science and technology in the People's Republic of China - Research institutes in China
Archaeology of China - 5 December 2013: Chinese archaeologists excavated a 4,500-year-old city Neolithic Chinese city in eastern Anhui Province
Children's rights in the PRC: Children's rights in the PRC - One-child policy - Heihaizi - children born outside the One child policy
NZZ 12. Juni 2011: Bleivergiftung auch von über 100 Kindern in chinesischen Kleinfabriken - zum Welttag gegen Kinderarbeit - 3 February 2014: China's unwanted and abandoned babies once mostly girls, now of both genders mostly sick
Women in the PRC: Women in China - Women's rights in China - One-child policy - 16 November 2013: China will relax its strict family planning policy to allow some couples to have two children - 9 December: China farmer kills self after officials seized his entire source of income until next year's harvest for violating the one-child policy
Globalization and women in China
Health in the PRC: Health in China - Medicine in China - Chronic disease in China
Health disasters in the PRC: Health disasters in China - 2002–2004 outbreak of SARS - 'Influenza A virus subtype H7N9' (bird flu virus) infections 2013 - 18 May 2013: Death toll from new bird flu in China rises to 36,the WHO says
Pollution in the PRC - China Pollution Map Database - Industrial pollution - 2009 Chinese lead poisoning scandal - 31 August 2013: A liquid ammonia leak from a refrigeration unit in Shanghai killed at least 11 people
Food safety in the PRC: Food safety in the PRC - Food safety incidents in the PRC - Protein adulteration in China - 2008 Chinese milk scandal - 4 août 2011: Pékin annonce l'arrestation de 2000 personnes et 5000 fermetures commerciales après plusieurs scandales alimentaires
Organ transplantation in the PRC: Organ transplantation in the People's Republic of China
Media in the PRC: Media of China - Television in the People's Republic of China - Radio in the People's Republic of China - Newspapers in China
Government control and crackdown on media in the PRC: Government control of the media in the PRC - 8 May 2012: China expels Al Jazeera journalist Melissa Chan marking the first such expulsion of an accredited foreign correspondent in over a decade - 8 mai: La chaîne Al-Jazira ferme le bureau chinois de sa chaîne anglophone - 23 October 2013: New Express in Hunan province calls for journalist's release, saying Chen Yongzhou was targeted over corruption stories
2014: 26 February 2014: Ex-chief editor of the Ming Pao daily Kevin Lau Chun-to in critical condition after being attacked in street days after thousands march for press freedom - 13 March: China arrests citizen journalists for reporting Tiananmen protests including an apparent self-immolation - 11 April 2014: After showing signs of opening up, China's official media suffered a setback, with TV anchor Cui Jianbin being forced off air during a live show after he criticised officials for corruption and a newspaper suspended from publication due to an alleged bribery scandal - 23 April: China cancels over 14,400 press cards for journalists - 29 April: Chinese journalist Gao Yu missing prior to 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests - 8 May: China detained journalist and political activist Gao Yu on charges of providing state secrets to foreign contacts - 7 August: Government intensifies crackdown on social media with curbs on instant messaging
Censorship in China: Censorship in China - 4 January 2013: Journalists at major Chinese newspaper 'Southern Weekly' have called for a propaganda chief to resign, in a rare protest against censorship - 7 January 2013: Journalists at major Chinese newspaper 'Southern Weekly' have gone on strike in a rare protest against censorship in the Guangdong province - 8 January: China newspaper dispute sparks petition and more protests, also of middle school students and white-collar workers - 9 January: Reports from China suggest journalists at the newspaper 'Southern Weekly' embroiled in a censorship row are returning to work after an agreement was reached - 10 January: 'Southern Weekly', at the centre of anti-censorship protests, appeared on newsstands in Beijing and Shanghai on Thursday as usual, but not its home city Guangzhou - 10 January: Latest edition of Southern Weekly contains no reference to editorial row, after deal on relaxing government censorship - 23 October 2013: New Express in Hunan province calls for journalist's release, saying Chen Yongzhou was targeted over corruption stories - 2 January 2014: Censored China Southern Weekly newspaper insists on right to truth - 19 June 2014: China's regime issues rules saying reporters could only publish critical stories if approved
Internet in China: Internet in China - 22 May 2013: Chinese authorities have arrested 13 people for Internet posts that sparked a rare protest in Beijing - 29 June: Chinese Internet users celebrated the return of two rare bronze animal heads looted by European powers more than a century ago - 16 October 2014: Chinese censors block BBC website as tensions rise in Hong Kong between pro-democracy protesters and police
Social movements, protests and repression: Category: Protests in the PRC
Tiananmen Square protests 1989 and aftermath: Tiananmen Square protests 1989 - 4 June 2013: Chinese police blocked the gate of a cemetery housing victims of the Tiananmen crackdown on its 24th anniversary - 4 June 2013: Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen anniversary with huge vigil - 3 June 2014: How Tiananmen lives on, 25 years after the bloody crackdown - 4 June: Stepped-up government security and censorship in China the only official signs of the 4 June 1989 Tiananmen crackdown
Hong Kong 1 July marches since 1997: Hong Kong 1 July marches since 1997
2010 Chinese labour unrest: 2010 Chinese labour unrest - Trade unions in China
2010 Macau labour protest: 2010 Macau labour protest - 2010 Macau transfer of sovereignty anniversary protest, about universal suffrage, housing prices etc.
2011-2014 Chinese protests: 2011 Chinese protests - 2011 Chinese pro-democracy protests
Timeline since June/July 2011: NZZ 5. Juni: Großdemonstration in Hongkong zum 4. Juni - Hong Kong 1 July march 2011 - Mass protest against Hong Kong government and growing rich-poor divide (1 July march 2011)
August 2011: NZZ 17. August: Gut organisierte Protestbewegung erreicht Produktionsstopp des gefährlichen Chemiewerks in Hafenstadt Dalian
November/December 2011: - NZZ 19. November: Mehr als 7000 Streikende in chinesischer Schuhfabrik in Dongguan, die u.a. Schuhe für 'Adidas' und 'Nike' mit Hungerlöhnen herstellt - 24 novembre: Grève chez un fournisseur d'Apple et d'IBM en Chine - NZZ 23. Dezember: Bürgerproteste in Südchina eskalieren - tödliche Gewalt gegen Demonstranten in der Provinz Guangdong
March 2012: Protests of Wukan 2011/2012 - 3 March 2012: China protest village Wukan holds council elections
July 2012: 2 July: Protests in Hong Kong amid swearing-in of Chief Executive - 1 July 2012 – 3 July 2012 Shifang protest - 3 July: Chinese officials have halted the construction of a copper alloy plant in Shifang city, Sichuan province, following protests by local residents - 28 July 2012: Qidong protests ended after the government promised to suspend a proposed waste water pipeline project - 23 July: Nearly nine million users of China's popular microblog express outrage at government after Beijing floods leave 37 people dead - NZZ 26. Juli: China hat zum ersten Mal Demonstranten in Hongkong bestraft, die in der Sonderverwaltungszone gegen die chinesische Führung protestiert hatten - 1x Protestieren = 14 Monate Arbeitslager - 28 July: A local government in eastern China drops plans for a water-discharge project after thousands of residents protested and clashed with police over pollution concerns - 30 July: Hong Kong protests China 'patriotism' classes
September 2012: NZZ 1. September: Tausende demonstrieren in Hongkong gegen 'patriotisches Schulfach' - 3/4 September: More protests of thousands over Hong Kong 'national education' row - 4 September: Hong Kong students and teachers protested on Tuesday for a sixth straight day against plans to introduce Chinese patriotism classes - 8 September: After weeks of protests Hong Kong backs down over Chinese patriotism classes - 24 September: Foxconn halts production at plant after mass brawl - violence from security guards reported
October 2012: 27 October: More than 1.000 people concerned about pollution in the eastern Chinese port city of Ningbo have demonstrated against plans to expand a petrochemical plant - 28 October: Authorities in Ningbo city relent and agree not to expand local petrochemical plant after a week of street protests
January 2013: 1 January: Tens of thousands of protesters have marched on Hong Kong streets, demanding greater democracy and the resignation of the city's embattled leader - 4 January: Journalists at major Chinese newspaper 'Southern Weekly' have called for a propaganda chief to resign, in a rare protest against censorship - 7 January 2013: Journalists at major Chinese newspaper 'Southern Weekly' have gone on strike in a rare protest against censorship in the Guangdong province - 10 January: 'Southern Weekly', at the centre of anti-censorship protests, appeared on newsstands in Beijing and Shanghai on Thursday as usual, but not its home city Guangzhou - 20 January: Dejected over his failure to obtain overdue wages, a man killed himself by triggering explosives attached to his body in China's Guangzhou province - 23 January: Hundreds of factory workers at Shanghai Shinmei Electric Company angry over two-minute bathroom breaks and fines for starting work late held their Japanese and Chinese managers hostage for a day and a half before police broke up the strike
May 2013: 4 May: Protests in the city of Kunming on Saturday over planned chemical plant - 9 May: With anti-riot vans and helmeted paramilitary forces, police in Beijing smothered a southern district for a second day after protests by hundreds of migrant workers over the death of a 22-year-old woman - 16 May: Nearly 1,000 people took to the streets of Kunming in a renewed protest against a proposed chemical plant - 22 May: Chinese authorities have arrested 13 people for Internet posts that sparked a rare protest in Beijing
June 2013: 4 June: Relatives of workers, killed as fire engulfed a chicken processing plant in northeast China blocked traffic and scuffled with police, demanding answers after at least 120 people died and more than 70 were injured - 25 June: Beijing workers in the US factory 'Specialty Medical Supplies' holding US executive Chip Starnes say wages have not been paid
4 June 2013: 4 June 2013: 24th anniversary of Tiananmen Square protests of 1989
July 2013: 1 July: Thousands have turned out for the annual pro-democracy march in Hong Kong demanding democratic reform and protesting against the leadership of CY Leung
2014: Occupy Central 2014, proposed nonviolent occupation protest for universal suffrage that would take place in Central, Hong Kong in July 2014
January-March 2014: 2 January: Thousands rally on New Year's Day for Hong Kong democracy, demanding a greater say in choosing their future leaders - 16 February: Runners in Hong Kong's annual street marathon voice support for press freedom - 25 February: Li Guixin in the smoggy northern city of Shijiazhuang the first person in the country to sue the government for failing to curb air pollution - 26 February: Ex-chief editor of the Ming Pao daily Kevin Lau Chun-to in critical condition after being attacked in street days after thousands march for press freedom - 28 February: Journalists held vigils condemning the violence, as news editor Kevin Lau is improving - 7 March: Chinese IBM workers strike amid Lenovo sale unrest - 25 March: Relatives of lost passengers flight MH370 protest in Beijing, accusing Malaysia of 'delays and deception' a day after it confirmed the plane crashed, and clash with police
April 2014: 16 April: Tens of thousands of workers on strike at the Yue Yuen Industrial factory in Dongguan which makes shoes for Nike and Adidas - 22 April: Staff at factory in Jiangxi join industrial action in which up to 30,000 workers are striking in neighbouring Guangdong to protest against unfair pay and benefits - 23 April: Chinese activist Zhang Zhiru thought to have been detained by security services over role in Yue Yuen walkout, goes missing after helping to organise shoe factory strike - 25 April: China has ordered owners of a huge Taiwan-backed shoe factory to address striking workers' grievances about unpaid social security - 28 April: After small concessions, scores of strikers were detained by police and employees at factory making shoes for Nike, Adidas and others returned to work
May 2014: 11 May: A protest in eastern Yuhan district over a plan to build a waste incinerator has turned violent
June 2014: 4 June 2014: Tens of thousands of people hold a vigil in Hong Kong to mark the 1989 killing of protesters in Beijing, while mainland authorities sought to whitewash the 1989 event and police flooded the streets in Beijing
July 2014: 1 July: Hong Kong rallies for democracy as government says 'doing its utmost' to move towards universal suffrage, after nearly 800,000 voted for full democracy in an unofficial referendum - 2 July: Hours after hundreds of thousands of residents gathered for the city's biggest pro-democracy demonstration in recent history Hong Kong police detained hundreds for illegally 'occupying' street - 4 July: At least five members of the group that has organized the July 1st pro-democracy march have been arrested
September 2014: 22 September: Hong Kong students have converged on a university campus, launching a weeklong boycott of classes in protest against Beijing’s decision to rule out fully democratic elections in former British colony - 27 September: Clash with riot police and arrests at the end of the weeklong strike by students demanding China's leaders organize democratic elections in 2017 - 28 September: Hong Kong activists have kicked off a mass civil disobedience campaign over voting rights early, after tens of thousands of students and sympathisers pre-empted them with protests at government buildings - 29 September: Thousands of Hong Kong citizens stepped up their calls for democracy on Monday - 30 September: Hong Kong protesters stand ground ahead of Chinese national day
October 2014: 1 October: Hong Kong pro-democracy protests spread as thousands defy call to leave streets on China’s national holiday - 8 October: Chinese police detained a well-known poet and seven other people ahead of a poetry reading planned in Beijing to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong
Crackdown on dissidents in the PRC: Detained and jailed activists, people - and dissidents since 1989
2010/2011: Friedensnobelpreis 2010 an Liu Xiaobo - 2011 crackdown on dissidents in the PRC
June-December 2011: NZZ 22. Juni 2011: Ai Weiwei gegen Kaution freigelassen - Ai Weiwei - NZZ 29. Dezember 2011: Dritter Prozeß gegen Anwältin Ni Yulan - die Geschichte einer staatlichen Zerstörung von Menschen - Ni Yulan
April 2012: 10 avril 2012: L'ex-avocate chinoise pour les droits de l'homme Ni Yulan a été condamnée à Pékin mardi à deux ans et huit mois de prison pour troubles à 'l'ordre public' - son époux écope de deux ans de prison - 27 April: Following his dramatic escape from house arrest Chen Guangcheng - who is blind - in US embassy
May 2012: 2 May: Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says he gave up his refuge in the US embassy in Beijing after Chinese authorities made threats to family members - 3 mai: Chen souhaite désormais quitter la Chine 'où il ne se sent pas en sécurité' - 26. Mai: Chen Guangfu, der Bruder des in die USA ausgereisten Chen Guangcheng, ist seinem Anwalt zufolge spurlos verschwunden
June/July 2012: 7 June: Chinese dissident Li Wangyang, imprisoned after 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, found hanged in hospital - 20 July: China's Ai Weiwei loses appeal against tax fine - NZZ 23. Juli: Menschenrechtsaktivist Xiao Yongin China zu 18 Monaten Arbeitslager als polizeiliche Strafe ohne Prozeß verurteilt wegen geäußerter Zweifel, dass der mit ihm befreundete Dissident Li Wangyang Selbstmord begangen habe
November 2012: 19 November: At least two activists died in custody before or during China's Communist Party congress and tens of thousands had their movements restricted, rights groups say
December 2012: 28 December: Further hardening its cyberlaws, China's measures allow the government to delete and censor posts it deems 'illegal'
June 2013: 9 June 2013: A Chinese court sentenced the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to 11 years in prison
October 2013: 28 October 2013: Three Chinese anti-corruption activists were due to face trial Monday on charges of 'illegal assembly', in a case seen as a sign of an official clampdown on citizens' demands for reforms
January-March 2014: 17 January: Anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong, who has called on officials to reveal their wealth, faces charges he broke the law by organising protests - 26 January: China jails rights activist Xu Zhiyong for four years - 24 March: Court gives 18-month prison term to Gu Yimin over plan to mark 1989 Beijing crackdown
April 2014: 15 April: Four Chinese rights lawyers, who were investigating detention centre in Jiansanjiang, allege torture by police - 17 April: A Chinese court jailed blogger Qin Zhihui for three years in a government-led crackdown on so-called Internet rumours - 23 April: China cancels over 14,400 press cards for journalists - 30 April 2014: Chinese activist Xu Wanping, a former factory worker and member of the Chinese Democracy Party, who has spent nearly half his life in detention has been freed after another nine years from prison in Chongqing
May 2014: 8 May: After reports that Pu Zhiqiang and other activists were detained over a meeting to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in June, USA urges China to fee activists - 13 May: China has jailed scores of lawyers, activists and intellectuals weeks before the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre
June 2014: 6 June: Chinese-born Australian artist Guo Jian, a protester in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, detained in Beijing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests will be deported after 15 days in custody
October 2014: 1 October: Authorities detained more than a dozen activists across China and questioned as many as 60 others who expressed support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests in recent days, rights group says - 8 October: Chinese police detained a well-known poet and seven other people ahead of a poetry reading planned in Beijing to support pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong
Crime in the PRC: Crime in the PRC - Category: Crime in the PRC
2013: 10 March 2013: Courts in China convicted and punished 5.24 million criminals in past five years, which in an increase of 25.5% from 2003 to 2007
Corruption in the PRC: Corruption in the PRC - Category: Corruption in China
2012: 13 July 2012: Thomas and Raymond Kwok, co-heads of Sun Hung Kai Properties charged in corruption scandal
2012/2013 Bo Xilai scandal: 2012 Bo Xilai scandal - Wang Lijun incident - 2012 Bo Xilai scandal - Gu Kailai murder investigation - Neil Heywood/Gu Kailai affair 2011 - 2012 Bo Xilai scandal - Death of Neil Heywood - 9 août: La femme de Bo Xilai accusé du meurtre de son associé, citoyen britannique - 10 August: Four police officers on trial for cover-up of Heywood murder - 10 August: Gu Kailai says threats made against her son led to murder of British 'businessman' Heywood - 20 August: Suspended death sentence for Bo Xilai's wife Gu Kailai - 4 September: A close ally of Chinese President Hu Jintao has been unexpectedly demoted after his son's involvement in a fatal Ferrari crash - 5 September: Ex-police chief Wang Lijun charged with defection, power abuse, and bribe taking - 18 September: China holds trial of ex-police chief Wang Lijun - 24 September: Ex-police chief Wang Lijun jailed for 15 years on charges including cover-up of Heywood murder, abuse of power and bribetaking - 26 October: Disgraced official's expulsion follows removal from party positions and opens way for criminal prosecution against Bo Xilai - 6 November: UK businessman Neil Heywood killed in China 'had spy links', the Wall Street Journal says - 20 November: China frees Ren Jianyu sentenced without trial to hard labour for opposing Bo Xilai - 25 juillet 2013: Bo Xilai inculpé pour corruption et abus de pouvoir
Bo Xilai trial since August 2013: Bo Xilai trial since August 2013 - 22 August 2013: Ousted politician Bo Xilai goes on trial in Jinan, accused of abuse of power and netting more than $4 million in bribery and embezzlement - 22 September 2013: Bo Xilai sentenced to life in prison for corruption - 25 October: China court rejects Bo Xilai appeal
2013: 6 February 2013: Police chief Zhao Haibin in the province of Guangdong has been sacked after reports he owned hundreds of houses and a false identity card - 10 April: China formally charged former railways minister Liu Zhijun with corruption and abuse of power - 8 July: China's ex-rail minister Liu Zhijun gets suspended death sentence for graft
September-December 2013: 1 September 2013: Authorities announced an investigation into the head of a commission that oversees the China's state-owned companies - 2 September: The inquiry into the former CNPC chairman Jiang Jiemin to be investigated for graft in a current crackdown will focus on an oil firm he headed linked to other senior figures - another former top CNPC official Zhou Yongkang, who went on to become China's security tsar and a member of its highest-ruling body, the Politburo Standing Committee, is also to face a corruption inquiry - 22 November: China corruption watchdog to target senior officials in revamp - 29 December: More than 500 lawmakers in Hengyang city have resigned after being implicated in a bribery scandal, while another 56 provincial legislators have been sacked
2014: 6 janvier 2014: Dans leur campagne anti-corruption, les autorités chinoises ont traité en 2013 plus de 27'000 affaires, concernant 37'000 personnes, avec un taux de condamnation très élevé
Zhou Yongkang corruption scandal: Zhou Yongkang corruption scandal - 30 March 2014: Chinese authorities seize $14.5 billion assets from family, associates of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang, who is at the centre Cnina's unprecedented corruption scandal - 23 May 2014: Liu Han, a Chinese tycoon believed to have links to former security chief Zhou Yongkang, sentenced to death - 29 July: China begins corruption inquiry into former security chief Zhou Yongkang
Police brutality in China: Police brutality in China - 20 May 2014: Fang Jiushu, who had gone to Yunnan local government office to complain at being detained in a row over compensation for his house and land, shot dead by police - 22 September: Three police officers and four other people helping them have been convicted of torturing suspects to obtain confessions, in a rare example of a prosecution of the practice
Capital punishment in the PRC: Capital punishment in the PRC - 2009 the Dui Hua Foundation estimates that 5,000 people were executed in China, far more than all other nations combined
Terrorism in China: Terrorism in China - Chronology of terror attacks
2013: 30 octobre 2013: La police chinoise recherchait huit suspects originaires de la région musulmane du Xinjiang après qu'une voiture a foncé sur la foule place Tiananmen, faisant 5 morts et 38 blessés - 6 novembre: Des engins explosifs visant apparement le siège du Parti communiste de la province du Shanxi ont fait un mort
2014 Kunming Railway Station attack: Kunming Railway Station attack 1 March 2014 - 2 March: At least 29 people dead and more than 130 wounded in Kunming railway station attack reportedly carried out by Xinjiang separatists
2014: 1 May 2014: A bombing outside Urumqi South Railway Station killed three people and wounded 79 on Wednesday, coinciding with a visit to the region by Xi Jinping - 22 May: At least 31 people killed and more than 90 injuired when two vehicles ploughed through a marketplace in Xinjiang's Urumqi while the occupants threw explosives out of the windows
Xinjiang conflict since 1949 and unrest: Xinjiang Conflict since 1949 - Xinjiang - History of Xinjiang - Uyghur language - 2009 Ürümqi riots - 2013 Xinjiang unrest - 24 April 2013: Twenty-one people, including police officers, were killed in violent clashes in western province of Xinjiang - 26 June 2013: Riots in China's ethnically divided western region of Xinjiang on Wednesday killed at least 27 people, state media said - 16/17 November: Nine axe-wielding assailants and two auxiliary police officers killed during an attack on a police station in the Serikbuya Township - 16 December 2013: Sixteen people were killed in a clash in Shufu county near Kashgar in the region of Xinjiang - 30 December: Eight police station attackers shot dead in China's Xinjiang - 25 January 2014: Six people died in explosions and another six were shot dead by police in Xinhe in Aksu prefecture in China's Xinjiang - 29 May: In a stadium in Xinjiang filled with 7,000 people, Chinese court announced guilty verdicts for 55 people on charges of terrorism, separatism, and murder - 17 June: Authorities have executed 13 people for 'terrorist attacks and violent crimes' in Xinjiang - 22 June: Police shoot 13 dead in Xinjiang after a police station came under attack - 3 August: Xinjiang unrest reportedly leaves nearly 100 people dead, including 37 civilians - 22 September: At least two people reportedly killed and many injured in blasts at multiple locations in Xinjiang region - 26 September: China says 50 dead in violence in Xinjiang
Human trafficking in China: Human trafficking in China - 2007 Chinese slave scandal - Human trafficking in Hong Kong - 18 May 2013: A picture of two bridges leads man, kidnapped and sold to another family 23 years ago, back to his family in Guangan city - 28 February 2014: 1,094 suspects for baby trafficking were held across the country on February 19
Violence against women in China: Violence against women in China - Domestic violence in China
2013: 29 August: Rape trial of Li Tianyi among five defendants casts attention on the lifestyles, and alleged misdeeds, of the political elite
School attacks in China: School attacks in China (2010–2011) - 21 September 2012: Three children were killed and 13 injured in Pingnan, Guangxi - 14 December: A knife-wielding man slashed 22 children and an adult at an elementary school in Chenpeng village in Henan province - 25 December: A Chinese man has rammed his car packed with firecrackers and a gas tank into a group of schoolchildren, injuring 13 - 29 March 2013: Two boys were beaten to death by a staff member at their school in Yulin, in the southeastern Guangxi Zhuang region - 13 December 2013: Chinese court sentences man to death for stabbing 23 children at the school in Henan province in December 2012 - 26 September 2014: Knife attack in Lingshan County of Guanxi Province leaves 4 schoolchildren dead
Foreign relations: Foreign relations of the PRC - 27 March 2013: China's navy exercises, including the landing of amphibious craft on its most southern territorial claim, surprise southern neighbours
Immigration to China: Immigration to China
Chinese emigration: Chinese emigration - Overseas Chinese
Overseas Chinese in North America: Overseas Chinese in North America - History of Chinese Americans - Chinese Americans in New York metropolitan area containing the largest ethnic Chinese population outside of Asia - 15 July 2014: In the first quarter of 2014 Chinese investors had even overtaken the first-place Russian expatriates in the purchase of Manhattan condos
PRC/Arctic policy: China's arctic policy
PRC/Angola relations: PRC/Angola relations - 25 August 2012: Angola has extradited 37 Chinese nationals, accused of extortion, kidnappings, armed robberies, running prostitution rings and sometimes burying victims alive
PRC/Australia relations: PRC/Australia relations - Sino-Pacific relations - 6 June 2014: Chinese-born Australian artist Guo Jian, a protester in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, detained in Beijing ahead of the 25th anniversary of the military crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests will be deported after 15 days in custody - 17 June: Chinese regime releases detained Guo Jian - 1 October 2014: Australian pro-democracy supporters around the country stage demonstrations in solidarity with Hong Kong protests for free and democratic elections
PRC/Cameroon relations: PRC/Cameroon relations - 17 May: Suspected Boko Haram terrorists from Nigeria attacked a Chinese work site in northern Cameroon, killing at least one Cameroonian soldier and at least 10 people are believed to have been abducted
PRC/Republic of China (Taiwan) relations: PRC/Republic of China (Taiwan) relations - Cross-Strait relations - 11 février 2014: La Chine et Taïwan nouent un dialogue historique à Nankin - 29 September 2014: Taiwan students protest at trade office in support of Hong Kong democracy
PRC/France relations: PRC/France relations - Jesuit China missions since 1552 - Second Opium War 1856–1860 - Sino-French War 1884-1885 - Boxer Rebellion 1899-1901 - 29 June 2013: Chinese Internet users celebrated the return of two rare bronze animal heads looted by European powers more than a century ago
PRC/Germany relations: PRC/Germany relations - Reorganized National Government of China - Wang Jingwei regime - World War II and Anti-Comintern Pact
PRC/India relations: PRC/India relations - 19 November 2012: PM Manmohan Singh and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met in Phnom Penh ahead of the East Asia Summit - 19 November: Need for balancing India-China bilateral trade that hit a record $73.9 billion last year - 14 January 2013: China and India today agreed to resume their joint military exercises and expand their exchanges to include armies, navies and air forces - 19 March 2013: China unveils five-point formula to improve ties with India - 19 March 2013: China-India Joint Military Exercise 2013
PRC/Indonesia relations: PRC/Indonesia relations 25 March 2013: Hong Kong court ruling denies foreign domestic workers the right to apply for permanent residency
PRC/Iran relations: PRC/Iran relations - 23 October 2014: As China seeks closer military ties with Iran, two Chinese warships dock for the first time at Iran's Bandar Abbas port to take part in joint naval exercises
PRC/Italy relations: PRC/Italy relations - Chinese people in Italy - 12 February 2013: Approximately 4,000 Chinese-run clothing factories in Prato, Italy's fashion capital - 1 December 2013: At least seven people died and three were injured when a Chinese-owned clothing factory in Prato burned down, killing workers trapped in an improvised dormitory
PRC/Japan relations: PRC/Japan relations - Japanese invasion of China - Second Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945 - Manchukuo - Japanese war crimes
2012: 14 May 2012: China, South Korea and Japan set to begin free trade talks
2013: 15 August 2013: China and South Korea strongly condemned the visits of Japanese cabinet members, lawmakers and other politicians to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 14 Class-A war criminals in the World War II - 15 December: China, Japan and South Korea today agreed to jointly combat air pollution, a common challenge to East Asia
2014: 24 April 2014: China released a seized Japanese ship after Mitsui Lines paid 2.9 billion yen in a dispute dating to the 1930s - 13 May: Descendants of hundreds of Chinese men forced to work in wartime Japan are taking modern-day Japanese corporates to court, seeking millions in compensation - 2 July: China criticizes Japan over plan to ease military restrictions
Senkaku Islands/Tiaoyutai Islands dispute: Senkaku Islands dispute - Geography of Senkaku Islands - 18 August 2012: Crowds in Hong Kong applaud deported activists from Japan who carried banner reading 'Successful landing on Diaoyu islands' - 19 August: Japanese activists arrive at disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands - 20 August: Thousands of Chinese took to the streets on Sunday after a group of Japanese nationalists raised their flags on the disputed East China Sea island - 14 September: Six Chinese surveillance ships entered waters near Diaoyu/Senkaku islands claimed by both Japan and China - 17 September: Japanese firms (Canon, Panasonic) suspend some of their operations in China in response to attacks on Japanese shops, factories, cars and diplomatic posts - 17 September: Chinese newspapers condemn anti-Japan protests across Chinese cities over the weekend as they turned violent - 31 December 2012: A Chinese fishing boat has been detained by Japan's coast guard near Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture for allegedly fishing inside Japanese waters, Chinese officials say - 23 November 2013: China creates air defence zone over Japan-controlled islands - 29 November: China sends jets into air zone as Japan, South Korea defy it - 8 December: China ships sail through disputed waters as tensions simmer
PRC/North Korea relations: PRC/North Korea relations - Koreans in China - 14 February 2013: China talks tough over North Korea, but is hesitant to act - 8 April: No country 'should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gain', President Xi Jinping told a forum in Hainan - 4 June: China reportedly tried to convince North Korea to give up nuclear tests - 24 September: China bans weaponry-related exports to North Korea - 4 July 2014: China and South Korea issue a joint call for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula at a summit in Seoul
PRC/South Korea relations: PRC/South Korea relations - 27 June 2013: China's president welcomed his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hyeon as an 'old friend of China' and agreed to make a push for new talks with North Korea - 15 December: China, Japan and South Korea today agreed to jointly combat air pollution, a common challenge to East Asia - 4 July 2014: China and South Korea issue a joint call for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula at a summit in Seoul
PRC/Libya relations: PRC/Libya relations - 6 September 2012: China confirms weapons firms met Gaddafi envoys in July 2011
PRC/Malaysia relations: PRC/Malaysia relations - 27 November 2012: Minister says China's military buildup no threat to the world - 27 March 2013: China deploys some of its most sophisticated vessels to the eastern coast of Malaysia in surprising navy exercises including the landing of amphibious craft and a ceremony promising 'to defend Chinese sovereignty'
2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 aircraft disappeared on 8 March 2014 - 18 March 2014: Desperate relatives of Chinese passengers aboard flight MH370 threatened to go on hunger strike as they demanded answers about the missing aircraft from Malaysia - 25 March: Relatives of lost passengers flight MH370 protest against Malaysia accusing it of 'delays and deception' a day after it confirmed the plane crashed
PRC/Pakistan relations: China/Pakistan relations - Military relations - 25 March 2013: China defends deal to build 1000 MW nuclear plant for Pakistan saying that it confirmed to safeguards of the IAEA - 24 December 2013: China commits $6.5 billion for the construction of nuclear power project in Karachi - 2 January 2014: China loans Pakistan $6.5 billion for nuclear plants
PRC/Philippines relations: PRC/Philippines relations 25 March 2013: Hong Kong court ruling denies foreign domestic workers the right to apply for permanent residency - 27 November 2013: The Philippines criticised China's dispatch of its first aircraft carrier to the South China Sea, saying it 'raises tension' in waters where the two neighbours are locked in a territorial dispute - 24 February 2014: Philippines says a Chinese vessel fired a water cannon on Filipino fishermen - 13 May: China's state-run media calls for regime's territorial challengers to be made to pay an 'unaffordable price'
PRC/Portugal relations: PRC/Portugal relations - Portuguese colony Macau 1537–1999 - Slavery in Portuguese Macau and the coast of China
PRC/Russia relations: PRC/Russia relations (since 1991) - NZZ 20. Juli 2012: Peking reagiert sehr ungehalten auf die Kaperung chinesischer Fischerboote durch die russische Küstenwache - 25 March 2013: China to buy two dozen fighter jets and four submarines from Russia - 1 May 2014: China and Russia will carry out joint naval exercises in the East China Sea later this month
PRC/South Asia relations: PRC/South Asia relations - 6 December: PR China excludes Indians, Pakistanis and other South Asian nations from visa-free stay
PRC/Sudan relations: PRC/Sudan relations - June 2011: China/Sudan economic and political ties - carpet welcome for al-Bashir in Beijing
PRC/Syria relations: PRC/Syria relations
PRC/Ukraine relations: PRC/Ukraine relations - 15 March 2014: Russia vetoes UN resolution declaring Crimea referendum invalid, but 13 other nations voted in favour and China abstained from voting isolating Putin regime - 17 March: China urges restraint in Ukraine, avoids comment on Crimea vote in favour of joining Russia - 26 May 2014: China respects the choice made by the Ukrainian people in presidential election and is willing to continue to actively develop bilateral strategic partnership, FM says
PRC/United Kingdom relations: PRC/United Kingdom relations - First Opium War 1839-1842 - Second Opium War 1856–1860 - Boxer Rebellion 1899-1901
1984: Sino-British Joint Declaration December 1984
2011-2014: Neil Heywood/Gu Kailai affair 2011 - 11 April 2012: China urges support for its probe into disgraced leader Bo Xilai after news of the detention of his wife over the death of the UK businessman Neil Heywood - 20 April: A senior Chinese journalist has told the BBC that police knew UK man Neil Heywood had been murdered in Chongqing last November and that a cover-up began immediately - 18 July 2013: China bars GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving country amid bribery probe - 22 August: China arrests a British and US fraud investigator, whose firm did work for British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline - 15 June 2014: China and Britain will sign business deals worth at least US$30 billion - 18 June 2014: Pro-democracy Hong Kong 2020 group's Anson Chan has urged Britain to live up to its commitments under the Joint Declaration - 2 October 2014: Hong Kong democracy protests spread to Chinese embassy in London as Hong Kong Overseas Alliance rallies more than 2,000 people for solidarity protest at Chinese regime's actions
PRC/United Nations relations: PRC/United Nations relations The PRC received US$112 million in UN assistance annually in 2001 and 2002, the largest portion coming from the UN Development Programme UNDP - 22 October 2013: China challenged over human rights record at United Nations - 19 March 2014: China criticized over human rights at UN forum in Geneva, as USA and EU question death of activist Cao Shunli and continued detention of democracy advocates
PRC/USA relations: PRC/USA relations
2011: 15 November 2011: Feeding the Dragon, reevaluating USA development assistance to China - USA has lowered foreign aid to China, reaching about $12 million from USAID for 2011 - 19 novembre 2011: Entretien entre Obama et Wen Jiabao au sommet de Bali après l'annoncement d'un renforcement americain en Australie
2012: 6 January 2012: China warns US on changed Asia military strategy - 2 May 2012: Hillary Clinton lands in China for talks as activist Chen case looms - 4 May: Chen Guangcheng's plea for protection from China deepens crisis - 4 May: The US says it expects China to allow prominent dissident Chen Guangcheng to travel abroad soon - 17 May: Activist Chen Guangcheng says passport application done - 20 May: Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrived in New York City on Saturday - 2 June: The US will shift a majority of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020 - 3 June: China warns US from 'muddying waters' in South China Sea - 5 September: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting Chinese leaders amid rumbling regional tensions over the South China Sea - 8 October: Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE pose a security threat to the United States and should be barred from US contracts, report says - 20 novembre: Les Etats-Unis avaient dépassé l'Union européenne comme première destination des exportations chinoises
2013: 1 February 2013: Chinese hackers hit our computers, claim Wall Street Journal - 13 April 2013: The United States and China committed Saturday to a process aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons - 8 June: US President Obama and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping pledged to look for a new way of cooperation as they started a weekend of talks - 17 June: China asks US to explain Internet surveillance - 18 June: Obama says China hears and understands 'blunt' message on hacking - 25 June: China rejects US claim that it helped Edward Snowden to flee - 25 June: Beijing workers in the US factory 'Specialty Medical Supplies' holding US executive Chip Starnes say wages have not been paid - 27 June: US Chip Starnes leaves plant after payout - 30 October: China to step up own security after new NSA allegations - 3 December: China challenges US anti-dumping measures at WTO
2014: 1 May 2014: China's theft of trade secrets a major concern, USA says listing China as a major violator of intellectual property rights - 12 July: USA charges Chinese Su Bin for hacking into the computer systems of USA companies with large defence contracts, including Boeing - 2 October: USA 'support universal suffrage in Hong Kong, accordant with the Basic Law' FM John Kerry told reporters, renewing calls for restraint by the city’s police and standing alongside Chinese regime's FM Wang in Washington, who gives his version of 'rule of law' - 2 October: In New York's Times Square, demonstrators back Hong Kong protesters, many toting umbrellas which have become a symbol of the massive protests seeking democratic freedoms - 10 October: Hong Kong protesters won powerful USA backing as Congressional-Executive Commission on China urges President Obama to press concerns about democracy with Beijing's regime
PRC/Vatican relations: PRC/Vatican relations - Jesuit China missions since 1552 - Roman Catholicism in China
PRC/Vietnam relations: PRC/Vietnam relations - Sino-Vietnamese War (Third Indochina War) - 27 June 2012: Rising tensions between China and Vietnam and several of its neighbours over China’s South China Sea oil tender - 9 December: Rare protests have taken place in Vietnam over maritime territorial disputes with neighbouring China, quickly dispersed by police - 27 March 2013: Vietnam had accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat calling the incident a serious violation of its sovereignty - 8 May 2014: Vietnam says that Chinese ships protecting an oil rig in disputed waters used water cannon to attack Vietnamese patrol vessels and repeatedly rammed them, injuring six people - 11 May 2014: Protesters staged one of Vietnam's largest ever anti-China demonstrations on Sunday, decrying China's deployment of a deep-water drilling rig in contested waters as territorial tensions soar - 13 May: China's state-run media calls for regime's territorial challengers to be made to pay an 'unaffordable price' - 18 May: More than 3,000 Chinese nationals evacuated from Vietnam, following deadly rioting over Chinese oil drilling
Environment in the PRC and climate change in China: Environment in the PRC - Environmental issues in China
Climate change in China: Climate change in China - 4 November 2011: Global carbon dioxide output (China, USA and India top producer) rose 6 per cent in 2010, far more than recent worst case scenario - 12 April 2013: Greenhouse gases make high temperatures hotter in China - 9 December 2013: China says poorly prepared to fight impact of climate change
Pollution in China: Pollution in China - China Pollution Map Database - 15 June 2013: The Chinese government has ordered firms in heavy-polluting industries to cut emissions by 30% by 2017 - 20 June 2013: Air pollution has become a curse for millions of city-dwellers in Asia, posing a mounting risk to the very young and very old, pregnant women and people with heart and respiratory problems, experts say - 21 October 2013: Latest China smog emergency shuts Harbin, capital of northeastern Heilongjiang province and home of 11 million people - 22 October: Dangerous pollution levels blight Chinese city of Harbin - 24 November: Smog descends on Northeast China, closing roads, airport - 7 December: Shanghai smog closes city - 24 February 2014: Dangerous smog in northern China in recent days prompts a spike in air purifier sales, as pollution continues to shroud Beijing - 25 February: Li Guixin in the smoggy northern city of Shijiazhuang the first person in the country to sue the government for failing to curb air pollution - 8 March 2014: Over 95 per cent of Chinese cities failed to meet environmental standards, minister says - 25/26 March 2014: Pollution around the globe kills 7 million people every year, says WHO report
Beijing pollution: China Beijing Environmental Exchange - 12 January 2013: Central Committee, good morning! Air pollution in the Chinese capital Beijing has reached levels judged as hazardous to human health - 13 January: Residents of Beijing have been refusing to step outdoors due to fears sparked by the dangerous levels of pollutants in the air - 20 January: As media describe the expensive air purifiers government officials enjoy, report of special farms so cadres need not risk suffering from recurring food safety scandals and as lung cancer rates in Beijing have shot upward by 60% in the last decade, authorities plan emergency measures to control Beijing air pollution - 29 January: Dangerous smog returns in Beijing for fourth time in a month - 31 January: Hospital visits rise due to pollution, doctors and media say - 22 February: China's environment ministry has acknowledged the existence of 'cancer villages', after years of assertions by academics and domestic media that polluted areas experience higher rates of the disease - 16 January 2014: Beijing air pollution Thursday with a concentration of toxic particles more than two dozen times the level considered safe - 13 February 2014: China smog makes capital 'barely suitable' for life, an official Chinese report says
Electronic waste in China: Electronic waste in China
Water resources, water crísis and pollution in China: Water resources of China - Water supply and sanitation in the PRC - Chinese water crisis - Water pollution in China
2011-2013: NZZ 7. Juni 2011: China - Überschwemmungen und chemische Verseuchung Juni 2011 - NZZ 12. August 2011: China und die Wahrheit - wahres Ausmaß der Ölkatastrophe vor Chinas Küste am Gelben Meer monatelang vertuscht - 6 January 2013: Water supply to China's Handan city cut off following contamination of the Zhanghe River by industrial pollutants from a chemical plant - 27 March 2013: Hundreds of dead ducks found in China's Nanhe river days after discovery of thousands of dead pigs dumped in waterway in Shanghai
2014: 11 April 2014: Lanzhou, heavily-industrialised city of 3.6 million people in Gansu province, reports cancer-inducing chemical in drinking water, standing at 20 times above national safety levels
Natural disasters and climate change in China: Climate change in China - Natural disasters in China - Disaster preparedness in China
Droughts and heatwaves in China: Droughts in China - 2010-2011 China drought
2007 Asian heatwave - China - 31 July 2013: At least 10 dead as record heatwave hits Shanghai - 2 août et sa verité: Les personnes diffusant des bulletins météo non officiels à Shanghai encourent des amendes de plusieurs milliers d'euros
Floods: Floods in China 2011: 2011 China floods - 8 June 2011: Floods in Southwest China June 2011 - 11 June: More floods in China - NZZ 17. Juni: Hochwasser in Ostchina - Deichbruch - NZZ 17. Juli: Auch im Juli Überschwemmungen und Erdrutsche in China 2012: 13 May 2012: Hail and rain storms in Gansu province kill dozens - 27 June: Heavy rains in South China - 9 dead, millions affected - 22 July: The heaviest rain in 61 years in the capital Beijing has left 10 people dead - 23 July 2012: China fury after Beijing deluge 2013: July 2013 Southwest China floods - 10 July 2013: Mudslide buries dozens of people - 13 July 2013: Landslides and floods in Sichuan province had killed 31 people by Thursday, with 166 more missing - 18 August: Severe floods kill 37 in northeast China
Landslides in China: 2008 Shanxi mudslide - 2010 Gansu mudslide - 10 July 2013: Mudslide in western China buries dozens of people
Typhoons: 2011 Pacific typhoon season - 2012 typhoon Saola - 2012 typhoon Damrey - 2012 typhoon Haikui - 2012 typhoon Kai-tak - Typhoon Soulik July 2013 - 14 juillet 2013: Le typhon Soulik a fait trois morts et entraîné l'évacuation d'un demi-million de personnes - Typhoon Utor August 2013 - Typhoon Usagi September 2013 - 23 septembre: Typhon Usagi fait au moins 25 morts dans le sud de la Chine - Typhoon Fitow October 2013 - 7 octobre: Le typhon Fitow frappe la côte orientale, au moins 5 morts - 16 October: Thousands Protest in Flood-Hit Chinese City - Typhoon Haiyan November 2013 - 12 November: Haiyan killed eight people in southern China and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to farming and fishing industries - Typhoon Rammasun July 2014 - 19 July 2014: Typhoon Rammasun kills at least eight people in China - September 2014 Typhoon Kalmaegi
Tornadoes and storms: 21 March 2013: At least 24 people died and scores were injured after a tornado carrying huge hailstones lashed southern China, causing widespread devastation and a ferry to capsize - 23 March: Hailstorms kill 12 people and injured hundreds in southern China - 18 May: Southern China rainstorms kill 55, leave 14 missing
Earthquakes: Earthquakes in China List of earthquakes in China
2012: 2012 Yunnan earthquakes - 8 September 2012: At least 80 people have been killed and 20.000 homes damaged by a series of earthquakes in Yunnan and Guizhou provinces
2013: 2013 Ya'an Sichuan earthquake - 20 April 2013: A strong earthquake struck southwestern Sichuan province, five years after a massive quake devastated the region - 22 July 2013: Earthquake in western China kills 22 people, injuring nearly 300

Tibet - Tibet Autonomous Region

History and economy of Tibet: History of Tibet - Geography of Tibet - Economy of Tibet
Tibetan culture - Tibetan Buddhism
Social movements and protests: 2008 Tibetan unrest Tibetische Unruhen 2008 - NZZ 10. Februar 2012: Wieder erschossene Demonstranten und Selbstverbrennung in Tibet - NZZ 15. März: "Wer tatenlos zuschaut, riskiert eine Eskalation" - Die Selbstverbrennungen in Tibet zeugen von grosser Verzweiflung - 15 August: Hundreds of Tibetans demonstrated in northwest China on Tuesday after police beat four people and threatened them with guns - NZZ 17. August: Auch der zweite Tibeter, der sich aus Protest gegen die Tibet-Politik selbst angezündet hatte, ist seinen Verletzungen erlegen - 27 October: 23-year-old Tsewang Kyab has become the fifth Tibetan in a week to set self on fire and die in Amuquhu town in Xiahe county - 8 November: Three teenage monks and a Tibetan woman set fire to themselves in an unprecedented string of protests against Chinese rule - 16 November: Two more Tibetans have died after reportedly setting themselves on fire in protest against Chinese rule - 9 October 2013: Chinese police opened fire on a group of protesters, demanding the release of a fellow Tibetan detained for refusing to fly the Chinese flag, injuring 60
Natural disasters in China: Natural disasters in China - 29/30 March 2013: After a landslide buried 83 people in Tibet's Lhasa Maizhokunggar county gold mine area, working for a subsidiary of the state-owned China National Gold Group Corp., search continues for trapped miners

Georgia - Geography of Georgia - History of Georgia - Demographics of Georgia

2008 South Ossetia war Kaukasuskrieg 2008 - Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the Conflict in Georgia (South Caucasus), Report September 2009, Volume I, Introduction - UN court rejects Georgia case against Russia April 2011
Economy of Georgia: Economy of Georgia - Companies of Georgia by industry
Agriculture in Georgia: Agriculture - Land distribution - Georgian wine
Georgian Armed Forces: Georgian Armed Forces - Wars involving Georgia - Immediate Response July 2008 - Russia–Georgia war August 2008 - Georgia–NATO relations
Taxation in Georgia: Taxation in Georgia
Politics of Georgia: Politics of Georgia - Political parties in Georgia - Trade unions in Georgia - Independent Association of Georgian Journalists
Social movements and protests: 2009 Georgian demonstrations - Georgia police disperse opposition protest May 2011 - NZZ 28. Mai 2011: Tausende protestieren gegen Gewalt in Georgien - 27 May 2012: Tens of thousands rally for Georgian opposition bloc - 19 September: Protests erupt in Georgia over prison abuse videos - 20 September: Interior minister Akhalaia quits amid uproar over prison abuse video - 21 September: Thousands rally calling for top officials to be fired in prison-abuse scandal that has caused outcry - 29 September: Georgia opposition stages mass rally ahead of poll
Elections in Georgia: Elections in Georgia - Georgian parliamentary election 1 October 2012 - 1 octobre: Les Géorgiens se rendent aux urnes après le scandale des tortures en prison - 2 October: Early parliamentary election results suggest a clear lead of the opposition led by Bidzina Ivanishvili - 3 October: Georgian opposition wins parliamentary polls
Georgian presidential election 27 October 2013 - 28 octobre 2013: Georgy Margvelachvili a obtenu 63,8% des voix, le candidat du président sortant Saakachvili, David Bakradzé, arrive loin derrière avec 21,3% des voix
Georgian local election May 2014
Society and human rights in Georgia: Society of Georgia - Human rights in Georgia - Freedom of religion in Georgia
Education in Georgia: Education in Georgia - Culture of Georgia
Science and technology in Georgia: Science and technology in Georgia - 18 October 2013: The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe
Media of Georgia: Media of Georgia - Newspapers in Georgia - Radio stations in Georgia - TV in Georgia - Independent Association of Georgian Journalists
Internet in Georgia: Internet in Georgia -
Crime in Georgia: Crime in Georgia - Human trafficking - Russian mafia
White collar crime: 4 April 2013: PM of Georgia among owners of secret firms in British Virgin Islands
Foreign relations of Georgia: Foreign relations of Georgia
Georgia/Abkhazia relations
Georgia/European Union relations - 28 June: EU signs association agreements with Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia
Georgia/Russia relations
Georgia/South Ossetia relations
Abkhazia - History of Abkhazia
Politics of Abkhazia: Politics of Abkhazia - Abkhazian-Georgian conflict
2011: Abkhazia presidential election 26 August 2011 - Alexander Ankwab Präsident
2014: Abkhazian presidential election 24 August 2014 - 25 August 2014: Abkhazia elects opposition leader Khadzhimba as president
Foreign relations of Abkhazia: Foreign relations of Abkhazia - States that do not recognise Abkhazia or South Ossetia as independent - States formally recognising Abkhazia or South Ossetia as independent
Abkhazian/Georgia relations
Abkhazia/Russia relations
Abkhazia/South Ossetia relations

India - Geography of India - Geology of India - History of India - Partition of India by the 'British Empire' 1947 - States and union territories of India - Demographics of India

Economy of India: Economy of India - Sectors of economy - Natural resources of India - Industry and services - Mining in India - 21 February 2013: According to the Impulse NGO Network some 70.000 children are currently employed in Meghalaya's nightmare coal mines, with several thousand more working at coal depots, because mine owners find it cheaper to hire children and the police take bribes
Steel companies of India: Steel companies of India - Steel company ArcelorMittal - 30 June 2010: The European Commission fined 17 steel producers a total of 518 million euros for running a price-fixing cartel, with industry giant ArcelorMittal hit the hardest - 23 March 2013: Vive la Belgique? India not my top priority for investment, Lakshmi Mittal says
Textile industry in India: Textile industry in India - Textile industry in Coimbatore - Textile industry in Tirupur - Die Textilproduktion in Tirupur - Sumangali (child labour) - Sumangali-Schema
3 December 2012: Workers of garment factories provide evidence of exploitation and harsh work conditions at a national tribunal
Information technology in India: Information technology in India - Mobile network operators of India
Information technology companies of India - 26 May 2013: 16 Indian companies in emerging top 100 software vendors list
Energy policy of India: Energy policy of India - 1 August 2012: Power regulator summons officials from four states - blame game begins over the unprecedented power outage that affected 600 million people
Science and technology in India: Science and technology in India
Indian Space Research Organisation: Indian Space Research Organisation - Space programme of India - 9 September 2012: Scientists celebrate India's 100th space mission with the launch of French and Japanese satellites via Indian space vehicle - Mars Orbiter Mission, launch date 5 November 2013 - 24 September 2014: India joins club of deep-space explorers with low-cost satellite and its first spaceship to orbit Mars
Industrial disasters and accidents: Bhopal disaster 1984 - 14 juin 2012: Au moins dix personnes ont été tuées et plusieurs autres grièvement blessées dans une explosion au sein d'une aciérie dans le sud-est de l'Inde - 3 December: Bhopal gas victims, in solidarity with the anti-nuclear protestors, to join anti-nuke protest in Kudankulam
Agriculture in India: Agriculture in India - History of agriculture in India - Women in agriculture in India - Cooperative movement in India - Cooperatives - Farming systems in India - Slow agricultural growth
Farmers' suicides in India - 2 September 2011: Five cotton growers commit suicide in Vidarbha, a total of 507 suicides of farmers during 2011 alone in Vidarbha - 21 February 2013: In Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, farmers are once again selling their kidneys to meet the financial burden after a poor harvest - 19 March 2014: After reports of 22 farmer suicides in three weeks driven by massive crop failure, the Maharashtra government appeals to farmers
Water, rivers and dams, water supply and irrigation in India: Water in India - Major rivers of India - Lakes in India - Irrigation in India - Dams and reservoirs in India - Reservoirs in India - Water supply and sanitation in India
Water disputes: Kaveri River water dispute - 12 October 2012: Karnataka state told to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu state
Fishing in India: Fishing in India
Infrastructure: Infrastructure
Transport in India - Rail transport in India
Indian road network - Road accidents in India - 16 April 2013: 'They threw her into a van like garbage', says man whose wife, child died in road accident
Retailing in India: Retailing in India
Tourism in India: Tourism in India - Incredible India: NDTV's List of Seven Wonders of India - Nalanda University - Tourism in Delhi - Bus transport in Delhi
1 February 2013: Korean tourist allegedly raped in Bandhavgarh reserve, the crime confessed by Deepak Vishwakarma, who told the police that he raped the student holidaying there - 16 March 2013: Swiss tourist visiting India gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh, her husband thrashed - 17 March 2013: After Swiss tourist gang-raped and her husband assaulted in central state of Madhya Pradesh, furios Indian protesters in world-renowned Bhopal condemn the deep-sleep of chief and interior minister - 24 March: British tourist fearing sexual assault 'shouted for help for an hour' before jumping from the hotel balcony in Agra
1 April 2013: The number of foreign women tourists visiting India has dropped by 35% in the past three months after sex attacks
International trade: Foreign trade of India - List of the largest trading partners of India - 22 August 2013: India's rupee skids to new record low against dollar
Labour in India: Labour in India - Indian labour law
Debt bondage in India: Debt bondage in India
2013: 17 October 2013: India is home to nearly half of world’s 30 million modern-day slaves, the Global Slavery Index 2013 reveals, estimating there are 13.9 million people living as slaves in India
Socio-economic issues in India: Socio-economic issues in India - Poverty in India - India State Hunger Index - Standard of living in India shows large disparity - Economic liberalisation in India - Corruption in India
2014: 24 July 2014: India's rich to quadruple wealth in four years and demand for luxury goods is on the rise
India State Hunger Index: India State Hunger Index
2012: 11 October 2012: India, which has shown strong economic growth, has a disappointing record on tackling the problem of hunger over the past decade, according to a report on world food production
Food Security Bill - passed in Lok sabha on 26th August 2013
Housing in India: Housing in India - List of most populous cities in India - Low income housing - List of slums in India - Homelessness in India
21 March 2013: 'Report on housing stock, amenities and assets in slums based on house listing and housing census 2011' says there are 19 cities where more than 25 per cent of households live in slums
Children in India: Children's rights in India - Street children in India
2011: 2011 Hunger and Malnutrition report
2012: 10 January 2012: Indian Hunger and Malnutrition report says nearly half of children under five were underweight - 4 March: UNICEF report highlights what is one of India's worst kept secrets, the state of the country's urban poor and the misery of children - 11 July: After an NDTV expose showing food for children sold as feed for livestock, Maharashtra suspends anganwadi worker - 13 September: India has highest child mortality rate says UN 'Child Mortality Estimates Report 2012' - 3/10 November: Food worth crores for poor children siphoned off in Maharashtra and children's nutrition not spared from web of corruption, finds Supreme Court panel
2013: 6 March 2013: Around 75.000 children have gone missing in the last three years in India and are still untraced, the Rajya Sabha was informed - Bihar school meal poisoning incident 16 July 2013 - 18 July: Amid angry protests, the village of Masrakh in Bihar buried 22 children near the school where a free mid-day meal was served to them allegedly contaminated with pesticides
Child labour: Child labour in India - 12 June 2012: India's commitment to stamping out child labour challenged by discovery of another factory employing minors - 27. Juni 2012: In Indiens Grossstädten arbeiten Millionen von Kindern als Hausangestellte - 5 July 2012: India's street children bank on the future - 21 February 2013: According to the Impulse NGO Network some 70.000 children are currently employed in Meghalaya's nightmare coal mines, with several thousand more working at coal depots, because mine owners find it cheaper to hire children and the police take bribes - 21 February 2013: The children who work in India's rat-hole coal mines
Child marriage: Child marriage in India - 11 October 2012: Observing that more than 40 per cent of the child marriages in the world occur in India UN agencies urge India to end the 'harmful practice'
Women in India: Women in India - Women's rights in India - Sexism in India - Violence against women in India - Rape in India - Domestic violence in India - Eve teasing
Discrimination against girls in India: Discrimination against girls in India - Female foeticide in India
Dowry system in India - Dowry death in India - Dowry law in India - 1 September 2013: One woman dies every hour due to dowry-related problems on an average in India, which has seen a steady rise in such cases between 2007 and 2011, according to official data
Education in India: Education in India - Culture of India - Languages of India
18 July 2012: India school faces inquiry for 'humiliating' poor children - 9 January 2013: New Delhi school is unique in trying to teach underprivileged as millions of children have no access - 18 January 2013: A nationwide survey on status of education in rural India has revealed that there has been a decline in the education standards across the country
Higher education in India
Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme - Nalanda International University's first academic session to start from 2014
Healthcare in India: Healthcare in India - List of hospitals in India by state - Healthcare by city of India - Health in India
2014: 7 October 2014: India dengue fever cases 300 times higher than officially reported, study by USA and Indian researchers says
Public welfare in India: Public welfare in India - Welfare in India - bills and schemes - Subsidies in India
Sport in India: Sport in India - 4 December 2012: India has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee ahead of elections in which officials accused of corruption were set to be appointed - 5 December: India Olympics elections go ahead despite suspension - Controversies involving the Indian Premier League
Indian military: Indian Armed Forces - Budget of Indian Armed Forces - 17 February 2014: Defence budget hiked 10 per cent, 'one rank, one pension'
Equipment of the Indian Army: Equipment of the Indian Army - Active Indian military aircraft
Indian Navy: Active Indian Navy ships - Weapon systems of the Indian Navy
Russian-made INS Sindhurakshak (S63) fire incident 2010 and on 14 August 2013 - 14 August 2013: Indian Navy orders board of inquiry to probe the explosion and subsequent fire onboard its Russian-built and recently refitted submarine INS Sindurakshak which has sunk, eighteen sailors missing - 27 February 2014: Two officers died in fire on board of Russian-origin submarine INS Sindhuratna - 7/8 March: Enquiry ordered after a navy officer was killed in an accident on an under-construction ship in Mumbai
Arms import: 19 March 2012: India is the world's largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are third in the list, SIPRI says - 12 October: Indian Army to get its own fleet of attack helicopters because it's not possible to have 'little air forces' - 24 December: Russia steps up arms sales to India - 18 March 2013: India remains the world's biggest weapons importer for the third year in a row, ahead of China, which has turned into an exporter
India and weapons of mass destruction: India and weapons of mass destruction - 4 March 2012: Indian Army inducts second cruise missile unit close to Pakistan border - 19 April: India tests successfully its first long-range intercontinental ballistic missile - 25 August: Prithvi II successfully test-fired - 28 January 2013: India test fires missile from under sea, completes nuclear triad
Taxation in India: Taxation in India - Value-added taxation in India - Income tax in India - States of India by tax revenues
Union budget of India: Union budget of India - Railway Budget
2014 Union budget of India: 2014 Union budget of India submitted 10 July 2014
Budget of Indian Armed Forces: Budget of Indian Armed Forces
2014: 17 February 2014: Defence budget hiked 10 per cent, 'one rank, one pension'
Politics of India: Politics of India - Indian independence movement - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi - Constitution of India
Political parties in India: List of Indian political parties - List of recognised Indian political parties
Indian National Congress - Nehru-'Gandhi'-family
2012/2013: Aam Aadmi Party since 26 November 2012 - 9 December 2013: For AAP, a brilliant 2013. but for 2014, the challenges are many - 25 December: Congress and BJP to learn some lessons from Aam Aadmi Party
2014: 4 January 2014: AAP to announce first list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls within two weeks - 8 January 2014: One arrested for Hindu Raksha Dal's attack on AAP office in Ghaziabad - 2 March 2014: Kejriwal calls the BJP a party that poisons people's minds by using religion for electoral advantages as Modi says in Lucknow that 'BJP tsunami' will uproot SP, BSP and Congress - 10 April 2014: More than a dozen of India's most respected artists and academics have written to the Guardian to express their acute worry at the prospect of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi becoming the country's PM - 18 April: Stones thrown at AAP's Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi by a dozen young men shouting slogans in favour of Narendra Modi
Elections in India: Elections in India - 2012 elections in India - Indian presidential election 19 July 2012 - 22 July: Pranab Kumar Mukherjee was declared elected the 13th President
2013 elections in India
April/May 2014 India General Elections: Indian general election 7 April - 12 May 2014 - 5 April 2014: Live web-casting will take place at 40 sensitive polling stations across Uttar Pradesh - 7/8 April: Indians go to the polls as parties were campaigning on promises of economic growth and one party promises a tsunami - 9 April: AAP's Arvind Kejriwal slapped again and injured while campaigning in Delhi - 10 April: 11 states, 3 union territories voting today - 18 April: Stones thrown at Arvind Kejriwal on his door-to-door campaign in Varanasi by a dozen young men shouting slogans in favour of Narendra Modi - 25 April: Violence and threats in Kashmir to derail elections - 29 April: AAP volunteers attacked by BJP workers in Varanasi, AAP says - 30 April: BJP's Modi party accused of posing with party symbol on polling day, in contravention of campaign rules - 3 May: Indian regional politician has died of burn injuries five days after he was targeted during a TV election debate by a man who had set himself on fire - 16 May: Congress Party admits defeat in the national election 2014
State legislatures of India: State legislatures of India
Andhra Pradesh Legislature - Andhra Pradesh state assembly elections 2009 - Telangana movement - 30 July 2013: Recommended formation of Telangana
Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly election 2009
Assam legislative assembly election 2011
Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2010
November 2013 Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly - 9 December: Assembly election results - BJP wins
2012 Goa legislative assembly election
2012 Gujarat legislative assembly election - BJP 115 seats
Haryana Legislative Assembly election October 2014 - 19/20 October 2014: BJP wins in Haryana and Maharashtra
2012 Himachal Pradesh legislative assembly election - Congress 36 seats
2013 Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly
Jharkhand Legislative Assembly election 2008
May 2013 Karnataka Legislative Assembly - 20 March 2013: Karnataka Assembly polls on May 5, counting on May 8 - 8 May: Karnataka election results live - Congress set to form government; JD pushes BJP to number 3 - 23 July 2013: Karnataka spends Rs. 5 crore on luxury SUVs for each of its 30 ministers, though practically new cars allotted to ministers in the previous BJP government are lying unused
Kerala Legislature
2013 Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly - 9 December: Assembly election results - BJP wins
Elections in Maharashtra - 16 February 2012 Maharashtra municipal elections - Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika election 16 February 2012 - Maharashtra state assembly elections 2009 - 1 March 2013: In 'fake protest', Raj Thackeray's men (MNS) bought car just to set it on fire in Mumbai, committing a dangerous crime - 4 March 2013: At a school in Western Maharashtra, north Indians trying to get their children admitted to a local school were assaulted by Raj Thackeray's party workers - Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election October 2014 - 19/20 October 2014: BJP wins in Haryana and Maharashtra
2012 Manipur Legislative Assembly
23 February 2013 Meghalaya Legislative Assembly election - Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
Mizoram Legislative Assembly election 25 November 2013
23 February 2013 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election - Nagaland Legislative Assembly - 28 February 2013: The Nagaland Peoples' Front ahead in the counting of ballots for the 60-member Nagaland assembly
Odisha Legislative Assembly election 2009
2012 Punjab Legislative Assembly
2013 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly - 9 December: Assembly election results - BJP wins
Sikkim Legislative Assembly election 2009
Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election April 2011 - J. Jayalalitha was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the third time 16 May 2011 - 27 September 2014: Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram resigned, after she was convicted for misusing her office during her tenure of 1991-96 to amass properties worth 66.65 crores
18 February 2014: Lok Sabha passes resolution for creation of state of Telangana - 19 February: Kiran Reddy resigns as Andhra Pradesh CM and quits Congress
14 February 2013 Tripura Legislative Assembly election - 28 February 2013: Left Front heads for landslide victory in Tripura's assembly polls
2013 elections in Uttarakhand
2012 Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly election, 8 February – 3 March - 6 March 2012: Assembly polls - election results - 6 March 2012: India's ruling Congress loses in state polls, the Samajwadi Party wins a clear victory and majority in the new state assembly of Uttar Pradesh - 10 March 2012: Samajwadi Party selects Akhilesh Yadav as new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
2011 West Bengal state assembly election - 2013 West Bengal Panchayat Polls - 21 July 2013: Bombs, bullets, arson mark West Bengal panchayat polls
Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi - 4 December 2013 Delhi Legislative Assembly election - 8 December 2013: Spectacular Aam Aadmi Party's impact on Delhi elections - 8 December 2013: Arvind Kejriwal, who is a former tax inspector with a record of campaigning for transparency in India's notoriously dirty politics, and his Aam Aadmi anti-corruption party made a stunning breakthrough in New Delhi's state election - 9 December: Delhi assembly gets only three women members, all belong to Aam Aadmi Party - 23 December: Arvind Kejriwal to be Delhi Chief Minister, swearing in at Ramlila Maidan - 28 December: Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi Chief Minister, an estimated 40,000 supporters present - 10 January 2014: Anti-corruption hotline launched by Delhi's new graft-busting government overwhelmed by calls - 20 January: Arvind Kejriwal justifies a raid by his Law Minister Bharti, citing a letter from the Ugandan High Commission, but is prevented from staging a protest at the home minister's office against police refusal to crack down on a drug and prostitution ring - 20/21 January 2014 Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi protest - 21 January: Kejriwal calls off sit-in in Delhi - 24 January: Delhi police suspends three officers after a video, posted by Aam Aadmi party, showed them beating a man with sticks and taking money from his wallet - 14/15 February 2014: Kejriwal resigns as Chief Minister after his anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill was blocked by MLAs of the BJP and the Congress in the Delhi Assembly, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections
Parliament, government and politics in India: Parliament of India - Lok Sabha - United Progressive Alliance - Government of India
2011: 25 November 2011: India MPs in uproar over the cabinet's decision to open the retail market to global supermarket chains - 3 December: India suspends plan to open up to global supermarkets
2012: 12 March 2012: Budget session begins today, UPA faces hostile Opposition in Parliament - 5 September: Government plans to table promotion quota bill, but Parliament stalled again for 10 days now over 'coal-gate' - 15 September: India's government agrees to open the country's retail sector to foreign investment and global supermarket chains - 18 September: Trinamool Congress' Mamata Banerjee has pulled out of United Progressive Alliance government, leaving it in a minority - 10 October: Government split over plan to give NIB the power to over-rule other ministries - 28 October 2012: Cabinet reshuffle - 22 November: Repeated adjournments on FDI as winter session of parliament begins - 5 December: Govt wins FDI vote in Lok Sabha
2013: Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance 3 February 2013 - 28 February: Union budget of India 2013–2014 will be presented - 2013 Union budget of India - 10 May: Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar resigned in one day over links with corruption claims - 30 July: India Telangana state decision expected - 30 July: Telangana will be 29th state, Hyderabad a shared capital for 10 years - 26 August 2013: Food Security Bill passed in Lok sabha - 6 September: India to unveil steps to cut fuel consumption on September 16 - 10 December: Lokpal Bill in this Parliament session, vows government after Delhi elections - 13 December: Government tables Lokpal Bill - 18 December 2013: Lokpal Bill passes in Lok Sabha and will become law soon
2014: 3 January: PM Manmohan Singh rules out third term and describes Mr Modi as 'someone who has presided over the mass massacre of citizens on the streets of Ahmedabad' - 13 February 2014: Congress party's MP uses pepper spray in Indian Parliament's Telangana debate to disrupt proceedings - some MPs taken to hospital
Corruption and scandals in India: Corruption in India - List of scandals in India - Category: Political scandals in India
Indian black money - 26 March 2014: The Supreme Court slammed the Centre for failing to bring back black money stashed in foreign banks for over six decades
Bofors scandal - Ottavio Quattrocchi
Scorpene Deal scam
2013 Indian helicopter bribery scandal 2010-2013 (ongoing)
Mining scams in India (ongoing) - Indian coal allocation scam, since March 2012 - 11 June 2013: Congress MP Naveen Jindal accused of cheating, conspiracy - 26 August 2014: India's Supreme Court declared as illegal government allocations of coal blocks since 1993, jeopardising projects built around the blocks
2007-2013 2G spectrum scam - Radia tapes controversy - Sukh Ram
Uttar Pradesh NRHM scam, since October 2010
2013 Indian Premier League spot-fixing case
2012 Karnataka Wakf Board Land Scam
Himachal Pradesh phone tapping 2009-2012 - 25 February 2013: Himachal Pradesh phone tapping row hots up with both the Congress and the BJP trading allegations at each other over a thousand phones that were tapped between 2009 and 2012
2002-2010 Uttar Pradesh food grain scam - 20 August 2012: Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma (Congress) 'happy' over price rise
Fodder Scam - 30 September 2013: Former chief minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad convicted of corruption in fodder scam along with 44 others, including seven more politicians and four bureaucrats
1991/2014 Disproportionate Asset case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa
2010 housing loan scam in India
2010 Commonwealth Games allegations of corruption and financial irregularities
2008 Cash-for-votes scandal
Media of India: Media of India - Censorship in India
Communications in India: Communications in India - Information technology in India - Mobile network operators of India
Internet in India: Internet in India - Internet censorship in India - 25 February 2013: The Kerala cyber police filed cases against 111 people for anti-Kurien comments on Facebook
'Save Your Voice' movement against internet censorship in India: 'Save Your Voice' movement against internet censorship in India - Cartoons Against Corruption
Print media in India: Print media in India - Newspapers in India - Indian magazines - United News of India
Press Trust of India - Markandey Katju - 25 August: Markandey Katju's '90% Indians are fools' remark
Broadcasting and TV in India: Indian-language radio stations - All India Radio - FM broadcasting in India - TV in India - TV stations in India
Cinema of India: Cinema of India - Freedom of expression in India - 25 February 2013: Bengali film, critical of Mamata Banerjee, blocked by regional censor board
Murder of journalists 2012: 30 December 2012: 2012 South Asia mourned the murder of 25 media persons, 13 journalists in Pakistan, five in India, three in Bangladesh, and two each in Nepal and Afghanistan, a report says - 25 August 2013: A journalist with a Hindi daily was shot dead yesterday in the Bakewar of Etawah district in Uttar Pradesh
Media ownership and advertising in India: Indian mass media owners - Advertising in India
Trade Unions, protests and social movements in India: Trade Unions in India - Self-Employed Women's Association of India
2011: NZZ 23. Februar 2011: Massenproteste der Gewerkschaften gegen hohe Lebensmittelpreise und Regierungspolitik in Indien
2012: 28 February 2012: Major trade unions across India have called for a 24-hour strike today to protest against "anti-labour" policies of the government - 28 February: Millions of Indian workers strike for rights - 31 May: Nationwide strikes over fuel prices - 18 July: Violence again at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, charred body found - 20 September 2012: Nationwide strike in India against retail reforms allowing in foreign retail giants such as Walmart and Tesco
22 September 2012: Protests against the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant continue unabated with thousands of fishermen having laid siege to the port at Tuticorin
February 2013: 20 February 2013: Major trade unions began a two-day strike to protest high inflation, fuel price increase and violations of labour laws on Wednesday - 20/21 February: Overwhelming response to strike, entering second day - 21 February: In Murshidabad district panchayat worker Hazrat Omar claims that Trinamool Congress party workers cut his left ear for not reporting to work - 23 February: Brick kiln worker Majhi whose eye was severely damaged after he was attacked allegedly by Trinamool Congress supporters on Thursday has spoken to TV about the incident from his hospital bed
April 2013: 3 April 2013: Thousands paid tribute to Sudipto Gupta, the 22-year-old student activist who died in police custody, outside the office of the Students Federation of India
July 2013: 17 juillet 2013: Violentes manifestations en Inde après l'intoxication mortelle de 22 écoliers - 19 July: Protests by students in Bihar over mid-day meal turn violent
September 2014: 25 September: Over 2,000 protesters of the Indian Youth Congress protested against PM Modi's government for failing to fulfill its poll promises, including bringing black money back to the country, police used force and also detained protesters
Farmers' movements in India: Bardoli Satyagraha (civil disobedience and revolt in the Indian Independence Movement) - Category: Agriculture in India - Farming systems in India - 11 October 2012: A march by 50.000 landless people to Delhi from Gwalior for framing a National Land Reforms Policy ends after government inks truce with protesters
Repression and farmers' suicides: 11 August 2011 (Indian Video): Police shooting at protesting and fleeing farmers in Pune (Maharashtra) - death of three farmers - 12 August: Controversy over the death of three farmers spreads - 12 August: Maharashtra opposition seeks dismissal of government
Farmers' suicides in India - 2 September 2011: Five cotton growers commit suicide in Vidarbha, a total of 507 suicides of farmers during 2011 alone in Vidarbha
India Against Corruption: India Against Corruption - 2011 Indian anti-corruption movement - 2012 Indian anti-corruption movement
August 2011: 16 August 2011: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare arrested - protests are beginning across the country - 16 August: Chidambaram's 'democracy' of 5.000, of preconditions, of police directives and unlawful detention faces strong opposition - 17 August: Tens of thousands of Indians protest in support of Anna Hazare across the country - 21 August: At least 50.000 express solidarity with anti-corruption campaigner Hazare in New Delhi - on Friday more than 500 protests with more than one million people across the country - 23 August: Indian government hold first talks with supporters of Anna Hazare - 23 August: PM sends letter to Anna Hazare - 24 August: All-party meeting on anti-graft law to deal with the demands of Indian anti-corruption movement - 25/26 August: Government agrees to start Lokpal debate in parliament, on Saturday - 28 August: Activist Anna Hazare ends hunger strike after parliament expressed support for parts of his anti-corruption plan
October 2011: 15 October: BJP ex-chief minister Yeddyuarappa arrested over corruption scandal
December 2011: 14 December: India set for all-party meeting on anti-corruption bill - 27 December: India MPs pass anti-corruption Lokpal bill amid protests demanding a stronger law - 30 December: Corruption bill delay amid chaos in the upper house condemned by opposition parties
March 2012: 26 March 2012: Army chief discloses offer of Rs. 14-crore bribe, CBI inquiry ordered amid ongoing protests of anti-corruption movement
April 2012: 28 April: India's former BJP chief Laxman sentenced to four years for bribery accepting money from reporters posing as arms dealers
May 2012: 30 May: Team Anna seeks independent probe into charges against PM
June 2012: 24 June: A man pushed out of a running train in Bihar by a railway official after he refused to pay a bribe
July 2012: 25 July: Team Anna to launch indefinite hunger strike today for Lokpal Bill - 29 July: More than 70 supporters of Team Anna detained when they staged a demonstration outside the residence of Home Minister Chidambaram
August 2012: 26 August: Police crack down on IAC protesters - 27 August: India PM rejects coal scandal accusations
September 2012: 4 September: Police conduct raids on coal companies that won mining bids in scandal that reportedly caused $33bn loss to exchequer - 18 September: Corruption investigation against senior Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal
October 2012: 17 October: India's Law Minister Salman Khurshid warns anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal saying he 'will also work with blood'
December 2012: 4 December: India has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee ahead of elections in which officials accused of corruption were set to be appointed
April 2013: 11 April 2013: In an unprecedented move, the Maharashtra government has suspended 36 policemen attached to Nehru Nagar Police Station in Kurla for allegedly accepting bribe from a person, who caught the act on camera
December 2013: 8 December 2013: Arvind Kejriwal, who is a former tax inspector with a record of campaigning for transparency in India's notoriously dirty politics, and his Aam Aadmi anti-corruption party made a stunning breakthrough in New Delhi's state election - 9 December: Anna Hazare accuses the Centre of 'betrayal', going back on its promise on Jan Lokpal Bill, and announces indefinite fast from tomorrow for passage of the anti-graft law in Parliament - 18 December 2013: Lokpal Bill passes in Lok Sabha, will become law soon and anti-corruption movement celebrates
January 2014: 9 January 2014: New Delhi AAP government launches anti-corruption helpline - 16 January: In a third arrest by Delhi government's anti-corruption branch a sub-inspector of Vikaspuri police station was arrested for allegedly taking bribe to recommend a revolver licence
20/21 January 2014 Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi protest: 20/21 January 2014 Aam Aadmi Party's Delhi protest - 21 January: Kejriwal calls off sit-in in Delhi
February 2014: 2 February: After its 'corrupt list' targeting national politicians, Aam Aadmi Party says it will release a list of leaders at the state-level - 25 February: Arvind Kejriwal warns about corruption
March 2014: 10 March: As many politicians charged with serious cases of graft, among them Congress and BJP leaders, contest the national election in April/May, Supreme Court wants politicians' cases decided within a year
Violence against women in India and protests: Violence against women in India - Women in India - Women's rights in India - Rape in India
1 February 2011 Soumya Murder Case: Soumya Murder Case 2011
2012: 21 December 2012: Hundreds of men accused of sexual violence stand in elections and dozens campaigning for national assembly - NZZ 26. Dezember 2012: Zunahme der Gewalt gegen Frauen in Indien auch wegen ineffizienter und korrupter Polizei und Justiz
6 December 2012 Ahmedabad gang rape and suicide attempt: 29 December: A 14-year-old gang-rape victim attempted suicide by consuming poison at her residence in Ahmedabad in the district of Dholka town
December 2012 Patiala gang rape and suicide: 27 December 2012: A 17-year-old girl in Patiala who had been gang-raped has committed suicide because the police embarrassed her and refused to register a case for over a month
16 December 2012 Jyoti Singh gang rape and murder in Delhi: 16 December 2012 Delhi gang rape case - 19 December 2012: Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets across India calling on authorities to stem the rising tide of violent sexual attacks on women, after the 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh was raped and beaten by six men on a Delhi bus - 21 December: Women stage protest outside Rashtrapati Bhavan as arrests continue in Delhi gang-rape case - 23 December: Demonstrators and police clash at rape protest - 23 December: Protesters meet Sonia Gandhi and her son, who assure speedy action - 24 December: In a televised address Indian PM Manmohan Singh assures to 'make all possible efforts to ensure security and safety of women in this country' - 25 December: Delhi rape victim's statement recorded again amid controversy over alleged 'interference' - SDM Usha Chaturvedi reports that the police tried to intimidate her - 25 December: 16 girls detained for four hours by Delhi police allege that police manhandled and beat them up
29 December 2012 death of Jyoti Singh: 29 December: Across India, people are sharing their sorrow over the murder of the 23-year-old medical student Jyoti Singh who died early this morning in a hospital in Singapore - 29 December: When Jyoti Singh died at a hospital on Singapore, her parents were with her - 29 December: Indians mourn death of gang-rape victim Jyoti Singh - 31 December: India has scaled back New Year celebrations, as it mourned the murder of the medical student Jyoti Singh in Delhi - 11 mars 2013: L'un des auteurs présumés du viol collectif dans un bus de New Delhi s’est pendu - 1 September 2013: Outrage in India over first Delhi gang-rape sentence (3 years in a juvenile detention centre) - 13 September: All four men convicted of raping and murdering Jyoti Singh sentenced to death on Friday
23 December cardiac arrest of constable Tomar in Delhi: 25 December 2012: Constable according to police injured during Sunday's protest at India Gate dies - 26 December: Two eyewitnesses, Mr Yogendra and Ms Pauline, both photographed as they helped constable Tomar, say he collapsed as he was chasing protesters, reporting that other policemen ignored his desperate requests to call for an ambulance - 27 December: Arriving in hospital constable Tomar 'had already suffered a cardiac arrest and had almost no pulse', Medical Superintendent Sidhu says
December 2012 Congress discovers India's 'painted ladies': 27 December 2012: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee's son MP Abhijit Mukherjee (Indian National Congress) mocks at India saying 'these pretty ladies coming out to protest are highly dented and painted' - 28 December 2012: Congress party wants no action against Abhijit Mukherjee, spokesman Alvi says, as Congress commemorates the party's 127th anniversary, celebrates itself and Sonia Gandhi comments for the first time on the case of the young medical student Jyoti Singh who is fighting for her life now in a Singapore hospital - 29 December: When Jyoti Singh died at a hospital on Singapore, her parents, who had sold their small piece of land in Uttar Pradesh to afford her education in Delhi, were with her
29 December 2012 Barasat gang rape and murder: 30 December 2012: A 45-year-old woman was murdered after being gang-raped by eight men in West Bengal's Barasat town after her husband was severely beaten up for trying to prevent the attack
31 December 2012 Hight Court: 31 December: High Court upholds conviction of accused in the Bijal Joshi gang-rape case in Ahmedabad 2004
2012/2013: 19 January 2013: Rape cases in the Indian capital New Delhi jump 23% in 2012
3 January 2013: 3 January: At least five suspects will face charges in rape and murder of medical student that has sparked ongoing anger and protests across India - 3 January: Delhi women seek protection travelling on the city's public transport system
3 January 2013: 3 January: Assam Congress leader Brahma arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a woman - angry villagers took Mr Brahma into their custody and did not let him escape calling the police - 4 January: Brahma suspended by Congress over Assam sex attack
4/6 January 2013: 4 January: Delhi to appoint more policewomen - 4 January: The friend of the murdered medical student on a bus in Delhi has given his first interview since the incident criticising Delhi police for the slow response to the attack - 6 January: According to Indian law the father of the murdered medical student Jyoti Singh wants her named, Delhi Police refused to comment on the interview
7 January 2013: 7 January: Delhi gang rape suspects appear in India court for a hearing as four Indian policemen have been suspended over the handling of another rape and murder case in the Delhi suburb of Noida
13 January 2013: 13 janvier: Nouvelle affaire de viol collectif dans un bus - 13 January: Arrests made in India's latest rape case as protests across India continue
31 January 2013: 31 January: Delhi High Court orders the government to ensure that all hospitals provide urgent medical attention to rape survivors or those injured in road accidents after the friend of Jyoti Singh criticised Delhi police for the slow response
31 January 2013 and Suryanelli rape case 1996: Suryanelli rape case 1996-2013 - 31 January 2013: 17 years later the Supreme Court set aside a Kerala High Court verdict acquitting 35 men accused of raping 16-year-old girl from Suryanelli in Kerala in 1996
3/9 February 2013: 3 February: Despite objections from women's groups saying the cabinet selected the recommendations of the Justice JS Verma commission, an ordinance coming into effect immediately on sexual assault is signed, which the Parliament has to decide within six months - 9 February: The Juvenile Justice Board in Haryana's Rewari district has convicted a 23-year-old man of rape and abduction and sentenced him ... to serve at a cow shelter for six months
9 February 2013 and Suryanelli rape case 1996: Suryanelli rape case 1996-2013 - 31 December 2012: Despite all the time that has passed since, there is no respite for the Suryanelli rape victim, who was brutally raped and treated as an 'object of pleasure' for 45 days, and then told by the perpetrators including congress leader PJ Kurien to return home and keep mum - 1 January 2013: Raped by 42 men in 40 days, the victim awaits justice sixteen years later - 9 February: India's 'painted' Congress has to decide how it handle its leader PJ Kurien, the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, who has been identified by the survivor of Suryanelli rape case of assaulting her in Kerala in 1996 when she was a school girl - 9 February: Brinda Karat's letter to Vice President Hamid Ansari on allegations of rape against congress leader PJ Kurien
11 February 2013 and Suryanelli rape case 1996: 11 February: In Kerala's Kottayam district, the 33-year-old woman recounts how, when just a school girl, she was kidnapped, tortured and raped by 42 men in 40 days, saying that 'no party has forced me to take PJ Kurien's name' and that she has 'been repeatedly telling the police from the beginning that PJ Kurien raped me in the Kumli Guest House' - 11 February: The lone convict in the Suryanelli rape case 1996 reports that congress leader PJ Kurien (who has been exonerated by India's Supreme Court) was involved in it as claimed by the victim, telling journalists that he was pressured by the Kerala Police not to testify against the Congressman, and that the principal investigator had pressured him not to mention about Kurien's involvement, recalling that Kurien was spared the identification parade and confessing that in 1996 he drove Kurien to the Kumli guest-house where the gang-rape survivor says she was assaulted by Kurien
14 February 2013: 14 February: Delhi leads day of 'One Billion Rising' for women
18 February 2013 and Suryanelli rape case 1996: 18 February 2013: Painted Congress MP K Sudhakaran calls Suryanelli rape survivor a prostitute
21/24 February 2013 and Maharashtra child rape and murder case: 21 February 2013: In Maharashtra's Bhandara temper is rising among residents after police failed to make any arrest seven days after three minor sisters were brutally raped, murdered and thrown into a well - 24 February: School children hold silent protests over Bhandara rapes
25/26 February 2013: 25 February: Delhi woman harassed, shot and killed at bus stand, opposite police post - 26 February: BJP teams with Left against PJ Kurien chairing Rajya Sabha
2/3 March 2013: 2 March: Angry crowd gathers outside hospital in Delhi where seven-year-old girl being treated after reports that the girl was raped at a state-run school - 3 March: Five employees of MCD school suspended
4 March 2013: 4 March 2013: The Kerala High Court adjourned the hearing of the bail of the 17 accused in the Suryanelli gang-rape case to March 15
7 March 2013: 7 March 2013: Cried for help for two hours, says Delhi student who was gang-raped after taking an auto-rickshaw - 7 March 2013: A man in Kerala has confessed to having raped a three-year-old girl, who is in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Kozhikode
8 March 2013 and Suryanelli rape case 1996: 8 March: The family of the Suryanelli rape victim has alleged that the church where they pray has asked them to stay away
17 March 2013: 17 March 2013: After Swiss tourist gang-raped and her husband assaulted in central state of Madhya Pradesh, the Swiss embassy calls for swift investigation and furios Indian protesters in Bhopal condemn the deep-sleep of chief and interior minister
27 March 2013 and Suryanelli rape case 1996: 27 March: In a setback for PJ Kurien, a Sessions Court in Kerala ordered issue of notice to him on a criminal revision petition filed by the Suryanelli rape victim
April 2013: 18 April: Responding to a distraught couple whose six-year-old daughter had been raped and murdered, the police in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh manhandled the mother and protesters and dragged the mother on the ground - 19 April: Campaigners in east Delhi have marched to the hospital where a five-year-old girl is in a critical condition following a rape - 20 April: Outrage over police inaction in Delhi child rape case - 21 April: Delhi protests continue over brutal child rape case, as doctors say the victim is in stable condition
July 2013: 12 July: College student allegedly raped, set on fire in Uttar Pradesh - 19 July: Woman, who was raped and set on fire in Etawah in UP, dies in hospital
August 2013: 23 août: Un viol collectif d'une femme photographe semblable à l'affaire de décembre 2012 - 24 August: A policewoman from Jharkhand gang-raped when she was returning with the body of her brother-in-law, a cop who was killed in a recent Naxal attack
September 2013: 1 September 2013: Outrage in India over first Delhi gang-rape sentence, allowing rapist - without calibrating his age to the nature of the crime - to walk free after 27 months in a juvenile detention centre
December 2013: 16 December: Year after Delhi gang-rape, rural women await justice - 29 December: India on Sunday marks 12 months since the death of Jyoti Singh on December 29 last year, nearly two weeks after an attack that sparked nationwide protests
January 2014: 23 January: A young woman tied to tree, gang-raped on orders of village council in Birbhum district
May 2014 Uttar Pradesh gang rape: 2014 Uttar Pradesh gang rape - 29 May 2014: After two Indian teenage sisters 'gang-raped' and killed, hundreds of villagers in Katra in Uttar Pradesh spent the rest of the day in silent protest over police inaction in the case
1 June 2014: Three detained suspects confess to gang rape and killing of girls - 1 June 2014: Sohan Lal says he wants justice, not money, after government of Uttar Pradesh offered him £5,000 following death of his daughters - 2 June 2014: Indian police fired water cannon at several hundred protesters demanding an end to violence against women outside the office of the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh - 3 June 2014: Indian gang-rape girl's family say associates of accused have threatened mob attacks on family
June 2014: 12 June: Possible rape victim found hanging from tree in Indian village amid string of brutal sexual assaults and as the government dismisses criticism from the UN - 12 June: Indian police in Uttar Pradesh reportedly gang-rape woman, seeking her husband's release, after she fails to pay bribe
Manipur protests and death of journalist Nanao Singh December 2012: 23 December 2012: The journalist Nanao Singh (Prime News) was killed in police firing on the second day of the indefinite strike in Manipur called by a film body demanding the arrest of a Naga militant for allegedly molesting a film actress - 24 December: Media organizations (Manipur Hill Journalists Union, Indian Journalists Union, Electronic Media Forum Assam) condemn the brutal killing of journalist Thangjam Dwijamani Singh alias Nanao on December 23 during the police firing - 24 December: The National Union of Journalists and Journalists Association of Assam strongly condemn the police brutality - 25 December: Also the Journalist Federation of Assam condemns the killing of Nanao Singh and urges the Manipur government to probe the death - 12 January 2013: The National Human Rights Commission seeks an independent investigation report on the killing of the journalist Nanao Singh
26 December 2012: The number of deaths of journalists worldwide raise to 132 in 2012 as journalist Nanao Singh was shot dead by police amid anti-rape protests in India
Human and Fundamental Rights in India and judiciary: Human rights in India - Fundamental Rights in India - Judiciary of India
Freedom of expression in India: Freedom of expression in India
2013: 25 February 2013: Bengali film, critical of Mamata Banerjee, blocked by regional censor board - 25 February 2013: The Kerala cyber police filed cases against 111 people for anti-Kurien comments on Facebook
2014: 3 September 2014: High court tells ministry of home affairs to allow foreign fund transfers to Greenpeace India after crackdown by Modi government following an intelligence report accusing campaign groups of hurting India's economy by protesting against power projects, mining and genetically modified food - 22 September 2014: After a Greenpeace worker refused entry to India in a series of unfair treatments, after a leaked Indian intelligence report describing the organisation as 'a threat to national economic security' and after a Modi ban on Greenpeace donations, Indian government accused of systematic crackdown on charity’s activities
Caste system and politics in India: Caste system in India - Indian castes - Caste politics in India - Dalit - Dalit history
Caste related violence in India
2006: September 2006 Khairlanji massacre - 2006 Dalit protests in Maharashtra
2011/2012: 12 September 2011: Seven people killed as police opened fire on protesters of angry Dalit in Tamil Nadu state demanding the release of their leader - 29 September: 269 police and forest officials convicted of Dalit torture and abuse 1992 - 11 July 2012: Punjab landlords impose fine for talking to Dalits - 2012 Dharmapuri violence
2013: 2013 Marakkanam violence was a violent clash between Pattali Makkal Katchi(PMK) cadres and Dalit villagers at Marakkanam in Viluppuram district
2014: 19 October 2014: Fifteen-year-old Sai Ram, burned alive because of a stray goat, was just one of 17,000 Dalits to fall victim to caste violence in the state of Bihar
Naxalite: Naxalite - Category: Naxalite-Maoist insurgency - 12 April 2012: Italian hostage Paolo Bosusco has been freed by India's Maoist rebels after nearly a month in captivity - 11 July: Rights activists say 17 people killed by paramilitary police in Chhattisgarh state in June were local tribespeople and not Maoist rebels - among those killed were a 12-year-old girl, a 15-year-old boy and two 16-year-old school students
May 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley: May 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley - 26 May 2013: Around 250 Naxals in civilian clothes struck a convoy of Congress leaders during the party's Parivartan Rally in Chhattisgarh's Jagdalpur, killing at least 25 people - 10 June: Need peaceful politics and parties must work together in Maoist-hit areas, says PM Manmohan Singh at an all-party meeting in Delhi
2013: 3 July 2013: Jharkhand Police to review intelligence network after Maoist attack, that killed six policemen - 14 September: At least 14 Maoists killed in encounter with police in Odisha's Malkangiri district - 27 November: Four jawans reportedly killed in a Naxal ambush in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh - 7 December: Suspected Maoists, armed with weapons, kill mediaperson Sai Reddy in Chhattisgarh market
2014: 12 March: New massacre by Naxals in Chhattisgarh - 10 April: 2 CRPF jawans killed and four others injured in suspected Naxal attack on polling day Bihar - 11 May: Five police personnel were killed in a Naxal attack using a landmine in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra
Crime in India: Crime in India - NZZ 3. August 2011: Lynchmorde in Südindien - Dorfbewohner erschlagen zehn Menschen
2013 death of DSP Zia Ul Haq: 3 March 2013 death of Deputy Superintendent of Police Zia Ul Haq
5 April 2013: After the daughter's fight for more than two decades to get the killers of her father, Deputy Superintendent of Police KP Singh and 12 other innocent villagers brutally gunned down in a fake encounter in the Madhopur village of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh, three cops sentenced to death
Bihar school meal poisoning incident 16 July 2013 - 21 July 2013: Pesticide found in fatal Indian school meal
Collapsed buildings in India: Collapsed buildings in India
2013: 2013 Thane building collapse 4 April 2013 - 5 April 2013: 35 people, including 11 children, were crushed to death in Thane after an illegal building collapsed while under construction - September 2013 Mumbai building collapse - 29 septembre 2013: Le bilan de l'effondrement de l'immeuble de Bombay est passé dimanche à 60 morts
2014: 4/5 January 2014: At least 11 on-site labourers killed in Canacona building collapse - 30 June 2014: After a four-storey building came down in Delhi, killing 10 people, including five children, dozens trapped after a building collapsed in Chennai in southern India
Police brutality in India: Police brutality in India - Police misconduct in India
2011: 11 August 2011 (Indian Video): Police shooting at protesting and fleeing farmers in Pune (Maharashtra) - death of three farmers
2013: 12 February 2013: A Maharashtra Police report on the January 6 Dhule riots has indicted cops of firing 'in excess'. The communal riots in Machchli Bazaar in Dhule claimed six lives and more than 200 people were injured - 5 March 2013: The Punjab government has suspended two policemen and ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident where a young woman was brutally beaten up by policemen in Tarn Taran near Amritsar - 3 April 2013: Thousands paid tribute to Sudipto Gupta, the 22-year-old student activist who died in police custody, outside the office of the Students Federation of India - 18 April: Responding to a distraught couple whose six-year-old daughter had been raped and murdered, the police in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh manhandled the mother and protesters and dragged the mother on the ground - 25 April: The Supreme Court has asked the Delhi Police to explain why women protesters were slapped demonstrating outside the hospital where the five-year-old raped girl was being treated - 18 May: A man, named Balbir, injected with petrol and acid by police dies in Uttar Pradesh
2014: 24 January: Delhi police suspends three officers after a video, posted by Aam Aadmi party, showed them beating a man with sticks and taking money from his wallet
Human stampedes in India: Human stampedes in India
2008 stampede at the Hindu temple of Naina Devi
4 March 2010 stampede at Ram Janki temple in Kunda
2011 Sabarimala stampede during an annual pilgrimage
10 February 2013 stampede during the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela
13 October 2013 Madhya Pradesh stampede - 13 October 2013: Scores killed and over 100 injured when a stampede broke out in a Hindu temple in the central state of Madhya Pradesh - 14 October: Outrage mounts in India as temple stampede toll hits 115 in Madhya Pradesh, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago
3 October 2014 Patna stampede - 3/4 October 2014: After deadly stampede during Dussehra celebrations people, including relatives of those killed and injured, protested against the administration at Ramghulam square near Gandhi Maidan and outside the Patna Medical College and Hospital
Religious and ethnic violence in India: Religious violence in India
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Indian military 'Operation Blue Star' 3–8 June 1984 - Anti-Sikh riots 31 October 1984 - 3 November 1984 - 27 February 2013: Three decades on since the 1984 anti-Sikh riots there has still been no closure, no justice - 4 February 2014: British military advice was given to India ahead of the June 1984 deadly attack on the Sikh Golden Temple
2002 Gujarat violence: 2002 Gujarat violence - 9 November 2011: Indian court convicts 31 Hindu defendants over killings in 2002 Gujarat sectarian riots - 29 August 2012: Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani among 32 convicted in Naroda Patiya case
Ishrat Jahan case June 2004 in Gujarat - 7 February 2014: Central Bureau of Investigation has filed charges against four intelligence officials in connection with the 'staged' clash and killing of the female student Ishrat Jahan and three others 2004 in Gujarat
Assam conflict: Assam conflict - Kakopathar Massacre 2006 - 2012 Assam violence
2012: 25 July 2012: India death toll rises to 32 in Assam violence - 27 July: Congress forms panel on Assam violence - lost confidence - 27 July: India sends more troops to strife-torn Assam - 18 August: Northeast people fearing attacks flee Pune and Mumbai - 19 August: Security on high alert as tens of thousands flee southern Indian cities - 25 August 2012: Five people coming from a relief camp to buy groceries killed in fresh violence in Chirang district of Assam
2013/2014: 13 February 2013: Thirteen tribals, including five women, were killed in separate incidents of violence related to panchayat elections in Assam's Goalpara district on Tuesday - 29 April 2013: Curfew has been imposed in Malaipathar in Assam's Goalpara district amid violence in which four people have been killed - 18 January 2014: NDFB militants kill five people in Assam firing indiscriminately at passengers of a bus - 2 May 2014: In the middle of India's ongoing general election, Bodo separatists killed at least 10 villagers, including six women and two children, and injured others in Kokrajhar and Baksa - 4 May: 29 people have been killed so far in the violence in Lower Assam
Insurgency in Northeast India: Insurgency in Northeast India
Meghalaya - 4 June 2014: 35-year-old tribal Garo woman shot dead while resisting rape in front of her children by alleged militants in Meghalaya
2013 Muzaffarnagar riots: Since 27 August 2013: Riots between Hindu and Muslim communities in Muzaffarnagar district - 9 September 2013: Police names six politicians including four from the BJP for inciting the communal tension that has lashed Muzaffarnagar district - 31 October: Uttar Pradesh's government faces a fresh challenge after four people were killed in fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar
December 2013: 12 December: Supreme Court has expressed concern at media reports that 50 children have died due to the cold at poorly-maintained relief camps in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar - 22 December: Rahul Gandhi meets Muzaffarnagar riot victims at relief camps, says he wants to help them return home - 27 December: Uttar Pradesh government admitted for the first time that 34 children below the age of 15 died in the aftermath of the Muzaffarnagar September clashes as thousands now confront the winter in the refugee camps
Racism in India: Racism in India
2010: 31 March 2010: India clashes with Britain over Westminster's new Equality Bill which outlaws caste discrimination as a form of racism
2014: 29 January 2014 Death of Nido Tania - 7 February 2014: Death of student Nido Tania from India's north-east in New Delhi prompts calls for anti-racism laws - 3 May 2014: CBI drops murder charge in Nido Tania case
Terrorism in India: Terrorism in India
Terrorist incidents in India since 1987 - 17 August 2013: Lashkar terrorist Abdul Karim Tunda arrested by Delhi Police - 29 August: Yasin Bhatkal, believed to be co-founder of banned armed group Indian Mujahideen, arrested on India-Nepal border
Terrorism in India since 2001
2006 Mumbai train bombings
13 September 2008 Delhi bombings - Batla House encounter case 19 September 2008 - 25 July 2013: Delhi court convicted the lone accused arrested in the 2008 Batla House encounter - Shahzad Ahmed - of killing inspector MC Sharma
26–29 November 2008 Mumbai attacks
Bomb blasts in Mumbai 13 July 2011 - 3 April 2012: The US offers a $10m bounty for Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, the founder of Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, which is blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks in India - 21 novembre: Le seul tireur survivant des attentats de Bombay (Mumbai) 2008 a été exécuté à Pune - 26 November: Remembering 26/11 - families of 88 out of 164 killed yet to receive compensation
7 September 2011: Deadly terror attack at Delhi High Court
2013: Terrorist incidents in India in 2013
2013 Hyderabad blasts - 22 February 2013: 16 people have been killed and 117 injured in the twin blasts that ripped through Hyderabad's busy neighbourhood of Dilsukhnagar, among the injured a young man who survived 2007 Mecca Masjid blast - 22 February: India on high alert after deadly bombings
2013 Bangalore Bomb Blast - 17 April 2013: A blast rocked Bangalore's Malleshwaram, injuring 16 people, including 11 policemen and two teenaged girls
July 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts, Mahabodhi Temple complex - 7 July 2013: Two people have been injured in a series of blasts inside the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar
14 September 2013: A powerful bomb blast has killed nine labourers and injured about 21 other people in a busy area on the outskirts of Imphal
27 October 2013 Patna bombings - 27 October 2013: One person killed, 20 injured in serial blasts in Patna
2014: 1 May 2014 Chennai train bombing - 1 May 2014: Twin explosions at the Chennai train station kill a woman, injuring nine others
Environment of India and environmental issues: Environment of India - Protected areas of India
Environmental issues in India: Environmental issues in India
Air pollution in India: Air pollution in India - 27 January 2013: Residents of the Indian capital of New Delhi are urging the government to take action against smog - 3 June: Urban Indians 'growing concerned about pollution' - 20 June 2013: Air pollution has become a curse for millions of city-dwellers in Asia, posing a mounting risk to the very young and very old, pregnant women and people with heart and respiratory problems, experts say - 17 July 2013: Pollution costs India $80 billion a year, World Bank says - 29 January 2014: Delhi world's most polluted city, a Yale University study says - 8 May 2014: India admits Delhi matches Beijing for air pollution threatening public health
Water pollution in India: Water pollution in India - Pollution of the Ganges
Uranium poisoning in Punjab: Uranium poisoning in Punjab
Solid waste policy in India: Solid waste policy in India
Environmental organisations based in India: Environmental organisations based in India
2014: 3 September 2014: High court tells ministry of home affairs to allow foreign fund transfers to Greenpeace India after crackdown by Modi government following an intelligence report accusing campaign groups of hurting India's economy by protesting against power projects, mining and genetically modified food - 22 September 2014: After a Greenpeace worker refused entry to India in a series of unfair treatments, after a leaked Indian intelligence report describing the organisation as 'a threat to national economic security' and after a Modi ban on Greenpeace donations, Indian government accused of systematic crackdown on charity’s activities
Climate of India and natural disasters: Natural disasters in India - Climate of India - Effects of global warming on India
Floods, mudslides and cyclones in India: Category: Floods in India
2004: 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami - Effect of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake on India
2009/2010: 2009 India floods - 2010 Indian floods
2011: NZZ: Überschwemmungen im indischen Unionsstaat Assam Juli 2011 - 12 September: Monsoon floods displace 1 million and submerge villages in Orissa state - 26 September: Indian floods situation worsens in Orissa and Bihar - December 2011 Cyclone Thane
2012: 29 June 2012: Almost one million people have been forced to leave their homes by floods in India as torrential rains lash the north-eastern state of Assam - 2012 Brahmaputra floods - 25 August: Heavy rains pound North India, five die in Jammu - 25 September: Half the state of Assam flood hit - 26 September: While half of Assam is under water and people in his state is struggling to survive, Chief Minister Gogoi tours Japan - October 2012 Cyclone Nilam
2013: 2013 North India floods - 17 June 2013: At least 10 people have died after incessant rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, officials say - 19 June: Flash flooding from early monsoon rains have killed at least 120 in northern India, officials say - 26 June: Air Force tribute to officers who died in Uttarakhand's rescue operations, where flash floods and landslide have killed at least 1,000 since June 15 - Cyclone Phailin October 2013 - 13 October: Timely precautions and massive evacuation operations in India prevent cyclone Phailin catastrophe - 16 October: Cyclone Phailin, which killed 28 people, brought floods and devastation in 16,000 villages, affecting over 1.2 crore people - 26 October: Flood situation turned grim on Saturday with at least 42 people having lost their lives and thousands evacuated in the last four days in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha - Cyclone Helen November 2013 - 23 November: Cyclone Helen kills six people and causes heavy crop damage in Andhra Pradesh
2014: July 2014 landslide in the village of Malin in the Pune district - 31 July 2014: Deadly mudslide site in Malin village, Maharashtra state attended by almost 300 rescue workers - September 2014 Pakistan - India floods - Jammu and Kashmir Floods September 2014 and Indian Armed Forces - 25 September 2014: Assam flood death toll rises to 36, 13 districts and hundred of thousands affected - 29 September: Floods and landslides in Assam and Sikkim states in northeastern India - October 2014 Cyclone Hudhud
Droughts: Drought in India - Fresh water withdrawal - 4 August 2012: Drought fears loom in India as monsoon stalls
2013 drought in Maharashtra - 2 January 2013: Maharashtra fights severe drought, villages migrate in search of water - 17 February: Parli power plant in Beed district shuts down after severe water crisis
Earthquakes: 2011 Sikkim earthquake
Foreign relations of India: Foreign relations of India
Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin: Non-resident Indian and person of Indian origin
India/Afghanistan relations: India/Afghanistan relations - 4 October 2011: 'Strategic partnership' between Afghanistan and India signed by Karzai and Singh in Delhi - 12 November: Afghan President Karzai is in New Delhi, holding delegation-level talks with PM Manmohan Singh - 12 November: India and Afghanistan to intensify cooperation, especially in the sectors of agriculture, small business and mining - 3 August 2013: A suicide blast outside the Indian consulate in Jalalabad has reportedly left at least eight people dead and another 12 injured - 5 September: Suspected Taliban militants shot dead the Indian author Sushmita Banerjee, writer of a popular book about her dramatic escape from the Taliban in the 90s, in eastern Afghan province of Paktika - 23 March 2014: India's NDTV is joining a global voluntary boycott by international media of the Afghan Taliban after they murdered nine innocent civilians including five and three-year-old children in Kabul
India/Africa relations: India/Africa relations - Indian diaspora in East Africa - India–Africa Forum Summit since 2008
India/Australia relations: India/Australia relations
2011: 15 November 2011: Australian PM Julia Gillard backs uranium sales to India, a non-signatory of nuclear proliferation treaty - 4 December: Labour Party conference approves uranium exports to India
2012: 29 October 2012: Australian new migration policies target skilled population from Asia, including India
Death of Jacintha Saldanha December 2012 - 9 December: London hospital protests to the Australian network which broadcast the conversation with Jacintha Saldanha, who apparently killed herself - 9 December: As more than 300 people attended a memorial service for Jacintha Saldanha held in Shirva in India on Sunday, Australian media say it is not the time for 'hysterical finger-pointing' - Sunday 9 December: Scotland Yard today contacted Australian police over the death of Jacintha Saldanha - 13 December: One week later, London police says, Jacintha Saldhana was found hanging in her room. leaving three suicide notes - 17 December 2012: Jacintha Saldanha's funeral today
2013: 28 April 2013: Kate prank call nurse Jacintha Saldanha left a suicide note blaming the two Australian RJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian for her death - 1 September 2013: Jacintha Saldanha had received a series of prank calls from Australian radio station 2Day FM in the lead up to her suicide at a London hospital last December
India/Bangladesh relations: India/Bangladesh relations - 6 September 2011: Bangladesh and India today signed an agreement on demarcation of land boundaries - Teesta river waters treaty on hold
India/Belgium relations: India/Belgium relations - 24 January 2013: Steel and mining company ArcelorMittal has announced it will close a coke plant and six production lines in Belgium, in a move that threatens 1.300 jobs - 26 January: ArcelorMittal workers and police clash outside Belgium PM's house - 30 January: Some 2.000 steel workers protested plans to lay off 1.300 workers at several ArcelorMittal plants in Liege, wanting the regional government to intervene - 8 March 2013: Hundreds of Belgian steel workers have blocked a border crossing near the Belgian city of Liege to protest against planned job cuts by ArcelorMittal - 15 October 2013: Belgian steelworker suicide blames Lakshmi Mittal for job loss at a steel plant in the town of Liege
India/Brazil relations: India/Brazil relations - 30 March 2012: A day after the 'Brics' summit, India and Brazil decided to step up efforts to push the UN reforms and signed six pacts
India/Burma relations: India/Burma relations - 18 October: Aung San Suu Kyi set for India trip in November - 13 November: Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is making her first visit to India after almost 40 years - 14 novembre: Aung San Suu Kyi devait rencontrer à New Delhi le Premier ministre Manmohan Singh
India/PR of China relations: India/PR of China relations
2012: 29 March 2012: With President Hu Jintao of China arriving for the 'Brics' meeting, the Indian authorities prevent Tibetans from staging anti-China protests, as paramilitary officers closed down the city's Tibetan neighborhoods - 20 October: For first time, soldiers who died in 1962 Indo-China war honoured - 19 November 2012: PM Manmohan Singh and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met in Phnom Penh ahead of the East Asia Summit - Need for balancing India-China bilateral trade that hit a record $73.9 billion last year
2013: 25 April 2013: Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid has confirmed he will visit China on May 9 despite border friction - 10 May: China has not yet given any reason for the recent intrusion in Ladakh, says Salman Khurshid - 20 May: China and India will study new ways to ease tensions along their ill-defined border, Chinese PM Li Keqiang says in Delhi
India/Denmark relations: India/Denmark relations - 15 January 2014: Two men held over gang rape of Danish woman in Delhi
India/European Union relations: India/European Union relations relations - 8 January 2013: Airbus pips Russia to seal 9.000-crore aircraft deal with India - 20 March 2013: EU foreign policy chief Ashton defends Italy's breach of trust over two marines on trial for murder in India
India/France relations: India/France relations - 14 February 2013: French president in India with ministers and business leaders to push for contracts including fighter jets and a 9.900-megawatt nuclear power plant in the western coastal state of Maharashtra
India/Germany relations: India/Germany relations - Hindu–German Conspiracy 1914-17 - Indian 'National' Army, ally of Nazi Germany and imperial Japan - India in World War II - 11 April 2013: India and Germany sign six new pacts including a soft loan of 1 billion for strengthening the green energy corridor
India/Iran relations: India/Iran relations - 23 January 2012: Indian authorities gave 'false intelligence' of a threat to his life, outraged Salman Rushdie says - 27 July 2012: India bans US-sanctioned Iranian ships from its waters - 28 August: Shaking hands in Tehran India's FM Krishna says that he hopes to boost mutual cooperation with Iran especially in the economic sector
India/Israel relations: India/Israel relations - 25 December: Dozens of members of the Bnei Menashe tribe in India said to be lost descendants of ancient Israelites have emigrated to Israel after the government lifted a visa ban
India/Italy relations: India/Italy relations - Italians in India
2012-2014: 2012 Italian Navy Marines shooting incident in the Laccadive Sea
2012-2014: Link to Finmeccanica VIP helicopter bribery scandal
2013: 14 February 2013: India halts payments to an Italian company pending the outcome of an inquiry into whether a $748 million helicopter contract was won by bribes paid to Indian government officials - 13 March 2013: India's PM warns Italy over absent marines not returning to Delhi despite commitment to face trial for shooting a pair of Indian fishermen - 20 March 2013: EU foreign policy chief Ashton defends Italy's breach of trust over two marines on trial for murder in India - 22 March: Italian marines charged with murder to return to India
2014: 18 March 2014: In case of VIP helicopters, a setback for India
India/Kazakhstan relations: India/Kazakhstan relations - 3 December: State-run ONGC Videsh has agreed to pay about $5 billion for 8.4 percent of the Kashagan field in Kazakhstan
India/South Korea relations: India/South Korea relations - 1 February 2013: Korean tourist allegedly raped in Bandhavgarh reserve, the crime confessed by Deepak Vishwakarma, who told the police that he raped the student holidaying there
India/Luxembourg relations: India/Luxembourg relations - Steel company ArcelorMittal
India/Netherlands relations: India/Netherlands relations - Dutch India 1605-1825 - Dutch colony Coromandel 1608-1825 - Dutch colony Malabar 1661–1795 - Indians in the Netherlands - Netherlands India Chamber of Commerce and Trade NICCT is a non-commercial, voluntary association since 2003
2014: 22 September 2014: After a Greenpeace worker refused entry to India in a series of unfair treatments, after a leaked Indian intelligence report describing the organisation as 'a threat to national economic security' and after a Modi ban on Greenpeace donations, Indian government accused of systematic crackdown on charity’s activities
India/Norway: India/Norway relations - 8 November: Two children at the centre of a custody row between Norway and India have been ordered by a West Bengal tribunal to be returned to their mother
India/Pakistan relations, wars and conflicts: India/Pakistan relations - Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts - Kashmir conflict - Siachen conflict - 2010 Kashmir unrest - 11 November 2011: India court shocked at Pakistanis held without charge, some for many years - 2013 India–Pakistan border incidents
'Sir Creek' strip of water dispute
2011: 26 July 2011: India and Pakistan prepare peace talks - 1 September: Kashmir border - India and Pakistan troops exchange fire - 10 November 2011: India and Pakistan PMs pledge 'new chapter' between the two nations
2012: 8 April 2012: President Zardari the first Pakistani head of state since 2005 to visit India for talks - 8 April: 'Relations between India and Pakistan should become normal, that's our common desire', PM Manmohan Singh says accepting an invitation to Pakistan - 25 April: Some days after India's last missile test the Pakistani military has successfully conducted a test of an upgraded intermediate-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead - 12 July: Pakistan willing to resolve bilateral disputes with India, FM Hina Rabbani Khar says - 2 August: India overturns ban on Pakistan investments - 20 August: Pakistan rejects India's charges on northeast exodus - 25 August: India, Pakistan MPs push for better ties, facilitating people-to-people contacts in crucial fields - 31 August: On the sidelines of the Tehran NAM summit Dr Singh met Mr Zardari urging Pakistan to speed up the 26/11 trials and to bridge the trust deficit between the two countries - 8 September 2012: India, Pakistan ink visa agreement and agree on forward-looking approach to normalise ties - promised action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks - 26 November: Violating the ceasefire yet again, Pakistan troops targeted 10 Indian forward posts by firing over 6000 rounds from heavy weaponry along the Indo-Pak border in Poonch district - 24 December: In a bid to ease border tension and ensure peace, army commanders of India and Pakistan after 14 years hold meeting - 25 December: LoC peace agreed in rare Pakistan-India army tryst
2013 India–Pakistan border skirmishes: 2013 India–Pakistan border skirmishes
January 2013: 6 January 2013: Pakistan, India accuse each other of violating Kashmir border - 6 January: Pakistani military says cross-border attack on Sawan Patra checkpoint in Kashmir left one soldier dead and one injured, happening on a day when both the Indian and the Pakistani national cricket teams are playing their third and the last of a series of one-day matches - 9 January: India condemns the 'inhuman' treatment of its two soldiers who it says were killed in an attack by Pakistani soldiers in the disputed territory of Kashmir - 10 January: India on Thursday rejects Pakistan's proposal for UN probe into the incident in which two Indian soldiers were killed across the Line of Control - 10 January: In yet another ceasefire violation across the Line of Control, Pakistan today fired at Indian posts in the Poonch sector, while Pakistani military says 'unprovoked' shooting caused death in Kashmir, just days after India blamed Pakistan for two fatalities - 15 January: Despite tensions, India begins visas on arrival for Pakistani senior citizens - 16 January: Ongoing tensions and alleged ceasefire violations across the line of control, as Pakistan's government has become under increased pressure by thousands of anti-corruption protesters in Islamabad demanding true democracy and after the Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of PM Ashraf in connection with a corruption case - 17 January: India's and Pakistan's director-generals of military operations reportedly agreed to de-escalate tension at the Line of Control in Kashmir - 26 January: Talks between Water Secretaries of India and Pakistan cancelled - 28 January 2013: Cross-border bus and trade services between India and Pakistan have resumed today from Poonch in Jammu
March-May 2013: 5 March: Pakistan PM Ashraf to make first visit to India for a day-long pilgrimage to the Ajmer Sharif shrine near Jaipur - 9 May: A Pakistani prisoner, who was attacked by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir following the death of an Indian prisoner in a Pakistani jail, has died in hospital - 12 May: Jammu and Kashmir's Omar Abdullah congratulated Nawaz Sharif for his party's performance in Pakistan's election, hoping that he will live up to his commitment to restart the peace process with India
August-October 2013: 6 August 2013 ambush in the Poonch area and reactions - 6 August: Five Indian soldiers have been killed by Pakistan soldiers who entered Indian territory in the Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir, a sixth soldier survived the assault - 25 September: PM Manmohan Singh confirmed a bilateral meeting expected on Sunday with Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meet in New York - 26 September: Terror attacks, killing at least 12 people in a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir, aimed at derailing India-Pakistan talks, Omar Abdullah says - 29 September: PM Manmohan Singh and PM Nawaz Sharif held their first official meeting in New York on Sunday and agreed that reducing violence and tension along the Line of Control in Kashmir will be a priority for both countries - 16 October: An Indian soldier was killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC and shelled an Indian post in Poonch district
December 2013: 25 December 2013: Indian army orders court martial proceedings against two officers and four soldiers for their alleged involvement in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case that had triggered a two month-long agitation
2014: 21 February: India slams Pakistan as Masood Azhar resurfaces in 2014, calling for 'jihad' against India at a rally
Social movements and protests: 17 October 2011: India march over controversial anti-insurgent law
India/Palestine relations: India/Palestine relations - 6 August 2014: Indian TV shows Hamas rocket fired near Gaza hotel after reporter watched and filmed launch 'bang in the middle of what is a residential area full of apartment buildings'
India/Portugal relations: India/Portugal relations - Portuguese India 1505–1961 - Slavery in India under European colonial powers - Portuguese Conquest of Goa 1510 - Goa Inquisition 1560-1812 - 22 Indians killed by Portugal in the liberation of Goa 1961 ending 456 years of Portuguese colonial rule
India/Russia relations: India/Russia relations - Indo-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation - Military relations - List of Russian military accidents since 1990s
2012: 13 June 2012: India can halt Russian arms flowing to Syria, activists say - 30 June: Russia will set up licensed production of tank and rocket artillery ammunitions in India, 'Rosoboronexport' says - 24 December 2012: Russia steps up arms sales to India
2013: Russian-made INS Sindhurakshak (S63) fire incident 2010 and on 14 August 2013 - 14 August 2013: Explosion and fire on Russian-built navy submarine INS Sindhurakshak in Mumbai, 18 personnel missing - 14 August 2013: INS Sindhurakshak was refitted in Russia's Zvezdochka shipyard recently
India/Singapore relations: India/Singapore relations - Indians in Singapore
29 December 2012: The Singapore government extended its 'deepest condolences' to the family of the medical student who died in Singapore hospital on Saturday after she was assaulted in the Indian capital Delhi
India/South Africa relations: India/South Africa relations - Indian South Africans - Indian indenture system by European colonial powers - transportation to other colonies - Mahatma Gandhi and civil rights movement in South Africa 1893–1914
India/South Sudan relations: India/South Sudan relations - 20 December 2013: Three Indian peacekeepers killed at UN base in South Sudan
India/Sweden relations: India/Sweden relations - Bofors scandal
India/Switzerland relations: India/Switzerland relations - Indian black money in Swiss banks
2013: 16 October 2013: In a major boost for India and other countries seeking details on suspected black money stashed in Swiss banks, Switzerland has agreed to automatic exchange of information and mutual administrative assistance in tax matters
2013: 16 March 2013: Swiss tourist visiting India gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh, her husband thrashed - 1 April 2013: Novartis loses Indian patent fight in landmark ruling protecting access to cheap generic versions of drugs - 21 July 2013: Six men accused of gang-raping and robbing a 39-year-old Swiss tourist on March 15 this year have been awarded life imprisonment
India/Syria relations: India/Syria relations
India/Uganda relations: India/Uganda relations - India–Uganda economic relations
India/United Kingdom relations: India/United Kingdom relations - British Raj - British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947
1984: Indian military 'Operation Blue Star' 3–8 June 1984 - Anti-Sikh riots 31 October 1984 - 3 November 1984 - 4 February 2014: Britain admits that military advice was given to India ahead of the June 1984 deadly attack on the Sikh Amritsar 'Golden Temple'
2012/2013: 10 juillet 2012: L'Inde achète des archives de Gandhi avant leur vente aux enchères à Londres - 26 July: White gunman Stapleton convicted of Bidve’s murder
Death of Jacintha Saldanha December 2012 - 9 December: As more than 300 people attended a memorial service for Jacintha Saldanha held in Shirva in India on Sunday, painted Australian media say it is not the time for 'hysterical finger-pointing' - Sunday 9 December: Scotland Yard contacts Australian police over the death of Jacintha Saldanha - 11 December 2012: The familiy of Jacintha Saldhana, who died in London, wants an independent inquiry - 13 December: One week later, London police says, Jacintha Saldhana was found hanging in her room. leaving three suicide notes - 23 December: The family of Jacintha Saldanha has assembled a set of 60 questions, which they have posed to the British hospital as well as to the parent company of the Australian radio - 2 February 2013: British prosecutors, the crown (!) prosecution service, will not press charges against two Australian DJs over the royal hoax call and its illegal and international broadcasting that preceded Jacintha Saldhana's suicide - 11 February 2013: Australia royal radio hoaxer back on air - 7 March 2013: The family of Jacintha Saldhana, who committed suicide after hoax call broadcasting, is struggling with the prospect of massive legal bills to uncover the truth
24 March 2013: British tourist fearing sexual assault 'shouted for help for an hour' before jumping from her hotel balcony in Agra
2014: 22 September 2014: After a British Greenpeace worker refused entry to India in a series of unfair treatments, after a leaked Indian intelligence report describing the organisation as 'a threat to national economic security' and after a Modi ban on Greenpeace donations, Indian government accused of systematic crackdown on charity’s activities
India/United Nations relations: India and the United Nations - 19 July 2013: India joins United Nations in observing International Mandela Day - 22 July 2013: As early as 2009 WHO had asked India to ban toxin that killed 23 school children in Bihar last week - 28 September 2013: Making a strong case for the reform of the UN Security Council to reflect current political realities, Indian PM Manmohan Singh says at the General Assembly that global peace and security issues must be handled through multilateral efforts
India/USA relations: India/USA relations
2012: 3 April 2012: A US judge approves a class action suit against Tata Consultancy alleging that the Indian firm unfairly kept the US tax refunds of Indian employees working abroad - 7 May: Hillary Clinton asks India to reduce oil imports from Iran to keep up pressure and to come clean about its nuclear program - 30 June: US push for more defence sales to India - 19 October: Wal-Mart is accused of violating India's investment rules in the growing retailing industry - 30 December: Woman accused of New York subway hate crime murder
2013/2014: 6 January 2013: Indian-Americans in Chicago, led by students of two leading universities, held a protest meet and candlelight vigil in memory of the raped and murdered Delhi medical student, demanding speedy justice - 6 juin 2013: Trois arrestations après le viol collectif d'une Américaine - 1 July 2013: Indian embassy among 38 'targets' spied upon by US National Security Agency - 24 July: Wal-Mart can't meet norms, Congress says - 28 September: Growing ties with US highlighted by Manmohan Singh after his meeting with Barack Obama at the White House - 9 October: US Walmart and India's Bharti end joint venture - 19 October: US ship crew arrested and jailed for illegally entering Indian waters with a huge cache of arms - 31 October: US immigration bill rings alarm bell among Indian IT firms - 2013 Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade's arrest - 10 January 2014: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade allowed to leave USA after indictment under diplomatic immunity
2014: 3 April 2014: Congress MP Ramachandra Rao among six persons charged in the USA in an international corruption scheme involving bribes worth $18.5 million to government officials in India to allow the mining of titanium minerals in Andhra Pradesh
September 2014: 26 September: On behalf of two unnamed survivors Indian PM Modi summoned to answer human rights lawsuit in New York accusing him of human rights abuses during devastating religious riots in Gujarat in 2002

Indonesia - Geography of Indonesia - History of Indonesia - Demographics of Indonesia

Java - Sumatra - Borneo - Kalimantan - Sulawesi - Lesser Sunda Islands - New Guinea - West Papua (region) - West Papua (province) - Papua (province) - Maluku Islands
Economy of Indonesia: Economy of Indonesia - Structure of the economy - Companies of Indonesia by industry - Indonesian Aerospace
Agriculture in Indonesia: Agriculture in Indonesia
Forestry, flora and fauna in Indonesia: Forestry in Indonesia - Flora of Indonesia - Fauna of Indonesia - Deforestation in Indonesia - Deforestation in Borneo
Tourism in Indonesia: Tourism in Indonesia - List of national parks of Indonesia - Architecture of Indonesia - Candi of Indonesia
Urbanization in Indonesia: Urbanization in Indonesia
Poverty in Indonesia: Poverty in Indonesia
Military of Indonesia: Indonesian National Armed Forces
Politics of Indonesia: Politics of Indonesia - Political parties in Indonesia
Elections and politics in Indonesia: Elections in Indonesia
2009 Indonesian legislative and presidential elections: Indonesian legislative election 2009 - Indonesian presidential election 2009
April 2014 Indonesian legislative election: Indonesian legislative election 9 April 2014 - 9 April: Indonesians vote for new parliament
July 2014 Indonesian presidential election: Indonesian presidential election 9 July 2014 - 9 July: Referring to quick count results Joko Widodo in front with 52.74% against Prabowo's 47.26 % - 12 July: Both candidates, Joko Widodo and Subianto, claim victory in presidential election - 18 July: Indonesians rally to protect presidential vote from rigging - 22 July: Joko Widodo set to be declared next Indonesian president as rival candidate withdraws from electoral process hours before official announcement that Jokowi won race with 53% of vote - 26 September 2014: Indonesia's parliament voted Friday to scrap direct elections for local leaders, despite angry protests
October 2014: 20 October: Indonesia’s Jokowi sworn in as president elected from outside military and political elite for first time
Social movements and protests: Trade unions in Indonesia - Protests in Indonesia
2008: 23 April 2008: A coalition of Indonesian women's groups is calling on the government to change the nation's marriage laws and abolish polygamy
2012: 3 October 2012: An estimated two million factory workers are gathering nationwide to protest against unsuitable work conditions - 3 October: More than two million striking factory workers demand better benefits and protest the hiring of contract workers - factory workers in Indonesia earn an average basic salary of just over $120 a month, the cost of living is increasing - 22 November: Tens of thousands protest in Jakarta demanding a higher minimum wage, better working conditions and an end to outsourcing as unrest in southeast Asia's largest economy amplifies
2013: 6 February 2013: Tens of thousands rally in capital Jakarta against government plans to delay its planned increase of minimum wages - 31 octobre: Les Indonésiens en grève afin de réclamer une hausse du salaire minimum, l'un des plus faibles au monde malgré une économie en pleine expansion
2014: 26 September 2014: Angry protests and criticism that Indonesia will roll back a key democratic reform of the post-Suharto era after parliament voted to scrap direct elections for local leaders
Society, demographics and human rights in Indonesia: Indonesian society - Demographics of Indonesia - Human rights in Indonesia
Education in Indonesia: Education in Indonesia - Culture of Indonesia
Science and technology in Indonesia: Science and technology in Indonesia - Center for International Forestry Research - Space program of Indonesia - SETARA Institute's research on democracy, political freedom and human rights
Health in Indonesia: Health in Indonesia
20 June: Air pollution has become a curse for millions of city-dwellers in Asia, posing a mounting risk to the very young and very old, pregnant women and people with heart and respiratory problems, experts say
Women in Indonesia: Women in Indonesia - Polygamy in Indonesia - 23 April 2008: A coalition of Indonesian women's groups is calling on the government to change the nation's marriage laws and abolish polygamy
Media of Indonesia: Media of Indonesia - Newspapers in Indonesia
Internet in Indonesia: Internet in Indonesia
Sport in Indonesia: Sport in Indonesia - 15 July 2013: At least 17 people were killed and 39 injured in a stampede triggered by fighting among fans after a boxing match in the province of Papua
Religion in Indonesia: Religion in Indonesia
Freedom of religion in Indonesia - 25 December 2013: Hundreds of Indonesian Christians held a Christmas service on Wednesday in front of the presidential palace in Jakarta to protest at the closure of their churches due to pressure by Muslim hardliners
Religiously motivated violence in Indonesia: Religiously motivated violence in Indonesia - 5 avril 2013: Dans un centre de détention sur l’île de Sumatra huit bouddhistes birmans ont été assassinés par une vingtaine de compatriotes musulmans qui voulaient se venger des récentes attaques dont ont été victimes leurs coreligionnaires en Birmanie
Buddhism in Indonesia - 5 August 2013: Explosive goes off at a Buddhist temple in Indonesia's capital as devotees inside were praying, injuring one person
Hinduism in Indonesia - 25 October 2012: Ancient Hindu temple discovered that the excavation team believes dates from around the 13th to 15th centuries
Christianity in Indonesia
Islam in Indonesia
Crime in Indonesia: Crime in Indonesia
Corruption in Indonesia: Corruption in Indonesia - 7 December: 2012: Indonesia's sports minister resigns after being named a suspect in a multi-million-dollar corruption case - 23 Februry 2013: Chairman Urbaningrum of Indonesia's ruling party quits after anti-graft body named him a suspect in a multi-million dollar corruption case
Terrorism in Indonesia: - Terrorism in Indonesia
Indonesian killings of 1965-1966: Indonesian killings of 1965-1966 - Communist Party of Indonesia - Foreign involvement in the Indonesian killings of 1965-1966
Papua conflict: Papua conflict - 23 February 2013: Indonesian province of Papua placed on high alert after the killings of eight soldiers in two separate incidents
Environmental issues in Indonesia: Environmental issues in Indonesia - Deforestation in Indonesia - Deforestation in Borneo - Illegal logging
1997 Southeast Asian haze and Indonesian forest fires: 1997 Indonesian forest fires - 1997 Southeast Asian haze - Asian brown cloud
2006 Southeast Asian haze: 2006 Southeast Asian haze
2013 Southeast Asian haze: 2013 Southeast Asian haze - 20 June: Air pollution has become a curse for millions of city-dwellers in Asia, posing a mounting risk to the very young and very old, pregnant women and people with heart and respiratory problems, experts say - 20 June 2013: Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically - 26 June: Indonesia arrests eight farmers for setting illegal fires on Sumatra island causing choking haze
Foreign relations of Indonesia: Foreign relations of Indonesia - Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
Indonesia/Australia relations: Indonesia/Australia relations - 24 July 2013: An asylum-seeker boat heading for Australia has sunk off Java in Indonesia with unconfirmed reports that dozens of people are dead or missing - 27 September: At least 22 people, mostly children, drowned and scores are missing after an Australia-bound boat carrying Middle Eastern asylum-seekers sank off Indonesia Friday in rough seas - 3 November: Australia and the USA reportedy mounted a joint surveillance operation on Indonesia during the 2007 UN climate change conference in Bali - 19 November: Indonesia reviews cooperation with Australia after spy claims - 21 November: Indonesians burn Australian flags over spying reports - 6 December: Australia will keep spying on Indonesia, Australia's PM Abbott says
Indonesia/East Timor relations: Indonesia/East Timor relations - Indonesian invasion of East Timor 1975-1976 - Indonesian occupation of East Timor 1975-1999
Indonesia/Japan relations: Indonesia/Japan relations - Japanese occupation of Indonesia 1942-1945
Indonesia/Malaysia relations: Indonesia/Malaysia relations - Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation 1962–1966 - 20 June 2013: Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned open burning in some areas, as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically - 26 June: Indonesia arrests eight farmers for setting illegal fires on Sumatra island causing choking haze
Indonesia/Netherlands relations: Indonesia/Netherlands relations - Dutch East India Company - Dutch East India Company in Indonesia 1603-1800 - Dutch conquest of Indonesia - Dutch East Indies 1800–1942 - Indonesian National Revolution 1945-1949 - 12 September 2013: Almost 67 years after thousands of Indonesian men were summarily executed in South Sulawesi as part of a ruthless campaign to crush a rebellion against Dutch colonial rule, the Netherlands officially apologized and announced a proposal to compensate victims of similar 'excesses'
Indonesia/Russia relations: Indonesia/Russia relations - 7 August 2012: Russian rocket fails to reach target orbit - Indonesia's Telkom-3 satellites 'can be considered lost'
Indonesia/Singapore relations: Indonesia/Singapore relations - 20 June 2013: Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically - 26 June: Indonesia arrests eight farmers for setting illegal fires on Sumatra island causing choking haze
Indonesia/Sri Lanka relations: Indonesia/Sri Lanka relations - Both nations during 17th to 18th-century under control of Dutch East India Company
Indonesia/United Kingdom relations:Indonesia/United Kingdom relations - British rule in Indonesia - 3 December 2012: Indonesia approves $12.1 bn BP gas deal
Indonesia/United Nations relations: Indonesia and the United Nations
Indonesia/USA relations: Indonesia/USA relations - 15 May 2013: The death toll from an accident at the US-owned Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg gold and copper mine in eastern Indonesia rose to four workers, as rescuers struggled to reach 23 others still trapped underground in a collapsed tunnel - 19 May: Twelve workers have been confirmed dead in the Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg mine, but 16 others are still unaccounted for five days after the accident - 3 November: Australia and the USA reportedy mounted a joint surveillance operation on Indonesia during the 2007 UN climate change conference in Bali - 20 October: USA's John Kerry arrives for Joko Widodo's presidential inauguration, seeking more help from Southeast Asian leaders in the USA-led effort against IS terrorists
Natural disasters: Natural disasters in Indonesia
Earthquakes, tsunamis and volcano eruptions in Indonesia: Earthquakes in Indonesia
2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami - Countries affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake
2010 eruptions of Mount Merapi - 12 August 2013: Mount Rokatenda volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia, killing five people - 2 February 2014: Deadly eruption of Mount Sinabung volcano near Gamber village in North Sumatra province
Floods and landslides in Indonesia: Floods in Indonesia
2010 West Papua floods - 17 January 2013: At least four people dead and 20.000 evacuated as a result of intense rain storm which has hit the Indonesian capital - 25 March 2013: Six people were killed and 11 were missing in a landslide caused by heavy rain on Indonesia's Java island - 2 December 2013: A landslide triggered by torrential rain near a rumbling volcano in North Sumatra province has killed at least nine people - 16 January 2014: Days of torrential rain triggered a landslide and flash floods on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, killing at least 13 people and sending tens of thousands fleeing for safe ground - 24 February 2014: Landslides due to incessant rains kill eleven people in Indonesia's Papua province

Iran - Geography of Iran - History of Iran - 1953 Iran coup d'etat - role of USA and UK - Background and causes of the Iranian Revolution 1979 - History of the Islamic Republic of Iran (since 1979) - Demographics of Iran

Economy of Iran: Economy of Iran - List of companies of Iran - Companies of Iran by industry
Industry of Iran
Petroleum industry in Iran: Petroleum industry in Iran - 'National Iranian Oil Company' ranks as the world's third largest oil company - Oil reserves in Iran
Natural gas reserves in Iran - National Iranian Gas Company
Energy in Iran: Energy in Iran - List of power stations in Iran - Nuclear facilities in Iran
Agriculture in Iran: Agriculture in Iran - crops including cereals (wheat, barley, rice, and maize), fruits, vegetables, cotton, sugar beets, sugarcane and pistachios, nuts, olives, spices e.g. saffron, raisin, tea, tobacco, Berberis and medicinal herbs - Iranian fruit production ranking 1st in the Middle East and North Africa - Persian walnut, melon, tangerine, citrus fruits, Kiwifruit, dates, cherries, pomegranates, peach, oranges and raisins - Livestock in Iran - Fishing in Iran
Water in Iran: Water in Iran - Bodies of water of Iran - List of rivers of Iran - Irrigation in Iran
Water supply and sanitation in Iran
Banking, insurance and financial services in Iran: Banking and insurance in Iran - Banks of Iran - Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran - Iranian rial - currency of Iran
Financial services companies of Iran - Iranian oil bourse - Tehran Stock Exchange
Economic history, business cycles and unemployment in Iran: Economic history of Iran - Iran's successive economic plans 1991-2010, growth and unemployment
3 October 2012: Riot police in Iran have clashed with protesters in Tehran over sharp falls in the currency - 7 October: Most money changers refuse to comply with government's demand for a fixed dollar rate to reverse currency collapse
Foreign trade of Iran and foreign investment: Foreign trade and economic relations - Foreign direct investment in Iran
Sanctions against Iran
Military of Iran: Military of Iran - Equipment of the Iranian Army - 29 September 2013: Iranian army unveils home-made combat drone
Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
Iran's missile forces: Iran's missile forces - Guided missiles of Iran - 7 August: Iran test fires short-range missile equipped with guidance system - 21 August: Iran unveils new missile, other weapons - 25 September: Iran unveils domestically made drone aircraft - 28 January 2013: Iran sends monkey into space, showing missile progress - 22 septembre 2013: Les forces armées iraniennes présentent 30 missiles balistiques d'une portée de 2.000 kilomètres lors de leur défilé annuel - 9 November: Iran starts producing new missile system - 10 February 2014: Iran claims successful ballistic missiles test, described as a 'new generation' - 5 March: Iranian Revolutionary Guard has multiple-warhead missiles - 16 May 2014: Despite apparently reducing illicit purchases that breach UN sanctions, Iran is pursuing development of ballistic missiles, a confidential UN report says
Iran and weapons of mass destruction: Iran and weapons of mass destruction
Nuclear program of Iran: Nuclear program of Iran - 10 June 2013: Iran's Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant has suffered a malfunction in its main generator
Military budget: Military budget
Taxation and budget in Iran: Taxation in Iran - Public finance and fiscal policy in Iran
Politics of Iran: Politics of Iran - Political parties in Iran - List of political parties in Iran
Iranian reform movement - Combatant Clergy Association, founded in 1977 - Association of Combatant Clerics, founded in 1988
Ideology, constitution and Iran's network of elected and unelected institutions since 1979: Background and causes of the Iranian Revolution 1979 - Ideology of the Iranian Revolution - Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists - Guardian Council - Islamic Revolutionary Court - Expediency Discernment Council
Elections in Iran: Elections in Iran
Assembly of Experts
Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian Parliament): Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian Parliament)
Iranian legislative election 2 March 2012: Iranian legislative election 2 March 2012 - 2 March: Iran's ruling political and religious hardliners face off in vote, echoing a deepening rift in a conservative establishment - 4 mars: Les partisans de l’ayatollah Ali Khamenei ont remporté près de 75% des sièges du Parlement iranien, Ahmadinejad le grand perdant de ce scrutin - 4 May: Polls open in Iran's run-off parliamentary election - NZZ 5. Mai: Ahmadinejad bei Stichwahlen in Iran abgestraft - Bündnis um Parlamentspräsident Larijani mit den meisten Mandaten
Iranian presidential election 14 June 2013: Iranian presidential election 14 June 2013 - 16 May 2013: Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi says women cannot be presidential candidates, as 30 women seek to run in the June 14 election - 22 May: Iran's Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani barred from standing for president - 23 May: Zahra Mostafavi, the daughter of Ayatollah Khomeini, has protested against the disqualification of Rafsanjani from presidential election - 11 June: The sole reformist candidate in the June 14 presidential election Mohammad Aref quits presidential race, a move in favour of the moderate candidate Hassan Rowhani - 12 June: Four years after Iranians took to the streets to demonstrate against the results of the presidential election 2009, the authorities are taking no chances this time, keeping opposition leaders confined under house arrest with doors and windows welded shut - 14 June: Iran begins voting to elect new president - 15 June: Early vote count in Iran gives Hasan Rowhani wide lead - 15 June: Hassan Rowhani secured just over 50 percent of the ballot based on a 72 percent turnout of 50 million eligible voters, a mandate of the Iranian people for change, which will not be betrayed - 30 June: Rohani hints he will balance hard-line, reformist demands - 4 August: New president Rouhani will be publicly inaugurated on Sunday after he was formally endorsed by Khameini on Saturday
Government of Iran: Government of Iran - Supreme Leader of Iran - Guardian Council - President of Iran - Cabinet of Iran
2011: NZZ 25. August 2011: Irans Präsident Ahmadinejad ruft 2011 erneut zur Auslöschung Israels auf - das feste Ziel iranischer Politik
2012: 17 August 2012: 'Cancerous tumour' Israel will soon be destroyed, says Ahmadinejad in Tehran marking Iran's Quds Day
27 December 2012: Iran's Ahmadinejad dismisses health minister, who was Islamic Republic's first woman cabinet member, for criticising colleagues
2013: 5 February: President Ahmadinejad is accusing parliamentary speaker's family of corruption - 5 February: Former Tehran prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, dismissed from his judicial post over the torture deaths of three protesters in custody after the 2009 elections and considered to be a close aide of President Ahmadinejad, has been arrested on Monday - 6 February: Saeed Mortazavi has been released after two days in prison, state media say - 27 February: Saeed Mortazavi, accused of being involved in deaths of anti-government protesters in 2009, appears in court - 2 August 2013: In Quds Day remarks broadcast on state TV and in one of his last public speeches Iran's outgoing President Ahmadinejad warns Israel will be 'uprooted' - 2 août: Le nouveau président iranien Rohani a affirmé vendredi qu'Israël était un corps étranger qui devait être extirpé de la région, à la veille de sa prise de fonctions - 2 August: After Israeli criticism, Iran's media changed their version of Rohani remarks, that Israel had inflicted a 'wound' on the Muslim world and that the Israeli wound 'must be cleansed', now taking out the reference to 'cleansing'
4 August 2013 Government of Hassan Rouhani: Government of Hassan Rouhani (2013–present) - Confirmations of Hassan Rouhani's Cabinet
since 5 August: 5 August: Iran's supreme leader today appointed Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the Expediency Council, the country's top political arbitration body
September 2013: 22 septembre: Les forces armées iraniennes présentent 30 missiles balistiques d'une portée de 2.000 kilomètres lors de leur défilé annuel - 28 September: Nearly 60 gathered chanting "Death to America" and "Death to Israel" and eggs and shoes were thrown at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's motorcade as he arrived home from New York to a mixed reception after his historic call with Barack Obama - 30 septembre: Le chef des Gardiens de la révolution critique le contact Roühani-Obama
October 2013: 5 October: Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei hints at disapproval over Hassan Rouhani's phone call with Barack Obama - 20 October: Iran's Rouhani names three new ministers to replace nominees rejected by the conservative-dominated parliament in August
November 2013: 10 November: Iranian deputy minister of industries Rahmatabadi shot dead in Tehran by unidentified assailant - 13 novembre: Selon une enquête publiée par l’agence Reuters, l’actuel Guide de la révolution islamique, Ali Khamenei, est à la tête d’un vaste empire économique d’environ 95 milliards de dollars - 25 novembre: Les Iraniens saluent l'accord sur la régulation du nucléaire iranien
2014: 11 May 2014: Calling for mass-production of missiles, Khamenei says Western expectations that Iran will limit its missile program are 'stupid and idiotic', and Rouhani says Iran won't accept 'nuclear apartheid' - 11 August 2014: Saying he will continue a policy of moderation and 'constructive engagement' with West Iran president Rouhani tells nuke hard-liners to go 'to hell'
Society and human rights in Iran: Iranian society - Social class in Iran
Human rights in Iran - 24 October 2013: No progress for now on Iran rights situation, UN envoy Ahmed Shaheed wrote in a report - 26 October 2013: Iran hangs 16 'rebels' held at a prison in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
Judicial system and religion in Iran: Judicial system of Iran - Ideology of the Iranian Revolution - Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists - Islamic Revolutionary Court - Special Clerical Court
Religion in Iran - Islamic Fundamentalism in Iran - Iranian 'Cultural Revolution' 1980–1987 - Guardianship of the Islamic Jurists - Blasphemy law in Iran - Freedom of religion in Iran
Iranian antisemitism and Holocaust denial: Antisemitism in Iran - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Israel - 2006 Iranian 'International Holocaust Cartoon Competition' - Tehran Holocaust denial conference December 2006: 'International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust'
Women in Iran: Women in Iran - Domestic violence in Iran - Women's rights in Iran - Women's rights movement in Iran
2012: 22 September 2012: Thirty-six universities across Iran have banned women from 77 different majors, including accounting, counselling, and engineering
2013: 16 May 2013: Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi says women cannot be presidential candidates, as 30 women seek to run in the June 14 election - 29 May: UN criticises Iran for excluding women candidates, saying the move violated international law - 18 septembre: Après trois ans passés en prison pour son action en faveur des droits de l'Homme, l'avocate iranienne Nasrin Sotoudeh libérée - 28 octobre 2013: L'actrice Pegah Ahangarani condamnée à 18 mois de prison en raison 'des déclarations politiques et des interviews accordées à des médias hostiles étrangers' selon le régime
2014: 20 May: Hundreds of Iranian women are posting pictures of their bare heads in call for change to Iranian restriction on women attire in public
Culture of Iran: Culture of Iran - Religion and culture in ancient Iran - World Heritage Sites in Iran - Languages of Iran
Education in Iran: Education in Iran
Schools in Iran - 25 February 2014: Iranian teacher builds robot to teach prayer
Health care in Iran: Health care in Iran
Media of Iran and repression: Media of Iran - Censorship in Iran - 28 August 2013: More than 40 percent of Iranians watch TV channels beamed into Iran and accessible only by illegal but widespread satellite dishes, media reports say - 28 October: Iran bans reformist newspaper 'Bahar' for publishing an article seen by critics as questioning the beliefs of Shia Islam - 11 November 2013: Iran arrests Ali Asghar Gharavi, the author of Bahar's article on Shiite Islam - 9 June 2014: More than 140 Iranian journalists call on authorities to release Saba Azarpeik, who was picked up last month from the offices of a magazine in Tehran and is currently being held incommunicado - 9 July: Iranian journalist Marzieh Rasouli sentenced to 50 lashes and two years in prison over charges of spreading anti-government propaganda
Internet in Iran: Internet in Iran - Internet censorship in Iran - Iranian Cyber Police
2012/2013: In November 2012 Iranian blogger Sattar Beheshti died after being arrested by the Iranian Cyber Police - 19 May 2013: Iran's regime is tightening control of the Internet ahead of presidential election, mindful of violent street protests that social networkers inspired last time around over claims of fraud
Blogging in Iran - timeline since 2001: Blogging in Iran - timeline since 2001
Capital punishment in Iran: Capital punishment in Iran - Stoning in Iran - NZZ 12. März 2012: 'Alarmierende' Zunahme von Hinrichtungen in Iran laut Uno-Berichterstatter - 23 October 2012: Iran is maintaining its record-setting use of capital punishment, UN investigator Ahmad Shaheed says - 16 October 2013: At least 125 people have been executed in Iran since Hassan Rouhani took office as president in August and now Iranian man who survived execution for smuggling drugs must be hanged again, judges say - 11 February 2014: Iran has executed an Arab-Iranian poet and rights activist for 'waging war on God' and 'acting against national security' - 21 February: Most of at least 80 executions in the first seven weeks of 2014 not for crimes for which international law allows death penalty, UN says - 1 June 2014: Iran's regime executed detained Gholamreza Khosravi linked to the opposition Mujahedeen-e-Khalq group
Prisons in Iran: Prisons in Iran - Evin Prison - Section 209 of the Evin prison, unofficial and secret detention centre of Iran's Secret Service - Gohardasht Prison - Kahrizak detention center
Crime in Iran: Crime in Iran
Corruption and fraud in Iran: Corruption in Iran
2002/2003: 2002/2003 Statoil corruption case involving Norwegian oil company
2011: 2011 Iranian embezzlement and fraud scandal involving the use of forged documents to obtain credit from at least seven Iranian state and private banks to purchase state-owned companies
2014: 24 May 2014: A total of 39 defendants were convicted in fraud and corruption case, four received death sentences including tycoon Khosravi
Smuggling in Iran: Smuggling in Iran
Terrorism in Iran: Terrorism in Iran
Iran and state-sponsored terrorism: Iran and state-sponsored terrorism
Repression, social movements and protests:
1988: 1988 executions of Iranian political prisoners
1988-1998: Series of murders and disappearances from 1988 to 1998 by Iranian government operatives of Iranian dissident intellectuals
2009-2010: 2009/2010 Iranian election protests - 2009 Iran poll protests trial - Prisoner abuse
2011: 2011 Iranian protests, Protestations iraniennes de 2011 - NZZ: Parlament - juristische Schritte gegen Verfassungsverstoß Ahmadinedschads - NZZ: Demonstrationen und Festnahmen in Teheran am 12. Juni
2012: 8 March 2012: Mehdi Khazali, given 14 years for criticising government, begins 60th day without food - Mehdi Khazali - 4 October: Police fires tear gas to disperse demonstrators as they protest against the collapse of rial
25 October 2012: Set up by victims of political crimes committed in the wake of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution a tribunal held in the library of the Peace Palace in The Hague began hearings in a bid to highlight killings ignored by international justice
26 December 2012: Arrested and tortured by 'Fata', blogger Sattar Beheshti's death stirs political hornet's nest in Iran
2013: 28 January 2013: Authorities accuse 14 journalists of co-operating with foreign media, a charge tantamount to 'serving the enemy's purpose' - 22 August: Victory for Iran protesters as govt closes polluting factory - 5. November: Hungerstreik politischer Gefangener in Irans Gefängnissen gegen die schlechte medizinische Versorgung und dubiose Sterbefälle - 5 December: Iran's Revolutionary Guards have carried out a new wave of arrests of cyber activists and members of pro-opposition social networking websites
2014: 3 February 2014: Iran opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi remains under house arrest - 11 February 2014: Iran has executed an Arab-Iranian poet and rights activist for 'waging war on God' and 'acting against national security' - 20 May: Hundreds of Iranian women are posting pictures of their bare heads in call for change to Iranian restriction on women attire in public - 1 June 2014: Iranian court sentences 8 Facebook users to up to 20 years in prison for criticizing the regime on Facebook - 9 June 2014: More than 140 Iranian journalists call on authorities to release Saba Azarpeik, who was picked up last month from the offices of a magazine in Tehran and is currently being held incommunicado - 9 July: Iranian journalist Marzieh Rasouli sentenced to 50 lashes and two years in prison over charges of spreading anti-government propaganda
Nuclear program of Iran: Nuclear program of Iran
2011: 18 June 2011: Iran to send more satellites to orbit - Weapons of mass destruction: list of states - among them Iran? - NZZ 2. September 2011: Zunehmende Besorgnis der Atomenergiebehörde IAEA über die Zwecke des iranischen Atomprogramms - NZZ 4. September 2011: Erstes iranisches AKW am Netz - 5 November 2011: UN (IAEA) report 'to expose Iran nuclear weapons programm' in the next days - 7 November: Iran hardline cleric hits out at UN nuclear chief - 9 novembre: IAEA rapport indique que 'l'Iran a mené des activités visant à développer un dispositif nucléaire' - NZZ 31. Dezember: Iranische Seemanöver mit geplantem Abschuß von Langstreckenraketen
2012: NZZ 1. Januar 2012: Iran beginnt mit Raketentests im persischen Golf - 10 janvier: L'Iran a entamé la production controversée d'uranium enrichi à Fordo - 11 January: US condemns bomb attack on Iran nuclear scientist in north Tehran - 30 January: IAEA team in Iran for nuclear talks - 1 February: Head of IAEA mission to Iran Herman Nackaerts expresses optimism about recent trip to Iran, but says there is still 'a lot of work' to be done planning further talks - NZZ 20. Februar: IAEA-Atomexperten erneut in Teheran, um die militärische Dimension des iranischen Atomprogramms zu untersuchen - 22 février: L'Agence internationale de l'énergie atomique IAEA "regrette" l'absence d'un accord avec l'Iran sur la suite des discussions concernant le programme nucléaire - 24 February: New report from nuclear watchdog IAEA finds that Tehran has continued with its uranium enrichment drive - 6 March: IAEA head Yukiya Amano says there are indications of unspecified 'activities' at military site which inspectors want to visit - 21 May: UN nuclear chief 'positive' over Iran talks - 25 May: Another meeting in Moscow next month for Iran nuclear talks - 8 June: Talks on Iran's nuclear programme in Vienna have ended with 'no progress', according to the IAEA - 14 June: Iran starts designing nuclear submarine engine - 19 juin: Lors de la réunion à Moscou, l'Iran et une délégation de six pays, dont la France, ne sont pas parvenus à s'entendre sur le programme nucléaire de Téhéran - NZZ 24. August: Grosse Meinungsverschiedenheiten zwischen Iran und IAEA nach Gesprächen in Wien - neues Treffen derzeit nicht geplant - 29 August: IAEA sets up special Iran Task Force - 30 August: IAEA report says Iran has doubled uranium-enrichment centrifuges to 2.000 since May - NZZ 10. September: Yukiya Amano (IAEA) enttäuscht über den Mangel an Fortschritten in den Atomgesprächen mit Iran - 14 septembre: l'Iran doit "comprendre le message" et coopérer selon le chef de l'AIEA - 17 November: IAEA says Tehran now capable of significantly expanding uranium enrichment after equipping key plant
2013: 18 January 2013: The IAEA says its team had not been granted the access they have long sought to a military site - 22 February: Iran has begun installing advanced centrifuges at its main uranium enrichment plant, the UN nuclear watchdog says - 15 mai 2013: L'AIEA annonce l'échec de sa dixième réunion avec l'Iran à propos d'un accord devant lui permettre de vérifier si l'Iran a cherché ou non à mettre au point l'arme atomique - 23 May: Iran is pressing ahead with the construction of a research reactor that experts say could produce plutonium for a nuclear weapon if Tehran decides to make one - 3 June: The IAEA and Iran are 'going around in circles' after 10 failed meetings on Tehran's suspected nuclear weapons research, the head of the IAEA Yukiya Amano says - 10 June 2013: Iran's Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant has suffered a malfunction in its main generator - 17 June: Iran nuclear programme advances despite sanctions, IAEA chief says - 11 July: Iran exile group claims evidence of hidden nuclear site calling on the IAEA to visit the site
September/October 2013: 9 septembre: L'épineux dossier du nucléaire iranien sera de nouveau sur l'ordre du jour de l'AIEA - 10 September: Iran's new President Rouhani says that the regime will not give up 'one iota' of its nuclear rights, echoing his hardline predecessor, after the UN atomic watchdog urged improved cooperation - 19 September: President Rouhani says, that Iran will never seek weapons of mass destruction including nuclear weapons - 23 September 2013: Iran to take control of Russian-built nuclear power station at Bushehr on its Gulf coast - 27 septembre: L'AIEA reprend ses discussions avec l'Iran, l'occasion pour l'Iran de faire un premier geste concret - 15 October: Iran's regime will face pressure on Tuesday to propose scaling back its nuclear programme to win relief from sanctions as talks with world powers resume - 15 octobre: La France doute des bonnes intentions à l’égard des négociations sur le nucléaire iranien - 16 October: Iran, world powers to hold next nuclear talks on November 7-8 - 22 October: Bushehr nuclear plant to begin producing fuel in three months, says Iran nuclear chief
November/December 2013: 11 November: Iran-IAEA accord only a first step - 1 December: Iran 'will never abandon Arak heavy water reactor', Iran's nuclear chief Salehi says - 27 December: Iran develops new generation of centrifuges
January-August 2014: 13 janvier: L'accord sur le nucléaire appliqué le 20 janvier - 20 January: Iran reportedly halts uranium enrichment under nuclear deal - 27 February: IAEA worries probing deeper into Iran's suspected atomic bomb plans could hinder talks - 14 July: Western foreign ministers fail to broker Iran talks breakthrough in Vienna - 19 July: Iran, six powers agree to extended nuclear talks by four months - 7/8 August: Ahead of new USA/Iran nuclear talks in Geneva, Iran's Supreme Leader calls for more enrichment capacity
September 2014: 27 September 2014: With just eight weeks left to broker a deal with Iran, world powers warn of 'serious gaps' in Iran talks
Foreign relations: Foreign relations of Iran
30 August 2012: Iran's 'medical staff of capitalism' hopes the two-day summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran with issues like Syrian crisis and Palestine statehood will change the balance of international opinion - 30 August: Assad's delegation walks out after Egypt's president Morsi calls for 'solidarity with struggle' against 'oppressive regime' at NAM summit
29 March 2013: Iran, North Korea and Syria block UN first-ever international arms treaty to regulate the $70bn global conventional weapons trade
Iran/Arab relations: Iran/Arab relations - NZZ 8. September 2011: Auch Irans Ahmadinejad fordert Asad auf, die Niederschlagung der Proteste zu beenden - Aufnahme eines Dialogs verlangt - 16 April 2012: The United Arab Emirates has summoned Iran's ambassador to Abu Dhabi to denounce a visit by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a disputed island in the Gulf
Iran/Argentina relations: Iran/Argentina relations - 28 January 2013: Argentina and Iran create independent commission to investigate 1994 bombing at a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires that killed 85
Iran/Canada relations: Iran/Canada relations - 8 September 2012: Canada closes its embassy in Iran accusing the Iranian government to be 'the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today'
Iran/Egypt relations: Iran/Egypt relations - 19 August: Egypt's state news agency reports that President Morsi will visit Iran to attend the Non-Aligned Movement meetings on August 30 - 6 February 2013: Shoes thrown as Iranian president comes to Egypt in the first visit in three decades
Iran/European Union relations: Iran/European Union relations - 26 October: The EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought awarded to filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh who have both been cut off from the outside world for defying the country's leadership - 27 October: Tehran cancels European Parliament visit after delegation requests meeting with jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and Jafar Panahi - 5 November 2013: Nobel winner Shirin Ebadi urges EU, US to ban Iran from using US and European satellites to broadcast Islamic Republic's propaganda - 9 March 2014: EU's Catherine Ashton, on visit in Tehran and meeting Rohani and Zarif, told by Israel's Netanyahu to ask Iran about its Gaza-bound arms boat - 10 March: EU's Catherine Ashton criticised by hardliners in Tehran for meeting a group of women's rights activists
Iran/France relations: Iran/France relations - 19 février: Téhéran stoppe ses ventes de pétrole à la France et au Royaume-Uni - 8 novembre: La France demande des explications à Téhéran sur la mort d'un blogueur emprisonné - 14 novembre: La justice iranienne a annoncé l'arrestation de 'plusieurs personnes' à la suite de la mort en détention du blogueur Sattar Beheshti - 15 June: As jubilant supporters took to the streets of Teheran to celebrate a victory of the Iranian people and the dawning of a new era, France and Britain acknowledged Hassan Rohani’s election as Iran’s next president, looking ahead to establishing a relationship with him - 15 octobre: La France doute des bonnes intentions à l’égard des négociations sur le nucléaire iranien - 9 November: France’s FM Fabius accused by Iran of defending Israel after he said that Israel’s 'concerns' needed to be taken into consideration in nuclear talks
Iran/Germany relations: Iran/Germany relations - 15 August: Four men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegally supplying Iran with parts needed to build a nuclear reactor
Iran/India relations: Iran/India relations - 27 July 2012: India bans US-sanctioned Iranian ships from its waters
Iran/Iraq relations: Iran/Iraq relations - 22 août 2012: L’Iran s’appuierait sur l’Irak pour contourner les sanctions internationales - 9 February 2013: Six people including a woman were killed and more than 25 wounded in a rocket attack on Iranian dissident camp in Iraq's capital Baghdad - 15 June: Two people killed in a mortar attack on Iranian dissident camp in the Iraqi capital - 6 September 2013: US intercepts an order from an Iranian official instructing militants in Iraq to attack US interests in Iraq
2014: 5 janvier: L'Iran a annoncé être prêt à fournir des équipements militaires et des conseils à l'Irak pour l'aider dans sa lutte contre Al-Qaïda - 25 February: Iraq broke UN embargo on Iran by purchasing weapons worth $195 million - 13 June: Iran's regime sends top general to Baghdad as Obama contemplates air strikes against Sunni insurgents, joinging the fighting - 14 June: Iran's regime has sent 2,000 advance troops to Iraq to fight against Isis insurgency - 25 June: Gunmen kill three Iranian security guards in an ambush near the Iraqi border - 26 June: Iran reportedly sends drones, arms to Iraq - 3 July: Iran has supplied Iraq with Russian-built Sukhoi SU-25 attack jets - 6 July: Iranian pilot killed fighting against Sunni Muslim militants in Samarra north of Baghdad
Iran/Israel relations: Iran/Israel relations
2011: NZZ 5. November 2011: Israels Präsident Peres weist auf die internationale Verpflichtung hin für Israel bedrohliche iranische Atombestrebungen zu stoppen - schwere Aufgabe für die IAEA, bevorstehender Bericht - 6 November: French FM Juppé says hardening sanctions preferation to the irreparable consequences of a military attack on Iran - 7 novembre: Moscou met en garde contre une intervention israélienne
2012: NZZ 17. August 2012: Ahmadinejad bezeichnet Israel während einer Rede zum al-Kuds-Tages als 'ein Krebsgeschwür' und spricht ihm abermals das Existenzrecht ab - 28 September: Netanyahu says world must draw 'red line' for Iran - 8 octobre: Drone abattu en Israël le 6 octobre - Tel-Aviv voit la main du Hezbollah et de Téhéran - 11 October: Hezbollah admits launching drone over Israel - unmanned aircraft was designed in Iran and assembled in Lebanon - 29 octobre: Drone du Hezbollah - l'Iran affirme détenir des images de sites israéliens
2013: 21 March 2013: Iran's clerical leader Khamenei said the Islamic Republic would destroy the cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it came under Israeli attack - 2 August 2013: In Quds Day remarks broadcast on state TV and in one of his last public speeches Iran's outgoing President Ahmadinejad warns Israel will be 'uprooted' - 2 August: After Israeli criticism, Iran's media changed their version of Rohani remarks, that Israel had inflicted a 'wound' on the Muslim world and that the Israeli wound 'must be cleansed', now taking out the reference to 'cleansing' - 5 August: Iran arrests man on charges of allegedly spying for Israel - 29 August: Iran's army chief of staff Hassan Firouzabadi threatens that any military action against Syria will have consequences beyond the region and leave Israel in flames - 6 September: "We condemn the massacre of Jews by the Nazis, and we condemn the massacre of Palestinians by the Zionists," Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif says - 19 September: Rohani says Iran wants peace, but slams Israel as 'occupier that does injustice to the people of the region' - 25 September: During the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly Obama and Rowhani offer hope for peace - 25 September: Israel says Iran president offered 'zero' in UN speech - 2 October: PM Netanyahu at UN makes strongest-ever Israeli public threat to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities - 2 October: Iran now has a window of opportunity to prove its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes, UN's Ban Ki-moon reportedly told PM Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in New York - 9 November: France’s FM Fabius accused by Iran of defending Israel after he said that Israel’s 'concerns' needed to be taken into consideration in nuclear talks
2014: 18 February: Iranian animated film depicts how the Islamic regime might respond against Israel to an American or Israeli strike on its nuclear facilities - 5 March: Israel seizes ship in the Red Sea with medium-range missiles heading from Iran to Gaza as USA military was prepared to get involved in the seizure - 9 March: Israeli troops in Eilat unload 40 short-range rockets from Gaza-bound ship - 11 March: Iran's finger on trigger to destroy Israel, warns senior Revolutionary Guards commander Salami - 15 March: Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqa praises Palestinians for firing on Israel and says they have yet to display their actual missile capabilities - 5 May: Senior military aide of Khamenei boasts West's failure in Syria is Iran's victory, saying that Iran's frontline has now reached Israeli border - 25 July 2014: Keep arming Palestinians until Israel is destroyed, Iran's Khamenei says - 28 July: PFLP chief says Syria, Iran, Hezbollah armed Hamas - 30 July: Iranian official says, regime will arm West Bank with missiles because Tel Aviv and Haifa will be much easier to hit from Judea and Samaria - 5 October: Iran's Khamenei vows on Friday 'Zionist regime and its supporters will go extinct' - 12 October: Iran warns USA that toppling Assad would put Israel at risk
Iran/Kazakhstan relations: Iran/Kazakhstan relations
Iran/North Korea relations: Iran/North Korea relations - 1 September 2012: Iran, North Korea sign technology agreement - 10 December 2012: Iranian experts at North Korea's rocket site - 14 May 2014: Iran shares nuclear technology with North Korea, Israel's PM Netanyahu says in an interview in Japan
Iran/Lebanon relations: Iran/Lebanon relations - Russian and Iranian weapons for Lebanese Hezbollah
Iran/Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) relations: Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
2014: 17 June 2014: Crises and situations in Iraq, Syria, in Central Africa, Libya, Myanmar, Nigeria and Mali on the agenda of the OIC Foreign Ministers Conference, 41st session in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) 18/19 June 2014
Iran/OPEC relations: OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) membership - OPEC quotas and production of petroleum - World oil reserves - Key oil producing countries and petroleum politics
Iran/Pakistan relations: Iran/Pakistan relations - Iran–Pakistan gas pipeline - Gas pipeline controversies - 12 March 2013: Pakistan starts work on Iranian gas line - 26 October 2013: Iran hangs 16 'rebels' held at a prison in reprisal for Pakistan border killings
Iran/Palestine relations: Iran/Palestine relations - 21 novembre 2012: Depuis le dernier conflit d’envergure avec l’armée israélienne 2008/2009, le Hamas a quasiment multiplié par deux la portée de ses roquettes iraniennes - 5 March 2014: Israel seizes ship in the Red Sea with medium-range missiles heading from Iran to Gaza as USA military was prepared to get involved in the seizure - 15 March 2014: Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqa praises Palestinians for firing on Israel and says they have yet to display their actual missile capabilities - 25 July 2014: Keep arming Palestinians until Israel is destroyed, Iran's Khamenei says - 28 July: PFLP chief says Syria, Iran, Hezbollah armed Hamas - 6 August: Saying Hamas should let civilians hide in its tunnels Iran's Mohsen Rezai criticizes Gaza’s rulers over casualties, but stresses support for ‘resistance’ against Israel
Iran/Russia relations: Iran/Russia relations - Iran/Russia relations, recent 'Times of Israel' reports - Military cooperation and trade - Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant
2013: 10 June 2013: Iran's Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant has suffered a malfunction in its main generator - 11 septembre: En pleine crise syrienne, Moscou s'apprêterait à proposer des missiles perfectionnés S-300 à l'Iran, autre allié du régime de Bachar al-Assad - 23 September 2013: Iran to take control of Russian-built nuclear power station at Bushehr on its Gulf coast - 21 October 2013: Iran holds talks with Russia to boost military cooperation
2014: 21 October 2013: Iran holds talks with Russia to boost military cooperation - 17 October 2014: Iran and Russian hold joint three-day naval exercise in the Caspian Sea
Iran/Sudan relations: Iran/Sudan relations - 29 October 2012: Iran naval task force including a corvette and freighter 'docks in Sudan' - 28 June 2014: A UN expert panel has concluded that a shipment of rockets and other weapons that was seized by Israel came from Iran for Sudan and represents a violation of the UN arms embargo on Tehran
Iran/Syria relations: Iran/Syria relations - Iran's involvement in the Syrian civil war - Iranian support for Assad regime in the Syrian civil war since 2011 - Iran-Iraq-Syria pipeline
2012: NZZ 16. Mai 2012: Syrien erhält weiterhin illegale Waffenlieferungen aus dem Iran - 5 août: Une vidéo montre des Iraniens aux mains de la brigade Al-Baraa de l'Armée syrienne libre affirmant '48 miliciens iraniens étaient en mission de reconnaissance à Damas' - 7 août: L'émissaire iranien Saïd Jalili en Syrie estime que 'la situation en Syrie n'est pas une crise interne mais un conflit entre l'axe de la résistance dans cette région' contre Israël et les Etat-unis - le peuple syrien, les enfants sont les victimes de cette estimation - NZZ 20. September 2012: Iran unterstützt laut Geheimdienstbericht Assad Regime in grossem Stil mit Waffen und Soldaten
2013: 5 mai 2013: Après des frappes israéliennes contre des armes destinées au mouvement chiite libanais Hezbollah, Téhéran se dit prêt à entraîner l'armée syrienne - 16 June: As positive reactions emerge from governments in France, the UK and the US following Hassan Rohani's victory in Iran's election, the Syrian National Coalition calls on Iran’s president-elect to reconsider the country’s position on Assad's war against democracy and his people - 16 June 2013: Iran to send 4,000 troops to help Syria’s Assad - 27 June 2013: Iran, Russia and China prop up Assad economy - 30 November: Iran stands alongside Assad regime in its fight against 'axis of evil', Iranian vice president says
2014: 21 February 2014: Iran steps up support for Assad regime providing elite teams to gather intelligence and train troops along with deliveries of munitions and equipment from Russia - 12 May: Iran and Assad have won in Syria, say top Tehran foreign policy figures - 2 June: With Assad poised to win a third term in office denounced as a sham by the West, Iran claims his anticipated victory as its own
Iran/Tanzania relations: Iran/Tanzania relations - 12 August: Tanzania says shipping agent in Dubai reflagged 36 Iranian oil tankers with the Tanzanian flag without its knowledge
Iran/Turkey relations: Iran/Turkey relations - NZZ 6. April: Erdogan widerspricht Irans Absicht, die in Istanbul geplante Fortsetzung der Atomgespräche nach Bagdad oder Damaskus (!) zu verlegen
Iran/United Kingdom relations: Iran/United Kingdom relations
Since 1953: 1953 Iran coup d'etat - role of USA and UK - 19 August 2013: 60 years later CIA admits role in 1953 Iranian coup - declassified documents describe in detail how US, with British help, engineered coup against democratically elected Mohammad Mosaddeq
1979: Background and causes of the Iranian Revolution 1979
2011/2012: 29 November 2011: Iran protesters storm UK embassy in Tehran during a demonstration against sanctions - 3 February 2012: Iran accused of intimidating BBC Persian staff - 19 February 2012: Iran 'halts oil sales to France and Britain' - 7 August 2012: Allegations that 'Standard Chartered' illegally schemed with Iran to launder money - 15 August 2012: UK bank Standard Chartered agrees to pay $340m to settle allegations that it hid $250bn in transactions with Iran - 11 December 2012: HSBC 'to pay' $1.9bn money-laundering fine over transfers linked to Iran and Mexican drug cartels
Iran/USA relations: Iran/USA relations
Since 1953: 1953 Iran coup d'etat - role of USA and UK - 19 August 2013: 60 years later CIA admits role in 1953 Iranian coup - declassified documents describe in detail how US, with British help, engineered coup against democratically elected Mohammad Mosaddeq
1979: Background and causes of the Iranian Revolution 1979
United States support for Iraq during the Iraq/Iran war
2011: 11 October 2011: US disrupts 'Iranian terror plot', US authorities say - NZZ 13 Oktober: USA räumen Lücken in Beweislage zu Iran-Komplott ein - 11 November: US defence chief Panetta warns against Iran strike - 4 December: Iranians claim to down US drone - 9 December: Iran displays purported US drone - 12 December: US asks Iran to return captured drone - 28 December: US warns Iran over threat to block oil route - NZZ 31. Dezember: Iran rückt von Seeblockadedrohung ab
2012: 31 March 2012: Obama approves new Iran oil sanctions - 22 April: Iran 'building copy' of captured US drone - 13 August: US offers assistance to quake-hit Iran - 15 August: US defence secretary says Iran's Revolutionary Guards giving pro-government fighters in Syria training and weapons - 23 September: US denies visas to about 20 Iranian government officials including two ministers wanting to attend UN assembly - 9 November: Iranian jets fired multiple rounds at US surveillance drone over international waters in the Gulf on November 1
2013: 1 February 2013: Washington accuses Tehran of sending personnel to help President al-Assad's forces in their fight against opposition - 7 February: US imposes new sanctions on Iran aiming to choke off Iran's oil income and also targeting Iranian media organisations and Cyber Police - 15 mars 2013: L'Iran possèdera l'arme nucléaire sous plus ou moins 12 mois, selon Obama - 31 May: In the US State Department's annual report to Congress Iran accused of surge in terrorism - 6 September 2013: US intercepts an order from an Iranian official instructing militants in Iraq to attack US interests in Iraq - 18 septembre: La justice américaine saisit un gratte-ciel à New York détenu par l'Iran et qui blanchit de l’argent avant de le renvoyer - 25 September: During the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly Obama and Rowhani offer hope for peace - 27 septembre: Le secrétaire d'Etat américain John Kerry et son homologue iranien Mohammad Javad Zarif se sont rencontrés jeudi en tête-à-tête à l'ONU pour discuter du dossier nucléaire iranien - 5 November 2013: Nobel winner Shirin Ebadi urges EU, US to ban Iran from using US and European satellites to broadcast Islamic Republic's propaganda
2014: 12 January: An interim agreement to freeze Iran's nuclear programme will enter into force on 20 January - 20 January: EU and USA suspend sanctions against Iran after IAEA confirmed Iran's regime has begun halting sensitive nuclear activities - 13 June: USA and Iran join fight against Sunni jihadis of Isis in Iraq - 12 October: Iran warns USA that toppling Assad would put Israel at risk
Iran/Zimbabwe relations: Iran/Zimbabwe relations - 10 August 2013: Zimbabwe agrees to export uranium to Iran, deal signed last year in violation of sanctions on both regimes
UN and EU sanctions against Iran and offers for talks: UN Security Council resolution 1929 - Sanctions against Iran
Iran/United Nations relations: 9 November 2011: Russia rejects new Iran sanctions despite the IAEA report indicating military nuclear ambitions - 9 novembre: Paris et Londres plaident pour de nouvelles sanctions contre Téhéran - 17 novembre: Accord sur une résolution visant le programme nucléaire iranien - 22 November: Iran hit with new sanctions over IAEA report - 14 April 2012: The five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany will meet the Iranian delegation again in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on May 23 - NZZ 22. August 2012: Sucht Ban Ki Moon mit seiner Iran-Reise Ende August das besorgte 'Fachgespräch' über Krebsgeschwüre und Chemotherapie? - 26 February 2013: Iran, world powers begin nuclear talks in Kazakhstan - 27 February: Iran nuclear talks end without progress - 5 April: World powers resume talks with Iran in the Kazakh city of Almaty, aiming to resolve dispute over Iranian nuclear programme - 6 April: World powers and Iran failed again to ease their decade-old dispute over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme - 2 October: Iran now has a window of opportunity to prove its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes, UN's Ban Ki-moon reportedly told PM Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in New York - 24 October 2013: No progress for now on Iran rights situation, UN envoy Ahmed Shaheed wrote in a report - 9 November: Iran nuclear talks stretched into a third day in Geneva on Saturday as diplomats pressed for a deal, warning that major obstacles remain - 9 November: France’s FM Fabius accused by Iran of defending Israel after he said that Israel’s 'concerns' needed to be taken into consideration in nuclear talks - 10 November: Iran nuclear talks end without deal, talks to resume on 20 November - 11 November: World powers demand Iran suspend work on Arak reactor, which could be used to manufacture plutonium - 22/23 November: Talks on Iran’s contested nuclear programme in Geneva continue - 24 November: Iran struck a landmark interim deal with the USA and five other countries, committing to halt the expansion of its uranium enrichment - 27 November: Iran will press on with construction at the nuclear reactor site at Arak, Iranian FM Zarif says, despite an agreement with Western powers to halt activity - 13 December: UN committee says it welcomes recent Iran deal but warns that Security Council sanctions are still in place - 13 January 2014: Iran nuclear deal to take effect on January 20 - 20 January: EU and USA suspend sanctions against Iran after IAEA confirmed Iran's regime has begun halting sensitive nuclear activities - 12 March: UN's Ban Ki-moon rebukes Iranian president for human rights failings and condemns abuse, executions, unfair trials and bias against minorities
EU: NZZ 24. Juni 2011: EU-Sanktionen, auch gegen Irans Revolutionsgarden - 5 janvier 2012: Succès des consultations entre les pays européens et les Etats-Unis sur un embargo pétrolier contre le régime à Téhéran - NZZ 6. Januar 2012: Die Türkei will im Atomstreit mit Iran vermitteln - 23 January: EU approves tough oil embargo on Iran - 19 February: Iran 'stops oil exports' to UK and France - 6 March: EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton sends offer to restart Iran atomic talks - NZZ 14. April: Neuer Anlauf für Atomverhandlungen mit Iran - Gespräche in Istanbul wieder aufgenommen - NZZ 14. April: Die EU-Aussenbeauftragte Catherine Asthon nennt die Istanbuler Atomgespräche konstruktiv - 3 October: Despite the problems caused by sanctions, including a dramatic slide in the value of its currency, Iran will press on with its nuclear programme - 15 October: EU foreign ministers have agreed a new round of tough new financial and trade sanctions against Iran targeting dealings with banks, shipping and gas imports and aimed at forcing a breakthrough in stalled talks - 13 March 2013: Iran judges and media hit with EU sanctions for their role in grave human rights violations - 7 September 2013: EU court strikes down sanctions imposed on seven Iranian companies despite reported links to Iran’s illicit nuclear activities
Natural disasters in Iran: Natural disasters in Iran
Earthquakes in Iran: Earthquakes in Iran
2012-2013: 2012 East Azerbaijan earthquakes - 12 August 2012: Rescue teams search for survivors after twin earthquakes killed at least 250 people and injured more than 2.000 near northwestern city of Tabriz - 2013 Bushehr earthquake - 9/10 April 2013: Deadly earth quake near Iran's Gulf port city of Bushehr and nuclear plant - 28 novembre 2013: Au moins sept personnes ont été tuées dans un séisme près de la centrale nucléaire de Bouchehr - 2013 Sistan and Baluchestan earthquake - 16 April 2013: A powerful earthquake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale that struck southeastern Iran was felt in several countries in Asia
Storms and cyclones in Iran: Tropical cyclones in Iran
2007: June 2007 Cyclone Gonu
2014: 4 June 2014: Five people killed and 30 injured in a heavy dust storm in Tehran

Japan - Geography of Japan - Geology of Japan - Natural history of Japan - History of Japan - Demographics of Japan

Economy of Japan: Economy of Japan - Economic history of Japan - Militarism and World War II - Companies of Japan by industry - List of companies of Japan
18 August 2013: Nippon Steel&Sumitomo Metal sued by South Korean wartime slave workers is ready to pay compensation if it loses a long-running legal battle
Manufacturing in Japan: Manufacturing in Japan - Electronics industry in Japan - Automotive industry in Japan
9 January 2014: At least five people have been killed and 17 injured in a blast at a plant run by Mitsubishi Materials in Yokkaichi city
Energy in Japan: Energy in Japan - 6 décembre 2013: Le nouveau plan énergétique remet le nucléaire au programme
Agriculture in Japan: Agriculture, forestry and fishing in Japan - Agriculture in the Empire of Japan - Rice production in Japan
Afforestation in Japan: Afforestation in Japan - Forests of Japan - Protected areas of Japan
Fishing industry in Japan: Fishing industry in Japan - Artificial reefs in Japan - Tsukiji fish market
Whaling in Japan - 7 December 2013: Japan whaling ships leave for Antarctic hunt to join others to hunt up to 935 minke whales and up to 50 fin whales - 6 January 2014: Inside a Southern Ocean sanctuary, anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd catches Japanese fleet for killing four whales - 7 January: Japan whalers driven from hunting ground, says Sea Shepherd - 31 March: UN court puts halt to Japan's Antarctic whale hunt - 4 April 2014: After the EIA exposed the Japanese Rakuten as the world’s biggest online retailer of whale products and elephant ivory, Rakuten announces to end all online sales of whale and dolphin meat - 26 April 2014: Japan kicks off first whale hunt since UN court ruling - 10 June: Australia and New Zealand condemn Japanese plan to resume whaling saying ICJ ban must be respected
Taiji dolphin drive hunt - 7 October 2005: Activists worldwide protest Japan's dolphin slaughter - 23 September 2009: Mercury danger in dolphin meat - 23 January 2014: Fishermen in Taiji killed more than two dozen striped dolphins on Thursday
Environmental issues in Japan: Environmental issues in Japan - Climate change in Japan - Electronic waste in Japan
Financial system and banking in Japan: Japanese financial system - List of banks in Japan - Bank of Japan
Financial services in Japan: Financial services in Japan - Tokyo Stock Exchange
Japanese economic history since 20th century: Japanese economic history since 20th century
1986-1991: Japanese asset price bubble from 1986 to 1991
1991-2000: Japan's 'Lost Decade' 1991-2000
2011: NZZ 19. Mai 2011: Japan wieder in Rezession - 8 August 2011: Japan foreign trade hurt in the aftermath of earthquake - 20 February 2012: Japan's trade deficit hits record high on fuel imports
2012: 12 April: Sony to shed 10.000 jobs worldwide - 9 May: Japan to take control of Tepco in return for bailout - 10 May: Sony reports record loss amid disasters and strong yen - 13 novembre: Chute de 4,1% de la production industrielle en septembre
2014: 13 August: After spending was hit by a sales tax rise in April, Japan's GDP shrank at an annual pace of 6.8% in the second quarter, also contracting 1.7% during the April-June period from the previous quarter
Labor market of Japan: Labor market of Japan - Japanese work environment - Japanese labour law and employment agreements - Japanese permanent employment - Simultaneous recruiting of new graduates
Labor unions in Japan
Poverty in Japan: Poverty in Japan - Homelessness in Japan
Foreign trade of Japan: Economic relations of Japan - Trade policy of Japan
25 January 2012: Japan's trade deficit first since 1980 after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami - 25 July 2012: Japan posts record half-yearly trade deficit - 12 November: Territory disputes and feeble global demand are pushing Japan's economy towards recession - 22 November: Exports fell 10.3% in September from a year earlier, as sales to China and Europe dropped and demand at home, led by rebuilding from last year's earthquake lost momentum
24 January 2013: Trade shortfall last year totalled $78bn hurt by dip in exports amid Europe's debt crisis and diplomatic row with China - 19 août 2013: Le déficit commercial du Japon a quasiment doublé en juillet sur un an, à près de 8 milliards d'euros
1 April 2014: Japan relaxed a decades-old ban on military-related exports
Taxation in Japan: Taxation in Japan
Monetary and fiscal policy of Japan: Monetary and fiscal policy of Japan
Japan public debt: Japan public debt
Welfare in Japan: Welfare in Japan - Japan Pension Service - Japanese National Pension - Japanese National Health Insurance
Military of Japan: Military of Japan - 'Japan Self Defense Forces' - 26 July 2013: Japan should strengthen the ability of its military to deter and counter missile attacks, including the ability to hit enemy bases, the Defence Ministry says - 6 August 2013: Japan is set to unveil its biggest warship since World War II (a 248-metre helicopter carrier) amid tensions with China following maritime skirmishes between the two nations over disputed islands
Military budget: Military budget - NZZ 10. Januar 2013: Japan kündigt an zusätzlich 180,5 Milliarden Yen in den Ausbau seiner militärischen Kapazitäten zu stecken - 17 December: Japan to boost military spending as China row simmers
Japan and weapons of mass destruction: Japan and weapons of mass destruction
Foreign relations of Japan: Foreign relations of Japan - 2005 anti-Japanese demonstrations
Japan/Australia relations: Japan/Australia relations - 30 December 2012: Australia condemns Japan for whale hunt
Japan/PR of China relations: Japan/PRC relations - Japanese invasion of China - Second Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945 - Manchukuo - Japanese war crimes
2012: 14 May 2012: China, South Korea and Japan set to begin free trade talks - 15 August: Visit to Yasukuni site threatens to raise tensions with South Korea and China - 26 septembre 2012: Toyota et Nissan réduisent leur production en Chine à cause des tensions sino-japonaises
2013: 28 May 2013: Japan's World War II legacy remains an open wound as once again Japanese politicians like Hashimoto don't want to acknowledge wartime wrongs and are out of touch with the sentiments of their neighbors and the international community - 15 August 2013: China and South Korea strongly condemned the visits of Japanese cabinet members, lawmakers and other politicians to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 14 Class-A war criminals in the World War II - 15 December: China, Japan and South Korea today agreed to jointly combat air pollution, a common challenge to East Asia
2014: 2 January 2014: Japan minister follows PM Abe in renewed visit to Yasukuni war shrine, pouring salt on wounds for Japan's neighbours - 24 April 2014: China released a seized Japanese ship after Mitsui Lines paid 2.9 billion yen in a dispute dating to the 1930s - 13 May: Descendants of hundreds of Chinese men forced to work in wartime Japan are taking modern-day Japanese corporates to court, seeking millions in compensation - 2 July: China criticizes Japan over plan to ease military restrictions - 4 July: China's Xi Jinping stressed the joint suffering of China and South Korea under Japanese militarism during a speech in Seoul
Senkaku Islands/Tiaoyutai Islands dispute: Senkaku Islands dispute - Geography of Senkaku Islands - 17 August: Japan deports activists in disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku islands row - 19 August: Japan-China island row intensifies after Japanese activists raise flag on disputed land - China protests - 14 September: Six Chinese surveillance ships entered waters near Diaoyu/Senkaku islands claimed by both Japan and China - 17 September: Japanese firms (Panasonic, Canon) suspend some of their operations in China after anti-Japan protesters attacked factories, shops, cars and diplomatic posts - 31 December: A Chinese fishing boat has been detained by Japan's coast guard near Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture for allegedly fishing inside Japanese waters, Chinese officials say - 23 April 2013: Japan vows to use force if China land on disputed islands - 17 December: Japan to boost military spending as China row simmers
Japan/Republic of China relations: Japan/Republic of China relations - First Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895 - Japanese invasion of Taiwan 1895 - Taiwan under Japanese rule 1895-1945 - Empire of Japan 1868 - 1947 - Second Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945 - Japanese resistance to the Empire of Japan in World War II
Senkaku Islands/Tiaoyutai Islands dispute: Senkaku Islands/Tiaoyutai Islands dispute - Geography and history of Senkaku/Tiaoyutai Islands
Since 2012: 25 September 2012: Dozens of Taiwanese boats sailing to disputed East China Sea islands in a brief protest confronted by Japanese coast guard vessels firing water cannon as Japanese and Chinese diplomats meet in Beijing to ease tensions
Japan/European Union relations: Japan/European Union relations - 7 octobre 2013: Airbus signe sa première grosse commande avec le Japon
Japan/Germany relations: Japan/Germany relations - Anti-Comintern Pact and World War II - 1 août 2013: En déclarant que le Japon pourrait s’inspirer de la manière dont le régime nazi avait réformé la Constitution allemande, le vice-Premier ministre japonais Taro Aso s’est attiré une volée de critiques
Japan/Israel relations: Japan/Israel relations - History of the Jews in Japan - Japan/Israel relations during World War II - Japanese-occupied Shanghai Ghetto during World War II - 27 February 2014: Israel donates Anne Frank books to Tokyo libraries to replace those that have been vandalized
Japan/Korea relations: Japan/Korea relations - Japan–Korea unequal treaty of 1876 - First Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895 - Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty of 1910 - Korea under Japanese rule 1910-1945 - Korean independence movement - Korea in World War II
2012/2013: 10 August 2012: South Korean leader's islands visit angers Japan - 11 August: Japan to take islands dispute with Korea to international court - 29 August: Japan and North Korea to hold first direct talks in four years - 18 October: South Korea reacted angrily to a visit by Japanese opposition leader Shinzo Abe to Yasukuni war shrine, saying Japan should 'have the courage' to face up to its brutal wartime aggression - 28 May 2013: Japan's World War II legacy remains an open wound as once again Japanese politicians like Hashimoto don't want to acknowledge wartime wrongs and are out of touch with the sentiments of their neighbors and the international community - 15 August 2013: China and South Korea strongly condemned the visits of Japanese cabinet members, lawmakers and other politicians to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 14 Class-A war criminals in the World War II - 18 August 2013: Nippon Steel&Sumitomo Metal sued by South Korean wartime slave workers is ready to pay compensation if it loses a long-running legal battle - 26 December: South Korea condemns Shinzo Abe's 'anachronistic' visit to Yasukuni war shrine
2014: 1 January: Days after PM Abe enraged Asian neighbours by visiting Yasukuni war shrine, Abe says Japan's pacifist constitution 'will have been revised' by 2020 - 2 January 2014: Japan minister follows PM Abe in renewed visit to Yasukuni war shrine, pouring salt on wounds for Japan's neighbours
Japan/Philippines relations: Japan/Philippines relations - 18 August: Dozens of women demand apology for allegedly being used as sex slaves in WWII by Japanese soldiers
Japan/Russia relations: Japan/Russia relations
1904-1905: Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905
1918-1922: Japanese Siberian Intervention of 1918–1922 was part of a larger effort by western powers and Japan to support 'White Russian' forces - Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-1922 (Japanese withdrawal from Siberia)
1917-1991: Japan/USSR relations
1932-1945: Japan/USSR border conflicts 1932-1945
1938: The Battle of Lake Khasan 1938 was an attempted military incursion by the Empire of Japan
1940: 1940 Tripartite Pact was the pact that established the Axis Powers Germany, Italy and Japan of World War II
2013/2014: 25 August 2013: As a pair of Russian military planes flew along Japan's northern coastline and after Russian planes breached Japan's airspace repeatedly in 2013, Japan scrambled fighter jets - 23 September 2014: Japan postpones Putin's visit over Ukraine conflict
Japan/Thailand relations: Japan/Thailand relations - Japanese migration to Thailand since 16th century
1941: 1941 Japanese invasion of Thailand - Thailand in World War II, Japanese occupation of Thailand and military alliance
Free Thai Movement 1940-1945: Free Thai Movement 1940-1945
2007: 3 April 2007 Japan–Thailand Economic Partnership Agreement
2014: 2 April 2014: World-War II bomb blast in Bangkok kills six people, injures 18
Japan/USA relations: Japan/USA relations
1941-1945: Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor 1941 - World War II 1939-1945
2011/2012: 7 December 2011: USA marks the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor 70 years on - 27 April 2012: Deal between US and Japan to move thousands of US Marines from the island of Okinawa - 6 August 2012: Nuclear fears in Japan focus attention on Hiroshima anniversary - 9 August 2012: Nagasaki marks anniversary of atomic bomb attack
27 décembre 2012: Toyota va payer 1,1 milliard de dollars aux propriétaires américains de voitures rappelées
2013: 9 August 2013: Nagasaki mayor criticized Japan's government for lacking effort in international nuclear disarmament as the country marks the 68th anniversary of atomic bombing
22 December 2013: USA navy sailors sue Tepco over Fukushima nuclear contamination
26 December 2013: The USA disappointed by Japanese PM Abe's visit to Yasukuni war shrine, which had already prompted sharp rebukes from China and South Korea - 27 December: Okinawa approves relocation of US airbase
2014: 24 April: Imperial pomp starts Barack Obama's Japan visit - 6 August 2014: For the 30th year, the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee will remember the atomic bombings of Japan on August 6/9, 1945, which killed more than 200,000 people
Japan/Vietnam relations: Japan/Vietnam relations - French Indochina in World War II - Japanese invasion of French Indochina 1940 - Vietnamese Famine of 1944/1945 during the Japanese occupation of French Indochina in World War II, between 400,000 and 2 million people are estimated to have starved to death
Crime in Japan: Crime in Japan
Japanese war crimes: Japanese war crimes - Japanese war crimes - pages
War crimes of Japan's Imperial Guard - 'Sook Ching' systematic extermination of Chinese in Singapore by Japan - 'Parit Sulong Massacre' against allied soldiers by members of the Imperial Guards Division
15 August 2012: Visit to Yasukuni war shrine threatens to raise tensions with South Korea and China - 17/18 October 2012: Japan opposition leader Shinzo Abe and two ministers, Hata and Shimoji, visit Yasukuni war shrine - 28 May 2013: Japan's World War II legacy remains an open wound as once again Japanese politicians like Hashimoto don't want to acknowledge wartime wrongs and are out of touch with the sentiments of their neighbors and the international community
Corruption in Japan: Corruption in Japan
Japanese Mafia 'Yakuza': Japanese Mafia 'Yakuza' - NZZ 15. März 2012: Polizei zählt 70'000 Mitglieder der japanischen Mafia 'Yakuza' – Lange Zeit von der Gesellschaft geduldet - 23 October 2012: Japan's Justice Minister Keishu Tanaka, who has admitted past links to organised crime, resigned
Terrorism in Japan: Terrorism in Japan
March 1995 Sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway - 16 January 2014: The trial of a former member of Japan's Aum Shinrikyo cult has begun, nearly 20 years after the group carried out a deadly sarin gas attack in Tokyo
Capital punishment in Japan: Capital punishment in Japan - 27 March 2014: Death row inmate 78-years-old Iwao Hakamada was granted a retrial in Japan over multiple murders in 1966, decades after doubts emerged about his guilt
Criminal justice system of Japan: Criminal justice system of Japan
Politics of Japan: Politics of Japan - Political parties in Japan
Japanese general election 16 December 2012: Japanese general election 16 December 2012 - 16 December 2012: People are voting in a general election in Japan, where former PM Shinzo Abe is challenging the current PM Yoshihiko Noda - 16/17 December: Liberal Democratic Party led by Shinzo Abe returns to power, as outgoing PM Noda concedes defeat in parliamentary polls
2013: Japanese House of Councillors election July 2013 - 28 June 2013: Japan announces election date to choose half of the 242-member House of Councillors on July 21 - 21 July 2013: PM Abe heads for election victory amid policy concerns - 22 July 2013: Japan's ruling bloc wins upper house elections, offering to advance its conservative policy goals - 1 August 2013: Shortly before the remembrance days of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August Japan's Deputy PM Taro Aso says Japan could 'learn the technique' Nazi Germany used to change the Weimar constitution - 15. August: Japans unbelehrbare Minister besuchen am Jahrestag der Kapitulation Japans im Zweiten Weltkrieg den Yasukuni-Schrein, in dem auch Kriegsverbrecher verehrt werden - 18 October 2013: Cabinet minister Yoshitaka Shindo was among scores of Japanese parliamentarians who paid tribute at the Yasukuni war shrine, symbol of Japan's present-day unwillingness to come to terms with its past misdeeds
2014: 1 January: Days after PM Abe enraged Asian neighbours by visiting Yasukuni war shrine, Abe says Japan's pacifist constitution 'will have been revised' by 2020 - 2 January 2014: Japan minister follows PM Abe in renewed visit to Yasukuni war shrine, pouring salt on wounds for Japan's neighbours - 12 April 2014: Japanese minister Shindo visits Yasukuni war shrine in Tokyo, in a move that sparks rebukes from South Korea and China - 21 April: Japan's PM Abe has sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine just before USA President Obama's three-day visit to Japan - 1 July: Despite Chinese and domestic protests Japan's PM Abe announced an end to a post-World War II ban that has kept Japanese troops from fighting abroad - 13 October: Japan’s ruling LDP is under pressure to distance itself from the far right, after senior politicians were linked to groups that promote Nazi ideology and hate crimes towards the country’s ethnic Korean community - 17 October: Shinzo Abe sends ornaments to Yasukuni shrine as China protests at Japanese PM’s latest WW2 shrine tribute - 20 October: Two Japanese ministers resign amid allegations of financial impropriety involving political funds
Society, demographics and human rights in Japan: Japanese society - Social history of Japan - Demographics of Japan - Human rights in Japan
Elderly people in Japan: Elderly people in Japan - Aging of Japan
Women in Japan: Women in Japan - Birth in Japan
Education in Japan: Education in Japan
Health in Japan: Health in Japan - Health care system in Japan - Japanese National Health Insurance
Media of Japan: Media of Japan - List of newspapers in Japan - Japanese broadcasting - Television in Japan
Mass media and politics in Japan - 26 January 2014: The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK Momii sparks WWII 'comfort women' row
Freedom of speech and press in Japan - Censorship in Japan
25 October 2013: Abe's government is planning a state secrets act that could curtail public access to information on a wide range of issues, including tensions with China and the Fukushima nuclear crisis - 5 December: Whistleblowers who leak 'secrets' and journalists who seek to obtain them could face prison if bill is approved this week - 7 December: Japan's parliament approved a state secrets law that stiffens penalties for leaks by government officials and for journalists who seek such information
Internet in Japan: Internet in Japan
Politics, social movements and protests 2011: Protests in Japan - Anti-nuclear power movement in Japan
NZZ 10. Mai 2011: Japan stoppt Ausbau der Atomkraft - NZZ 11. Juni 2011: Erstarkende Anti-Atomkraft-Bewegung - Proteste in ganz Japan am 11. Juni - NZZ 13. Juli: Japans Regierung für schrittweisen Ausstieg aus Atomenergie - NZZ 26. August: Rücktritt von Ministerpräsident Kan - neuer Parteichef der DPJ am Montag - 29 August: Japan's finance minister Yoshihiko Noda to be new PM in times of huge challenges - 30 August: Parliament has backed Yoshihiko Noda as Prime Minister - 11 September: Silence as Japan marks six months after earthquake Tohoku and tsunami - NZZ 19. September: Zehntausende demonstrieren in Tokio gegen Atomkraft
2012: 1. Juli 2012: Begleitet von Protesten fährt Japan ersten Atom-Reaktor wieder hoch - NZZ 17. Juli: In Tokio demonstrieren 170.000 Menschen gegen die Energiepolitik der Regierung Noda - 29. Juli: Japans AKW-Gegner gründen Grüne Partei - erneut Demonstration von Zehntausenden in Tokio - 14 September: A panel of the Japanese cabinet has called for phasing out of nuclear power over the next three decades - 24 October: Yoshihiko Noda names Makoto Taki as the new justice minister after Yakuza scandal
2013: 9/10 March 2013: Thousands in Tokyo anti-nuclear protest two years after Fukushima, demanding an end to atomic power - 9 August 2013: Nagasaki mayor criticized Japan's government for lacking effort in international nuclear disarmament as the country marks the 68th anniversary of atomic bombing - 15 November 2013: Japan is to significantly slash its greenhouse gas reduction target in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster - 6 décembre: Le nouveau plan énergétique remet le nucléaire au programme
2014: 1 July 2014: Japanese pacifists unnerved by lifting of ban on military intervention - 6 August 2014: For the 30th year, the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration Committee will remember the atomic bombings of Japan on August 6/9, 1945, which killed more than 200,000 people
Natural disasters - storms, typhoons and earthquakes: Natural disasters in Japan
Weather events in Japan: Weather events in Japan - Winter storms of 2009–10 in East Asia, Japan - 8/9 février 2014: Une tempête de neige a tué 7 personnes et fait plus de 1000 blessés à travers le Japon - 15 February: A fresh snow storm killed three people and injured 850 others following last week's deadly blizzard
Typhoons in Japan: Typhoons in Japan - Geography and climate of Japan
Typhoon Talas 2011 - Typhoon Roke 2011 - 4 April 2012: A typhoon-strength storm in Japan has left at least four people dead and dozens injured - 6 May: Tornado strikes city near Tokyo, dozens injured - Typhoon Fitow October 2013 - Typhoon Wipha October 2013 - 16 October: At least 13 people died after powerful typhoon Wipha lashed Japan's Pacific coast, causing landslides that buried houses on Oshima island just south of Tokyo - July 2014 Typhoon Neoguri - September/October 2014 Typhoon Phanfone - October 2014 Typhoon Vongfong
Floods: July 2011: Floods threaten thousands in northern Japan - 12 July 2012: The heaviest rainfall on record in Japan's southwestern island of Kyushu has left at least 20 people dead, 20 missing, and forced 50,000 people to evacuate - 14 juillet: Déluge dans le nord de Kyushu depuis trois jours - 400.000 personnes appelées à évacuer
Earthquakes: Seismicity and earthquakes in Japan - List of earthquakes in Japan
Tohoku Erdbeben 2011 - New strong earthquakes (6,8 and 6,7) northeast Japan June 2011 - NZZ 31. Juli: Wieder Erdbeben (6,4) im Nordosten Japans vor der Küste von Fukushima - NZZ 10. Oktober: Neues Erdbeben in Japans Katastrophenregion - NZZ 1. Januar 2012: Schweres Erdbeben der Stärke 7 erschüttert den Osten Japans - 7 December: Earthquake with magnitude of 7.3 hits east coast of Japan - 13 April 2013: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake shook Japan near the southwestern city of Kobe, leaving 23 people injured - 26 October: An earthquake of magnitude 7.3 rocks Japan's east coast
Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster 11 March 2011: Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster March 2011 - Nuklearunfälle von Fukushima-Daiichi
May/June 2011: NZZ 24. Mai: Tepco und die Wahrheit - Kernschmelze in 3 Reaktoren - Aktionäre auf Tepco-Generalversammlung zu Fukushima: "Von Menschenhand gemachtes Desaster" - Tepco: Sorry (NZZ 28/06/2011)
August/September 2011: NZZ 3. August: Fukushima noch stärker verstrahlt als bisher bekannt - NZZ 24. September: Reis mit überhöhten Strahlenwerten im weiteren Umkreis von Fukushima
November 2011: 17 November: Rice containing radioactive caesium found in Japan - 30 November: Fukushima nuclear contamination poses long-term threat to ocean ecosystem and to Japan's fishing industry
March 2012: 10 mars 2012: Catastrophe de Fukushima mars 2011 - le gouvernement savait mais n'a rien dit - 28 March 2012: Radiation 'fatally high' at Fukushima reactor
July 2012: 5 July: Parliamentary panel finds that meltdown at nuclear site was a 'man-made disaster' and not only due to the tsunami, and criticises official response - 21 July: Nine workers at the nuclear power plant are reported to have put lead shields on their radiation dosimeters to disguise their total exposure - 23 juillet: Le rapport final sur Fukushima accuse le gouvernement japonais et Tepco
October/November 2012: 25 October: Japan struggling to store radioactive water - 1 November: Japan nuke crisis crew not told of danger - 1 November: Japan 'misspent' tsunami rebuilding money
December 2012: 28 December and its truth: Tepco sued by eight US sailors over radiation exposure claiming that Tepco lied about the threat posed by the leaks after the March 2011 earthquake
March 2013: 11 March 2013: Japan is marking the second anniversary of the devastating tsunami and earthquake that claimed 19.000 lives and caused ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
July 2013: 10/11 July: Japan nuclear regulator alarmed at Fukushima contamination reports, nuclear plant probably leaking for two years
August 2013: 5 August: On the eve of 6 August Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima an 'emergency' - criticism of neighbouring countries as well as local fishermen - 7 August and its truth: Highly radioactive water pouring out of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant at a rate of 300 tonnes a day, officials say today - 9 August: Toxic Fukushima fallout threatens fishermen's livelihoods - 21 August 2013: Japan to upgrade Fukushima nuclear warning level - 25 August: Nuclear operator raises alarm on the gravity of the deepening crisis of containment at the coastal site
September 2013: 1 September: Radiation of 1,800 millisieverts per hour detected near the bottom of storage water tank - 2 September: New radiation spike found near Fukushima nuclear plant water tanks - 4 September: Fukushima radiation readings hit new high near contaminated tanks
October 2013: 3 October: New leak of highly radioactive water entering the Pacific Ocean at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant due to tank overflow - 6 October: Japan PM seeks overseas help on Fukushima leak - 9 October: Fukushima operator says six workers contaminated in latest leak - 15 October: Staff on the frontline of operation at Fukushima Daiichi plagued by health problems and fearful about the future - 17 octobre: Le typhon Wipha a fait couler de l'eau radioactive dans un fossé menant à la mer - 19 October: Groundwater radiation spikes at crippled Fukushima nuclear plant - 21 October: Storm caused radioactive leaks at Fukushima, its operator says
January 2014: 2 January 2014: After providing humanitarian assistance 2011, more than 70 radiation-stricken USA sailors sue Fukushima plant operator Tepco
March 2014: 9 March: Three years after Fukushima nuclear disaster, a rise in the number of children showing cancer symptoms reported - 12 March: Thousands sue nuclear giants over Japan Fukushima disaster
May 2014: 20 May: Operator of Fukushima nuclear plant says that it had again suspended the trouble-plagued system used to clean radiation-tainted water

Kashmir - Cachemire - History of Kashmir - History of India

Partition of India 1947: Partition of India 1947 by the so-called 'United Kingdom' - Indo-Pakistani War of 1947 (First Kashmir War) - Line of Control - Simla Agreement 1972
United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan - Timeline of the Kashmir conflict - United Nations Security Council Resolution 47 - United Nations Security Council resolutions concerning the Kashmir conflict
Aksai Chin: Aksai Chin
Azad Kashmir: Azad Kashmir - Ethnic groups of Azad Kashmir - Economy of Azad Kashmir
Gilgit-Baltistan: Gilgit Baltistan
Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu and Kashmir - Districts of Jammu and Kashmir - Demographics of Jammu and Kashmir - Economy of Jammu and Kashmir
25 November 2012: Bitter homecoming for cross-border families in Kashmir
Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts: Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts
Kashmir conflict (ongoing)
2011: 1 September 2011: Kashmir border deaths spark India and Pakistan row - 1 September 2011: Kashmir border - India and Pakistan troops exchange fire
2013: 6 January 2013: Pakistan, India accuse each other of violating Kashmir border - 6 January: Pakistani military says cross-border attack on Sawan Patra checkpoint in Kashmir left one soldier dead and one injured, happening on a day when both the Indian and the Pakistani national cricket teams are playing their third and the last of a series of one-day matches - 8 January: Indian army spokesman says two Indian soldiers are fired upon by Pakistani troops in Indian-administrated Kashmir - 10 January: India on Thursday rejects Pakistan's proposal for UN probe into the incident in which two Indian soldiers were killed across the Line of Control - 10 January: In yet another ceasefire violation across the Line of Control, Pakistan today fired at Indian posts in the Poonch sector, while Pakistani military says 'unprovoked' shooting caused death in Kashmir, just days after India blamed Pakistan for two fatalities - 15 February: India kills Pakistani soldier who crossed Line of Control
2010-2013 Kashmir unrest (ongoing): 2010 Kashmir unrest - 24 November 2011: After the Army had claimed to have killed militants in an encounter on the Line of Control in Machil sector 2010, it was established that they were not militants, but civilians
2012: 11 February 2012: Massive protests erupted in Baramulla district of north Kashmir over alleged killing of civilian in firing by army - 6 July: Encounter in north Kashmir - one militant killed, four security personnel injured - 24 November: A Jaish-e-Muhammed militant has been killed in ongoing Sopore encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district - 28 December: Seven villagers were injured as security forces opened fire on protesters in Kashmir's Pulwama district sparking off protests in Pulwama and the killing of two people
2013: 9 February 2013: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party expressed disappointment over the hanging of Indian parliament attack convict Afzal Guru and appealed to the people of Kashmir to exercise restraint - Criticism About the Glaring Denial of Last Available Legal Relief to Afzal Guru - 11/15 February: After three people have died and around 100 people have been injured during protests at the execution of Afzal Guru curfew is still in place in all the 10 districts of the Kashmir valley - 1 March 2013: Uproar in Jammu and Kashmir assembly over Afzal Guru's hanging - 6 March: The Kashmir Valley is on edge after a young man was allegedly killed by the army in Baramulla - 8 March: More than 50 civilians, police and CRPF personnel were injured during clashes in Jammu and Kashmir - 13 March 2013: Five paramilitary police were killed and another six injured in an attack by militants on a CRPF camp in Srinagar - 26 April: In a major strike, militants today killed four policemen in Sopore area of Baramulla district in North Kashmir - 9 May: A Pakistani prisoner, who was attacked by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir following the death of the Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, has died in hospital - 25 December 2013: The army orders court martial proceedings against two officers and four soldiers for their alleged involvement in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case that had triggered a two month-long agitation

Kazakhstan - History of Kazakhstan - Geography of Kazakhstan - Demographics of Kazakhstan

Economy of Kazakhstan: Economy of Kazakhstan - List of companies of Kazakhstan - Companies of Kazakhstan by industry
Mineral industry and uranium mining in Kazakhstan: Mineral industry of Kazakhstan - Uranium mining in Kazakhstan - Uranium market - KazAtomProm - Inkai Uranium Project - joint venture of KazAtomProm (40%) and Cameco Corporation (60%) - Kazatomprom uranium production joint ventures with Russian Tekhsnabexport, French Areva and Canadian Cameco
Energy policy of Kazakhstan
Agriculture in Kazakhstan: Agriculture in Kazakhstan - corp include wheat (also exported), barley, cotton, sugar beets, sunflowers, flax, and rice
Water in Kazakhstan: Water in Kazakhstan - Rivers of Kazakhstan - Syr Darya - Lakes of Kazakhstan - Caspian Sea - Aral Sea
Politics of Kazakhstan: Politics of Kazakhstan - Political parties in Kazakhstan - Trade unions in Kazakhstan
2012: Kazakhstani legislative election 15 January 2012 - 15 January 2012: Kazakhstan holds elections after deadly riots - 16 January: Nazarbayev's ruling party claims victory - many opposition leaders barred out from running - 28 January: Kazakh opposition speakers jailed for rally
Kazakhstani society and human rights: Kazakhstani society - Human rights in Kazakhstan - Freedom of religion in Kazakhstan
Education in Kazakhstan: Education in Kazakhstan
Health in Kazakhstan: Health in Kazakhstan
Women in Kazakhstan: Women in Kazakhstan
Media of Kazakhstan: Media of Kazakhstan
Crime in Kazakhstan: Crime in Kazakhstan - Human trafficking in Kazakhstan - Russian mafia in Kazakhstan
Social movements and protests in Kazakhstan: Protests in Kazakhstan
Anti-nuclear movement in Kazakhstan: Anti-nuclear movement in Kazakhstan
Foreign relations of Kazakhstan: Foreign relations of Kazakhstan - Central Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone
Kazakhstan/Azerbaijan relations: Kazakhstan/Azerbaijan relations - Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program
Kazakhstan/Canada relations: Kazakhstan/Canada relations - Inkai Uranium Project - joint venture of Cameco Corporation (60%) and KazAtomProm (40%) - Uranium One
Kazakhstan/PR of China relations: Kazakhstan/PR of China relations
Kazakhstan/France relations: Kazatomprom uranium production joint ventures with Russian Tekhsnabexport, French Areva and Canadian Cameco
Kazakhstan/Iran relations: Kazakhstan/Iran relations
Kazakhstan/Pakistan relations: Kazakhstan/Pakistan relations
Kazakhstan/Russia relations: Kazakhstan/Russia relations - Uranium One
Kazakhstan/United Kingdom relations: Kazakhstan/United Kingdom relations - London Alferon Management Ltd. is a management company responsible for running the International Mineral Resources in Kazakhstan - London Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC, one of Kazakhstan's largest companies accounting for approximately 3% of Kazakhstan's GDP in 2009 and one of the world's significant exporters of iron ore
Kazakhstan/Uzbekistan relations: Kazakhstan/Uzbekistan relations - Aral Sea - Bukhara–Tashkent–Bishkek–Almaty pipeline - Kazakhstan–Uzbekistan barrier

North Korea - Geography of North Korea - Korean Peninsula - Climate of North Korea - Demographics of North Korea

History of North Korea: History of Korea - Korean War 1950-1953 - Division of Korea - Aftermath of the Korean War - History of North Korea
Economy of North Korea: Economy of North Korea - List of companies of North Korea - Companies of North Korea by industry - Mining in North Korea - Automotive industry in North Korea
Energy in North Korea - Nuclear power in North Korea
Industry and services' labor force: 63%
Agriculture: Agriculture, forestry and fishing - Potato production in North Korea
Agricultural labor force: 37%
2013: June 2013: North Korean production and distribution of crops and livestock
North Korean famine: North Korean famine - NZZ 21. Oktober 2011: Jeder vierte Nordkoreaner von Hunger bedroht - 3 August 2012: UN urges food aid for flood-hit North Korea
External trade: External trade - North Korea's largest trade partner China
Military of North Korea: Military of North Korea - Category: Military of North Korea - Military equipment of North Korea
2014: 16 May 2016: New North Korea warships raise sanctions doubts
Missiles and missile tests: North Korean missile tests - 9 April 2012: The US and its allies urge North Korea to cancel a long-range rocket launch, saying it violates international agreements - 16 April 2012: UN condemns North Korea rocket-launch attempt - 10 December: Iranian experts at N. Korea's rocket site - 12 December: North Korea successfully launches long-range rocket - 23 December: North Korea rocket 'has 10,000km range' - 21 April 2013: North Korea moves two more missile launchers to its east coast - 7 mai: Pyongyang a retiré deux missiles de leur site de lancement - 18 May: North Korea on Saturday launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan - 28 February 2914: North Korea tests missiles amid South Korea-USA exercises - 16 March: North Korea test-fires 18 rockets - 22 March: North Korea test-fired 30 short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday - 26 March: North Korea breaches UN resolutions by firing two medium-range Rodong missiles, as South Korea, USA and Japan discuss how to deal with Pyongyang regime - 28/29 June 2014: South Korea says North Korea has fired two Scud missiles into the sea from its east coast
Weapons of mass destruction: North Korea and weapons of mass destruction - 24 January 2013: North Korea says it is proceeding with plans for a third nuclear test - 20 April: North Korea reiterates it will not give up nuclear arms - 12 septembre: La Corée du Nord redémarre un réacteur nucléaire de la centrale de Yongbyon qui produit du plutonium
2013 North Korean nuclear test: 2013 North Korean nuclear test - 12 February: North Korea confirms it conducted third nuclear test
North Korean society and human rights: North Korean society - Human rights in North Korea
Media of North Korea: Media of North Korea - Internet in North Korea - Censorship in North Korea - Telecommunications in North Korea
Education in North Korea: Education in North Korea - Preschool education in North Korea - 24 June 2012: Children are taught to enjoy military games and to hate the 'miguk nom'
Universities in North Korea - Culture of Korea - Culture of North Korea
Women in North Korea: Women in North Korea
Children in North Korea: Kotjebi - North Korean homeless children
Healthcare in North Korea: Healthcare in North Korea
Political repression and crime in North Korea: Political repression in North Korea - Propaganda in North Korea - North Korea's cult of personality
Ministry of People's Security - Prisons in North Korea - Kwalliso - Concentration camps in North Korea - Torture in North Korea - Human experimentation in North Korea
UN reports into human rights violations: 12 March 2013: Latest UN report alleging widespread human rights abuses in North Korea including murder, slavery and torture prompts global body to launch an inquiry - 9 May: UN investigators will seek the cooperation of North Korea as part of an inquiry into allegations of widespread human rights abuses - 17 September 2013: ‘Unspeakable atrocities’ reported by UN-mandated human rights inquiry on DPR Korea - 14 February 2014: UN rights inquiry to conclude North Korea should face international court over alleged starvation, extermination and abduction - 17 February: World must act on North Korea rights abuse, says UN report - 8 October 2014: North Korean regime admits using labour camps, as official publicly acknowledges to the international community the existence of his country’s 'reform through labour' camps, apparently in response to UN human rights report
Crime in North Korea: Crime in North Korea - Human trafficking in North Korea
Politics of North Korea: Politics of North Korea - Political parties in North Korea - Ruling Workers' Party of Korea - Liberty in North Korea
2011: NZZ 20. Oktober 2011: Laut UN-Bericht bis zu 200.000 Lagerhäftlinge in Nordkorea - 21 December 2011: China says stability in North Korea is in all parties' interests amid uncertainty following Kim Jong-il's death
2012: NZZ 1. Januar 2012: Nordkorea soll gemäß offizieller Neujahrsbotschaft den neuen Babyspeck-Diktator Kim Jong Un 'bis zum Tode' verteidigen und wird mit Poesie über die geöffneten Tore für ein 'blühendes Land', für 'sozialistische Märchenländer' (!) belohnt - NZZ 3. Januar: Drei Nordkoreaner bei versuchter Flucht nach China von Kim Jong Uns Grenzsoldaten erschossen - 17 March: Misery and famine but the regime launching new 'long-range rocket' - 13 April: North Korea rocket flew only for a short time before breaking up and crashing into waters off the Korean peninsula
2013: 1 January 2013: Kim Jong-un has delivered the nation's first new year's message on state media for 19 years speaking of the need to improve the economy and warning that confrontation only led to war - 8 March 2013: North Korea has announced that it is cancelling a hotline and a nonaggression pact with South Korea in anger over UN Security Council sanctions vote - 30 March: North Korea says it is now in a 'state of war' with South Korea and will deal with any issue accordingly - 3 April: North Korean authorities were not allowing any South Korean workers into the joint Kaesong industrial zone
December 2013: Dismissal, arrest, and execution of Jang Song Thaek - 9 December 2013: North Korea says Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle Jang Song Thaek dismissed for 'criminal acts' - 13 December: Uncle of leader Kim Jong Un executed after a military tribunal found him guilty of treason
January 2014: 1 January: North Korea's Kim Jong-Un warns of nuclear disaster on the Korean peninsula, threatens US and hails execution of powerful uncle Jang Song Thaek
March 2014: North Korean 'Supreme People's Assembly election' 9 March 2014 - 9 March: North Koreans are going to the polls to approve members of the Supreme People's Assembly
May 2014: 18 May 2014: North Korea's regime has apologised to bereaved families after an apartment building collapsed in Pyongyang last week, possibly killing hundreds
Foreign relations of North Korea: Foreign relations of North Korea
International reactions to the 2013 North Korean nuclear test: International reactions to the 2013 North Korean nuclear test - 6 April 2013: Staff at embassies in North Korea appeared to be remaining in place despite an appeal by authorities in Pyongyang for diplomats to consider leaving because of heightened tension - 12 April 2014: Twelve countries seeking to abolish nuclear weapons on Saturday denounced North Korea's atomic programme at the close of a meeting in Hiroshima
North Korea/United Nations relations: 2 May 2012: UN sanctions three North Korea firms over rocket launch - 12 décembre 2012: La Corée du Nord réussit un tir de missile longue portée, un acte que condamne une partie de la communauté internationale - 13 December: UN Security Council condemns North Korea rocket launch
January-March 2013: 23 January 2013: After a UN resolution condemning the recent rocket launch and backed by China, North Korea pledges to strengthen military and nuclear capabilities - 13 February 2013: UN Security Council vows to take action after North Korea's underground nuclear test draws international condemnation - 7 March 2013: The UN Security Council unanimously approved fresh sanctions against North Korea' regime in response to its latest nuclear test and its threat to use its right to a pre-emptive nuclear attack - 12 March 2013: UN to launch an inquiry on North Korean human rights abuses
April-May 2013: 5 April: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon tells North Korea to rein in its nuclear threats, warning that any miscalculation could lead to an extremely grave outcome - 10 April 2013: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon warned that even a slight miscalculation on the Korean peninsula could spiral into an 'uncontrollable situation' as he urged North Korea to tone down its provocative rhetoric and ease the 'very dangerous' level of tension - 15 May: Increasingly tough financial sanctions, an arms embargo and more international restrictions on trade with North Korea have significantly delayed its nuclear arms work, says UN
June-August 2013: 8 June 2013: UN food body approves $200 mn food aid to North Korea - 16 August: The UN appeals for $98 million to meet critical humanitarian needs in North Korea for the rest of 2013 - 27 August: UN rights panel urges North Korea to grant access - 29 August: United Nations finds that a North Korean cargo ship seized in Panama for carrying weapons violated UN sanctions
September 2013: 17 September 2013: ‘Unspeakable atrocities’ reported by UN-mandated human rights inquiry on DPR Korea
2014: 14 February 2014: UN rights inquiry to conclude North Korea should face international court over alleged starvation, extermination and abduction - 17 February: UN investigators tell Kim Jong Un that they advise UN to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court - 27 March: UN Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch - 5 April: North Korea tells world and UN to 'wait and see' on new nuclear test - 18 April: UN inquiry chief Michael Kirby wants North Korea hauled before international court, but China and Russia snubbed the UN security council meeting - 28 July: A UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling Soviet-era arms
North Korea/PR of China relations: North Korea/PR of China relations - Koreans in China - 14 February 2013: China talks tough over North Korea, but is hesitant to act - 7 April: China asks North Korea to ensure safety of its nationals - 8 April: No country 'should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gain', President Xi Jinping told a forum in Hainan - 20 May 2013: China has urged North Korea to release a Chinese fishing boat and its crew, seized more than two weeks ago - 21 mai: La Corée du Nord relâche 16 pêcheurs chinois capturés - 8 June: US President Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed that North Korea has to denuclearize and not to recognize the North as a nuclear-armed state - 14 December 2013: The execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle Jang Song Thaek strips China of its most important link to North Korea's leadership and deepens concerns
North Korea/Cuba relations: North Korea/Cuba relations relations - 17 July 2013: Panama finds weapons on North Korean ship coming from Cuba
North Korea/Iran relations: North Korea/Iran relations - Weapons sales between North Korea and Iran - 1 September 2012: Iran, North Korea sign technology agreement - 10 December 2012: Iranian experts at North Korea's rocket site - 14 May 2014: Iran shares nuclear technology with North Korea, Israel's PM Netanyahu says in an interview in Japan
North Korea/Israel: North Korea/Israel relations - Weapons sales between North Korea and Iran - 12 May 2010: Israel says seized North Korean arms, including rockets and rocket-propelled grenades, were for Hamas, Hezbollah
North Korea/Japan relations: North Korea/Japan relations
North Korea/Latin America relations: North Korea/Latin America relations - 16 July 2013: Panama intercepts N. Korea ship sailing from Cuba with suspected arms - 22 July: Panama finds MiG fighter jets on North Korean arms ship - 29 August: United Nations finds that a North Korean cargo ship seized in Panama for carrying weapons violated UN sanctions
North Korea/Palestine relations: North Korea/Palestine relations - 27 July 2014: Hamas reportedly in talks to buy missiles from North Korea
North Korea/Russia relations: North Korea/Russia relations - 24 August 2011: Kim Jong-il in rare Russian talks on economic co-operation (Gazprom) - 29 March 2013: Instead of taking strong action against the North Korean dictator threatening nuclear war Putin's foreign ministry, supporting the contempt for mankind, presumes to urge 'all' sides to refrain from muscle-flexing - 19 April 2014: Russia writes off almost $10 billion of North Korea debt, eyes gas pipeline to South Korea - 30 September 2014: North Korean regime's foreign minister begins 10-day Russia visit in attempt to boost cooperation
North Korea/South Korea relations: North Korea/South Korea relations - North Korean announcements to withdraw from the 1953 armistice agreement since 1994
2011: NZZ Juli 2011: Informelle Gespräche zwischen Nord- und Südkorea am Rande des Asean-Forums 2011
2012: 26 March 2012: US president Obama speaks against nuclear terrorism and pledges to work with nuclear powers ahead of a summit in Seoul
2013 March: 8 March 2013: North Korea has announced that it is cancelling a hotline and a nonaggression pact with South Korea in anger over UN Security Council sanctions vote - 27 March: North Korea has again threatened war against South Korea and the United States, saying conditions 'for a simmering nuclear war' have been created on the peninsula - 30 March: North Korea says it is entering 'state of war' with South Korea in a continuing escalation of angry rhetoric
April 2013: 1 April: South Korean President says there would be strong and swift military response to any North Korean provocation - 3 April: After North Korea blocked South Korean access to the Seoul-funded Kaesong joint industrial zone, South Korea's defence ministry said it had contingency plans to ensure the safety of its citizens working in the joint industrial zone - 9 April: North Korea warns foreigners in South Korea to evacuate, warns of nuclear war - 9 avril: Aucun employé nord-coréen n'était présent sur le site intercoréen de Kaesong, au lendemain de l'annonce du retrait de ses 53.000 citoyens de la zone et de la fermeture de ce complexe industriel - 14 April: North Korea rejects South Korea's proposal to resolve rising tension through dialogue - 17 avril: La Corée du Nord empêche l'acheminement de vivres aux Sud-Coréens de Kaesong - 26 avril: Pyongyang refuse le dialogue avec Séoul à propos de Kaesong - 29 avril: Les derniers Sud-Coréens doivent quitter le site industriel de Kaesong - 30 April: North Korea has ignored a plea by South Korean businessmen to visit joint industrial zone for talks on its future
2013: 6 juin 2013: Reprise du dialogue entre les deux Corées - 9 June 2013: North and South Korean officials hold first talks in years in Panmunjom, intending to pave the way for ministerial-level talks in Seoul - 10 June 2013: North and South Korea agree to government-level meeting in this week - 12 June: North Korea cancels high-level talks with South - 13 juin: Pourparlers annulés entre les deux Corées, Pyongyang rejette la faute sur Séoul - 17 June: South Korea joined the US in insisting that North Korea take concrete steps towards abandoning its nuclear weapons if it genuinely wants to end its international isolation - 6/7 July: South and North Korea officials start talks on reopening the Kaesong industrial complex, and agree to reopen joint industrial zone - 10 juillet: Les Corées du Nord et du Sud relancent les pourparlers sur Kaesong - 27 juillet 2013: Le régime nord-coréen célèbre les 60 ans de l'armistice 1953 avec la plus grande parade militaire de son histoire - 11 septembre: Les deux Corées s'accordent sur la réouverture de Kaesong le 16 septembre
2014: 1 January 2014: North Korea's Kim Jong-Un warns of nuclear disaster on the Korean peninsula - 6 February 2014: North Korea threatens to cancel family reunions with the South, a day after agreeing to hold them - 12 February: North and South Korea hold high-level meeting at border with family reunions, military exercises and tourism on the agenda - 25 February: A North Korean patrol boat violates sea border with the South several times amid drills - 26 March: North Korea breaches UN resolutions by firing two medium-range Rodong missiles, as South Korea, USA and Japan discuss how to deal with Pyongyang regime and the South urges change - 31 March: After shells from a North Korean live-fire drill fell south of the Koreas' disputed western sea boundary, North and South exchanged fire - 1 April: Suspected North Korean drone found on South Korean island near border with North as two countries trade fire - 29 April: North Korean regime tells South it will conduct military exercises near sea boundary - 8 May: Three North Korean drones that crashed in South Korea were programmed to return after flying over military installations in the South - 20 May: After North Korean incursion of three North Korean patrol boats South Korea fires warning shots - 28/29 June 2014: South Korea says North Korea has fired two Scud missiles into the sea from its east coast
North Korea/Syria relations: North Korea/Syria relations - 3 July 2012: North Korea violating sanctions against Assad regime, according to UN report - 6 June 2013: Between 11 and 15 North Korean military officers are advising the Assad regime forces in tactics and the use of artillery against the opposition - 27 August 2013: North Korea tried to export gas masks to Syria but they were seized in Turkey along with arms and ammunition
North Korea/USA relations: North Korea/USA relations
March 2013: 8 March 2013: North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike - 16 March 2013: US will spend $1 billion to deploy additional ballistic missile interceptors along the Pacific Coast to counter the growing reach of North Korea's weapons - 26 mars: En état d’alerte, la Corée du Nord menace une nouvelle fois d’attaquer les États-Unis - 27 March: North Korea has again threatened war against South Korea and the United States, saying conditions 'for a simmering nuclear war' have been created on the peninsula - 29 March: North Korea readies rockets after US flies stealth bombers over the Korean peninsula
April/May 2013: 4 April: US boosts missile defence, North Korea warns of nuclear strike - 14 April 2013: John Kerry arrives in Japan to discuss nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula after securing vital support from China to help defuse the weeks-long crisis - 2 May 2013: North Korea sentences US citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years of prison labour for 'hostile acts' against the regime
June-August 2013: 16 June 2013: Just days after it abruptly cancelled a rare meeting with the South, North Korea proposes high-level talks with the US on denuclearisation and easing tensions on the Korean peninsula - 28 August: US special envoy for human rights to visit Pyongyang after fears grow for health of 45-year-old prisoner Kenneth Bae
December 2013: 7 December: US citizen Merrill Newman, who was a US special forces soldier during the 1950-53 Korean War and who was detained by North Korea during a visit in October 2013, landed in Beijing on Saturday after being deported by Pyongyang
2014: 7 February 2014: North Korea send USA citizen Kenneth Bae back to labour camp - 6 June: USA tourist Fowle detained in North Korea - 2 October: One of three USA citizens detained in North Korea makes fresh plea for help - 22 October: North Korea frees detained USA citizen Fowle, two still held
Natural disasters: Natural disasters in North Korea - 27 June 2012: Both Koreas suffering worst drought in a century
29 July 2012: Flooding through July leaves 88 people dead, tens of thousands homeless and farmland devastated - 2012 North Korean floods - 3 September 2012: Typhoon Bolaven left 48 dead - 13 July 2013: Two people killed, hundreds homeless in North Korean floods

South Korea - Geography of South Korea - Korean Peninsula - Climate of South Korea - Demographics of South Korea

History of South Korea: History of Korea - Korean War 1950-1953 - Division of Korea - Aftermath of the Korean War - History of South Korea
Economy of South Korea: Economy of South Korea - List of companies of South Korea - Companies of South Korea by industry - Food companies of South Korea
Korea Aerospace Industries: Korea Aerospace Industries - 30 January 2013: South Korea launched a rocket Wednesday in its third bid to put a satellite in orbit
Energy in South Korea: Energy in South Korea - Nuclear power in South Korea - Renewable energy in South Korea
Financial services in South Korea: Financial services in South Korea - Banks in South Korea
Agriculture in South Korea: Agriculture in South Korea - Rice production in South Korea
Poverty in South Korea: Poverty in South Korea
Military of South Korea: Republic of Korea Armed Forces
Politics of South Korea: Politics of South Korea - Political parties in South Korea - Trade unions in South Korea - Federation of Korean Trade Unions - Korean Confederation of Trade Unions
Elections in South Korea: Elections in South Korea - South Korean legislative election 11 April 2012 - 12 April: South Korea's ruling Saenuri/NFP wins 152 seats in the 300-seat National Assembly, 25 more than the centre-left opposition DUP
2012: South Korean presidential election 19 December 2012 - 19 December: South Koreans vote in presidential election - 19 December: South Korea's President-elect and first female leader, Park Geun-hye, has said her victory will help the country's economy recover
2014: 19 May: South Korean President Park Geun-hye formally apologised for April 2014 ferry disaster that killed about 300 people, and said she would dismantle the coast guard for failing in its duties
South Korean society and human rights: South Korean society - Demographics of South Korea - Human rights in South Korea - Freedom of religion in South Korea
Education in South Korea: Education in South Korea - Culture of South Korea
2011 South Korean university tuition crisis
Health in South Korea: Health in South Korea
Media of South Korea: Media of South Korea - South Korean radio stations - TV in South Korea - Newspapers in South Korea
Telecommunications in South Korea - Internet in South Korea
Crime in South Korea: Crime in South Korea
16 April 2014 South Korean ferry capsizing - 20 April 2014: Divers in South Korea bring first bodies from ferry and arrested captain defends his actions - 22 July 2014: Badly decomposed body found in South Korea is fugitive ferry tycoon, say police
Social movements and protests in South Korea Democracy movements of South Korea - Protests in South Korea
April Revolution 1960 - Seoul Spring 1979/80 - June Democracy Movement 1987 - 1996–97 strikes in South Korea - South Korean railroad strike of 2006
Anti-nuclear movement in South Korea
Foreign relations of South Korea: Foreign relations of South Korea - 14 May 2012: China, South Korea and Japan set to begin free trade talks
South Korea/PR of China relations: South Korea/PR of China relations - 27 June 2013: China's president welcomed his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hyeon as an 'old friend of China' and agreed to make a push for new talks with North Korea - 8 December 2013: South Korea declares expanded air defence zone in disputed area - 15 December: China, Japan and South Korea today agreed to jointly combat air pollution, a common challenge to East Asia - 4 July 2014: China and South Korea issue a joint call for the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula at a summit in Seoul
South Korea/India relations: South Korea/India relations - 1 February 2013: Korean tourist allegedly raped in Bandhavgarh reserve
South Korea/Japan relations: Korea/Japan relations - Japan–Korea unequal treaty of 1876 - First Sino-Japanese War 1894-1895 - Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty of 1910 - Korea under Japanese rule 1910-1945 - Korean independence movement - Korea in World War II
Since 2012: 10 August 2012: South Korean leader's islands visit angers Japan - 18 October: South Korea reacted angrily to a visit by Japanese opposition leader Shinzo Abe to Yasukuni war shrine, saying Japan should 'have the courage' to face up to its brutal wartime aggression - 18 October: Two ministers, Hata and Shimoji, visit Yasukuni war shrine - 28 May 2013: Japan's World War II legacy remains an open wound as once again Japanese politicians like Hashimoto don't want to acknowledge wartime wrongs and are out of touch with the sentiments of their neighbors and the international community - 15 August 2013: China and South Korea strongly condemned the visits of Japanese cabinet members, lawmakers and other politicians to the notorious Yasukuni Shrine, which honors 14 Class-A war criminals in the World War II - 18 August: Nippon Steel&Sumitomo Metal sued by South Korean wartime slave workers is ready to pay compensation if it loses a long-running legal battle
South Korea/USA relations: South Korea/USA relations - 26 August 2012: Samsung to appeal Silicon Valley jury ruling it infringed on patents for rival's iPhone and iPad
History and division of Korea: History of Korea - Korean War 1950-1953 after World War II 1939-1945 - Division of Korea after the Korean War 1950–53
South Korea/North Korea relations: South Korea/North Korea relations
2011: NZZ Juli 2011: Informelle Gespräche zwischen Nord- und Südkorea am Rande des Asean-Forums 2011
2012: 26 March 2012: US president Obama speaks against nuclear terrorism and pledges to work with nuclear powers ahead of a summit in Seoul
2013 March: 8 March 2013: North Korea has announced that it is cancelling a hotline and a nonaggression pact with South Korea in anger over UN Security Council sanctions vote - 27 March: North Korea has again threatened war against South Korea and the United States, saying conditions 'for a simmering nuclear war' have been created on the peninsula - 30 March: North Korea says it is entering 'state of war' with South Korea in a continuing escalation of angry rhetoric
April 2013: 1 April: South Korean President says there would be strong and swift military response to any North Korean provocation - 3 April: After North Korea blocked South Korean access to the Seoul-funded Kaesong joint industrial zone, South Korea's defence ministry said it had contingency plans to ensure the safety of its citizens working in the joint industrial zone - 25 April: South Korea wants talks with North to reopen joint industrial zone - 29 April: Last South Korean workers to leave joint factory zone
June/July 2013: 6 juin: Reprise du dialogue entre les deux Corées - 9 June: North and South Korean officials hold first talks in years in Panmunjom, intending to pave the way for ministerial-level talks in Seoul - 10 June: North and South Korea agree to government-level meeting in this week - 12 June: North Korea cancels high-level talks with South - 17 June: South Korea joined the US in insisting that North Korea take concrete steps towards abandoning its nuclear weapons if it genuinely wants to end its international isolation - 6/7 July: South and North Korea officials start talks on reopening the Kaesong industrial complex, and agree to reopen joint industrial zone - 10 July: Two Koreas hold talks on joint industrial site Kaesong - 22 juillet: Cinquième tour de table sur le site industriel de Kaesong - 22/23 July: Koreas fail to agree on reopening Kaesong complex after the North insists it was not responsable for its shutdown and as the North launches its annual Arirang festival with war victory theme
August/September 2013: 7 August: South Korean businessmen rally for reopening of Kaesong - 11 septembre: Les deux Corées s'accordent sur la réouverture de Kaesong le 16 septembre
February/March 2014: 5 February: North and South Korea agree to family reunions in February - 6 February: North Korea threatens to cancel family reunions with the South, a day after agreeing to hold them - 12 February: North and South Korea hold high-level meeting at border with family reunions, military exercises and tourism on the agenda - 19 February: Koreans gather ahead of family reunions cancelled by North Korea last September - 20 February: North and South Koreans in reunions after decades of separation - 1 March: South Korea proposes regular family reunions with North - 26 March: North Korea breaches UN resolutions by firing two medium-range Rodong missiles, as South Korea, USA and Japan discuss how to deal with Pyongyang regime and the South urges change
April 2014: 1 April: Suspected North Korean drone found on South Korean island near border with North as two countries trade fire - 4 April: South Korean rescuers search for missing sailors after North Korean cargo ship sinks off coast of South Korea
Natural disasters: Natural disasters in South Korea - 27 June 2012: Both Koreas suffering worst drought in a century

Kurdish people - Kurdish population - Kurdish language - Geography - Demographics - Kurdish culture - History of the Kurdish people - Rise of Kurdish nationalism under the Ottoman Empire - Kurdish diaspora

Iranian Kurdistan - Kurds of Khorasan - NZZ: Iranische Truppen erobern drei kurdische Lager im Irak - NZZ 21. Oktober 2011: Gemeinsames Vorgehen von Iran und Türkei gegen PKK
Iraqi Kurdistan - Iraqi–Kurdish conflict 1918-2003 - Disputed territories of Northern Iraq - Kurdistan Regional Government - Iraqi Kurdistan legislative election 25 July 2009
Iraqi Kurdistan legislative election 21 September 2013 - 21 September 2013: Iraq's Kurds vote amid rows, regional tensions - 28 September: Iraq president's party falls to third in Kurdish polls, with 95 percent of votes counted the KDP was first with 719,004 votes, the opposition Goran movement second with 446,095, and the PUK third with 323,867
Economy of Iraqi Kurdistan - Human rights in Iraqi Kurdistan
2012/2013: 28 July 2012: Kurd leader Massoud Barzani warns against budget cuts by Iraq - 10 January 2013: Syrian Kurds find refuge in northern Iraq - camp Domiz is home to about 30.000 Syrian Kurds who are allowed to move freely and work in the region - 14 mai: Les premiers rebelles du PKK arrivent en Irak après leur retrait de Turquie - 11 June 2013: More than 1,000 Kurdish career soldiers in the Iraqi army have deserted and want to be integrated into the Kurdish former rebel peshmerga militia - 26 June 2013: A Kurdish bloc won the most seats in one of two provinces that held delayed elections last week, surprisingly beating out the governor's Sunni Arab party - 28 July: A suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into a Kurdish security patrol in northern city of Tuz Khormato killing eight people and wounding five more - 18 août 2013: Des milliers de Kurdes syriens affluent dans la région autonome du Kurdistan irakien en quête d'un peu de répit, loin des privations et des combats contre les jihadistes - 29 septembre: Au moins six personnes ont été tuées dans une série d’attentats à Erbil, au Kurdistan irakien - 17 November 2013: Iraqi Kurdish president in Turkey to back PM's peace effort
Syrian Kurdistan - Al-Hasakah Governorate - Syrian Kurdistan campaign (2012–present)
2012: NZZ 29. Juli 2012: Mehrere Kurdengruppen sehen Chance für Autonomie in Nordsyrien - 1 October: A suicide car bomb has exploded in the Kurdish city of Qamishli killing four in the first such attack in Syria's Kurdish region - 27 October: Deadly fighting between the PYD, the Syrian branch of the PKK, and opposition fighters in Aleppo
2013: 14 avril 2013: Un avion d'Assad a bombardé ce dimanche un village à majorité kurde du nord-est de la Syrie, entraînant la mort de 16 personnes, dont trois enfants - 22 July: Fresh clashes erupt between Kurds and Syrian Islamists along Turkey border - 26 juillet: Un homme a été tué et ses trois enfants blessés lorsqu'un obus de mortier tiré de Syrie a atteint Ceylanpinar à la frontière en face de Rass al-Ain, où des combats entre un groupe kurde et des djihadistes ont été signalés ces dix derniers jours - 30 July: The prominent Syrian Kurdish politician and Assad opponent Isa Huso killed in a car bomb attack in Qamishli, near the Turkish border, officials say - 31 juillet: Des groupes jihadistes liés au réseau Al-Qaïda ont pris en otages environ 200 civils kurdes après de violents combats avec des combattants kurdes dans deux villages de l'est de la Syrie - 17 août: 17 morts dans une offensive d'Al-Qaïda dans la région à majorité kurde du nord de la Syrie - 18 août: Des milliers de Kurdes syriens affluent dans la région autonome du Kurdistan irakien en quête d'un peu de répit, loin des privations et des combats contre les jihadistes
Since July 2013 (ongoing): Syrian Kurdish–Islamist conflict July 2013–present
September/October 2014: Since 16 September 2014 Siege of Kobanê (ongoing)
Kurds in Turkey - Kurds of Central Anatolia - Kurdish rebellions - Kurdish–Turkish conflict 1970s-present
2011: NZZ Juli 2011: Kurden in der Türkei - verlustreiche Kämpfe im Südosten Juli 2011 - Turkey vows crackdown in response to Kurdish attack - NZZ 17. August 2011: Schwerer kurdischer Angriff im Südosten der Türkei - NZZ 18. August: Türkei greift kurdische Ziele im Nordirak an - NZZ 23. August: Türkische Armee berichtet von bis zu 100 getöteten Kurden bei Angriffen im Nordirak - NZZ 16. September: Erdogan bestätigt Gespräche mit kurdischen Rebellenführern - 19 October: Turkish troops pursue Kurdish rebels into Iraq after PKK attacks - 23 November: Turkey's PM Erdogan apologises for the killing of more than 13.000 Kurds by the Turkish military in the late 1930s - NZZ 29. Dezember: Luftangriff in der Provinz Sirnak - 29 December: Kurds protest over deadly Turkey air raid
2012: 12 June 2012: Turkey to allow Kurdish lessons in schools - 5 août: Affrontements meurtriers entre des Kurdes et l'armée à la frontière irakienne - NZZ 13. August: Von Kurden entführter Abgeordneter Hüseyin Aygün wird mit dem Tod bedroht - 3 September: Nine security personnel and up to 20 PKK members killed in clashes in the Sirnak province
2013: 10/11 January 2013: Three Kurdish activists Fidan Dogan, Sakine Cansiz and Leyla Soylemez found dead in Paris, as Turkish government and PKK leader conduct negotiations - 21 March 2013: A statement from the jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan announced a historic ceasefire with Turkey and a possible end to the three-decade-old conflict - 26 April 2013: Kurdish PKK to withdraw from May 8 after three decades of fighting that claimed about 40,000 lives - 8 May: Kurdish rebels begin withdrawal from Turkey - 7 novembre: La police a fait usage de gaz lacrymogène et de canons à eau pour disperser jeudi à Nusaybin, dans le sud-est de la Turquie, plusieurs milliers de personnes opposées à la construction d'un 'mur de la honte entre les peuples kurdes' à la frontière avec la Syrie
2014: 8 October 2014: Battle for Kobani between IS terrorists and Syrian Kurds sparks unrest in Turkey, as thousands protest over Turkey's government’s inaction despite promises - 14 October: Turkey denies it gave USA permission to use air base against IS terrorists as Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish targets in southeast Turkey for first time in 2 years

Kyrgyzstan - Geography of Kyrgyzstan - History of Kyrgyzstan - Demographics of Kyrgyzstan

Economy of Kyrgyzstan: Economy of Kyrgyzstan - Companies of Kyrgyzstan
Mines in Kyrgyzstan: Mines in Kyrgyzstan - Kumtor Gold Mine owned by the Canadian mining company, Centerra Gold
Energy in Kyrgyzstan
Agriculture in Kyrgyzstan: Agriculture in Kyrgyzstan - animal fodder, winter wheat, barley, corn, rice, tobacco, cotton, potatoes, vegetables, grapes, fruits, and berries -
Water, dams and hydroelectric power stations in Kyrgyzstan: Rivers of Kyrgyzstan - Hydroelectric power stations in Kyrgyzstan - List of dams and reservoirs in Kyrgyzstan - Dams on the Naryn River - Dams on the Vakhsh River - Toktogul Dam
Politics of Kyrgyzstan: Politics of Kyrgyzstan - Tulip Revolution or First Kyrgyz Revolution 2005 - 2010 Kyrgyzstani revolution - Political parties in Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyzstan Federation of Trade Unions
Elections and politics in Kyrgyzstan: Elections in Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyzstani constitutional referendum 27 June 2010 - Kyrgyzstani parliamentary election 10 October 2010 - Kyrgyzstani presidential election 30 October 2011 - 30 October 2011: Presidential election to test new democracy - NZZ 30. Oktober 2011: Regierungschef Atambajew bei Präsidentschaftswahl mit etwa 66 Prozent vorn
Social movements and protests in Kyrgyzstan: Tulip Revolution or First Kyrgyz Revolution 2005 - April-December 2010 Kyrgyzstani revolution
2013 Kyrgystan protests: 2013 Kyrgystan protests since May - nationalization of Kumtor Gold Mine, lack of social benefits, pollution
Environmental issues in Kyrgyzstan: Environmental issues in Kyrgyzstan
Society, demographics and human rights in Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstani society - Demographics of Kyrgyzstan - Human rights in Kyrgyzstan - Religion in Kyrgyzstan - Freedom of religion in Kyrgyzstan
Education in Kyrgyzstan: Education in Kyrgyzstan
Crime in Kyrgyzstan: Crime in Kyrgyzstan - Human trafficking in Kyrgyzstan - Corruption in Kyrgyzstan
Terrorism in Kyrgyzstan
Foreign relations of Kyrgyzstan: Foreign relations of Kyrgyzstan - Central Asian Nuclear Weapon Free Zone
Kyrgyzstan/Canada relations: Kyrgyzstan/Canada relations - Kumtor Gold Mine owned by the Canadian mining company, Centerra Gold
Kyrgyzstan/Kazakhstan relations: Kyrgyzstan/Kazakhstan relations
Kyrgyzstan/Russia relations: Kyrgyzstan/Russia relations
Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan relations: Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan relations
Kyrgyzstan/USA relations: Kyrgyzstan/USA relations - Military facilities of the United States in Kyrgyzstan - Transit Center at Manas primarily operated by the USA Air Force
Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan relations: Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan relations - Syr Darya river

Malaysia - History of Malaysia - Geography of Malaysia

Economy of Malaysia: Economy of Malaysia - Oil and gas - Petronas - Agriculture in Malaysia - Poverty in Malaysia
Politics of Malaysia: Politics of Malaysia - Political parties in Malaysia - Elections in Malaysia
Malaysian general election on 5 May 2013: Next Malaysian general election no later than 27 June 2013 - 13 January 2013: At least 45.000 people have joined a massive opposition rally in Kuala Lumpur ahead of key general elections due in months
3 April 2013: Malaysian PM dissolves parliament for landmark polls before July - 10 April: Malaysia will hold elections on 5 May 2013 - 5 May: Malaysians vote with power at stake for first time - 5 May: Malaysia ruling coalition wins simple majority in parliament - 8 May: A planned opposition rally to protest against election results has been declared illegal by the Malaysian police
Demographics and religion in Malaysia: Demographics of Malaysia - Religion in Malaysia - Freedom of religion in Malaysia - Islam in Malaysia - Buddhism in Malaysia - Hinduism in Malaysia
Human rights and judiciary in Malaysia: Human rights in Malaysia - Judiciary of Malaysia - 17 May: A Malaysian high court has sentenced five men, including three Mexicans, to death for drug trafficking
Social movements and protests: 'Air Untuk Rakyat' rally December 2010 (Protests against privatizations of water services) - 'Bersih 2.0' rally July 2011 (Protests for free and fair elections) - 14 July 2011: US concern at Malaysian crackdown on July protests - 28 April 2012: Malaysia police fire tear gas against thousands of protesters calling for changes to the electoral system - 12 July: Malaysia's PM minister announces plans to repeal a colonial-era law that has been used to crack down on dissent and the opposition - 13 January 2013: At least 45.000 people have joined a massive opposition rally in Kuala Lumpur ahead of key general elections due in months - 9 May 2013: Some 50,000 Malaysians rally against polls results in Kuala Lumpur
Foreign relations of Malaysia: Foreign relations of Malaysia
Malaysia/Australia relations: Malaysia/Australia relations - Military history of Australia 1950-1963 during the Malayan Emergency - Military history of Australia during the Indonesia–Malaysia Confrontation 1962-1966 - 1971 Five Power Defence Arrangements between the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Singapore - 3 November 2013: Malaysia summons Australian, US representatives over spy row - 25 November: Malaysia summons Singapore envoy over reports that the Singapore helps Western intelligence agencies spy on its Southeast Asian neighbor
Malaysia/PR of China relations: Malaysia/PR of China relations - 27 November 2012: Minister says China's military buildup no threat to the world - 27 March 2013: China deploys some of its most sophisticated vessels to the eastern coast of Malaysia in surprising navy exercises including the landing of amphibious craft and a ceremony promising 'to defend Chinese sovereignty'
2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 aircraft disappeared on 8 March 2014 - 18 March 2014: Desperate relatives of Chinese passengers aboard flight MH370 threatened to go on hunger strike as they demanded answers about the missing aircraft from Malaysia - 25 March: Relatives of lost passengers flight MH370 protest against Malaysia accusing it of 'delays and deception' a day after it confirmed the plane crashed
Malaysia/Indonesia relations: Malaysia/Indonesia relations - Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation 1962–1966 - 20 June 2013: Malaysia closed 200 schools and banned open burning in some areas, as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically - 23 June: Malaysia declares emergency as Indonesia smoke pollution thickens
Malaysia/Netherlands relations: Malaysia/Netherlands relations - 27 July 2014: Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 families offer to counsel bereaved relatives of MH17 victims - 28 July: Australia, Netherlands plan fresh attempt to reach MH17 site
Malaysia/Philippines relations: Malaysia/Philippines relations - 1 March 2013: At least 10 reportedly killed in clashes in a Malaysian village in island of Sabah, occupied by armed clan from Philippines - 1 March: 14 killed as Malaysia-Philippine standoff continues - 3 March: Five policemen, two assailants killed amid Malaysian siege
Malaysia/Singapore relations: Malaysia/Singapore relations - 26 November 2013: Malaysia summons Singapore envoy over a media report that said the city-state helped facilitate USA-Australian surveillance in the region
Malaysia/Ukraine relations: Malaysia/Ukraine relations - 17 July 2014 Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 reportedly shot down - 18 July: Suspected separatists' missile destroys Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine, killing 298 people - 19 July: Malaysia team in Kiev as anger mounts over MH17 and Malaysian PM Najib Razak appeals for access to the MH17 crash site
Malaysia/USA relations: Malaysia/USA relations - 31 October 2013: Malaysia demands clarification from the USA over reportedly USA electronic surveillance facilities worldwide, including in the USA Embassy in Kuala Lumpur
Natural disasters in Malaysia: Natural disasters in Malaysia
Floods and landslides in Malaysia: Floods in Malaysia - Landslides in Malaysia
Southeast Asian hazes: 1997 Southeast Asian haze - 2005 Malaysian haze - 2013 Southeast Asian haze - 23 June: Malaysia declares emergency as Indonesia smoke pollution thickens

Maldives - Geography of the Maldives - History of the Maldives - Demographics of the Maldives

Economy of the Maldives: Economy of the Maldives
Politics of the Maldives and elections: Politics of the Maldives - Political parties in the Maldives
Elections in the Maldives
2012: 9 February 2012: Concern grows over Maldives unrest - 9 February: Security 'breakdown' in Maldives' second city, mayor says - 10 February: UN delegation arrives amid Maldives unrest - 19 April: Mohammed Waheed Hassan announces presidential election for July 2013 - 13 July: Nasheed supporters, police clash in Maldives during a rally to protest his ouster
2013: Maldivian presidential election 2013 - 7 September 2013: Voters across the Maldives came out in force Saturday to vote - 24 September: Maldives Supreme Court delays the final round of presidential elections - 8 October: Supreme Court annuls Maldives presidential vote - 19 October: Police force stops presidential elections in Maldives - 10 November: Maldives presidential polls postponed again, run-off on November 16 - 16/17 November: Securing 51.3 percent, Abdulla Yameen defeated Nasheed in run-off elections
Maldivian parliamentary election 22 March 2014: Maldivian parliamentary election 22 March 2014 - 22 March 2014: Maldives holds parliamentary polls despite delay fear
Foreign relations the Maldives: Foreign relations of the Maldives

Nepal - Geography of Nepal - History of Nepal - Kingdom of Nepal 1768-2008 - Demographics of Nepal

Economy of Nepal: Economy of Nepal - Companies of Nepal by industry - List of companies of Nepal
Agriculture in Nepal: Agriculture in Nepal - rice is the most important cereal crop, other food crops include wheat, millet, barley, tea and coffee - Rice production in Nepal - Nepali tea
Tourism in Nepal: Tourism in Nepal - Visitor attractions in Nepal - National parks of Nepal
Nepalese Armed Forces: Nepalese Armed Forces
Politics of Nepal: Politics of Nepal - Political parties in Nepal - Trade unions in Nepal
Nepalese Civil War 1996-2006: Kingdom of Nepal 1768-2008 - Nepalese Civil War 1996-2006
Elections and government in Nepal: Elections in Nepal - Nepalese Constituent Assembly election 10 April 2008 - Results of the Nepalese Constituent Assembly election 2008
2011: NZZ 14. August 2011: Rücktritt von Ministerpräsident Khanal wegen Verfassungsfragen und schwieriger Aussöhnung - NZZ 28. August: Nepal hat neuen Ministerpräsidenten Baburam Bhattarai, der Aussöhnung und Verfassungsfrage als Aufgaben nennt - 29 August: New Nepal PM Bhattarai says he expects to secure peace within six months - also economic issues
2012: 4 May 2012: Nepal Cabinet resigns, new national coalition government to be formed by Mr Bhattarai - 28 May: PM Baburam Bhattarai calls for fresh elections on November 22 for a new Constituent Assembly
Nepalese Constituent Assembly election 22 November 2012, delayed to Baishakh, B.S. year 2070 (circa Apr.-May 2013)
2013: 19 February 2013: Major parties agree on interim government led by chief justice Khilraj Regmi as Maoist party calls general strike
Nepalese Constituent Assembly election June 2013, delayed - 14 June 2013: Nepal's announcement of 19 November elections raised hopes for stability in the deeply divided Himalayan nation
Nepalese Constituent Assembly election 19 November 2013: Nepalese Constituent Assembly election 19 November 2013 - 19 November 2013: Nepalis are going to the polls - 21 November: Maoist chief Prachanda loses seat in Nepal's elections with turnout of 70 percent - 25 November: Monday election results show that the Nepali congress party had won 105 of 240 directly elected seats, the Communist Party of Nepal trails with 91 seats and the United Communist Party of Nepal has 25 seats - 29 November: Nepali Congress, largest party in polls, wants to form Nepal's new government, seeking collaboration with the CPN-UML to draft a Constitution
2014: 10 February 2014: Nepal's parliament ends political deadlock, electing Nepali Congress party's Sushil Koirala as new PM
Social movements and protests in Nepal: 1979 Nepalese student protests - 1990 People's Movement - 2006 democracy movement in Nepal
Society, demographics and human rights in Nepal: Nepalese society - Demographics of Nepal - Caste system in Nepal - Human rights in Nepal - Freedom of religion in Nepal
Women in Nepal: Women in Nepal - Women's organisations in Nepal
Child labour in Nepal: Child labour in Nepal
Education and culture in Nepal: Education in Nepal - Culture of Nepal - Languages of Nepal
Media of Nepal: Media of Nepal
Crime in Nepal: Crime in Nepal - Human trafficking in Nepal
Terrorism in Nepal - 19 novembre 2013: L'explosion d'une bombe à Katmandou fait trois blessés alors que les Népalais votent pour élire une Assemblée constituante
Foreign relations of Nepal: Foreign relations of Nepal
Nepal/China relations: Nepal/China relations - China-Nepal Highway
Nepal/India relations: Nepal/India relations - 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship
Nepal/Qatar relations: Nepal/Qatar relations - 26 September 2013: Qatar is facing growing international pressure to act against the growing death toll of migrant workers preparing for the 2022 World Cup as unions warned another 4,000 people could die in the Gulf emirate before a ball is kicked - 26 September 2013: Nepal recalls envoy Maya Kumari Sharma after she called Qatar an 'open jail' for thousands of Nepali migrants who face abuse from employers there - 24 January 2014: 185 Nepalese men died in 2013, building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup
Natural disasters: 2011 Sikkim earthquake

Pakistan - Geography of Pakistan - History of Pakistan - Partition of India by the 'British Empire' 1947 - Teilung Britisch-Indiens - 13 August: Nearly seven decades after independence from Britain, Al Jazeera looks at how the two nations have fared

Economy of Pakistan: Economy of Pakistan - Companies of Pakistan - Companies of Pakistan by industry
Industry of Pakistan: Industry of Pakistan
Mining in Pakistan: Mining in Pakistan - Pakistan Coal Mines and Resources
Fuel extraction in Pakistan, natural gas, uranium production
Textile industry of Pakistan: Textile industry of Pakistan - 2012 Pakistan garment factory fires
Pharmaceutical industry in Pakistan: Pharmaceutical industry in Pakistan - 26 November: At least 16 people have died in the Pakistani city of Lahore after drinking what police say was toxic cough syrup, forcing authorities to close three pharmacies and a medicine factory
Defense industry of Pakistan: Defense industry of Pakistan - Military research facilities of Pakistan
Nuclear technology in Pakistan: Nuclear technology in Pakistan - Nuclear history of Pakistan - Nuclear weapons programme of Pakistan
Energy in Pakistan: Energy in Pakistan - Energy policy of Pakistan
Electricity in Pakistan: Electricity sector in Pakistan - List of power stations in Pakistan - Nuclear power stations in Pakistan - Fossil fuel power stations in Pakistan - Renewable energy power stations in Pakistan
Hydroelectric power stations in Pakistan: Hydroelectric power stations in Pakistan
Wind power in Pakistan: Wind power in Pakistan
Agriculture in Pakistan: Agriculture in Pakistan - the most important crops are wheat, sugarcane, cotton, rice, fruits and vegetables - History of agriculture in the Indian subcontinent
Rice production in Pakistan - Animal husbandry in Pakistan
Pakistani landowners
Forestry in Pakistan: Forestry in Pakistan
Fishing in Pakistan: Fishing in Pakistan
Infrastructure in Pakistan: Infrastructure in Pakistan
Transport in Pakistan
Water supply and sanitation in Pakistan - Irrigation in Pakistan
Tourism in Pakistan: Tourism in Pakistan - Visitor attractions in Pakistan
World Heritage Sites in Pakistan: World Heritage Sites in Pakistan
Mohenjo-daro - 2 February 2014: Culture festival, that organizers say aspires to promote peace in Pakistan, opens in ancient ruins of Mohenjodaro
Banking, financial services and bourses in Pakistan: Banking in Pakistan - State Bank of Pakistan - Karachi Stock Exchange
Labour in Pakistan: Labour in Pakistan - 12 September 2012: Over 120 people feared dead in factory fires that broke out in Karachi and in Lahore - blocked escape routes - 12 September: More than 280 people killed in Karachi factory inferno - many victims caught in basement with no fire exits - 13 September: Police seek the factory owners as relatives bury dead - 1 November: Karachi factories safety standards appalling
Slavery in Pakistan
Poverty in Pakistan: Poverty in Pakistan - 26 April 2013: As begging turns into an organised 'business', disabled and disadvantaged children begging at all hours of the day and night - a grim, constant reminder of the 49 percent of the estimated 180 million population of Pakistan living in poverty
International trade: Foreign trade of Pakistan
Foreign aid to Pakistan: Foreign aid to Pakistan - Military and economic aid from the USA - Aid to Pakistan by the numbers - 19 August 2010: Pakistan is paying about US $ 3 billion on debt servicing every year - 5 September 2013: Pakistan facing serious economic challenges, the IMF says hours after it approved financial assistance of $6.7 billion to prevent Pakistan from a brink of economic collapse
Military of Pakistan: Military of Pakistan
Pakistan Navy - Active Pakistan Navy ships - 3 September 2013: Pakistan Navy inducts new F-22P guided missile frigate built in a shipyard in Karachi with technology transferred by China, after China has delivered three more F-22P guided missile frigates to Pakistan since 2009
25 November 2013: Pakistani military deploys its first domestically developed drones
Pakistan and weapons of mass destruction: Pakistan and weapons of mass destruction - Nuclear weapons programme of Pakistan
NZZ 19. März 2012: Das Volumen weltweiter Rüstungsgeschäfte hat in den vergangenen fünf Jahren um 24 Prozent zugenommen - auffällig sei der Aufstieg Chinas als Waffenexporteur, vor allem Pakistan habe chinesische Rüstungsgüter wie Schiffe und Kampfflugzeuge gekauft - 25 April 2012: Military says test of intermediate range missile capable of carrying nuclear weapons was successful - 2 June: Pakistan increases defence allocation in its fical 2012-13 budget by 10 per cent - 5 June: Pakistan test fires 700 km range Hatf-VII nuke missile - 10 April: Pakistan successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Hatf-IV ballistic missile, with a range of 900 km
Pakistani military personnel
Pakistani intelligence agencies: List of Pakistani intelligence agencies - Missing persons (Pakistan) - 21 September 2012: UN asks Pakistan over the fate of hundreds of people disappeared into the illegal custody of the country's powerful intelligence and law enforcement agencies over the last decade
Law enforcement in Pakistan: Law enforcement in Pakistan - Police brutality in Pakistan - Pakistani police violence 2009 - Pakistani police violence 2011 - Pakistani police violence 2011
Taxation in Pakistan: Taxation in Pakistan - Federal Board of Revenue (Pakistan)
Pakistan federal budget: 2011/2012 Pakistan federal budget - 2012/2013 Pakistan federal budget - 2013/2014 Pakistan federal budget for the fiscal year 2013—2014 - 12 June 2013: Government unveils ‘business friendly’ budget 2013-14 - 3 September 2013: Inflation rises up to 8.55 per cent in August in Pakistan
Military budget: Military budget - 12 June 2013: Pakistan's new government announced a 10 per cent increase in defence spending for fiscal year 2013-14, despite a crippling budget deficit of 8.8 per cent, weak economic growth, high inflation, dwindling foreign exchange reserves and unprecedented power cuts
Politics of Pakistan: Politics of Pakistan - Political parties in Pakistan - 9 March 2014: Inspired by AAP in India, party with same name launched in Pakistan
Parliament and government of Pakistan: Parliament of Pakistan - National Assembly (Pakistan) - Government of Pakistan - Cabinet of Pakistan - Nawaz Sharif administration 2013 - Sharif III Government since 7 June 2013
Politics and elections in Pakistan: Elections in Pakistan - Election Support Group - Pakistani general elections 18 February 2008 (voter turnout 44%)
Pakistani general elections 11 May 2013: Pakistani general elections 11 May 2013 - 27 November: Pakistan plans to hold national elections next May - 16 January 2013: Amidst protests by cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri for the dissolution of Parliament, the Pakistan government today says it is determined to complete its five-year term and to hold the polls by May 15 - 17 March: Pakistan's government the first a full term in office, but is overshadowed by mismanagement, economic decline and worsening security - 19 March: Pakistan 'anti-corruption' cleric Tahirul Qadri to boycott May elections - 23 March: Tens of thousands of people are rallying in Lahore in support of Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf anti-corruption party
April 2013: 16 April 2013: Pervez Musharraf disqualified from upcoming Pakistan election - 16 avril: Attentats meurtriers en plein campagne électorale - 18 April: Imran Khan's home attacked in Pakistan, his party says accusing the government of failing to provide security - 18 April: Musharraf flees court after bail is cancelled
May 2013: 4 May: Pakistan election candidate was shot dead on Friday along with his three-year-old son after praying in a mosque in Karachi - 4 May: Facing a series of legal cases and an order barring him from contesting polls for the rest of his life, Musharraf's party decides to 'boycott' polls next week - 7 May: The death toll in an election rally bombing by Taliban militants in Kurram tribal district climbed to 23 - 8 May: Pakistani politician Imran Khan has been advised to rest for a week after sustaining skull and back injuries in a fall at an election campaign rally - 9 May: Gunmen kidnapped the son of former PM Gilani, standing in the country's elections, in an attack that killed his secretary Mohiyuddin and injured five others - 10 May: On the eve of the general election a motorbike bomb close to party political offices killed four people and wounded 15 in the main bazaar of Miranshah - 10 May: Attacks targeting Pakistan's landmark elections killed 10 people on the eve of the vote as the Taliban stepped up threats on Friday - 11 May: A bomb blast targeting an election candidate wounded four people in Karachi as elections got underway on Saturday - 12 May: After a partial vote count showed his Muslim League-N party with an overwhelming lead, Nawaz Sharif claims victory in Pakistan’s general election with a high participation - 13 May: PML-N Nawaz Sharif in talks to form Pakistan government - 19 May: Senior leader Zara Shahid Hussain of Imran Khan's party killed by gunmen, hours ahead of repolling in Karachi by allegations of voting fraud - British government criticized over Altaf Hussain's threats - 20 May 2013: Imran Khan's party wins repoll in Pakistan's Karachi, unofficial results show - 21 May: Pakistan's presumptive PM Nawaz Sharif calls Taliban for peace talks
July 2013: 23 July: A terrorist plot by Tehrik-e-Taliban suspects to target PM Nawaz Sharif foiled by Pakistani security forces - 26 juillet: Le Parti du peuple pakistanais a annoncé son boycott de l'élection présidentielle
Pakistani presidential election 30 July 2013 - 16 July 2013: Pakistan to hold presidential election on September 6 (cancelled timetable) - 30 July 2013: India-born Mamnoon Hussain elected 12th Pakistani president
August 2013: 9 August 2013: As the bombing at police headquarters in Quetta, killing up to 38 people and wounding dozens more, raises concerns that Pakistan's umbrella Taliban movement poses an ever deadlier challenge to the country, the 26/11 Mumbai mastermind Hafiz Saeed leads Eid prayers in Lahore and the Pakistan army is actively connived in a cross-border raid and military-style ambush that killed five Indian soldiers in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir
September 2013: 6 September: Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif called for an all party conference on September 9 to chalk out an new counter-terrorism policy
February 2014: 7 February: Government and Taliban start talks in Islamabad
Politics, corruption and disputes: Corruption in Pakistan
January/February 2012: 19 January 2012: Pakistan court to examine Zardari's immunity - 2 February: Pakistan's Supreme Court to charge prime minister Gilani with contempt for his failure to reopen an old corruption case against the president - 10 February: Pakistan court throws out PM contempt summons appeal - 13 February: Pakistan's supreme court indicts PM Gilani
April-June 2012: 26 April: Pakistan's PM Gilani convicted on contempt charges - 19 June: Supreme court rules that current prime minister cannot hold office two months after convicting Gilani for contempt - 27 June: New PM Ashraf asked by Supreme Court to reopen graft cases against President Zardari
July-September 2012: 12 July: Supreme Court serves ultimatum to Pakistan PM Ashraf to re-open corruption probe against president Zardari - 8 August: Court summons new Pakistan PM - 18 August: Hundreds protest outside parliament against continued targeted killings of minority Shias - 27 August: PM Ashraf appeared in person and requested a delay to reopen graft cases - 18 September: PM Ashraf has agreed to re-open draft cases against President Zardari
January 2013: 15 January 2013: Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the arrest of the PM Ashraf on corruption allegations, ratcheting up pressure on a government that is also facing a massive street protest led by Tahirul Qadri - 17 January: Pakistani anti-corruption officials are to appear before the Supreme Court over orders to arrest the prime minister and 15 other people on accusations of graft in 2010 - 17 January: Pakistan government agrees to appoint caretaker Prime Minister as part of deal with cleric Qadri - 24 January: Supreme Court ordered officials to register a second criminal case against PM Ashraf, raising the pressure on the government
April 2013: 15 April 2013: Pakistani election tribunal disqualified former PM Ashraf from contesting next month's general elections over graft allegations - 18 April: A Pakistani court ordered the arrest of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in one of three cases dating back to his 1999-2008 period in office - 19 avril: L'ex-président pakistanais Pervez Musharraf placé en résidence surveillée - 30 April: Pakistan court sends Pervez Musharraf to 14-days judicial custody in Benazir Bhutto assassination case
May 2013: 14 May: Former PM Ashraf barred from leaving the country over allegations of corruption in setting up power projects
October 2013: 11 October: Pakistani court reopens graft cases against Asif Ali Zardari
January 2014: 9 janvier: L'ex-président Zardari devant le tribunal anti-corruption
2013 Musharraf's return and charges - 1999 Pakistani coup d'état, 2007 Pakistani state of emergency and 2007 assassination of Benazir Bhutto: 1999 Pakistani coup d'état - 2007 Pakistani state of emergency - PCO Judges case - December 2007 Assassination of Benazir Bhutto - 2008 movement to impeach Pervez Musharraf
2013: 2013 Musharraf's return to Pakistan and charges - 25 June 2013: Former PM Gilani has demanded that Pakistani judges who endorsed the October 1999 coup led by Musharraf should also be charged with treason - 25 June: Musharraf chargesheeted in Benazir Bhutto murder case - 27 June: Interior Minister Nisar says that a four-member committee has been constituted to probe charges that Musharraf committed treason under article six of the constitution - 20 August 2013: Pervez Musharraf indicted, charged with murder, terrorism in Benazir Bhutto assassination case - 2 September: Pakistan to probe Pervez Musharraf's role in the death of the cleric killed during the raid of Red Mosque in Islamabad in 2007 leaving a hundred people killed - 2 October: Pakistan court orders retrial in Benazir Bhutto assassination case after Pervez Musharraf was named as the main accused - 18 novembre: Pervez Musharraf, va être jugé pour trahison pour avoir imposé l'état d'urgence en 2007
Society, demographics and human rights in Pakistan: Pakistani society - Demographics of Pakistan - Human rights in Pakistan - Human rights abuses in Pakistan - Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
Culture and languages of Pakistan: Culture of Pakistan - Languages of Pakistan
Education in Pakistan: Education in Pakistan - History of education in the Indian subcontinent - Women's education in Pakistan
14 November 2012: National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed an education bill making education free and compulsory for children aged between five and sixteen
Children in Pakistan: Pakistani children - 29 October 2013: Nine-year-old Pakistani girl Nabila Rehman was picking okra in her family garden last year, when missiles from a US drone rained down from the sky, killing her grandmother and injuring her and seven other children - 26 January 2014: Six Pakistani children killed while playing with a hand grenade in the town of Hangu - 4 April 2014: Bomb in toy kills boy, injures four children in Khaki in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa district - 4 April 2014: A nine-month-old boy in Pakistan has been accused of attempted murder in a case observers say highlights endemic flaws in the country's legal system
Child labour in Pakistan: Child labour in Pakistan
10 October 2012: Supreme court orders authorities to investigate the alleged barter of 13 children - all girls aged between four and 13 - in the Dera Bugti district - 30 September 2014: Pakistan made a moderate advancement in 2013 in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor, USA report says
Health care in Pakistan: Health care in Pakistan
8 March 2014: Two dozen children die in drought-hit south Pakistan
Women's rights in Pakistan: Women in Pakistan - Women's rights in Pakistan
Violence against women in Pakistan: Violence against women in Pakistan - Domestic violence in Pakistan - Recognition of marital rape in Pakistani law
30 August 2013: Punjab has the highest number of cases of violence against women, a report of Aurat Foundation says - 22 March 2014: A labourer's daughter was tortured and her nose was chopped off by influential landlords in Punjab as she refused a marriage proposal
Acid attacks and bride burning in Pakistan: Acid attacks in Pakistan - Bride burning in Pakistan - 2 November 2012: Couple beat and poured deadly acid on their 15-year-old daughter after seeing her talking to a boy
Honour killing in Pakistan: Honour killing in Pakistan - 16 September 2013: Relatives have shot dead three women in northwest Pakistan after one of them left her husband - 27 May 2014: Outside a courthouse in Lahore pregnant woman stoned to death by her family after marrying for love
Rape in Pakistan: Rape in Pakistan - 10 October 2013: Pakistan has witnessed a steep rise in abduction and rape crimes in the last five years, a report of the National Crisis Management Cell says - 28 October: A 13-year-old girl of a village in Toba Tek Singh district survived after being allegedly raped by two unidentified men and then buried
Social movements against rape and violence in Pakistan: Aurat Foundation, established in 1986, committed to work for women’s empowerment and citizens’ participation in governance - War Against Rape, non-governmental organization based in Karachi and founded in 1989 - 8 March 2013: Women pedal for 'girl power' in Pakistan - 16 September 2013: Rights campaigners staged protest rallies across Pakistan on Sunday against the rape of a five-year-old girl in Lahore - 26 September: The civil society activists protest against child rape outside the Karachi Press Club, urging the government to take steps
Social movements and protests: Social movements in Pakistan - Protests in Pakistan
December 2011: 26 December 2011: Politician Imran Khan leads 100.000 in anti government rally promising to end big corruption in 90 days
January 2013: 12 January: Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri vows to combat corruption, planning to lead a mass march to Islamabad on Sunday - Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri - 13 January: Thousands of protesters, led by Tahirul Qadri, have begun to march toward the capital Islamabad from the city of Lahore to demand key reforms ahead of elections - in the southwestern city of Quetta people continued protests for a third day, blocking a main road with dozens of coffins of relatives killed in the explosions on Thursday - 14 January: Tens of thousands of supporters of Tahirul Qadri, who has called for sweeping reforms and end to corruption in Pakistan, descend on capital Islamabad, as part of a so-called 'Long March' - 15 January: Police in Islamabad fire warning shots in the air and use tear gas against anti-corruption protesters, as a growing crowd of protesters converged on parliament - 17 janvier: L'opposition accroît la pression sur le pouvoir mis en difficulté - 18 January: Pakistan government agrees to appoint caretaker Prime Minister ahead of general elections as part of deal with cleric Qadri to end four days of protests by thousands of people that largely paralyzed the capital
17 January 2013: Thousands have taken to the streets of northwest Pakistan's Peshawar to protest the deaths of 18 people they say were killed in overnight raids
February 2013: 3 February: Mass funerals and prayers held in town of Bannu for solders killed in attack on army post in which 35 people died, as a Taliban spokesman tells AP that the attack was in retaliation for deaths in US drone strikes and accuses the Pakistani army of helping with the attacks
September 2013: 23 September 2013: Angry Christians protested across Pakistan on Monday to demand better protection after a devastating double suicide bombing at a church killed more than 80 people in Peshawar
November/December 2013: 22 novembre: Plusieurs milliers de personnes ont manifesté vendredi à travers le Pakistan pour dénoncer les violences interconfessionnelles de cette dernière semaine - 24 November: Thousands of people protesting US drone strikes blocked a road in northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province used to truck NATO troop supplies and equipment in and out of Afghanistan - 5 December: Pakistan's Tehrik-e-Insaf party held a demonstration outside parliament in Islamabad against drone strikes
2014: 2 January: Christians and Muslims march for peace and economic development of Pakistan - 23 June 2014: Tahir-ul-Qadri refused for hours to leave plane after it was sent to Lahore, and supporters clash with police in Islamabad - 15 August 2014: Imran Khan's 'Freedom March' to capital attacked by ruling party activists
Media of Pakistan: Media of Pakistan - Television in Pakistan - Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation - Newspapers in Pakistan
Attacked and killed journalists in Pakistan since 2012: 5 January 2012: 103 journalists killed in 2011, Pakistan 4th dangerous place, IPI says - List of journalists killed during the Balochistan conflict (1947–present)
2012: 30 December 2012: South Asia mourned the murder of 25 media persons, 13 journalists in Pakistan, five in India, three in Bangladesh, and two each in Nepal and Afghanistan, a report says
November 2012: 27 November 2012: Journalist and Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir escaped an assassination attempt when the police defused a bomb planted under his car - 27 November: Malala Yousufzai made her first telephone call to journalist Hamid Mir saying 'we will defeat terrorism' - 27 November: Pakistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for planting a bomb under Hamid Mir's car threatening a second assassination bid
2013: 23 August: 42-year-old journalist Razzaq Baloch, who had gone missing five months back, has been found dead in Karachi
2014: 29 March 2014: Pakistani journalist Raza Rumi, known for criticizing the Taliban, attacked in Lahore, his driver killed - 19 April: Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir 'out of danger' after being attacked by four unidentified gunmen in Karachi - 22 April: Local TV journalist Shahzad Iqbal today shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Mianwali district of Punjab province
Judiciary, law and court system of Pakistan: Judiciary of Pakistan - Law of Pakistan - Court system of Pakistan - Supreme Court of Pakistan - Federal Shariat Court
High Courts of Pakistan - District Courts of Pakistan
2014: 8 April 2014: Relatives of a nine-month-old baby charged with attempted murder have taken him into hiding, in a case that has thrown a spotlight on Pakistan's dysfunctional criminal justice system - 12 April: A Pakistani lawyer says a judge has freed the nine-month old boy accused of attempting to murder police in Lahore
Crime in Pakistan: Crime in Pakistan - Category: Crime in Pakistan
2012: 4 July 2012: In Bahawalpur in Punjab province a mob has taken a man accused of blasphemy from a police station and burnt him to death - 2 November 2012: Unidentified gunmen attacked well-known journalist and rights activist Marvi Sirmed escaping unharmed in Islamabad - 22 December 2012: In the southern village of Seeta in Sindh province a mob broke into the police station and burnt a man accused of desecrating the Quran alive
2012/2013 Malala Yousafzai assassination attempt and national and international reactions: Malala Yousafzai assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen - 9 October 2012: Malala Yousufzai, a 14-year-old campaigner for girls' education, attacked by Taliban gunman on way home from school - Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesman told the AFP news agency that the group carried out the attack - 10 October: Malala Yousufzai's uncle says that the surgery of Malala is conducted at a military hospital and that the bullet of the attack had been successfully removed - 10 October: Private schools in Swat Valley close to protest Taliban's shooting of girl activist Malala Yousufzai - 13 October: Pakistanis pray for Malala's fragile health and protest - 'Taliban listen, if you kill one Malala, ten more will emerge' - 15 October: Malala Yousufzai flown to Britain for treatment - 17 October: Malala Yousufzai responding well to treatment, doctors say - 22 October: The Pakistani Taliban have threatened to attack another schoolgirl for exposing their atrocities - 25 October: Malala's father rules out asylum as he arrives in the UK to see his daughter - 9 novembre: Un mois après son attaque la jeune pakistanaise Malala remercie pour le soutien - 10 November: UN honours Malala Yousufzai's fight for education - 9 December: Pakistani president visits Malala Yousufzai at hospital in Birmingham - 12 December: Unesco and Pakistan sign an agreement to set up Malala fund for educating girls in Pakistan and other countries - 4 January 2013: Malala Yousafzai leaves Queen Elizabeth Hospital to continue rehabilitation at her family's home - 3 February 2013: Malala Yousufzai has undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to reconstruct her skull and help restore lost hearing - 4 February: Malala Yousufzai in her first video statement since she was nearly killed says on Monday, that she is recovering - 5 février: Malala Yousafzai assure que son combat continue - 20 March: Malala Yousafzai returned to school in Britain where she has been treated for her injuries - 12/13 July 2013: Girls throng to school in Swat as Malala Yousafzai tells UN being not afraid of Taliban threats and wanting education for the sons and daughters of the Taliban and all the terrorists and extremists - 7 October 2013: Pakistani Taliban vow to attack Malala Yousafzai again
2014: 12 September 2014: A gang of 10 Taliban fighters who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai two years ago have been arrested - 11 October 2014: Malala Yousafzai, winning the Nobel Peace Prize together with India's Kailash Satyarthi for championing children's rights, invites PMs of India, Pakistan to Nobel ceremony - 12 October: Mocking Nobel Peace Prize and calling Malala Yousafzai the 'enemy of Islam', Pakistani Taliban vow to attack her again
2013: 5 January 2013: Mutilation and killing of the man suspected of burning the Quran in Seeta in Sindh province last month raise questions over police's ability to protect detainees
Assassination of Zahra Shahid Hussain 18 May 2013: Assassination of Zahra Shahid Hussain 18 May 2013
18 August 2013: A woman and two men have been shot dead in Pakistan in two different incidents of 'honour killing'
29 October 2013: A Pakistani man has stabbed at least 25 women including schoolgirls this month in the small Pakistani town of Chichawatni
Religion in Pakistan: Religion in Pakistan - Islam in Pakistan - Hinduism in Pakistan - Christianity in Pakistan
Pakistan and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation: Pakistan and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Blasphemy law in Pakistan: Blasphemy law in Pakistan - 3 September 2013: A mother of four arrested in the eastern city of Lahore on blasphemy charges and an alleged prophethood pamphlet, but there was no claim of prophethood - 6 April 2014: Pakistan couple sentenced to death over alleged blasphemous text message insulting Mohammed - 26 April 2014: Pakistan blasphemy accused Masud Ahmad, a British man returned to the UK, speaks of ordeal - 16 May: Khalil Ahmad, a father of four, accused of blasphemy shot dead in Sharaqpur police station
Freedom of religion and violence: Freedom of religion in Pakistan - Religious discrimination in Pakistan - Religiously motivated violence in Pakistan
Hinduism: 14 August 2012: Forced marriages, insecurity worry Pakistani Hindus, report says - 30 September: Attack on Hindus prompts blasphemy case in Pakistan
Christianity, August-November 2012: Rimsha Masih blasphemy case August-November 2012 - 21 August: President Zardari has asked officials to explain the arrest on blasphemy charges of a Christian girl with Down's Syndrome who allegedly burnt pages inscribed with verses from the Quran - 26 August: Christian community has held protest in the port city of Karachi over the arrest of the girl Rimsha Masih accused of blasphemy - 30 August: Pakistan court delays blasphemy case hearing after a lawyer questioned medical report - 2 September: Pakistani police have arrested an imam accused of planting burnt pages of the Koran in the bag of Rimsha Masih - 3 September: The Muslim cleric prosecuting Rimsha Masih may be charged for blasphemy after one of his colleagues accused him of falsifying evidence of burned holy papers - 9 September: Judge granted Rimsha Masih bail in blasphemy case, prison release by helicopter - 20 November: A court in Pakistan has dropped the blasphemy case against Rimsha Masih
December 2012: 26 December 2012: A Christian girl was shot dead by unidentified persons in her house in Quetta, police says
2013: 9 March 2013: Mob in Pakistan raids Christian Joseph Colony at Noor Road in search of an alleged blasphemer - 10 March: Protests in Karachi after mobs ransack and torch homes in Christian area of Lahore over alleged insult against prophet - 10 March: Pakistan Christians call for better protection - 22 septembre 2013: L'explosion d'une bombe devant une église fait au moins 78 morts et cent blessés à Peshawar - 23 September: Angry Christians protested across Pakistan to demand better protection after the devastating double suicide bombing
Sectarian violence in Pakistan: Sectarian violence in Pakistan - Ethnic groups in Pakistan
15 November 2013: Sectarian clashes in Pakistan's garrison city Rawalpindi left seven people dead and over 30 injured on Friday as worshippers massed to mourn a seventh century's event - 16 November: Pakistan imposes curfew in violence-hit Rawalpindi
Balochistan conflict and terrorism: Balochistan - History of Balochistan - Balochistan conflict - Persecution of Hazara people in Quetta
2013: 10 January 2013 Quetta bombings - 14 janvier 2013: Les chiites victimes d'attentats à Quetta mettent fin à leur sit-in - 14 January 2013: Balochistan's provincial government dismissed by Pakistan prime minister three days after more than 90 Hazara Shias killed in Quetta - 9 February: At least one person was killed and three others injured in a suicide bomb blast that hit the Kuchlak police station of Quetta but took place before reaching the target - 17 February: At least 84 people killed in attack on vegetable market that targeted members of Hazara community in Quetta - 18 February 2013: Shia muslims in Pakistan have called on the government to take decisive action after a bombing by Sunni armed group killed 84 people in Quetta, even as the country’s interior minister assured better security for the beleaguered minority - 19 February: Pakistan arrests suspects over Shia killings - 22 February: Shia Hazaras of Quetta try to come to terms with tragedy as police hunt perpetrators of Quetta's latest carnage - 13 May: At least six people were killed and 45 injured in a suicide attack on the convoy of Balochistan province's police chief in Quetta - 23 May: A bomb planted in a rickshaw tore through a vehicle used by security forces in Quetta, killing at least 12 people - 15 June 2013: A rocket attack killed a policeman on Saturday and gutted historic building in Ziarat - 15 June: Militants in Quetta bombed a bus carrying women university students and then seized part of the hospital where survivors of the attack were taken, killing at least 12 people - 16 June: Extremist Sunni outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi said it carried out attacks on the bus carrying women students and the hospital - 9 August: As the Eid al-Fitr festival marks the end of Ramadan, gunmen kill four people wounding 15 after opening fire outside a Sunni Muslim mosque on the outskirts of Quetta on Friday, a day after a suicide bomber targeted a police funeral and killed 38 people, mostly police officers, in the same city - 16 August: Unidentified militants killed two people and wounded 24 on Friday in a gun and rocket attack on a passenger train in Dozan area, some 35 kilometres southeast of Quetta - 21 octobre: Au moins six personnes tuées et une vingtaine blessées lundi dans l'explosion d'une bombe au passage d'un train de passagers en Baloutchistan - 30 October: A bomb exploded today in a crowded car repair market near a main road in Quetta city, killing at least five people and wounding 17 - 7 November: Three persons were killed in two separate shootings in Pasni Bazar - 6 December: At least six people were killed when security forces exchanged fire with suspected Baluch militants during an operation to recover abductees
2014: 21 January 2014: 22 people killed as blast hits bus with Shia pilgrims in Dareen Garh area of Mastung district in Balochistan - 23 January: Six Pakistan tribal policemen killed while trying to protect Spanish tourist in Koshak area - 10 February 2014: Militants in Balochistan have blown up three pipelines, cutting gas supplies to the country's most populous province Punjab - 17 February: A bomb placed by an ethnic separatist group derailed a train, killing eight people - 14 March: Bomb kills 10 people and wounds 31 others in Quetta - 29 March: A 5-year-old girl killed and 18 other people injured in blast in Quetta - 8 April: 14 passengers were killed and about 50 wounded when militants bombed a train in Baluchistan province - 19 April: Four persons, including a police official and a 14-year-old girl, killed in separate incidents of firing in Balochistan - 9 June: At least 23 people including several pilgrims were killed in a gun and suicide attack in south-west Pakistan - 23 October: In a bus attack eight members of the city’s Shia Hazara community, returning from a vegetable market, were killed by gunmen in Quetta
Terrorism in Pakistan: Terrorism in Pakistan
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, umbrella organization of various Islamist militant groups since 2007 - 14 August 2013: Pakistan to create anti-terrorism force - 28 September: The Pakistani Taliban refuse to lay down their weapons and accept the Constitution as asked by PM Nawaz Sharif, a media report says - 30 March 2014: Pakistan Taliban agrees to extend ceasefire
Terrorist incidents since 2001: List of terrorist incidents since 2001 - Assassination of Benazir Bhutto 27 December 2007 - International reaction to the assassination of Benazir Bhutto
January 2012: 10 January 2012: Deadly explosion in northwestern tribal Khyber region
May - July 2012: 4 May: A suicide attack in Pakistan's Northwestern tribal district targeting police killed at least 16 people - 28 June: 5 killed, 18 injured in blast at railway station in Balochistan - 29 June: At least ten people die in the southwestern city of Quetta after car bomb targets Shia pilgrims returning from Iran - 6 July: Gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Balochistan province on Friday, killing 18 people - 7 July: Gunmen kill 18 people in roadside restaurant in Pakistan - 9 July: Gunmen attack Pakistan army camp near Islamabad, killing seven and wounding five others - 12 juillet: Des tireurs ont tué jeudi huit policiers pakistanais et en ont blessés neuf dans la ville de Lahore (est) - 21 July: Roadside bomb hits bus in north-western Pakistan, killing at least three people
August/September 2012: 16 August: Air force retakes control of base in Kamra, after two-hour firefight resulted in death of soldier and eight attackers - 31 August: Car bomb in Peshawar market leaves at least 11 dead and 14 wounded - 3 September: Two Americans killed in a suicide car bomb attack targeting a US consulate vehicle in Peshawar
October 2012: 13 October: At least 10 people have been killed in a suicide bombing attack on a market in the town of Darra Adam Khel - 15 October: Pakistan police in Mattani attacked by Pakistani Taliban - 26 October: Three activists of a religious party, the restaurant owner and a passerby shot dead in Karachi restaurant - 28 October: At least five people killed and 25 others injured in blast outside Ziarat Kaka Sahib Shrine in Nowshera city
November 2012: 2 November: Van attack kills at least 18 in the outskirts of Khuzdar - 4 November: A suicide bomber killed Fateh Khan, the head of a local peace committee, three of his guards and two passers-by on Saturday in the north-west city of Buner - 18 November: The reporter for Dunya News TV news channel Rehmatullah Abid was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen in Panjgur district - 18/19 November: Three people were killed and more than 20 injured when a bomb exploded outside a Shia mosque in Karachi - 22 November: Bomb blasts kill at least 31 people, including Shia worshippers, in Rawalpindi, Karachi and Quetta, as the Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for bomb attacks targeting Shiite Muslims in Karachi and Rawalpindi - 24 November: Shia procession in Dera Ismail Khanin Pakistan's northwest targeted during Ashura commemorations on Saturday killing four children and wounding more than a dozen people - 25 November: At least four people were killed and dozens more wounded when a second bomb exploded near a Shia Muslim procession in the city of Dera Ismail Khan in as many days - 27 November: The Pakistani Taliban threaten to kill eight kidnapped employees of a dam and irrigation project by December 3 if the government failed to meet the terror outfit's demands
December 2012: 3 December: Bombers attacked a police patrol killing two officers and wounding two others in Peshawar - 4 December: A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a checkpoint outside a police station in Bannu - 15 December: Pakistan Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Peshawar airport that has left at least four dead and 30 wounded - 17 December: Deadly car bomb explodedin the market at Jamrud - 19 December: Gunmen opened fire on polio workers in three separate attacks in a suburb of Peshawar, seriously wounding one, following the killing of six workers - similar attacks in the towns of Nowshera, Charsadda and Karachi - 22 December: Suicide bomber kills Pakistani anti-Taliban minister Bashir Ahmad Bilour and seven others in Peshawar - 30 December: A car bomb attack on buses carrying Shiite Muslim pilgrims to Iran killed 19 people and injured 25 in Mastung district
January 2013: Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2013 - 1 January: Seven Pakistani, six women and a man, working for a charity were shot dead in a drive-by shooting as they left community centre in northwest area of Swabi, say police - 1 January: A bomb exploded in Karachi, killing at least two people and wounding 50, police says - 4 January: A bomb planted at an electricity tower on Friday killed two passers-by in the Badh Bher area of Peshawar - 5 January: Gunmen shot dead two Pakistani charity workers involved in an education project in Charsadda - 10/11 January: Including 81 victims who died in twin blasts claimed by a Sunni Muslim extremist group on a bustling billiards hall in a Shiite area of Quetta, more than hundred people killed and scores wounded in a series of multiple attacks across Pakistan - 18 January: Shops, businesses and schools were shut on Friday across Pakistan's financial capital Karachi, braced for further unrest after the murder of the lawmaker from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Manzar Imam with three of his guards and a night of sporadic shootings - 30 January: Two blasts left two people dead and six others wounded in Karachi
February 2013: 1 February: A suicide bomber targeted a Shiite Muslim mosque in the town of Hangu in northwest Pakistan, killing 21 people and wounding up to 50 - 9 February: At least one person was killed and three others injured in a suicide bomb blast that hit the Kuchlak police station of Quetta but took place before reaching the target - 17 February: At least 84 people killed in attack on vegetable market that targeted members of Hazara community in Quetta - 18 February: Four people killed after explosions and gunfire reported at a government office in Peshawar - 23 February: Militants attacked a police van in the town of Rashakai, killing a police official and wounding two others - 26 February: A bomb blast at Shah Lakhi Ghulam shrine in southern Shikarpur district killed at least two people and wounded 10 others - 28 February: Suspected Taliban militants bombed four boys' schools in Pakistan's northwestern Mohmand tribal district
March 2013: 4 March 2013: At least 48 people, including women and children, were killed and 140 injured when two blasts hit Shia-dominated area of Karachi - 4 mars: Karachi en deuil et à l'arrêt au lendemain de l'un des attentats les plus meurtriers de son histoire - 9 March: At least six persons were killed and about 30 others injured when a bomb went off inside a mosque in Peshawar - 21 March: A car bomb blew up inside Jalozai refugee camp (Peshawar) as hundreds of people lined up to get food, killing 12 and wounding 20 - 26 March: The girls' school teacher Shahnaz Nazli was killed in a drive-by shooting in Shahkas, near the town of Jamrud in Khyber tribal district - 29 March: A suicide bomber attacked a security convoy in Peshawar, killing at least six people, including two women - 30 March: suicide bomber has struck a police patrol in Katalang in northwestern Pakistan, killing a policeman and wounding six others
April 2013: 3 April: Three Pakistani security officers killed in an attack in Karachi - 16 April: Bombers kill 20 people and wound dozens more on Pakistan campaign trail - 21 April: A female suicide bomber killed at least four people and wounded four others outside a hospital in Khar, the main town of Bajaur tribal district - 27 April: A car bomb exploded outside a political party's election office in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi killing six people - 28 April: Twin bomb explosions on Saturday killed one person and wounded 19 others in Pakistan's port city of Karachi - 28 April: A bomb attack targeting an election candidate's office in the city of Kohat killed at least five people and wounded 22 - 28 April: Taliban bombs targeting politicians in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday killed 11 people - 29 April: A suicide bomber killed at least eight people and wounded 45 others when he rammed his motorcycle into a bus in Peshawar on Monday
May 2013: 2 May: Bombers blew up two schools designated as polling stations for Pakistan's general election next week - 3 mai: Le procureur Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali enquêtant sur le meurtre de Benazir Bhutto abattu à Islamabad - 4 May: Taliban claiming responsibility for twin blasts in Karachi, that killed three people and wounded another 22 people near the office of a political party - 7 May: The death toll in a bombing by Taliban militants in Kurram tribal district, targeting a religious party, climbed to 23 - 8 May: 2 killed, 27 injured in suicide attack in Bannu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province - 9 May: Five persons, including a policeman, killed and three others injured in an attack in Mansehra district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province - in a residential area in Karachi at least 18 people, including two women and six children injured, when a bomb went off - Assassination of Zahra Shahid Hussain 18 May 2013 - 19 May: Senior leader Zara Shahid Hussain of Imran Khan's party killed by gunmen on the eve of partial election re-polling - 25 May: After a pair of suspected militant attacks killed nine people in the region of Peshawar, at least 17 children were burned to death on Saturday when a faulty gas cylinder exploded on a bus taking them to school in Gujrat
June 2013: 9 June: Two roadside bombs killed two soldiers in a restive northwestern region of Pakistan on Sunday while a gun attack in the country's south killed two more - 18 June: A suicide bombing at a funeral in Shergarh town in Mardan district killed at least 27 people including a provincial lawmaker - 21 June: A suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim seminary killed 13 worshippers injuring 40 on Friday in Peshawar - 23 June: Gunmen stormed a base camp near the Nanga Parbat mountain and killed several foreign tourists and a Pakistani guide - 26 June: A bomb targeting Sindh High Court judge Maqbool Baqir in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi wounded him and killed seven security personnel - 27 June: Bombing in the village of Kuchlak kills two and wounding five people
July 2013: 1 July: Bomb attacks killed 53 people in Pakistan on Sunday, officials say, as British PM Cameron visits the former colony - 7 July: At least three people were killed and dozens more injured when a bomb went off in a busy food street in Lahore - 8 July: A bomb blast targeting a pro-government tribal elder has killed six and wounded 10 people in Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province - 10 July: Pakistani President Zardari's security chief Bilal Shaikh and two other people were killed in a suspected suicide bomb attack in Karachi as they stopped their armoured vehicle to buy some fruit - 11 July: Seven people killed in separate blasts in Kohat district as worshippers came out after noon prayer and in Balochistan - 21 July: At least four people killed and eight others injured in two separate explosions in Karachi - 25 July: Series of deadly blasts hit southern province of Sindh - 25 July: Pakistan Taliban faction claims attack on ISI office in Sindh province - 26 July: Twin suicide attacks rocked a busy marketplace in Parachinar killing at least 41 people and injuring more than 150 others, as shoppers bought food to open their fasts at sunset - 28 July: Gunmen attacked a coastguard checkpost in the Suntsar area of Gwadar district, killing seven officials and wounding seven others
August 2013: 3 August: Unknown gunmen ambushed and killed four police officers in their patrol vehicle in Karachi, police says - 6 August: Gunmen kill 13 Pakistanis heading home for Eid - 6 August: Taliban opened fire on a group of police officers investigating the June massacre of foreign climbers, killing three - 7 August: 28 people killed in series of attacks across Pakistan - 9 August: As the Eid al-Fitr festival marks the end of Ramadan, gunmen kill four people wounding 15 after opening fire outside a Sunni Muslim mosque on the outskirts of Quetta on Friday, a day after a suicide bomber targeted a police funeral and killed 38 people, mostly police officers, in the same city - 16 August: Unidentified militants killed two people and wounded 24 on Friday in a gun and rocket attack on a passenger train in Dozan area, some 35 kilometres southeast of Quetta
September 2013: 22 septembre: L'explosion d'une bombe devant une église fait au moins 78 morts et cent blessés à Peshawar - 27 September: A bomb exploded in the back of a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar on Friday, killing 17 people and wounding dozens - 30 September: A car bomb ripped through a crowded street in Peshawar's oldest bazaar Sunday, killing 40 people in the third blast to hit the troubled Pakistani city in a week
October 2013: 2 October: A roadside bomb killed two soldiers doing relief work in the region of southwestern Pakistan where an earthquake killed at least 376 people last week, and gunmen carried out a pair of attacks on troops distributing aid there - 3 October: A suicide car bombing targeting a militant commander killed 15 people in the Orakzai tribal region in northwestern Pakistan - 7 October: Bomb kills seven during anti-polio campaign at the outskirts of Peshawar district - 10 October: A bicycle bomb tore through a crowded market area in Quetta and more bomb attacks hit major cities, killing nine people and wounding more than 60 - 16 October: Provincial Law Minister Israrullah Gandapur among eight people killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive laden vest at the politician's home in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today - 21 octobre: Au moins six personnes tuées et une vingtaine blessées lundi dans l'explosion d'une bombe au passage d'un train de passagers en Baloutchistan
November/December 2013: 23 November: Twin bombs kill at least five people and injured 18 others in Karachi - 4 December: 13 people were killed in Karachi's targeted shootings including five suspected Taliban activists, a Shia scholar and two Moroccan students at a religious seminary, attacks were also reported from Landhi, Itted town and Korangi - 13 December: Gunmen kill policeman on polio vaccination duty heading to the town of Topi
January 2014: 14 January: A policeman was killed and at least eight others were injured in two bomb blasts in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province - 17 January: A bomb blast in a passenger train killed at least three people and wounded 20 others in Rajanpur - 20 January: A suicide bomber killed 10 people in a crowded market near the Pakistani army headquarters in Rawalpindi - 21 January: After recent bombings targeting soldiers, civilians and children, Pakistani jet fighters and helicopter gunships began airstrikes in North Waziristan tribal district, killing more than 20 militants - 22 January: Bomb targets Pakistani police patrol on its way to guard a polio vaccination team, killing six policemen and a boy - 29 January: Taliban bomb attacks kill four people in Karachi
February 2014: 3 February: At least four people were killed and 31 wounded when unidentified attackers hurled two grenades at a cinema in Peshawar - 4 February: At least nine persons, mostly Shias, killed and 25 others injured in a suspected suicide attack in a hotel in Peshawar - 9 February: At least seven persons were killed and over 12 injured, including women, when armed men fired indiscriminately at a religious gathering in Karachi - 11 February: At least 10 people were killed and 16 others wounded in a grenade attack at a cinema in Peshawar - 22 February: A roadside bomb targeting a local party leader killed three people and wounded two others in Buner district - 23 February: At least 12 people, including a child, killed and 14 others injured in a bomb blast in Kohat
March 2014: 1 March: Three bomb blasts targeting Pakistan polio team kill 12 people - 3 March: At least 11 people killed and 24 wounded in a gun and suicide attack at a court complex in Islamabad - 5 March: Roadside bomb kills six soldiers near the northwestern town of Hangu - 30 March 2014: Pakistan Taliban agrees to extend ceasefire - 31 March: Unknown gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on a woman polio worker in Sukari area of Bannu district, killing her on the spot
April 2014: 4 April: Bomb in toy kills boy, injures four children in Khaki in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa district - 8 April: Eleven hand grenade attacks in Karachi and other parts of the southern Sindh province - 9 April: Bomb kills 17 people, wounds 50 in Islamabad market - 24 April: A bomb targeting a local police official killed at least three people in Karachi - 25 April: Gunmen kill seven members of family in the village of Yar Hussain
June 2014: 9 June: At least 27 people, including 10 gunmen, killed in an attack on Karachi airport, claimed by Taliban
War in North-West Pakistan: War in North-West Pakistan
2012: 1 February 2012: Pakistan denies 'intimate' Taliban links - NZZ 15. April: Taliban-Kämpfer haben in der Nacht bei einem Grossangriff auf ein Gefängnis in Bannu im Nordwesten Pakistans fast 400 Häftlinge befreit - 8 May: Taliban fighters have killed 14 Pakistani soldiers in Miran Shah, the main town in the North Waziristan tribal area, beheading all but one of them - 25 June: Seven Pakistani soldiers have been beheaded after being seized by Taliban militants close to the Afghan border - 9 August: Taliban to discuss Pakistan's Khan march - 29 August: Taliban militants attack Pakistan army post near the Afghan border, killing nine soldiers - 26 October: Assailants have shot dead two members of an anti-Taliban peace committee in northwestern Pakistan's Swat Valley - 4 November: A suicide bomber killed Fateh Khan, the head of a local peace committee, three of his guards and two passers-by on Saturday in the north-west city of Buner - 5 December: Two Pakistan soldiers killed by suicide attack targeting Zarai Noor Camp near Wana in South Waziristan - 30 December: Officials say 21 tribal policemen kidnapped by the Taliban have been executed by their captors in northwest Pakistan - one was found alive but wounded and admitted to hospital
2013: 13 January 2013: Attack in Dosali village in North Waziristan tribal district claims 17 soldiers and leaves 22 wounded - 15 January: Six security personnel were on Tuesday killed and 16 others injured when militants attacked a check post in Shalobar area in Khyber Agency - 2 February: Suicide bombers attacked an army post in Serai Naurang town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, killing 13 security forces personnel and 10 civilians, including three children - in the assault claimed by the Taliban at least 11 fighters were also reportedly killed - 3 February: Mass funerals and prayers held in town of Bannu for solders killed in attack on army post in which 35 people died, as a Taliban spokesman tells AP that the attack was in retaliation for deaths in US drone strikes and accuses the Pakistani army of helping with the attacks - 24 March: A suicide bomber rammed a water tanker into a Pakistani check post, killing 17 soldiers in North Waziristan - 8 April: At least 30 Pakistani soldiers and nearly 100 militants have been killed in fierce fighting in a remote valley in Khyber region over the past four days following a ground offensive launched by the army - 1 June: At least 34 militants and three soldiers were killed in gunfights in an area between the tribal districts of Kurram and Khyber where troops have now gained control of strategic heights, officials say - 10 June: Militants attacked Nato supply trucks in northwest Pakistan with guns and mortars, setting vehicles ablaze and killing at least six people - 20 June: Six soldiers were killed and two more injured when militants ambushed an army patrol on the outskirts of Peshawar - 24 June: Gunmen on a motorcycle shot dead a senior police official and his driver in Peshawar - 3 July: militants attacked a paramilitary police post near Peshawar and killed six policemen - 24 July: Gunmen attacked a complex housing Pakistani security agencies in the southern town of Sukkur, killing five people and wounding more than 30 others - 30 July: Taliban wearing police uniforms and armed with mortars attacked a prison holding hundreds of militants in Dera Ismail Khan, killed at least six policemen and escaped with prisoners - 16 August: A total of 270 security personnel were killed during operations to flush out militants from the restive Mohmand tribal region of northwest Pakistan - 1 September: At least nine Pakistani servicemen were killed when a roadside bomb hit an army convoy passing through the region of North Waziristan - 12 December: At least two soldiers were killed and seven wounded when a military convoy struck a roadside bomb, passing through Spinwam village
2014: 19 January: At least 20 Pakistani soldiers were killed when an explosion hit an army convoy in the northwestern region of Bannu - 21 January: After recent bombings targeting soldiers, civilians and children, Pakistani jet fighters and helicopter gunships began airstrikes in North Waziristan tribal district, killing more than 20 militants - 17 February: Taliban claims beheading 23 Frontier Corps personnel in Pakistan kidnapped in 2010 - 25 February: Pakistani fighter jets bombarded Taliban hideouts, killing at least 30 alleged militants in the fourth airstrikes since peace talks stalled - 15 June: Pakistan bombs militant targets in North Waziristan - 30 June: Pakistan military launches ground attack on militants in North Waziristan after evacuation of nearly half a million people
Foreign relations of Pakistan: Foreign relations of Pakistan - Pakistan and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
Pakistan/Afghanistan relations: Pakistan/Afghanistan relations
1980–present: Afghan-Pakistani Haqqani network 1980–present, USA and ISI's fosterling
9 July 2013: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has admitted that the deadly Haqqani network was created by it and USA's CIA and claimed that the insurgent group's chief Haqqani had 'in fact been invited to the White House by President Reagan'
2012/2013: 24 December 2012: Pakistan shares the Kabul government's goal of transforming the Taliban insurgency into a political movement, an Afghan official says - 21 June 2013: Afghanistan and Pakistan trade accusations at UN over the whereabouts of Islamist extremists on their border - 12 August: Afghan President Karzai to visit Pakistan this month to discuss peace with Taliban - 20 September: Pakistan will release its most senior Afghan Taliban detainee Abdul Ghani Baradar
Pakistan/Bangladesh relations: Pakistan/Bangladesh relations - Partition of the British Indian Empire 1947 - Bangladesh Liberation War 1971 - Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's role in Pakistan-Bangladesh relationship
Stateless persons with historic links to Pakistan living in Bangladesh: Stateless persons with historic links to Pakistan living in Bangladesh - Persecution of Biharis in Bangladesh
2013: 2013 siege of the Pakistani embassy in Dhaka
2014: 15 June 2014: At least nine people, including three children and two women, killed and 30 injured in a fire during clashes at a refugee camp in Dhaka
Pakistan/PR of China relations: Pakistan/PR of China relations - Military relations - 25 March 2013: China defends deal to build 1000 MW nuclear plant for Pakistan saying that it confirmed to safeguards of the IAEA - 23 June 2013: Several foreign tourists, including five Ukrainians and three Chinese, and a Pakistani guide killed by gunmen in a base camp near the Nanga Parbat mountain - 24 December 2013: China commits $6.5 billion for the construction of nuclear power project in Karachi
Pakistan/Egypt relations: Pakistan/Egypt relations - 23 November: Egypt President Mursi cancels state visit to Pakistan and will not attend a summit of developing nations in Islamabad
Pakistan/India relations, wars and conflicts: Pakistan/India relations - Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts - Kashmir conflict - Siachen conflict - 2010 Kashmir unrest - Terrorism in Kashmir - Pakistan and state sponsored terrorism - 2013 India–Pakistan border incidents
'Sir Creek' strip of water dispute
2008 Mumbai terror attacks: November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks - Casualties of the 2008 Mumbai attacks - Reactions to the 2008 Mumbai attacks - Aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai attacks - Attribution of the 2008 Mumbai attacks - 2008 Mumbai attacks - Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab found guilty - 27 March 2014: Pakistani court adjourns Mumbai attacks case for the third time, citing security reasons
2011: Also Pakistan condemns outrageous bomb blasts in Mumbai 13 July 2011 - 26 July 2011: India and Pakistan prepare peace talks - 10 November 2011: India and Pakistan PMs pledge 'new chapter' between the two nations
2012: 8 April 2012: Pakistan's President Zardari travels to India in the first visit there by a Pakistani head of state for seven years - 8 April: 'Relations between India and Pakistan should become normal, that's our common desire', PM Manmohan Singh says accepting an invitation to Pakistan - 12 July: Pakistan willing to resolve bilateral disputes with India, FM Hina Rabbani Khar says - 27 July: President Zardari formally invites India's PM Manmohan Singh to visit Pakistan to discuss bilateral relations - 20 August: Islamabad wants evidence from India on its assertion that morphed online photos and hate messages which created a scare among the north-eastern community last week originated from Pakistan - 25 August: India, Pakistan MPs push for better ties, facilitating people-to-people contacts in crucial fields - 31 August: On the sidelines of Tehran Nam meeting Dr Singh told Mr Zardari that a speedy trial of people held in Pakistan in connection with the 2008 Mumbai attacks would help improve relations - 8 September 2012: India, Pakistan ink visa agreement and agree on forward-looking approach to normalise ties - promised action against the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks - 26 November: Violating the ceasefire yet again, Pakistan troops targeted 10 Indian forward posts by firing over 6000 rounds from heavy weaponry along the Indo-Pak border in Poonch district - 24 December: In a bid to ease border tension and ensure peace, army commanders of India and Pakistan after 14 years hold meeting - 25 December: LoC peace agreed in rare Pakistan-India army tryst
2013 India–Pakistan border skirmishes: 2013 India–Pakistan border skirmishes
January 2013: 6 January 2013: Pakistan, India accuse each other of violating Kashmir border - 6 January: Pakistani military says cross-border attack on Sawan Patra checkpoint in Kashmir left one soldier dead and one injured, happening on a day when both the Indian and the Pakistani national cricket teams are playing their third and the last of a series of one-day matches - 9 January: India condemns the 'inhuman' treatment of its two soldiers who it says were killed in an attack by Pakistani soldiers in the disputed territory of Kashmir - 10 January: India on Thursday rejects Pakistan's proposal for UN probe into the incident in which two Indian soldiers were killed across the Line of Control - 10 January: In yet another ceasefire violation across the Line of Control, Pakistan today fired at Indian posts in the Poonch sector, while Pakistani military says 'unprovoked' shooting caused death in Kashmir, just days after India blamed Pakistan for two fatalities - 16 January: Ongoing tensions and alleged ceasefire violations across the line of control, as Pakistan's government has become under increased pressure by thousands of anti-corruption protesters in Islamabad demanding true democracy and after the Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of PM Ashraf in connection with a corruption case - 17 January: India's and Pakistan's director-generals of military operations reportedly agreed to de-escalate tension at the Line of Control in Kashmir - 26 January: Talks between Water Secretaries of India and Pakistan cancelled - 28 January 2013: Cross-border bus and trade services between India and Pakistan have resumed today from Poonch in Jammu
March-May 2013: 5 March: Pakistan PM Ashraf to make first visit to India for a day-long pilgrimage to the Ajmer Sharif shrine near Jaipur - 2 May 2013: Sarabjit Singh dies - Muder charges against two who attacked him in jail - 9 May: A Pakistani prisoner, who was attacked by a fellow inmate at a high-security prison in Indian-administered Kashmir following the death of the Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, has died in hospital - 12 May: Jammu and Kashmir's Omar Abdullah congratulated Nawaz Sharif for his party's performance in Pakistan's election, hoping that he will live up to his commitment to restart the peace process with India - 13 May: Indian PM greets Nawaz, invites him to India
August 2013: 6 August 2013 ambush in the Poonch area and reactions - 6 August: Five Indian soldiers have been killed by Pakistan soldiers who entered Indian territory in the Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir, a sixth soldier survived the assault
September 2013: 26 September: Terror attacks, killing at least 12 people in a police station and an Army cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir, aimed at derailing India-Pakistan talks, Omar Abdullah says - 28 September: Want 'new beginning' with India, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif tells UN General Assembly - 29 September: PM Manmohan Singh and PM Nawaz Sharif held their first official meeting in New York on Sunday and agreed that reducing violence and tension along the Line of Control in Kashmir will be a priority for both countries
October 2013: 16 October: An Indian soldier was killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the LoC and shelled an Indian post in Poonch district - 19 October: Pakistani troops open fire at 25 locations on border in Jammu and Samba districts
December 2013: 25 December 2013: Indian army orders court martial proceedings against two officers and four soldiers for their alleged involvement in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case that had triggered a two month-long agitation
2014: 21 February: India slams Pakistan as Masood Azhar resurfaces in 2014, calling for 'jihad' against India at a rally - 27 May: Pakistan and India agree to get peace talks back on track - 5 October 2014: Violating the ceasefire for the 10th time this month, Pakistani troops open heavy fire on Indian posts along the LoC in Poonch district - 6 October: Nine civilians killed and at least 25 wounded in India-Pakistan fighting
Social movements and protests: 1 January 2013: Members of Pakistani civil society groups held a candle light vigil in the capital to express outrage at the gang rape of a young woman in India
Pakistan/Iran relations: Pakistan/Iran relations - Iran–Pakistan gas pipeline - Gas pipeline controversies - 12 March 2013: Pakistan starts work on Iranian gas line
Pakistan/Iraq relations: Pakistan/Iraq relations - 5 October: Pakistani Taliban declares allegiance to Islamic State
Pakistan/Syria relations: Pakistan/Syria relations - 13 July 2013: Pakistani Taliban sending fighters to Syria - 23 September: Malala Yousafzai backs schooling for Syrian refugee children
Pakistan/Ukraine relations: Pakistan/Ukraine relations - 23 June 2013: Several foreign tourists, including five Ukrainians and three Chinese, and a Pakistani guide killed by gunmen in a base camp near the Nanga Parbat mountain
Pakistan/United Kingdom relations: Pakistan/United Kingdom relations - British Raj - British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947
15 October 2012: The 14-year-old Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai shot in the head by Taliban gunmen last week is being flown to the UK for medical treatment - 3 January: Malala Yousafzai's father has been appointed Pakistan's education attache in Birmingham
19 May 2013: Senior leader Zara Shahid Hussain of Imran Khan's party killed by gunmen, hours ahead of repolling in Karachi by allegations of voting fraud - British government criticized over Altaf Hussain's threats
Pakistan/United Nations relations: Pakistan/United Nations relations - UN Security Council resolutions concerning Pakistan - UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan - 14 August 2013: UN chief Ban Ki-moon assures support to Pakistan against terrorism
September 2013: 12 September: Pakistan to launch protest against US drone attacks at United Nations
2014: 19 April: Gunmen kidnapped two men working for the UNICEF from Karachi
Pakistan/USA relations: Pakistan/USA relations
Military and economic support: Military and economic support - US military and financial aid to Pakistan (more than 20 billions between 2002-2011) - 10 July 2011: US withholding $800 million in military aid to Pakistan - 1 May 2013: Expressing concern over the continuing buildup of nuclear weapons in South Asia, the US has asked India and Pakistan to restrain their atomic and missile programmes and play a positive role in the global non-proliferation community - 19 October 2013: The US has quietly decided to release more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended
CIA activities in Pakistan: CIA activities in Pakistan
1980–present: Afghan-Pakistani Haqqani network 1980–present, USA's and ISI's fosterling - 9 July 2013: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has admitted that the deadly Haqqani network was created by it and USA's CIA and claimed that the insurgent group's chief Haqqani had 'in fact been invited to the White House by President Reagan'
2011: 10 July 2011: US withholding $800 million in military aid to Pakistan - 2 May 2011: Osama bin Laden killed by US in Pakistan - 26 November: Nato helicopters attack Pakistan checkpoint near Afghan border killing 24 soldiers - 27 November: Pakistan tells USA to leave air base in Balochistan province after killing of Pakistani soldiers - 27 November: Pakistan orders Nato and US review after deadly border strike - 28 November: We do not accept Nato apology, Pakistan's army says - 29 November: Pakistan 'to boycott Afghan Bonn talks' after Nato raid - 12 December: US forces set fire to equipment before leaving Pakistan Shamsi airbase - 12 December: Pakistan Nato blockade to continue
2012: 24 January: Pakistan releases report rejecting US claim that its forces fired on Pakistani troops 'in self-defence' killing 24 Pakistanis on 26 November 2011 - 25 March: The US military does not intend to charge or discipline its officers who were involved in a deadly airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani on 26 November - 3 April: The US offers a $10m bounty for Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, the founder of Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba, which is blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks in India - 16 May: Pakistan gets invitation for Chicago Nato meet on Afghanistan - 4 July: Pakistan reopens NATO supply routes after US apologises for the killing of its troops - 8 July: After meeting with her Pakistani counterpart US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that the US and Pakistan are putting past tensions behind them - NZZ 2. August: USA zahlen über eine Milliarde Dollar Militärhilfe - Öffnung der Nachschubwege für die Nato-Truppen in Afghanistan - 23 September: Pakistani Railway minister Bilour announces a bounty of USD 100.000 on the head of the maker of the anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests as the government condemns the minister for his offer of a reward - 1 December: Leading an official delegation to Brussels December 3/4 Pakistani Foreign Minister will meet US Secretary of State
2013: 8 February 2013: Pakistan urges US to end drone strikes on Pakistani territory - 15 March 2013: UN special rapporteur Ben Emmerson investigating US drone strikes has concluded after a secret trip to Pakistan that the attacks by CIA-operated spy planes violate the country's sovereignty, reporting that Pakistan's government had confirmed some 400 civilian deaths in drone attacks and that it does not consent to the strikes - 9 May 2013: Peshawar High Court declares US drone strikes as illegal, directing the foreign ministry to move a resolution in the UN against such attacks - 1 June: Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif condemns latest US drone strike, calling it a violation of the country's sovereignty and of international law - 6 June: The families of Pakistani victims of US drone strikes today wrote to new PM Nawaz Sharif urging him to stop the campaign - by shooting the unmanned aircraft down if necessary - 8 June: After a US drone strike killed nine people in northwest Pakistan, newly sworn-in PM Nawaz Sharif summons US envoy to protest against such attacks - 9 July: Pakistani official report into killing of al-Qaida chief criticises both Pakistan and US, which it says 'acted like a criminal thug' - 9 July 2013: Former ISI chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha has admitted that the deadly Haqqani network was created by it and USA's CIA and claimed that the insurgent group's chief Haqqani had 'in fact been invited to the White House by President Reagan' - 2 August: In Pakistan US Kerry says 'we hope' drone strikes to end 'very, very soon', 'I think the program will end as we have eliminated most of the threat and continue to eliminate it' - 26 September: US President Obama will welcome Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif to the White House on October 23 - 19 October 2013: Pakistan confirms that of some 2,200 people killed by US drone strikes in the past decade, at least 400 were civilians and an additional 200 victims were deemed 'probable non-combatants', UN human rights investigator Ben Emmerson says - 19 October: Afghan peace and US drone campaign on the table as Pakistan PM heads to US - 24 October: 'Why has 26/11 trial not started?' Barack Obama asks Nawaz Sharif in the White House in Washington - 24 October: Pakistan’s PM Sharif urges Obama to stop drone strikes but he failed to get any traction with US Presidenton his wish list - 2 November: Pakistani interior minister and Imran Khan say the strike by the US drone killing Taliban Hakimullah Mehsud has destroyed attempts to hold peace talks with the militants which began this week - 5 November: Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly unanimously adopts a resolution against the US drone strikes and calls upon the federal government to take measures to stop these attacks - 24 November: Thousands of people protesting US drone strikes blocked a road in northwest Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province used to truck NATO troop supplies and equipment in and out of Afghanistan - 27 November: Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaaf party published the name of the suspected CIA's chief operative in Islamabad and demanded that he face murder charges over a USA drone strike - 26 December: Pakistan to raise drone issue at UN Human Rights Council
US drone attacks in Pakistan: Drone attacks in Pakistan - 14 August: USA censures independant report of London-based 'Bureau of Investigative Journalism' on drone casualties - August 2011 report on US drone strikes - 24/25 January 2013: The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has launched an investigation into drone strikes in five places and will review resultant civilian casualties to determine whether the attacks constitute a war crime - Wikipedia-list of drone strikes in Pakistan 2004-2013 - 19 October 2013: Pakistan confirms that of some 2,200 people killed by US drone strikes in the past decade, at least 400 were civilians and an additional 200 victims were deemed 'probable non-combatants', UN human rights investigator Ben Emmerson says - 29 October: Nine-year-old Pakistani girl Nabila Rehman was picking okra in her family garden last year, when missiles from a US drone rained down from the sky, killing her grandmother and injuring her and seven other children
2004: 7 April 2013: Secret deal on drones between CIA and Pakistani military 2004 the beginning
August 2011: NZZ 23. August: Wieder Tote bei US-Drohnenangriff in Pakistan
October 2011: NZZ 30. Oktober 2011: Sechs Tote bei US-Drohnenangriff auf ein Auto in Pakistan - 30 October: Pakistani in Islamabad rallied against US drone raids killing civilians
January 2012: 11 January 2012: US drone kills four persons in Pakistan targeting a house in Miranshah - 23 January: Third reported US drone strike this year kills four at Degan village in Pakistan's North Waziristan region - 31 January: "We're very careful" in killing foreigners in foreign countries, Barack Obama says admitting for the first time US drone strikes for instance in Pakistan increased during his presidency
February 2012: 8 February: US drone strike leaves at least 10 people dead in North-West Pakistan - NZZ 9. Februar: Neuer US-Drohnenangriff auf ein Haus in Miranshah tötet vier Menschen - 10 February: Second US drone strike in Pakistan in two days kills Badar Mansoor and four others, among them his wife and two members of the familiy - 16 February: New deadly drone strike in Pakistan killing six people
March 2012: NZZ 9. März: Neuer US-Drohnenangriff auf ein Fahrzeug im Nordwesten Pakistans (Bezirk Shaktoi in Süd-Waziristan) tötet mindestens 8 Menschen
May 2012: 5 May: In a second attack this week US drone fired a volley of missiles into a house close to the Afghan border on Saturday killing eight people - 26 May: US drone attack kills at least 3 people at a bakery in northwest Pakistan - 27 May: At least 4 people have been killed in an attack by US drones in Waziristan
June 2012: NZZ 3. Juni: Neuerlicher US-Drohnenangriff auf ein Haus in Süd-Waziristan tötet fünf bis zehn Menschen - 4 June: Third strike in as many days takes death toll from recent airstrikes against suspected fighters to at least 27 people - 14 June: New deadly US drone strike on a building in the central market of Miranshah in north Pakistan
July 2012: 7 July: US drones fired a total of five deadly missiles at a compound in Miran Shah - 29 July: A US/Obama drone kills at least seven people in an attack on a compound in Khushhali Turikhel village, the second in the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and days before the country's intelligence chief's visit to Washington
August 2012: 18/19 August: The people killed in a drone attack in the Shawal valley of North Waziristan on Eid are alleged allies of a warlord, Pakistani officials say - 19 August: A second US drone strike in hours targeting two vehicles kills at least four people in Shawal district of North Waziristan - 23 August: Pakistan summons a senior US diplomat in Islamabad to protest against the string of drone strikes
September 2012: 1 September: Missiles fired from US drones at a vehicle and a house in the village of Degan in North Waziristan kill 5 people - 22 September: At least three people have been killed in a suspected US drone attack in Dattakhel area of North Waziristan tribal district - 24 September: A US drone strike targeting a compound in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan kills at least five people - 25 September: Civilians are being 'terrorised' 24 hours a day by CIA drone attacks that target mainly low-level militants in north-west Pakistan, a US report says
October 2012: 6 October: Two-day march supported by a group of American anti-war activists to protest against US drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal regions - 6/7 October: The motorcade protest of thousands of protesters against US drone strikes leaves the northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan - 7 October: Pakistani authorities halt anti-drone protest - 10 October: US drone strike on a compound in Hurmuz area, east of Miranshah kills five 'militants' - 11 October: US drone attack at a compound near Biland village kills 10 'militants', while a pair of bombings in another part of the country kills 10 civilians and three security personnel - 24 October: US drone strike kills three people in the Tappi area east of Miranshah
December 2012: 6 December: A US drone firing missiles at a house in Mubarak Shahi village in North Waziristan kills three or four people, Pakistani intelligence officials suppose - 9 December: US drone strike kills Mohammad Ahmed Almansoor in a compound in Tabi village, three others murdered in the attack were members of Almansoor's family, reports say - 28 December: According to an official US drones fired two missiles on a house in Gurbuz town killing four people, as another official says eight missiles hit the house and the bodies were burnt beyond recognition
January 2013: 3 January: Two US drone strikes in the tribal regions bordering Afghanistan have killed 13 people, including Maulvi Nazir who had a truce with Pakistan's military - 6 January: At least 16 people have been killed and several others wounded in a US drone strike against a suspected Taliban compound in Babar Zariat - 8 January: According to Pakistani officials several US drones have fired missiles at a compound near the town of Mir Ali, killing at least eight people, as ex US-general McChrystal said that drones were hated around the world and that their overuse could harm American security in the long-term - 10 January: US drones fired missiles into a compound and a motorbike in Heso Khel village on the edge of Mir Ali town, killing at least six people
February 2013: 6 February: CIA drones reportedly destroyed a house and damaged others nearby, killing at least 3 people in Spinwam, North Waziristan - 8 February: CIA drones reportedly killed at least six in a strike in Babar Ghar, South Waziristan
March 2013: 10 March 2013: US drone missiles destroyed a compound in Muhammad Khel village in Datta Khel area, killing at least two persons
April 2013: 17 April 2013: A US drone fired two missiles into a Taliban base in the Baber Ghar area of the South Waziristan tribal district, destroying the compound and killing at least five people
May 2013: 9 May 2013: Pakistani court rules CIA drone strikes are illegal - Obama 2013 Pakistan drone strikes - May 2013 - 29/30 May 2013: A week after US-president Obama issued new guidelines for stricter targeting rules at least four people were killed and four others injured when a US drone fired two missiles in a house near Miranshah - a Pakistani foreign ministry official condemned the strike as a breach of sovereignty
June 2013: 7 June: Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected US drone strike has killed seven suspected militants in the Shawal area near the Afghanistan border
July 2013: 3 July: In a US drone strike two missiles hit a house near the main market in Miranshah, killing at least 17 people, whose identity was unclear - 14 July: Suspected US drone kills two alleged militants riding on a motorcycle in the village of Musaki outside of Mir Ali - 28 July: A suspected US drone strike has killed five people in the Shawal area of North Waziristan Sunday evening when the not identified men were crossing on foot into Pakistani territory from Afghanistan - 28 July: Four unmanned aircraft hovered above a village in Shawal before one fired two missiles at a compound as people had gathered and prepared to break their fast - at least six people were killed and three others wounded, another report says
August/September 2013: 1 August: Al Qaeda militants killed in drone strike in Pakistan, Taliban says - 6 September: A suspected US drone stroke killed at least seven militants in the Pashtun tribal region, officials and residents say - 12 September: Pakistan to launch protest against US drone attacks at United Nations - 23 September: At least six people were killed in a US drone strike on a militant compound in Shawal about 55 kilometres west of Miranshah, officials say - 30 September: A US drone strike targeting a militant compound on Monday killed three people in the Boya area of North Waziristan
November/December 2013: 1/2 novembre 2013: Le chef des Taliban pakistanais, Hakimullah Mehsud, a été abattu par un drone américain sur une maison de Danda Darpa Khel au Pakistan - 21 November: A suspected US drone killed up to six people when it fired on an Islamic seminary in Pakistan's north-western region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - 29 November: US drone strike kills two people in the Anghar area in North Western Pakistan - 26 December: US drone strike kills at least three suspected insurgents in northwest Pakistan
2014: 14 May 2014: At least three suspected militants were killed in a USA drone attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nazyan area, Dawn online reported
Natural disasters: Natural disasters in Pakistan
Floods and tropical cyclones in Pakistan: Floods in Pakistan - Tropical cyclones in Pakistan - Pakistan floods 2010 - 2011 Balochistan floods - Oxfam report July 2011: A year after last year's floods Pakistan still not prepared for natural disasters - NZZ 25. August: Überschwemmungen im Nordwesten Pakistans August 2011 - 2011 Kohistan floods - 2011 Sindh floods - 9 September: Millions affected by deadly floods August/September 2011 - 24/25 September 2012: Flash floods triggered by record rains in southwestern Pakistan affect around 700.000 people, destroying hundreds of thousands of acres of crops and making tens of thousands homeless - 18 November 2012: With no governmnent help forthcoming, merchants in flood-devastated south are forced to take loans at high interest - August 2013 Pakistan–Afghanistan floods - 3 August 2013: At least 19 people have been killed and 42 others injured in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in north and north-west regions - 19 August: Heavy rains and flooding have killed at least 110 people and affected over three lakh in many parts of Pakistan - September 2014 Pakistan - India floods
Earthquakes: 2011 Balochistan earthquake - April 2013 Sistan and Baluchestan earthquake - 16 April 2013: A powerful earthquake measured 7.8 on the Richter scale that struck southeastern Iran was felt in several countries in Asia - September 2013 Pakistan earthquake - 25 September 2013: A 7.7-magnitude earthquake in Baluchistan's Awaran district killed more than 200 people and injured over 382 - 28 September: A fresh powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwest Pakistan today, killing at least 12 people in the region already devastated by a tremor which left more than 300 people dead this week, officials say 2 October 2013: A roadside bomb killed two soldiers doing relief work in the region of southwestern Pakistan where an earthquake killed at least 376 people last week, and gunmen carried out a pair of attacks on troops distributing aid there

Papua New Guinea - History of Papua New Guinea - Geography of Papua New Guinea

Economy of Papua New Guinea: Economy of Papua New Guinea
Politics of Papua New Guinea: Politics of Papua New Guinea - 2012 Papua New Guinea Defence Force mutiny - 26 January 2012: Troop mutiny sparks Papua New Guinea crisis
Papua New Guinean general election 23 June to 6 July 2012 - 24 June: Papua New Guinea election under way amid unrest
Foreign relations of Papua New Guinea: Foreign relations of Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea/Australia relations: Papua New Guinea/Australia relations - Territory of New Guinea, mandate of Australia 1919–1949,1975
Papua New Guinea/Germany relations: Papua New Guinea/Germany relations - German colony 1884–1919 'German New Guinea' - German New Guinea Company 1884–1899 - German colonial empire - Kaiser-Wilhelmsland 1884-1919
Papua New Guinea/Indonesia relations: Papua New Guinea/Indonesia relations
Papua New Guinea/Japan relations: Papua New Guinea/Japan relations - Japanese occupation of the 'Dutch East Indies' 1942-1945
Papua New Guinea/Netherlands relations: Papua New Guinea/Netherlands relations - Dutch colony 1949–1962 'Netherlands New Guinea' - Dutch Empire since 1543 - Dutch East Indies - Proclamation of Indonesian Independence - Indonesian National Revolution 1945-1949 (Netherlands' recognition of Indonesia's independence)
Papua New Guinea/United Kingdom relations: Papua New Guinea/United Kingdom relations - Territory of New Guinea - British colony 1884–1949 'Territory of Papua'
Papua New Guinea/USA relations: Papua New Guinea/USA relations

Philippines - Geography of the Philippines - Luzon island group includes Luzon, the Batanes islands, Babuyan islands to the north, the Catanduanes islands, Marinduque, Masbate, Mindoro and Palawan - Visayan group consists of western, central and eastern islands, Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte and Samar - Mindanao island group includes Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago - Geology of the Philippines - History of the Philippines - Demographics of the Philippines - Ethnic groups of the Philippines

Economy of the Philippines: Economy of the Philippines - Economic history of the Philippines from 1986 to the present time - List of companies of the Philippines - Companies of the Philippines by industry
Mining in the Philippines
Transportation in the Philippines: Transportation in the Philippines
List of ports in the Philippines
Agriculture in the Philippines: Agriculture in the Philippines - Rice production in the Philippines - Sugar industry of the Philippines - Coconut production in the Philippines - 22 November 2013: Coconut farmers face ruin after typhoon Haiyan
Land Bank of the Philippines
Poverty in the Philippines: Poverty in the Philippines - 18 October: Number of undernourished Filipinos has grown by two million in two years, a new study says
Child labour: Child labour in the Philippines - 21 July: More than half of the country's five million child workers do so under hazardous conditions, the ILO says - 22 September: Poverty traps Philippine child labourers
Politics of the Philippines: Politics of the Philippines - Political parties in the Philippines
People Power Revolution 1986 - Fifth Republic 1986–present - May 1 riots 2001 - 2006 state of emergency in the Philippines
Philippine presidential election May 2010 - Philippine House of Representatives elections 13 May 2013 - Philippine Senate election 13 May 2013 - 13 mai: Les Philippins ont commencé à voter lundi, pour des élections parlementaires et locales de mi-mandat
Social movements and protest in the Philippines: Protests in the Philippines
Since the 1970s: Anti-nuclear movement since the 1970s aimed to stop the construction of nuclear power facilities and terminate the presence of US military bases in the Philippines
1986: People Power Revolution 1986
Since 2011: Noynoying protests since 2011 against inaction of Aquino administration on the issues of disaster response and of rising oil prices
2013: Million People March since August 2013
Society, demographics and human rights in the Philippines: Philippine society - Demographics of the Philippines - Human rights in the Philippines
Culture and languages of the Philippines: Culture of the Philippines - Languages of the Philippines - Indigenous peoples of the Philippines
Religion in the Philippines: Religion in the Philippines
Women in the Philippines: Women in the Philippines - Women's rights in the Philippines
Education in the Philippines: Education in the Philippines
Health in the Philippines: Health in the Philippines
Media of the Philippines: Media of the Philippines - 14 September 2013: 74 journalists killed in Philippines since 1992 (motive confirmed), 'Committee to Protect Journalists' says - 8 December 2013: Gunmen shot dead radio broadcaster Michael Diaz Milo in the southern Philippines in the second such murder in a week
Newspapers, radio and television in the Philippines: Newspapers in the Philippines - Radio stations in the Philippines - Television in the Philippines
Internet in the Philippines: Internet in the Philippines - Social networking in the Philippines - Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 - Magna Carta for Philippine Internet Freedom
Crime in the Philippines: Crime in the Philippines - 9 October: More than 20 forest rangers killed in past two years, as authorities struggle to contain illegal activity - 7 December 2013: Five fishermen shot dead in Philippine sea attack
Corruption in the Philippines: Corruption in the Philippines - Political scandals in the Philippines
Political dynasties in the Philippines - List of political families in the Philippines
Extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances in the Philippines: Extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances in the Philippines
Massacres in the Philippines: Massacres in the Philippines - Mendiola massacre January 1987 - Luisita massacre November 2004
Maguindanao massacre November 2009
Terrorism in the Philippines: Terrorism in the Philippines - 25 May 2013: Eleven people were killed on the island of Jolo early on Saturday as troops clashed with the militant Abu Sayyaf group - 5 August 2013: A powerful bomb exploded in Cotabato, killing six people and wounding more than two dozen others
Islamic insurgency in the Philippines: Islamic insurgency in the Philippines - Peace process with the Bangsamoro in the Philippines - 7 October 2012: The government has reached a framework peace agreement with the Muslim rebel group MILF - 15 October: Government has signed a framework peace plan with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, aimed at ending the decades-long uprising - 12 septembre 2013: De violents combats se poursuivent depuis quatre jours dans le sud des Philippines entre les forces du gouvernement et des indépendantistes musulmans, qui retiennent toujours une centaine d'otages - 15 September: Philippine troops advance as ceasefire falters - 16 septembre: Frappes aériennes contre des indépendantistes musulmans qui attaquent depuis une semaine une grande ville du sud de l'archipel - 2 February 2014: Five people injured on Sunday when motorcycle-riding men hurled a grenade into a church in Zamboanga after government and MILF on January 25 announced that they had successfully completed talks aimed at en