Asia



Asia - Geography of Asia - Regions of Asia - Central Asia - East Asia - Southeast Asia - South Asia - Western Asia

The Economy of Asia comprises more than 4.4 billion people in 2016 (60% of the world population) living in 49 different states - List of Asian countries by GDP - Agriculture in Asia by country - Labor in Asia by country
Economic history of Asia by country - 1997 Asian financial crisis - 2007–2008 world food price crisis - While beginning in the USA, the Great Recession since 2008 spread to Asia rapidly and has affected much of the region - Poverty in Asia by country

History of Central Asia - Economy of Central Asia
History of East Asia - Economy of East Asia
East Asian monsoon carries moist air from the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean to East Asia, affecting approximately one-third of the global population, influencing the climate of Japan (including Okinawa), the Koreas, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, the Philippines, Indochina, and much of mainland China - East Asian rainy season
History of Southeast Asia - Economy of Southeast Asia
History of South Asia - Economy of South Asia
Monsoon of South Asia
Effects of global warming on South Asia
Drought in India
2013: 2013 drought in Maharashtra
History of Western Asia - Economy of Western Asia (Middle East)
Environment of Western Asia by subject and country - Water in Western Asia by country

Since 15th century European imperialism in Asia - European colonisation in Asia - Direct and indirect consequences of colonialism and colonization - USA overseas expansion and territorial acquisitions in Oceania and Asia - List of territories occupied by Imperial Japan since late 19th century - History of slavery in Asia, still existing today - Decolonization of Asia was the gradual growth of independence movements in Asia, leading ultimately to the retreat of foreign powers and the creation of a number of nation-states in the region - Asian colonies from the 19th century to the end of World War II, list showing the colonial powers following the end of World War II in 1945, their colonial or administrative possessions, date of decolonization and timeline by country<
Modern conflicts in Asia - Human rights in Asia - Racism in Asia - Discrimination in Asia by country - Violence in Asia by country - Terrorism in Asia by country - Social class in Asia - Women's rights in Asia by country - Childhood in Asia by country - Freedom of expression in Asia by country

Environment of Asia by country - Natural history of Asia by subject, region and country - Climate of Asia - Climate of Asia by subject and country
Ecoregions of Asia by country
Environmental issues in China, in India, in Indonesia, in Iran, in Japan, in Malaysia, in Pakistan, in Thailand, in Vietnam
Air pollution in China, Asian Dust, a meteorological phenomenon which affects much of East Asia year round but especially during the spring months - Air pollution in Hong Kong - Air pollution in India is estimated to kill 1.5 million people every year, it is the fifth largest killer in India and the country has the world's highest death rate from chronic respiratory diseases and asthma, according to the WHO, Indian Ocean brown cloud or Asian brown cloud is a layer of air pollution that recurrently covers parts of South Asia, namely the northern Indian Ocean, India, and Pakistan, created by a range of airborne particles and pollutants from combustion (e.g., woodfires, cars, and factories), biomass burning and industrial processes with incomplete burning, The air quality in Delhi, the capital of India, according to a WHO survey of 1600 world cities, is the worst of any major city in the world - Air pollution in Indonesia, Since 1972 Southeast Asian haze, a fire-related large-scale air pollution, causing adverse health and economic impact on Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and to a lesser degree, the Philippines and Thailand, 2016 Southeast Asian haze - Air pollution in Malaysia - Air pollution in Taiwan
Deforestation in Asia - Forestry in Asia by country
Water supply and sanitation by country - Water pollution by country
Waste by country - Electronic waste in Asia

Natural disasters in Asia by country
Earthquakes in Asia by region and country
Tropical cyclones in Asia by country
Floods in Asia by country
2011: 2011 Southeast Asian floods
2013: 2013 Southeast Asian floods
Effects of global warming on South Asia - Monsoon of South Asia - Monsoon
Heat waves in Asia
Droughts in Asia
Since 18th century: Since 18th century droughts in India and Pakistan
2010: 2010 China drought and dust storms
2010–2011: 2010–2011 China drought
2013: 2013 drought in Maharashtra
2015: 2015 drought in Korea
2016–2017: 2016–2017 Drought in Tamil Nadu
Weather events in Asia by country
2009–2010: Winter storms of 2009–2010 in East Asia

International organizations of Asia
Since 1967/2008: Since 1967/2008 Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN, a regional intergovernmental organisation comprising ten Southeast Asian states promoting intergovernmental cooperation and facilitating economic, political, military, educational and cultural integration amongst its members and Asian states - List of cities in ASEAN by population - ASEAN–China Free Trade Area - ASEAN–India Free Trade Area - ASEAN–European Union relations
Since 1989: Since 1989 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies, that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region, in response to the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific economies and the advent of regional trade blocs in other parts of the world
2017: APEC Vietnam 2017, the year-long hosting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings in Vietnam, which will culminate with the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Ðà Nang 11/12 November 2017 - 19 August 2017: APEC anti-corruption authorities and law-enforcement agencies vow to strengthen corruption fight
Since 1994: Since 1994 Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia PEMSEA, a regional partnership programme implemented by the United Nations Development Programme UNDP and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services UNOPS
Since 2005: Since 2005 APEC Climate Center, governmental institution that conducts research in climate prediction, analysis and climate change application areas - APEC Climate Symposiums by year since 2006
Since 2016: Since 2016 Asia Council to serve as a continent wide forum to address Asia’s key challenges and foster cooperation among countries of Asia

Trade unions in Asia by country - List of federations of trade unions in Asia - ITUC Regional Organisation for Asia and Pacific is a regional organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation representing trade unions from countries in Asia and Oceania, having 40 affiliated organisations in 28 countries - South Asian Regional Trade Union Council



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 - main industries include natural gas, coal, copper, cement, furniture, shoes, fertilizer, apparel, food-products, non-alcoholic beverages, mineral water, small-scale production of textiles, handwoven carpets, soap - in 2008 about 35% of Afghan population was unemployed, 36% lived below the national poverty line and suffered from shortages of housing, clean drinking water, and electricity - 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, represents 20% of the GDP - crops include wheat and other cereals, vegetables and fruits, especially pomegranates, apricots, grapes, melons, mulberries, nuts, livestock - Irrigation in Afghanistan - Pomegranate production in Afghanistan
Opium production in Afghanistan: Opium production in Afghanistan
2013: 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
2016: 23 octobre 2016: La culture d'opium en Afghanistan, premier producteur d'héroïne au monde, a atteint cette année son 3e niveau de production le plus élevé depuis 20 ans, selon l'ONU, qui estime que la surface cultivée a augmenté d'environ 10% par rapport à 2015
Forestry and deforestation in Afganistan: Forestry and deforestation in Afganistan
Transport in Afghanistan: Transport in Afghanistan
Tourism in Afghanistan: Tourism in Afghanistan - Visitor attractions in Afghanistan
Foreign trade of Afghanistan: Foreign trade of Afghanistan
List of exports of Afghanistan
2014/2015: In 2014 the GDP of Afghanistan was $20B, and Afghanistan exported $770M and imported $6.42B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $5.65B, as the top export destinations of Afghanistan are Pakistan ($373M), India ($242M), China ($21.3M), Iran and Turkey and the top import origins are Pakistan ($2.2B), China ($709M), Iran ($450M), India and Russia
Banking in Afghanistan: Banks of Afghanistan - Afghanistan Bank is the central bank of Afghanistan - Afghanistan International Bank - New Kabul Bank - First Microfinance Bank
2012: 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
Economic history and business cycles in Afghanistan: Economic history of Afghanistan
2011/2012: 9. September 2011: Nach jahrzehntelangen Kriegszerstörungen steht Afghanistan vor wirtschaftlichem Kollaps - 30 July 2012: Hundreds of millions of USA taxpayer dollars may have been wasted on poorly managed infrastructure projects in Afghanistan, a report to USA Congress says
Poverty and rural poverty in Afghanistan: Poverty in Afghanistan - with 36% of its population living below the poverty line, poverty in Afghanistan is most heavily concentrated in the rural areas, 90% of urban households have access to electricity, only 29% of rural households do, additionally, 58% of urban households have access to safe water, but only 19% of rural homes do
2010: 31 March 2010: 9 million Afghans or 36% of the population 'are believed to live in absolute poverty and a further 37 percent live only slightly above the poverty line' despite about $35 billion of outside aid sent to the country between 2002 and 2009, and poverty actually kills more Afghans than those who die as a direct result of the armed conflict, according to UN report
2015: 1 October 2015: Economic growth during the pre-transition period of 2007-2008 to 2011-2012 in Afghanistan did not reduce poverty and contributed instead to widening inequality in the country, to reduce poverty, Afghanistan must focus on strengthening agriculture, investing in human development and managing and mitigating risks that increase poor people's vulnerability, according to World Bank
2017: 8 février 2017: Un demi-million d'Afghans ont été déracinés par la guerre dans leur propre pays
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
December 2014: 1 December: Facing intensified Taliban attacks, Afghan president Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country’s most volatile provinces
April/May 2017: 24 April 2017: Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignations of his defence minister and army chief of staff, after more than 140 soldiers were killed last week in the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base - 19 May 2017: Afghanistan’s vice-president Abdul Rashid Dostum has not faced justice over allegations of kidnapping and torture, despite government’s promises, and now has left the country after a six-month standoff and flew to Turkey
June 2017: 3 June 2017 Kabul attack - 3 June 2017: At least seven people have been killed and more than 119 wounded in three separate explosions at a high-profile funeral in Kabul for Salem Izidyar, the son of the senate deputy speaker and one of several protesters killed by Afghan police on Friday at a large demonstration calling for the resignation of the government, after the large truck bomb killed nearly 100 people on Wednesday
6 June 2017: Afghanistan holds peace conference amid violence and protests, also calling on regional powers to help find a way to peace
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
2015: 23 March 2015: Family of Afghan woman Farkhunda, killed by a mob triggered by a mullah in front of Kabul’s Shah-Do Shamshira mosque where she worked as a religious teacher and urged by Kabul police chief 'You have to confirm' that Farkhunda was mentally ill, take comfort from tide of outrage - 24 March: Afghan protesters demand justice for Farkhunda killed by mob - 17 June 2015: At the Afghanistan launch of HeForShe UN campaign for gender equality, a group of Afghan men in Kabul took the very rare step of calling on their male compatriots to take a stand for women’s rights - 9 August 2015: Hundreds of civil society activists and residents of Kabul have gathered over the weekend near the site of a truck bomb attack which killed at least 15 people and wounded over 200 others to remember victims of attacks and to protest against support for terrorists - 11 November 2015: Thousands of people have marched in Kabul, carrying coffins of seven Hazaras, killed by Islamist militants, and pictures of the victims including two women and one child, 'held hostage for months', also protesting against insecurity and the government's inaction - 25 November 2015: A string of vicious murders this year has led to a public furore and protests, energising the national women’s rights movement in Afghanistan
2016: 16 May 2016: Thousands of demonstrators from Afghanistan's Hazara minority marched in protest through Kabul saying that they are missing out on a multi-million dollar power transmission line - 5 novembre 2016: Après au moins 30 civils ont péri dans des raids aériens des Etats-Unis, des manifestations ont éclaté à Kunduz et des dizaines de proches des victimes se sont rassemblés devant les bureaux du gouverneur, transportant des corps d'enfants tués
June 2017: 2 June 2017: At least four Afghans have been killed including Salem Izidyar, as police fired live rounds to disperse protesters calling for president Ashraf Ghani to step down and chanting 'death to the Taliban' after devastating Kabul truck bombing, which killed at least 90 people and injured more than 460
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Afghanistan: Afghan society
Demographics and ethnic groups in Afghanistan: Demographics of Afghanistan - Ethnic groups in Afghanistan, including Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Aimak, Turkmen, Baloch, Pashai, Nuristani, Gujjar, Arab, Brahui, Pamiri and some others - Ethnic groups in Afghanistan by province
Afghan diaspora: Afghan diaspora, citizens of Afghanistan who have immigrated to other countries, or people of Afghan origin who are born outside Afghanistan, traditionally the borders between Afghanistan and its southern and eastern neighbouring countries have been fluid and vagueand like other nations that were created by European empires
Culture and languages in 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 and healthcare in Afghanistan: Health in Afghanistan - WHO 2014: Afghanistan's public health issues and concerns
2014: 25 February 2014: Despite years of aid, medical care in Afghanistan remains severely limited as casualty rates from violence climb, according to MSF report
2015: 3 October 2015 bombing of Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz - 5 October 2015: After the USA air attack on the MSF hospital in Kunduz killed 22 people, 'no young Afghan doctor is going to risk their life and travel to the provinces to work'
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
2016: 3 February 2016: 10-year-old Afghan Wasil Ahmad, who fought the Taliban alongside his uncle on many occasions, has been shot dead by insurgents near his home in Tirin Kot, capital of the southern Uruzgan province, while on his way to school
2017: 6 February 2017: 923 children killed and 2,589 injured in Afghanistan in 2016, as Isis expands operations, according to the UN, which has documented 11,418 civilian casualties, including 3,498 deaths
Human Rights in Afghanistan: Human rights in Afghanistan - 3 March 2015: Rights group accuses high-ranking officials in Afghanistan of allowing extrajudicial killings and brutal practices to flourish after fall of Taliban
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 and freedom of religion in Afghanistan: Religion in Afghanistan - Islam in Afghanistan - Buddhism in Afghanistan - Freedom of religion in Afghanistan
2015: 23 March 2015: Afghani woman beaten to death by mob was falsely accused of burning Quran - 23 March 2015: Family of Afghan woman Farkhunda, killed by a mob triggered by a mullah in front of Kabul’s Shah-Do Shamshira mosque where she worked as a religious teacher and urged by Kabul police chief 'You have to confirm' that Farkhunda was mentally ill, take comfort from tide of outrage - 6 May 2015: Afghan judge sentences four to death over mob killing of Afghan woman Farkhunda
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 - 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
2015: 16 February: Popular female politician Angiza Shinwari in east Afghanistan died in hospital following a bomb attack on her vehicle - 23 March 2015: Afghani woman beaten to death by mob was falsely accused of burning Quran - 23 March 2015: Family of Afghan woman Farkhunda, killed by a mob triggered by a mullah in front of Kabul’s Shah-Do Shamshira mosque where she worked as a religious teacher and urged by Kabul police chief 'You have to confirm' that Farkhunda was mentally ill, take comfort from tide of outrage - 6 May 2015: Afghan judge sentences four to death over mob killing of Afghan woman Farkhunda - 3 November 2015: A video has emerged of an Afghan woman, married against her will and stoned to death in Ghalmeen - 28 décembre 2015: Une bénévole travaillant pour une campagne d'éradication de la poliomyélite en Afghanistan a été abattue par deux inconnus circulant à moto, et sa petite-fille a été blessée dans l'agression
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
2010/2011: 9 March 2011: The annual UN report on civilian casualties shows that more than two-thirds of the 2,777 civilians killed last year were the victims of insurgents, a 28% increase on 2009, and that by contrast Nato and Afghan government forces were responsible for killing 440
2014: 17 December 2014: A day after Pakistan Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar killing at least 141 people, Taliban storm New Kabul bank in Lashkar Gah in Helmand, killing at least 10 people
2017: 17 July 2017: Civilian deaths at record high in 16-year war, says UN, as the number of deaths of women and children grew especially fast, primarily due to the Taliban’s use of homemade bombs, which caused 40% of civilian casualties in the first six months of 2017
Opium production in Afghanistan: Opium production in Afghanistan
2016: 23 octobre 2016: La culture d'opium en Afghanistan, premier producteur d'héroïne au monde, a atteint cette année son 3e niveau de production le plus élevé depuis 20 ans, selon l'ONU, qui estime que la surface cultivée a augmenté d'environ 10% par rapport à 2015
Illegal drug trade in Afghanistan: Illegal drug trade in Afghanistan
Allegations of CIA drug trafficking in Afghanistan: Allegations of CIA drug trafficking in Afghanistan
Corruption, fraud etc.: Corruption, fraud etc. in Afghanistan - Corruption in Afghanistan - Shirini - Integrity Watch Afghanistan
2013-2016: 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 - 19 April 2015: UN investigation finds corruption in Afghan police oversight division - 14 September 2016: From the very beginning of its intervention in Afghanistan 15 years ago, the USA sabotaged its own efforts by feeding corruption in the country’s government and the security forces meant to fight the Taliban, according to a new report by a USA Congress watchdog
Law and law enforcement in Afghanistan: Law of Afghanistan - Law enforcement in Afghanistan
Judiciary of Afghanistan: Judiciary of Afghanistan, still under construction as the Justice Ministry is now (May 2016) working to set up a workable judicial system with lower and a higher courts in every province as in rural areas, where local elders and tribal authorities resolve criminal cases, Taliban laws have remained in effect, and verdicts often are based on Islamic and tribal law
Supreme Court of Afghanistan: Supreme Court of Afghanistan, the court of last resort in Afghanistan created by the Constitution of Afghanistan, which was approved in January 2004 - Chief Justice of Afghanistan
Afghan National Police: Afghan National Police, the primary police force of Afghanistan, serving all across the country under the responsibility of Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior and having about 157,000 active members as of September 2013 - Afghan Public Protection Force since 2009, organized as a State Owned Enterprise and designed to contract with both domestic and international customers for security services within Afghanistan
Foreign relations of Afghanistan: Foreign relations of Afghanistan
Invasions and wars targeting and involving Afghanistan: Wars targeting and involving Afghanistan - Invasions of Afghanistan - as Afghanistan is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia and South Asia, the Afghanistan area has been invaded many times in recorded history, some of these invaders in the history of Afghanistan include Indians, Alexander the Great, Caliphate, Genghis Khan, Timur, Mughal Empire, various Persian Empires, British Empire, Sikh Empire, Soviet Union, and currently a coalition force of NATO troops - List of wars involving Afghanistan
Foreign aid to Afghanistan and 'phantom aid':
2002-2009: Phantom aid in Afghanistan, an aid that never reaches the intended recipients and that gets looted in many ways, as Afghanistan has received approximately $35 billion of international aid between 2002 and 2009, however, much of this aid has not helped ease poverty or improve economic and living conditions
2011/2012: 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 USA 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
2016: October 2016 Brussels conference on Afghanistan
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
Bilateral relations of Afghanistan: Bilateral relations of Afghanistan
Afghanistan/Canada relations: Afghanistan/Canada relations
2017: 14 October 2017: Canadian Joshua Boyle who was held hostage with his family for five years says that the Taliban-linked militants who abducted him and his wife in Afghanistan raped her and killed an infant daughter born in captivity
Afghanistan/European Union relations: Eupol Afghanistan is a European Union mission since 2007 to support and train police in Afghanistan, and improve the rule of law
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/Iran relations: Afghanistan/Iran relations
2015: 5 November 2015: Iran is recruiting Afghan refugees to fight in the foreign military contingent supporting Assad's regime in Syria, promising a monthly salary and residence permits
Afghanistan/New Zealand relations: Afghanistan/New Zealand relations
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'
2012-2014: 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
2016: 4 October 2016: Afghan exodus from Pakistan could be 'catastrophic' without urgent aid, UN warns
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: Afghanistan/Sweden relations
Since 1980 'Swedish Committee for Afghanistan': 'Swedish Committee for Afghanistan' aid organisation active in Afghanistan since 1980
2014: 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
2017: 21 May 2017: Unknown gunmen entered a compound housing employees working for Operation Mercy, a Swedish charity in Kabul, killing a German woman and an Afghan guard, and abducting a Finnish woman
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
2012/2013: 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
2014: 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 - 3/4 December 2014: London Conference on Afghanistan 2014 co-hosted by the UK and Afghanistan - 3 December: In London Afghan president Ghani will have his first meeting with global supporters to discuss the country’s future - 4 December: Afghan president promises to tackle corruption if west holds firm on aid
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 USA secretary of state Hillary Clinton designating Afghanistan a major non-NATO ally shortly before major aid conference in Tokyo - 10 September: USA to transfer Bagram prison to Afghans - 25 September: Afghans hail action over USA 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 USA court for a military hearing and prosecutors say they will seek death penalty for Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 civilians - 11 November: USA military court hears Afghan massacre accounts - 12 November: USA 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 USA 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 USA soldier accused of massacre - 24 August: USA 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 USA 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 USA 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 USA 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 USA said its officials would meet the insurgents for talks - 19 June: The Afghan government lashed out at USA efforts to broker peace with the Taliban, suspending security talks with Washington and threatening to boycott contacts with the insurgents - 20 June: USA 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 USA to suspend plans to attend talks - 17 July: Afghan suspect blames USA commandos for civilian murders - 13 September: Deadly truck bomb hits US consulate in Afghanistan - 13 October: Dispute on immunity for USA troops blocks Afghan-USA 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 USA security deal and seeks immediate signing - 26 November: USA 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 - 10 December: Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani vows to investigate CIA abuse in his country, saying torture described in the USA Senate report 'violates all accepted norms of human rights in the world' - 21 December: USA sends four Afghan Guantanamo prisoners home
2016: 18 janvier 2016: Les autorités afghanes, le Pakistan, la Chine et les Etats-Unis d'Amérique ont repris leurs discussions pour régler le conflit avec les talibans - 28 March: A USA soldier shot and killed an Afghan boy on Monday near an American airfield close to the capital Kabul - 22 May 2016: Afghan Taliban have confirmed the death of leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor after the USA military announced he was the target of a drone strike in Pakistan - 29 September 2016: Suspected USA drone strike on a home in eastern Afghanistan, where civilians were sleeping after having gathered to welcome home a tribal elder from hajj pilgrimage, has killed at least 15 civilians and injured another 13, according to the United Nations, calling for an independent inquiry - 3 November 2016: As many as 30 civilians were killed in a USA airstrike on Thursday morning called in to protect USA and Afghan troops involved in heavy fighting with the Taliban near Kunduz
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 - 18. Mai: Provinz Tahar - Tote bei Protesten nach Nato-Angriff - 29. Mai 2011: 12 Kinder bei Nato-Luftangriff getötet
June 2011: 18. Juni 2011: Karzai bestätigt Gespräche USA-Taliban - 23. Juni 2011: Obama kündigt Abzug von 10.000 Soldaten bis Ende 2011 an - 23 June 2011: Obama announces withdrawal of 10.000 troops this year and another 23.000 by the end of September 2012 - 23. Juni 2011: Nach den USA kündigen weitere Länder Truppenabzug an - 29 juin 2011: 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 - 23. Juli 2011: 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 2011: Nato suspends Afghan prison transfers - torture allegations - 8 September 2011: Nato-led forces killed BBC-reporter Ahmed Omed Khpulwak - shot dead by an USA-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 USA-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: 29. Oktober 2011: Schwerer Taliban-Angriff auf Nato-Truppen in Kabul
November 2011: 2 November: Turkey summit to map out Afghan future - 24. November 2011: Sechs Kinder bei Nato-Luftangriff in der Provinz Kandahar getötet
December 2011: 8 December 2011: Kabul in grief after Ashoura shrine blast as Karzai vows to take up the issue with Pakistan
January 2012: 12 January 2012: 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 - 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 - 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 - 15. März 2012: Karzai will Nato früher aus Afghanistan haben - ISAF-Truppen sollen sich ab sofort aus Dörfern zurückziehen – Taliban sagen Gespräche mit den USA ab - 16. März 2012: 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 - 17. April 2012: 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: 13. Mai 2012: 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 2013: 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
November/December 2014: 27 November: Suicide attack at British embassy vehicle in Kabul, killing at least five Afghan civilians and wounding more than 30 others - 11 December: A Taliban suicide bomber targeting a bus in Kabul killed six Afghan soldiers and wounded 11, five Afghan schoolchildren were also reported killed in an air strike by foreign forces in northern Parwan province - 17 December: A day after Pakistan Taliban attacked a school in Peshawar killing at least 141 people, Taliban storm New Kabul bank in Lashkar Gah in Helmand, killing at least 10 people - 20 December: Afghan civilian casualties hit record high in 2014, UN says - 27 December: NATO-led foreign force mistakenly killed three civilians in an air strike - 28 December 2014: After 13 years of war, Nato formally ends its combat operations, leaving the Afghan army and police in charge of security in a country plagued by continued fighting
January-June 2015: 1 January: After Afghan army mortars reportedly killed at least 20 civilians attending a wedding party in southern Helmand, Afghan police is investigating - 16 February: Popular female politician Angiza Shinwari in east Afghanistan died in hospital following a bomb attack on her vehicle, her driver was also killed in the explosion and four other people injured - 18 February 2015: Afghan civilian deaths hit record high, as insurgents, government forces and international troops all contribute to highest total in five years since records began - 18 April: Suicide blast kills 33 outside a bank in Afghanistan city of Jalalabad - 4 May: A Taliban suicide attack in Kabul targeting government employees kills at least one person - 21 June: A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in southern Helmand province, trying to go home, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city - June 2015 Kabul Parliament attack - 22 June: The Taliban attacked the Afghan parliament, setting off at least one large bomb and igniting a gun battle with security forces, all attackers reportedly killed - 23 June: Afghan government forces regain control of a key district near the northern city of Kunduz
July-September 2015: 20 July 2015: At least seven Afghan soldiers feared to have died after a USA helicopter attack on an Afghan army outpost in Logar province - 27 July: Gunfight kills at least 20 people and wounds ten others at wedding in Deh Salah district in Baghlan in northern Afghanistan - 5 August: UN reveals 1,591 civilians killed and 3,329 wounded as war enters its 14th year, as fighting in residential areas and greater role of militias contribute to increase with women and children showing the sharpest rise in casualties - 7 August: A truck bomb reportedly exploded near an army compound in the center of Kabul killing at least eight people and wounding close to 200 - 7/8 August: Taliban suicide attack kills at least 20 police cadets in Kabul, as wave of attacks kills at least 35 people and wounds hundreds in the deadliest 24 hours in the Afghan capital in years - 10 August: A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, killing at least four civilians and wounding 17, including a woman and a child - 23 August: Three USA contractors were among 12 people killed by a Kabul bomb that targeted their NATO convoy - 14/15 September: Gunmen in northern Afghanistan torch UN food trucks in latest attack on aid workers, as Taliban storm Ghazni jail and free 350 inmates
September-December 2015: 2015 Battle of Kunduz - 29 September 2015: Taliban retakes Kunduz in northern Afghanistan, freeing hundreds of militants - 29 September: USA strike targets Taliban as Afghan troops mount Kunduz counterattack
3 October 2015 bombing of Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz - 3 October 2015: A USA air strike on a hospital in Kunduz on Saturday left several 'Doctors Without Borders' staff dead and dozens of others seriously wounded in a grave violation of International Humanitarian Law, the charity says, adding that the location of MSF hospital 'known' to USA forces and partners
11 October: A Taliban suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of foreign troops in the Afghan capital during rush hour-traffic - 28 November 2015: A suicide bomber targeted a senior member of Afghanistan's election commission in Kabul on Saturday, killing his driver and wounding several passersby - 11 December: A Taliban car bomb explosion hit a diplomatic area of central Kabul, killing a Spanish police officer and wounding seven civilians - 21 décembre 2015: Le Helmand menacé par une offensive des talibans - 21 décembre: Six soldats de l'Otan en mission près de Kaboul ont été tués dans un attentat suicide des talibans - 24 décembre: L'armée essaie de briser le siège de Sangin
February 2016: 1 February 2016 Kabul bombing - 6 February 2016: Four-country talks in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad resume to revive Afghan peace plan - 14 février 2016: En Afghanistan 11'002 civils sont tué ou blessé en 2015, a rapporté dimanche l'ONU dans son bilan annuel
April 2016: 12 April 2016: Taliban announce start of 'spring offensive', pledging to launch large-scale attacks, suicide bombs and guerrilla warfare - 17 April 2016: An increasing number of Afghan civilians are killed and injured at the hands of government forces fighting extremist groups, according to UN's report, showing a 70% rise in civilian casualties caused by pro-government forces, with 127 killed and 242 wounded in the first three months of 2016, as a total of 600 civilians (including many children) were killed and 1,343 injured during that period
19 April 2016: 19 April 2016 Kabul attack - 19 April: Several people have been killed and scores injured after a Taliban car bomb exploded in a crowded area of Kabul near ministries, and a gun battle ensued between attackers and security forces
May-June 2016: 25 mai: Dix personnes ont été tuées et quatre blessées dans une attaque visant un minibus transportant des employés d'un tribunal dans la banlieue ouest de Kaboul - 20 June 2016: Suicide bombing claimed by Taliban in Kabul kills 14 Nepalese security guards, while another attack in country’s north kills at least eight people
June 2016: 30 June 2016 Afghanistan bombings - 30 juin: Au moins 27 morts dans une attaque contre un convoi dans un quartier populaire de l'ouest de Kaboul
July/August 2016: 23 July 2016 Kabul bombing - 24 July 2016: At least 80 people have been killed and 231 others injured in twin suicide bombings at a demonstration in Kabul of thousands of Hazara over the route of a planned multi-million-dollar power line - 24 July 2016: Relatives of some of those killed in a big suicide attack in Kabul searched through a bloodied assortment of belongings left after the twin blasts as they prepared for funerals on Sunday in a mood of growing anger with political leaders - 1 August 2016: Taliban claim responsibility for blast in Pul-e-Charkhi neighbourhood of Afghan capital that occurred at same time as widespread power cuts, also killing a police officer in the attack - 4 August: A group of western tourists, including eight Britons, three USA citizens and one German. on a sightseeing adventure tour of Afghanistan have been ambushed by Taliban gunmen
September-November 2016: 29 September 2016: Suspected USA drone strike on a home in eastern Afghanistan, where civilians were sleeping after having gathered to welcome home a tribal elder from hajj pilgrimage, has killed at least 15 civilians and injured another 13, according to the United Nations, calling for an independent inquiry - 3 October: Taliban launch coordinated assault on Afghan city of Kunduz - 10/11 November 2016: Attack on German consulate in the northern Mazar-i-Sharif with a car packed with explosives, reportedly killing at least four people and wounding scores, claimed by the Taliban in retaliation for Nato airstrike last week near the northern city of Kunduz, in which more than 30 people, many of them children, were killed - 12 November: At least 4 people killed as explosion hits USA Bagram Airfield base in Afghanistan, claimed by the Taliban - 21 November 2016: Dozens killed and more than 80 injured in attack on mosque in Afghan capital in latest attack targeting Shia community
2017: 6 February 2017: Civilian casualty toll in 2016 was highest in 15 years, with 923 children killed and 2,589 injured, mainly from ground engagements, according to the UN, which has documented 11,418 casualties, including 3,498 deaths - 7 February: Dozens killed in suicide blast at Afghanistan's supreme court, which happened as judicial staff were leaving work for the day in country’s capital - 8 February 2017: Six Afghan Red Cross aid workers killed in an ambush in the country’s north while travelling through Dasht-e Leili to a remote area to deliver humanitarian aid - 12 February 2017: USA airstrikes in Afghanistan’s Helmand province may have been responsible for the deaths of at least 18 civilians, mostly women and children, according to the UN and local sources - 1 March 2017: Multiple attacks in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, claimed by Taliban
March 2017 Kabul attack: 8 March 2017 Kabul attack - 8 March 2017: 'Islamic State' terrorist claims responsibility for Kabul hospital attack by fake doctors, that left at least 49 people dead and an unknown number injured
April/May 2017 and Mazar-i-Sharif attack: 14 April 2017: Up to 36 suspected Islamic State militants were killed in the Achin district of Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, when the USA dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb GBU-43/B ever used in combat, targeting a 'tunnel complex’ - 21/22 April 2017: More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded after Taliban suicide attackers disguised as army personnel targeted a national army base in Mazar-i-Sharif - 4 May 2017: Fear and doubt as notorious 'butcher of Kabul' Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returns with talk of peace
3 May 2017 Kabul attack: 3 May 2017: Suicide attack on Nato convoy in Kabul kills at least eight Afghan civilians, wounding three USA service members
31 May and 3 June 2017 Kabul attacks: 31 May 2017 Kabul attack - 31 May 2017: At least 80 killed, 350 injured in massive Kabul car bombing, also damaging French, German embassies in diplomatic quarter - 3 June 2017 Kabul attack - 3 June 2017: At least seven people have been killed and more than 119 wounded in three separate explosions at a high-profile funeral in Kabul for one of several protesters killed on Friday at a large demonstration calling for the resignation of the government after the large truck bomb killed nearly 100 people on Wednesday
June/July 2017: 15 June 2017: At least four people have been killed in Kabul after a suicide bomber and gunmen attacked Shia mosque in western Kabul where worshippers had gathered, in latest of a string of attacks on civilians in Afghanistan during holy month of Ramadan - 18 June 2017: Dozens of people have been killed or wounded after up to five suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan's Gardez city, the capital of Paktia province, on Sunday - 22 June 2017: At least 15 people have been killed in suicide car bombing in the capital of Afghanistan’s Helmand province - 24 July 2017: Dozens dead in Kabul bombing targeting government workers - 31 July 2017: 'Islamic State' terrorists claim Iraqi embassy suicide attack in Kabul
August 2017: 1 August 2017: A suicide attack on a Shia mosque in the city of Herat in western Afghanistan reportedly killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 64 - 2 August 2017: Two USA soldiers killed in Taliban suicide bomb attack on a Nato convoy near Kandahar - 6 August 2017: Unidentified militants, reported to be Taliban and Isis attacked a village in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pul, torching 30 houses and killing as many as 50 people, including women and children, according to officials - 26 August 2017: 'Islamic State' terrorist group claims responsibility for an attack on a mosque in Kabul after suicide bomb and gun battle kills at least 30 people - 29 August 2017: At least four people were killed and several others injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a bank close to the USA embassy compound in Kabul
October 2017: 14 October 2017: Afghan officials say USA drone strike killed militants in Kunar province on Thursday but local MP claims victims were civilians - 17 October 2017: Police officers and civilians are killed as wave of Taliban attacks on Afghan forces kills at least 74, targeting government facilities in south, east and west of country - 19 October 2017: Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers by ramming two stolen Humvees strapped with explosives into an army base - 29 October 2017: More than 70 people have been killed in twin suicide bombings on mosques in Afghanistan
Environment of Afghanistan: Environment of Afghanistan - Natural history of Afghanistan - Geology of Afghanistan - Climate of Afghanistan
Ecoregions in Afghanistan: List of ecoregions in Afghanistan - Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe - Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows - Protected areas of Afghanistan
Environmental issues in Afghanistan: Environmental issues in Afghanistan, including pollution, deforestation, domestic, industrial and nuclear waste - forests and wetlands have been depleted by centuries of grazing and farming, practices which have only increased with modern population growth and with 80% of the population dependent on herding or farming
2017: 28 August 2017: How climate change is a 'death sentence' in Afghanistan's highlands
Natural disasters in Afghanistan: Natural disasters in Afghanistan
Drought in Afghanistan: Drought 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
Avalanches and weather events in Afghanistan: Avalanches in Afghanistan - Weather events in Afghanistan
2008: 2008 Afghanistan blizzard
2015: In February 2015 a total of 40 avalanches in Panjshir Province, Afghanistan killed at least 310 people, and another 129 were wounded
2017: 4 février 2017: Les avalanches et le froid ont tué plus d'une vingtaine de personnes en deux jours en Afghanistan, dont des femmes et des enfants
Earthquakes in Afghanistan: Earthquakes in Afghanistan
October 2015 Afghanistan earthquake: October 2015 Afghanistan earthquake - 26 October 2015: Afghanistan, India and Pakistan rocked by earthquake


Armenia - Geography of Armenia - History of Armenia - Demographics of Armenia
Economy of Armenia: Economy of Armenia - main industries include diamond-processing, metal-cutting machine tools, forging-pressing machines, electric motors, tires, knitted wear, hosiery, shoes, silk fabric, chemicals, trucks, instruments, microelectronics, jewelry manufacturing, software development, food processing, brandy - 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
Elections in Armenia: Elections 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
December 2015 Armenian constitutional referendum: 6 December 2015 Armenian constitutional referendum, proposing amendments to the constitution that would transform the country into a parliamentary republic and abolish direct presidential elections
2016: 25/26 April 2016: President Sarkisian has ordered police to tighten security after a massive explosion on a bus killed at least two passengers and wounded seven others in Armenian capital Yerevan - 27 April: Explosion that devastated bus in Yerevan, killing two people and injuring seven, reportedly not the result of a terrorist attack
April 2017 Armenian parliamentary election: 2 April 2017 Armenian parliamentary election
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
2015: 15 January: Thousands demonstrate against Kremlin influence after a Russian soldier is accused of killing a family of six - 24 June 2015: Armenia protests over steep increase in electricity prices by 17 to 22%, at the request of Electric Networks of Armenia owned by the Russian company Inter RAO, escalate after police turn on demonstrators and Russian regime compares demonstrations to Maidan movement in Ukraine - 28 June: Demonstrators welcome government's news, saying the president's concessions fell short of their demands for the planned price hikes of almost 20% to be fully reversed - 29 June: Activists remained overnight on the streets of multiple cities in Armenia with compromise proposals by the president failing to disperse protesters - 4 July: Armenia opens probe into police violence against protesters
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Armenia: Armenian society
Human rights in Armenia: Human rights in Armenia - Religion in Armenia - Freedom of religion in Armenia
Demographics and ethnic groups in Armenia: Demographics of Armenia - Ethnic groups in Armenia - Ethnic minorities 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
2015: 3 May 2015 Nagorno-Karabakh parliamentary election - 4 May 2015: European Union, USA, Azerbaijan and Turkey don't recognise 'the constitutional and legal framework' of Nagorno-Karabakh parliamentary election
2016: 2/3 April 2016: More than 30 people killed in clashes over separatist enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in the Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict - 5 avril 2016: Après 64 personnes ont trouvé la mort un accord a été trouvé pour faire cesser les combats dans la région du Nagorny-Karabakh - 26 April: Nagorno-Karabakh says two soldiers killed by gunfire from Azerbaijan - 27 April: Nagorno-Karabakh says one soldier killed by Azeri gunfire - 17 May: Armenia and Azerbaijan to hold OSCE-backed peace talks on Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenia/European Union relations: Armenia/European Union relations - Since 2009 'Eastern Partnership' initiative of the EU with the post-Soviet states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine - 15 April 2015: During its plenary session of the European Parliament an unprecedented number of members took the stage and showed their solidarity to the Armenian nation, supporting a resolution to recognize the Armenan Genocide during WW I, despite undermining by German SPD-Schulz
Armenia/Georgia relations: Armenia/Georgia relations
Armenia/Germany relations: Armenia/Germany relations
Armenian Genocide 1915-1923: Armenian Genocide 1915-1923 - 13 July 1919: Germany confesses in a secret record, printed at Potsdam, her Turkish partner's crimes in Armenia and its attempt to destroy a whole people - 17 February 2007: Germany, Turkey and the Armenian Genocide - a documentary of the Armenian genocide - 21 October 2012: Photograph of 1915 links Germans to 1915 Armenia genocide by the Ottoman Turks during World War I
April 2015: 15 April 2015: Armenian genocide should be called what it was and the German government has a special responsibility, because German officers were among the accessories and accomplices, the Central Council of Jews in Germany says - 17 April 2015: SPD-Steinmeier avoids to say 'genocide' for genocide of Armenians, because his party supported World War I from German beginning to end and therefore the war crimes - 17 April 2015: SPD-Schulz disassociates himself from European Parliament's resolution recognizing the Armenan Genocide, because his party supported World War I from German beginning to end and hence the war crimes
Armenia/Iran relations: Armenia/Iran relations - Iranian Armenians - Armenian diaspora in the Middle East
Armenia/Israel relations: Armenia/Israel relations - 22 April 2015: Israel sends delegation to Armenian genocide ceremony over the weekend, marking the remembrance of the mass murder of Armenians by Turkish forces during World War I
Armenia/Kurdistan relations: Armenia/Kurdistan relations - Kurdish recognition of the Armenian genocide
Armenia/Lebanon relations: Armenia/Lebanon relations - Armenians in Lebanon - Armenian diaspora in the Middle East - 11 May 2000: Lebanese parliament voted to recognize the Armenian genocide
Armenia/Russia relations: Armenia/Russia relations - April 1965 Yerevan demonstrations on the 50th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
2015: 15 January 2015: Thousands demonstrate against Kremlin influence after a Russian soldier is accused of killing a family of six
2016: 28 May 2016: Russia sued by relatives of Armenian Avetisyan family, massacred by Russian soldier Valery Permyakov in 2015
Armenia/Syria relations: Armenia/Syria relations - Armenians in Syria - Armenian diaspora in the Middle East
Armenia/Turkey relations: Armenia/Turkey relations
Armenian Genocide 1915-1923: Armenian Genocide 1915-1923 - Witnesses and testimonies of the Armenian Genocide - 13 July 1919: Germany confesses in a secret record, printed at Potsdam, her Turkish partner's crimes in Armenia and its attempt to destroy a whole people - 17 February 2007: Germany, Turkey and the Armenian Genocide - a documentary of the Armenian genocide - 21 October 2012: Photograph of 1915 links Germans to 1915 Armenia genocide by the Ottoman Turks during World War I
Since 1919: 24 April Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day since 1919 - 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
International Armenian Genocide recognition and Turkey's denial: International Armenian Genocide recognition - The governments of Turkey and Azerbaijan deny that the Ottoman authorities attempted to exterminate the Armenian people
2015: 17 April 2015: Turkey has never accepted the term genocide for its war crime against Armenians, even though historians have demolished its denial of responsibility for up to 1.5 million deaths - Commemoration of 100 years of the Armenian Genocide 24 April 2015 - 24 April 2015: Armenian genocide survivor's vivid memories of the day the soldiers came - 24 April: Armenian genocide survivors' stories - 25 April 2015: As Armenia marks 1915 massacre, it is also called genocide in Turkey's World War I partner Germany
Armenia/USA relations: Armenia/USA relations


Azerbaijan - Geography of Azerbaijan - History of Azerbaijan - Demographics of Azerbaijan
Economy of Azerbaijan: Economy of Azerbaijan - main industries include petroleum and natural gas, petroleum products, petrochemicals, oilfield equipment, steel, iron ore, machinery, cement, chemicals, textiles, cotton, foodstuffs - 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
2015: 21 September 2015: Azerbaijan expects to produce 40 million tonnes of oil and 30 bln cubic meters of gas in 2016, Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR says, roughly steady compared with 2015
5 December 2015: Thirty oil workers are missing, one person confirmed dead and 32 rescued, after the rig they were working on in the Caspian Sea was engulfed by fire - 5 December: Thirty-two workers have died after SOCAR's oil platform caught fire
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
2015: 11 August 2015: Several rights groups call on authorities in Azerbaijan to conduct a full and transparent investigation into the murder of journalist Rasim Aliyev
1 November 2015 Azerbaijani parliamentary election: 1 November 2015 Azerbaijani parliamentary election
Social movements and protests in Azerbaijan: - Protests in Azerbaijan
2011: 2011 Azerbaijani protests
2013: 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
2015: 6 April 2015: About 1,000 Azeris held a rally on Sunday to protest against rising prices and a crackdown on human rights as economic problems mount ahead of a parliamentary election this year - 23 August 2015: Using tear gas and batons police in Azerbaijan broke up a protest and detained scores of participants in the town of Mingachevir two days after a young man died in custody after interrogation
2016: 15 January 2016: Azerbaijan forced to cut taxes on essential foods after widespread protests over deteriorating economic conditions that have seen the prices of essentials such as flour and bread rise steeply in recent months
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
Sport in Azerbaijan: Sport in Azerbaijan - Sport in Azerbaijan by sport
International sports competitions hosted by Azerbaijan
2015: 28 May 2015: After a devastating blaze kills 16 people, residents are criticising Azerbaijan’s attempts to whitewash the city for its international visitors ahead of European Games
Azerbaijani media: Azerbaijani media - Freedom of the media in Azerbaijan
2015: 15 May 2015: Azerbaijan extends journalist Khadija Ismayilova's detention ahead of European Games as rights groups say charges against her are politically motivated because of reports exposing state corruption - 11 August 2015: Rasim Aliyev, a journalist in Azerbaijan has died in hospital after being invited to meet football player Huseynov he had criticised on Facebook, but after arrival at the appointed place was assaulted by six people
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
2015: 3 May 2015 Nagorno-Karabakh parliamentary election - 4 May 2015: European Union, USA, Azerbaijan and Turkey don't recognise 'the constitutional and legal framework' of Nagorno-Karabakh parliamentary election
2016: 2/3 April 2016: More than 30 people killed in clashes over separatist enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in the Armenian-Azerbaijan conflict - 5 avril 2016: Après 64 personnes ont trouvé la mort un accord a été trouvé pour faire cesser les combats dans la région du Nagorny-Karabakh - 26 April: Nagorno-Karabakh says two soldiers killed by gunfire from Azerbaijan - 27 April: Nagorno-Karabakh says one soldier killed by Azeri gunfire - 17 May: Armenia and Azerbaijan to hold OSCE-backed peace talks on Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan/European Union relations: Azerbaijan/European Union relations - European Parliament resolution of 12 May 2011 on Azerbaijan - 28. Juni 2011: Rechtsausschuss des Europarates fordert die Freilassung von 50 inhaftierten politischen Oppositionellen - 15 May 2015: Ahead of European Games, Azerbaijan extends journalist Khadija Ismayilova's detention, as rights groups say charges against her are politically motivated because of reports exposing state corruption
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/Switzerland relations: Azerbaijan/Switzerland relations
14 June 2015: Swiss fly out opposition journalist Emin Huseynov hiding at its Azerbaijan embassy
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.
Azerbaijan/USA relations: Azerbaijan/USA relations - 26 December 2014: USA-funded radio station in Azerbaijan raided following jailing of a reporter at the station pending trial on charges of driving a man to suicide


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 - main industries include textiles, pulp and paper, jute, leather, food processing, fertilizer, natural gas, renewable energy, construction materials, steel, shipbuilding, electronics, automotive parts, ceramics, pharmaceuticals - 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 - Nuclear energy in Bangladesh
Electricity sector in Bangladesh Electricity sector in Bangladesh - Power stations and proposed power stations in Bangladesh - Power companies of Bangladesh
Renewable energy in Bangladesh: Renewable energy in Bangladesh - Renewable energy policy of Bangladesh - Hydroelectric power stations in Bangladesh
Energy policy of Bangladesh: Energy policy of Bangladesh
2016: 7 April 2016: Bangladeshi 'S Alam Group' suspends work on a planned Chinese-backed coal-fired power plant after four demonstrators opposing its construction were killed earlier this week
Bangladesh textile industry, factory collapses and fires: Bangladesh textile industry - Bangladesh textile industry - employment and labour
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
May 2013: 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
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
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
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
2015 Mirpur plastics factory fire: 31 January 2015: Plastics factory fire in Mirpur kills at least 13 people
2015: 22 April 2015: Bangladesh garment workers making clothes for western firms suffer poor conditions two years after reform vows
2016: 31 May 2016: It’s been more than three years since 1,138 workers were killed when the Rana Plaza factory collapsed in Bangladesh, yet little progress has been made to improve labor conditions for garment workers, according to researchers and activists
September 2016 factory fire: 10 September 2016: A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory outside Dhaka killed at least 23 people and injured dozens
November 2016: 21 November 2016: Alliance consortium, which includes Walmart, Gap and Target, has pushed back deadlines to implement fire exits, alarms and structural renovations more than three years after deadly Rana Plaza collapse, after Walmart declined to sign an accord and founded an alliance including Gap, Target, Hudson’s Bay Company, whose brands include Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, and VF Corporation, whose brands include North Face, Timberland, Vans and Wrangler, independent survey says
July 2017: 4 July 2017: At least eight people were killed and up to 50 injured after a boiler exploded at a garment factory in Gazipur on the outskirts of Dhaka
Agriculture in Bangladesh: Agriculture in Bangladesh, including rice and jute, wheat, maize and tea - most Bangladeshis (about 40% of the labor force) 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
2013: 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
2016: 6 April 2016: Nearly 20 million Bangladeshis are still drinking water poisoned with high levels of arsenic despite millions of wells being tested and hundreds of thousands of safe ones having been bored to avert a major health crisis, according to a new report
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
2009: 26 October 2009: ILO report on child labour in Bangladesh
2013: 15 May 2013: Combating child labour through education
2016: 25 July 2016: Police have arrested a textile mill worker in Rupganj town for allegedly torturing a nine-year-old boy in the spinning mill making clothes for western retailers, one of millions of child labourers in impoverished Bangladesh and many of them employed in hazardous industries, to death with an air compressor, the second such claim in less than a year, according to officers - 7 December 2016: Child labour 'rampant' in Bangladesh factories, as survey finds that 15% of six- to 14-year-olds living in poorest households work an average of 64 hours a week
Foreign trade of Bangladesh: Foreign trade of Bangladesh - Special economic zones of Bangladesh - Chittagong Export Processing Zone, the first and one of the eight export processing zones in Bangladesh located at South Halishahar in Chittagong, established in 1983 - Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority - Bangladesh's government provides numerous incentives for investors for opening factories in EPZs, new factories enjoy tax holidays for 5 years, labour unions and other activities that are often viewed detrimental to productivity and are banned inside the EPZs
Banking in Bangladesh: Banking in Bangladesh - List of banks in Bangladesh
Economic history of Bangladesh and business cycles: Economic history 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
2015: 10 July 2015: A stampede during a charity handout in the northern city of Mymensingh left at least 23 people dead on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police says
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 - Constitution of Bangladesh since 1972 - Amendments to the Constitution of Bangladesh - 2006-2008 Bangladeshi political crisis - Government of Grand Alliance 2009-present
Political parties in Bangladesh: Political parties in Bangladesh - List of political parties in Bangladesh
Trade unions in Bangladesh: Trade unions in Bangladesh - Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority - Bangladesh's government provides numerous incentives for investors for opening factories in EPZs, new factories enjoy tax holidays for 5 years, labour unions and other activities that are often viewed detrimental to productivity and are banned inside the EPZs
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
2015: 5 January 2015: Deadly clashes erupt on the streets of Bangladesh on the first anniversary of elections as police besiege the main opposition leader in her office
Social movements and protests: Protests in Bangladesh
2012: 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 garment workers' hunger strike: 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
February 2015 protests against attacks on civilians: 8 February 2015: Thousands of Bangladeshis form a human chain to protest against an increasing number of deadly attacks on civilians using petrol bombs - 27 February 2015: Protests in Dhaka after USA citizen Avijit Roy, whose blog championed liberal secular writing in Bangladesh, hacked to death by Islamists
April 2015 rallies supporting victims of 2013 Rana Plaza factory disaster: 18 April 2015: Rallies in Bangladesh as victims of Rana Plaza factory disaster in 2013 await compensation
September 2015 student protests: August/September 2015 Bangladesh student protests demanding the VAT imposed on higher education in private universities be eliminated, following strong opposition, the VAT was reduced to 7.5% and the imposed VAT was withdrawn by the finance division after a cabinet meeting on 14 September 2015
November 2015 protest against Islamists' hacking attacks: 2 November 2015: Hundreds of people, including writers, publishers and bookshop owners, took to the streets of Dhaka to protest against government inaction over a string of murder attacks by suspected Islamists, including the hacking to death on Saturday of a publisher of secular books, as rallies were also held in other cities and towns to demand more protection
2016: 7 April 2016: Students protested Thursday in Dhaka after Nazimuddin Samad, a law student and secular activist, was hacked and shot to death in the Bangladeshi capital the day before
December 2016: 27 December 2016: At least 1,500 workers sacked from Bangladesh garment factories after tens of thousands of workers walked out of factories in Ashulia, which make clothes for top western brands such as USA's Gap, Spain's Zara and Sweden's H&M, in protests sparked by the sacking of 121 workers, but soon evolved into a demand for the trebling of workers’ pay from the current monthly minimum of 5,300 taka or £54, and escalated after police fired rubber bullets injuring demonstrators, branded the protests illegal and arrested workers including union leaders and a television reporter by using a controversial wartime-era law intended to deal with threats to state security
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Bangladesh: Bangladeshi society
Demographics and ethnic groups in Bangladesh: Demographics of Bangladesh - Indigenous peoples in Bangladesh - Ethnic groups in Bangladesh
Culture and languages in Bangladesh: - Culture of Bangladesh - Languages of Bangladesh
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 - Bangladesh National Women Lawyers' Association
'Acid Survivors Foundation' Bangladeshi organisation dedicated to raising awareness and preventing acid attacks and providing survivors with medical and legal aid
Child labour in Bangladesh: Child labour in Bangladesh
2009: 26 October 2009: ILO report on child labour in Bangladesh
2009/2013: 15 May 2013: Project to combat child labour through education in Bangladesh, where an estimated 13% of children aged 5-14 work full-time
2017: 24 January 2017: Garment brands contribute to low wages, long working hours, child labour and school dropouts in Bangladesh, according to 'Stop Child Labour' and SOMO's report 'Branded Childhood’
Education in Bangladesh: Education in Bangladesh
Schools in Bangladesh: Schools in Bangladesh - Schools in Bangladesh by district - High schools in Bangladesh - List of schools in Bangladesh
Universities and colleges in Bangladesh: Universities in Bangladesh - Universities and colleges in Bangladesh - Public universities of Bangladesh - Private universities in Bangladesh - Universities and colleges in Bangladesh by type - Textile schools in Bangladesh
Universities and colleges in Dhaka - List of colleges in Chittagong
University of Dhaka, established in 1921 during the British Raj, the oldest university in modern Bangladesh and a significant contributor to the modern history of Bangladesh - Asian University for Women, the first liberal arts university for women in South Asia, located in the port city of Chittagong - European University of Bangladesh since 2012
Health and healthcare in Bangladesh: Health in Bangladesh - Healthcare in Dhaka
Hospitals in Bangladesh: Hospitals in Bangladesh
Schools of medicine in Bangladesh - List of medical colleges in Bangladesh
Water supply and sanitation in Bangladesh: Water supply and sanitation in Bangladesh
2013: 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
2016: 6 April 2016: Nearly 20 million Bangladeshis are still drinking water poisoned with high levels of arsenic despite millions of wells being tested and hundreds of thousands of safe ones having been bored to avert a major health crisis, according to a new report
Media of Bangladesh: Media of Bangladesh
List of journalists killed in Bangladesh since 1992: List of journalists killed in Bangladesh since 1992
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
Newspapers, radio and TV in Bangladesh: 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
Crime in Bangladesh: Crime in Bangladesh
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
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
Human trafficking in Bangladesh: Human trafficking in Bangladesh
Human rights abuses in Bangladesh: Human rights abuses in Bangladesh - Torture in Bangladesh
Forced disappearance in Bangladesh: Forced disappearance in Bangladesh
Human rights, religion, religious violence and terrorism in Bangladesh: Human rights in Bangladesh - Religious violence in Bangladesh
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
Riots, violence and terrorism in Bangladesh since 2001: Terrorism in Bangladesh
2013 timeline including riots, violence and terrorist incidents in Bangladesh: Bangladesh timeline including riots, violence and terrorist incidents in 2013
2014 timeline including riots, violence and terrorist incidents in Bangladesh: 2014 Bangladesh timeline including riots, violence and terrorist incidents
2016 timeline including riots, violence and terrorist incidents in Bangladesh: 2016 timeline including riots, violence and terrorist incidents in Bangladesh
2013: 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 - 2 December 2013: Bangladeshi ministers escape bomb attacks ahead of next month's general elections
2015: 12 May 2015: Secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das has been hacked to death in north-eastern city of Sylhet, the third such deadly attack this year and an attack, that fellow writers said highlighted a culture of impunity - 30 March 2015: Blogger Washiqur Rahman has been hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest brutal attack on Bangladesh’s independent writers - 7 August 2015: Secular blogger Niloy Chakrabarti hacked to death with machetes after a gang broke into his apartment in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Friday, had told police of threats against him and requested protection weeks before he died - 31 October 2015: The publisher of secular books Faisal Abedin Deepan hacked to death in the Bangladeshi capital while in a separate attack in Dhaka two other writers and a publisher were stabbed and shot at a publishing house
2016: 7 April 2016: Bangladeshi law student Nazimuddin Samad, who had been on a Islamists' death list sent to Bangladesh’s interior ministry, and who criticised Islamism on his Facebook page, has been hacked to death by at least four assailants in Dhaka, the latest in a series of killings of secular activists and bloggers in the country - 23 April 2016: University English professor Rezaul Karim Siddique in Bangladesh hacked to death in an assault police say bears the hallmarks of previous killings by Islamist militants of secular and atheist activists> - 26 April 2016: USA embassy worker, LGBT rights activist Julhas Mannan and Tanay Mojumdar murdered Monday evening in Dhaka - 14 May 2016: A Buddhist monk reportedly found hacked to death on Saturday in the southeastern district of Bandarban, the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists
Foreign relations of Bangladesh: Foreign relations of Bangladesh
Treaties of Bangladesh: Treaties of Bangladesh
Bangladesh's participation UN in peacekeeping missions: Bangladesh among nations that participate in UN peacekeeping missions
Bilateral relations of Bangladesh: Bilateral relations of Bangladesh
Bangladesh/Burma relations: Bangladesh/Burma relations
Bangladeshis in the Middle East: Bangladeshis in the Middle East
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
Bangladesh/USA relations: Bangladesh/USA relations
2015/2016: 27 February 2015: USA citizen Avijit Roy, whose blog championed liberal secular writing in the Muslim-majority nation of Bangladesh, hacked to death by unidentified assailants in Dhaka - 26 April 2016: USA embassy worker, LGBT rights activist Julhas Mannan and Tanay Mojumdar murdered Monday evening in Dhaka - 21 November 2016: Alliance consortium, which includes Walmart, Gap and Target, has pushed back deadlines to implement fire exits, alarms and structural renovations more than three years after deadly Rana Plaza collapse, after Walmart declined to sign an accord and founded an alliance including Gap, Target, Hudson’s Bay Company, whose brands include Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, and VF Corporation, whose brands include North Face, Timberland, Vans and Wrangler, independent survey says
Environment of Bangladesh: Environment of Bangladesh - Climate of Bangladesh
Climate change in Bangladesh: Climate change in Bangladesh
Floods and landslides in Bangladesh: Floods in Bangladesh
July/August 2007 South Asian floods: July/August 2007 South Asian floods
June 2017 Bangladesh landslides: June 2017 Bangladesh landslides
Tornadoes, storms and weather events in Bangladesh: Tornadoes in Bangladesh
Tropical cyclones and storms in Bangladesh: Tropical cyclones in Bangladesh
Earthquakes in Bangladesh: Earthquakes in Bangladesh


Brunei - Geography of Brunei - History of Brunei - Demographics of Brunei
Energy in Brunei: Energy in Brunei
Society, demographics and human rights in Brunei: Bruneian society - Demographics of Brunei - Human rights in Brunei
Legislative Council of Brunei: Legislative Council of Brunei
Brunei/Indonesia relations: Brunei/Indonesia relations
Brunei/Malaysia relations: Brunei/Malaysia relations - Brunei and Malaysia


Burma - Geography of Burma - History of Burma - British rule in Burma lasted from 1824 to 1948 - Demographics of Burma
Oil and gas industry in Myanmar: Oil and gas industry in Myanmar
Jade production and trade in Burma: Jade production and trade in Burma
Garment production in Burma: Garment production in Myanmar (Burma)
Opium production in Burma: Opium production in Burma
Forestry and deforestation in Burma: Forestry in Burma - Deforestation in Burma
April 1956 Burmese general election: 27 April 1956 Burmese general election
February 1960 Burmese general election: 6 February 1960 Burmese general election
Since 1962 and 1988 protests in Myanmar: Since 1962 and 1988 protests in Myanmar
2010 Burmese general election: Burmese general election 2010
Since 2011 Burmese political reforms, ongoing repression and elections: 2011-2012 Burmese political reforms - Elections in Burma - 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 - 7 July 2011: Crowds throng as Suu Kyi visits 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: Burmese by-elections 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 - 17. Januar 2012: 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' - 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
November/December 2014 Burmese by-elections: Cancelled Burmese by-elections November/December 2014
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Burma: Burmese society - Human rights in Burma
Administrative divisions of Burma - regions, states, districts and cities of Burma: Administrative divisions of Burma - regions and states of Burma - Districts of Burma - List of cities in Burma
2012 Rakhine state riots: 2012 Rakhine state riots
2016–2017 Northern Rakhine State clashes: 2016–2017 Northern Rakhine State clashes
Demographics and ethnic groups in Burma: Demographics of Burma - Ethnic groups in Burma
Culture of Burma and languages in Burma: Culture of Burma - Languages of Burma
Religion and freedom of religion in Burma: Religion in Burma/Myanmar - Freedom of religion in Burma
Polygamy in Myanmar: Gender in Myanmar: Gender in Myanmar
Children and youth in Myanmar: Children in Myanmar - Youth in Myanmar
Education in Burma: Education in Burma
Media of Burma: Media of Burma
Censorship in Burma: Censorship in Burma
Newspapers in Burma: Newspapers in Burma
Religion, conflicts and violence in Burma: Religion in Burma/Myanmar - 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: 2013 Myanmar anti-Muslim riots, a series of conflicts in various cities throughout central and eastern Myanmar - 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
2017: 9 February 2017: More than 1,000 Rohingya feared killed in Myanmar army crackdown, according to two UN officials dealing with refugees fleeing the violence - 24 August 2917: Excessive force won’t solve Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, according to international commission appointed by Aung San Suu Kyi - 25 August 2017: At least 71 people, including 12 members of the security forces, have been killed in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state after Rohingya militants attacked border police, ushering in the bloodiest day of fighting since conflict broke out last year - 27 August 2017: Death toll rises as clashes between army and Rohingya continue for third day, while thousands flee across border to Bangladesh - 31 August 2017: Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims make desperate attempts to flee the worst violence in at least five years, as monitors say fleeing Rohingya report that the army and Buddhist vigilantes have unleashed a campaign of arson aimed at driving the Muslim population out - 4 September 2017: Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis - 6 September 2017: Aung San Suu Kyi silent on Rohingya, blasting 'iceberg of misinformation' aimed at aiding 'terrorists', as Muslim countries and the UN chief are all pressuring to act amid rising violence - 8 September 2017: Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has called on Aung San Suu Kyi to end the violence against her country’s Rohingya Muslim minority - 13 September 2017: Myanmar's government says 40% of Rohingya villages targeted by army are now empty - 14 September 2017: New footage and satellite evidence reveals scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya - 17 September 2017: Fresh fears for newborn babies as Rohingyas’ plight worsens - 18 September 2017: Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile Buddhists and running short of food - 25 September 2017: Evidence of rape among Rohingya women fleeing Myanmar military, UN medics say, as nearly 430,000 Rohingya flee campaign of violence - 11 October 2017: Bangladeshi hospital's 'Rohingya wing' overwhelmed as refugees keep coming - 16 octobre 2017: Au moins cinq personnes sont mortes et des dizaines sont portées disparues après le naufrage d'un bateau transportant des Rohingyas fuyant la Birmanie vers le Bangladesh - 17 October 2017: UN released aerial footage showing thousands of Rohingya Muslims after they crossed the Naf river into Bangladesh, joining at least 536,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar since Augus - 20 October 2017: More than 300,000 Rohingya refugee children 'outcast and desperate', Unicef says
Crime in Burma: Crime in Burma
War crimes in Burma: War crimes in Burma
Terrorism in Burma: Terrorism in Burma
Corruption in Myanmar: Corruption in Myanmar
Human trafficking in Burma: Human trafficking in Burma
Illegal logging in Burma: Illegal logging in Burma
Illegal drug trade in Burma: Illegal drug trade in Burma
Judiciary of Myanmar: Judiciary of Myanmar
Since 2011 Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar: Since 2011 Constitutional Tribunal of Myanmar
Since 2011 Supreme Court of Myanmar: Since 2011 Supreme Court of Myanmar
Myanmar Police Force: Myanmar Police Force
Foreign relations of Burma: Foreign relations of Burma
Treaties of Myanmar: Treaties of Myanmar
Membership of Myanmar in international organisations:
Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty: Southeast Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty
Bilateral relations of Myanmar: Bilateral relations of Myanmar
Burma/Bangladesh relations: Burma/Bangladesh relations
Burma/United Kingdom relations: Burma/United Kingdom relations
1824-1948 British rule in Burma: British rule in Burma lasted from 1824 to 1948
Natural disasters in Burma: Natural disasters in Burma
Tropical cyclones in Burma: Tropical cyclones in Burma
Floods and landslides in Burma: Landslides in Myanmar
November 2015 Hpakant jade mine disaster: November 2015 Hpakant jade mine disaster
Earthquakes in Burma: Earthquakes in Burma


Cambodia - Geography of Cambodia - History of Cambodia - Demographics of Cambodia
Mineral industry of Cambodia: Mineral industry of Cambodia
Natural resources of Cambodia and deforestation: Natural resources of Cambodia - Deforestation in Cambodia
Tourism in Cambodia: Tourism in Cambodia
Military of Cambodia: Military of Cambodia
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 - Human rights in Cambodia - Religion in Cambodia - Freedom of religion in Cambodia
Demographics and ethnic groups in Cambodia: Demographics of Cambodia - Ethnic groups in Cambodia
Education in Cambodia: Education in Cambodia
Health in Cambodia: Health in Cambodia
Crime in Cambodia: Crime in Cambodia
Corruption in Cambodia: Corruption in Cambodia
Human trafficking in Cambodia: Human trafficking in Cambodia
Illegal logging in Cambodia: Illegal logging in Cambodia
Cambodia/United Kingdom relations: Cambodia/United Kingdom relations
Cambodia/Vietnam relations: Cambodia/Vietnam relations
Natural disasters in Cambodia: Natural disasters in Cambodia
Typhoons in Cambodia: Typhoons in Cambodia
2011 Southeast Asian floods: 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
Politics of Chechnya: Politics of Chechnya
Politics of Kabardino-Balkaria: Politics of Kabardino-Balkaria
Politics of Krasnodar Krai: Politics of Krasnodar Krai
Politics of North Ossetia-Alania: Politics of North Ossetia-Alania
2011 South Ossetian referendum: South Ossetian referendum 11 September 2011
June 2014 South Ossetian parliamentary election: South Ossetian parliamentary election 8 June 2014
1918-1920 Georgian–Ossetian conflict: Georgian–Ossetian conflict 1918–1920
1991–1992 South Ossetia War: 1991–1992 South Ossetia War
2008 Russo-Georgian diplomatic crisis and August 2008 Russo-Georgian War: 2008 Russo-Georgian diplomatic crisis - August 2008 Russo-Georgian War


People's Republic of China (PRC) - Geography of the PRC - History of China - Demographics of the PRC
Machinery manufacturing in China: Machinery manufacturing
Automotive industry in China: Automotive industry in China
Military industry in the PRC: Military industry of the PRC - Weapons of the PRC
Nuclear power in China: Nuclear power in China
Energy policy of the PRC and coal power: Energy policy of the PRC - Coal power in the PRC
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
Fishing industry in China: Fishing industry in China - Aquaculture in China
Transport in China: Transport in China
2005-2011 Chinese property bubble: Chinese property bubble 2005–2011
Disasters and industrial disasters, explosions in the PRC: - Disasters in the PRC - Explosions in China - List of coal mining accidents in the PRC, accidents and deaths
August 2015 Tianjin explosion: 12 August 2015 Tianjin explosion - 13 August 2015: At least 44 people killed, including 12 firefighters, and some 520 people injured as two huge blasts rock the Chinese port city of Tianjin, a major base for petrochemicals, refining and other industries - 14 August: After the devastating Tianjin explosions on Wednesday, thousands seek refuge as death toll reaches 55 and as fires continue to burn on Friday morning - 14 August: Questions even in Chinese media rise about why people were allowed to live so close to dangerous industrial zones, as regime orders nationwide checks on dangerous chemicals - 15 August: Highly poisonous sodium cyanide is found at port of Tianjin, as official death toll climbs to 85, according to local media - 16 August: Hundreds of tons of highly poisonous cyanide stored at the warehouse devastated by two giant explosions in Tianjin which killed 112, Chinese military admits in first official comment, as nearly 100 people remain missing, including 85 firefighters - 17 August: Fears over cyanide pollution in Tianjin as Chinese media lambasts officials and as protests broke out over the weekend with displaced families and relatives of missing firefighters taking to the streets to demand answers - 18 August: Company at centre of last week’s Tianjin explosions worked with hazardous materials despite lacking a licence until weeks before blasts, state-run news agency says - 21 August: Chinese authorities investigate mass fish death near Tianjin explosion site - 27 August 2015: Chinese authorities detain 12 over Tianjin blasts that killed 139 people and accuse 11 officials and port executives of suspected dereliction of duty or abuse of power
Slavery in China: Slavery in China
Housing in China: Housing in China
List of Chinese military accidents since 1980s: List of Chinese military accidents since 1980s
Communist Party of China: Communist Party of China (CPC)
Manufacturing companies of Hong Kong: Manufacturing companies of Hong Kong
Energy in Hong Kong: Energy in Hong Kong
Agriculture and aquaculture in Hong Kong: Agriculture and aquaculture in Hong Kong
Banking and financial services in Hong Kong: List of banks in Hong Kong
Taxation in Hong Kong: Taxation in Hong Kong
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 and politics in Hong Kong: Elections in Hong Kong
Democratic development in Hong Kong since 1997: Democratic development in Hong Kong since 1997
Social movements, democratic development and protests in Hong Kong: Social movements and protests in Hong Kong
2012: Early 2012 Hong Kong protests
Since 27/28 September 2014: 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 - 26/27 October: Occupy Central organisers may yet hold a poll on the future direction of the movement as online activists collect views of demonstrators - 28 October: Thousands gathered on Harcourt Road in the area now dubbed Umbrella Square to commemorate the firing of tear gas at protesters by police one month ago - 29 October: No foreign forces behind Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, senior lawmaker Jasper Tsang says - 30 October: The role of social media in Occupy protests reviewed - 26 November: Police fire pepper spray as dozens of protesters arrested after Mong Kok clearance, including student leaders - 28 November: Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong accuses police of beating him and causing injuries during his arrest on Wednesday - 30 November/1 December: Hong Kong police use batons and pepper spray against pro-democracy activists as night of confrontation continues into Monday with scores of injuries and arrests - 2 December: Hong Kong's Joshua Wong urges the government to resume dialogue with students - 4 December: Hong Kong Federation of Students will decide in the next week whether to call on protesters to pull up stakes - 11 December: Hong Kong police clears the main pro-democracy protest site in the Admiralty district, but movement promises to keep up pressure for truly democratic elections - 14 December: Hong Kong activists fear they are being monitored by Beijing regime - 25 December: Hong Kong police announces arrest of 12 pro-democracy demonstrators for committing 'unlawful assembly' in Mong Kok neighborhood - 26 December: More people arrested as pro-democracy protesters returned to the streets demanding genuine elections for the city’s chief executive
2016: 3 January 2016: Hong Kong politicians and demonstrators call for Beijing regime to explain 'abductions' following the mysterious disappearance of a group of booksellers - 10 January 2016: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters gather to demand release of booksellers vanished since October and probably abducted by regime forces because of books critical of Beijing regime - 9 February: Hong Kong police fire live rounds during clashes with protesters supporting street food sellers facing eviction - 10 February 2016: A crisis of confidence has hit foreign and local-owned companies in Hong Kong following the abduction of five booksellers by Chinese agents - 6 April: Hong Kong student leader says that the city's HSBC branches refuse to open an account for his new party, accusing them of 'political censorship' - 21 April 2016: Editor Keung Kwok-yuen of Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao, that published a report on the 'Panama Papers' document leak, has been dismissed, sparking outcry from journalists’ unions and exposing new concerns about press freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory - 19 juin 2016: Le libraire de Hong Kong Lam Wing-kem arrêtés et retenus en Chine pendant plusieurs mois, a pris la tête d'une manifestation dans sa ville - 19 juin 2016: Le libraire enlevé Lam Wing-kem confie la terreur ressentie pendant ses 8 mois de détention et d'interrogatoires en Chine - 1 July 2016: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters demand resignation of CY Leung who critics accuse of failing to confront China over bookseller scandal - 5 août 2016: Milliers de manifestants pour l'indépendance protestent devant le siège du gouvernement de Hong Kong, parmi les manifestants des candidats interdits aux législatives de septembre car ils prônent une rupture avec la Chine - 6 November 2016: A pro-democracy march that drew thousands of people in Hong Kong has ended in clashes with police after Beijing regime announced it was reviewing a case that could see two pro-democracy lawmakers banned from taking their seats in Hong Kong’s parliament - 7 Nobember 2016: Hong Kong is facing a severe political crisis after Chinese Beijing regime barred two pro-democracy parliamentarians from the Special Administrative Region’s legislature - 15 November 2016: Hong Kong court bans two separatist politicians from taking office, after Beijing regime said it would not allow the pair to be sworn into office and as fears grow of the city’s liberties coming under threat
2017: 26 April 2017: Pro-independence activists Sixtus Leung and Yau Wai-ching, who were disqualified over swearing-in ceremony incident, charged with unlawful assembly, amid a widening crackdown on dissenting voices in Hong Kong - 27 April 2017: Hong Kong police have arrested at least nine democracy activists in connection with anti-government protest last year, the latest in a series of politically motivated prosecutions that critics say are designed to eliminate opposition - 4 June 2017: June 4 vigil to mark the 28th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing brings back fears as Hong Kong marks 20 years of Chinese rule - 24 June 2017: Hong Kong police have launched a crackdown on political banners and images ahead of a visit to the city by Xi Jinping to avoid 'embarrassing' Beijing's Chinese president - 1 July 2017: Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters march across Hong Kong to mark the 20th anniversary of city’s handover to Chinese rule following Xi Jinping’s visit and labelling of any challenge to it as 'a red line’ - 16 July 2017: Thousands of mourners marched through the heart of Hong Kong in a candlelight vigil for Chinese Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, sending a powerful message to the regime in Beijing as it tries to erase his legacy - 17 August 2017: Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed over anti-China protests known as the umbrella movement - 20 August 2017: Thousands march in Hong Kong for release of pro-democracy leaders
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Hong Kong: Hong Kong society
Culture and languages in Hong Kong: Culture of Hong Kong - Languages of Hong Kong
Health in Hong Kong: Health in Hong Kong
Newspapers in Hong Kong: Newspapers in Hong Kong
Internet in Hong Kong: Internet in Hong Kong
Crime in Hong Kong: Crime in Hong Kong
Organised crime in Hong Kong: Organised crime in Hong Kong
Excessive use of force by Hong Kong Police Force: Excessive use of force by Hong Kong Police Force
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in the PRC: Chinese society - Demographics of China
Guangdong: Guangdong
Migration in China: Migration in China
Housing in China: Housing in China
Foreign groups of migration in China: Foreign groups of migration in China
Universities and colleges in China by type: Universities and colleges in China by type
Globalization and women in China: Globalization and women in China
Medecine and schools of medicine in China: Medicine in China - Schools of medicine in China
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 2014: Government intensifies crackdown on social media with curbs on instant messaging
2016: 7 January 2016: A Hong Kong leading international bookshop chain has removed politically sensitive books from its shelves in the wake of the mysterious disappearance of five of the city’s booksellers, stoking fears over mounting self-censorship - 10 February 2016: A crisis of confidence has hit foreign and local-owned companies in Hong Kong following the abduction of five booksellers by Chinese agents - 15 February: Journalist Yang Jisheng, a retired correspondent from Beijing’s official news service Xinhua, who fought to expose the deaths of tens of millions of his fellow citizens in China’s 1958-61 famine has been banned from leaving the country to accept a prize for his work - 28 February: Chinese authorities have shut down the social media accounts of Ren Zhiqiang after he criticised the ruling Communist party’s tightening grip on the media - 21 April 2016: Editor Keung Kwok-yuen of Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao, that published a report on the 'Panama Papers' document leak, has been dismissed, sparking outcry from journalists’ unions and exposing new concerns about press freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory
Censorship in China: Censorship in China
2013/2014: 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
Social movements, protests and repression in China: Protests in the PRC - Political repression in China
Hong Kong 1 July marches since 1997: Hong Kong 1 July marches since 1997
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 - 26. Juli 2012: 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
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
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
2016: 4 January 2016: Pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow in Hong Kong has released a video, attacking Beijing regime’s campaign of 'political suppression' following the disappearances of five booksellers - 1 June 2016: In an open letter, families of those killed during the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown have accused China's regime of subjecting them to nearly three decades of threats and repression in a bid to stop them speaking out about the massacre - 28 June 2016: Chinese activist Chen Yunfei has been ordered to stand trial for visiting the grave of young photographer Wu Guofeng killed in the 1989 Tiananmen massacre - 1 July 2016: Thousands of Hong Kong protesters demand resignation of CY Leung who critics accuse of failing to confront China over bookseller scandal - 10 août 2016: La ville de Lianyungang a indiqué qu'elle allait suspendre ses préparatifs pour l'implantation potentielle d'une usine franco-chinoise de traitement de combustibles nucléaires usés, après des manifestations d'habitants inquiets - 27 September 2016: China labor activists sentenced for helping workers in wage dispute - 5 October 2016: Hong Kong’s democracy campaigner Joshua Wong accuses Thailand’s military junta of political 'suppression' after he was barred from entering the country, apparently after Beijing regime asked for his name to be placed on a travel blacklist - 25 December 2016: As people celebrate around the world, the Chinese regime's tradition to jail political prisoners in the shadow of events is increasing, hoping the distraction of the Christmas holiday season will lead to less attention
Crackdown on dissidents and activists in the PRC: Detained and jailed activists, people - and dissidents since 1989
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
2017: 8 May 2017: China puts leading human rights lawyer Xie Yang on trial for 'inciting subversion', after his lawyers earlier this year released an explosive account of the torture sessions they claimed their client had suffered during his time in custody - 31 May 2017: An activist investigating working conditions at a supplier for Ivanka Trump’s brand in China has been detained and two other activists missing since Sunday, New York-based 'China Labor Watch' NGO says, putting another spotlight on Chinese business activities linked to the USA presidential family - 13/14 July 2017: Liu Xiaobo, who championed non-violent resistance as a way of overcoming 'forceful tyranny', and who had been serving an 11-year jail sentence for demanding an end to one-party rule, dies at 61 in custody of liver cancer, after spending almost a quarter of his life behind bars, making him the second Nobel peace prize winner who died in custody after German pacifist Carl von Ossietzky, the 1935 recipient, died under Nazi surveillance, as Human Rights activists pour scorn on Donald Trump for showering China’s president Xi Jinping with praise, invited by France's Macron to attend Bastille Day celebration and military parade - 14 July 2017: The international community must honour the dying wish of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo by taking immediate steps to protect his wife, the poet Liu Xia, who has endured years of government persecution, friends and supporters say - 20 October 2017: UN demands that China should immediately release prominent human rights activists from detention and pay them compensation, according to an unreleased document
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
Police brutality and torture in the PR of China: Police brutality in the PR of China - Torture in China
Capital punishment in the PRC: Capital punishment in the PRC
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
Wars involving the People's Republic of China: Wars involving the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China's participation and role in international organizations: PRC's membership in international organizations - People's Republic of China's participation and role in international organizations
PRC/United Nations relations: PRC/United Nations relations
Territorial disputes of China: Territorial disputes of China
Immigration to China: Immigration to China
Chinese emigration: Chinese emigration - Overseas Chinese
Foreign relations of the PRC by continent, region and country: Foreign relations of the PRC by region and country - Bilateral military relations of China
PRC/Africa relations: China/Africa relations
PRC/America relations and history of Chinese Americans: History of Chinese Americans - Chinese-American culture
Since 2004 Sino-Arab Cooperation Forum: Sino-Arab Cooperation Forum
PRC/Arctic policy: China's arctic policy
PRC/Brazil relations: PRC/Brazil relations
China/Djibouti relations: China/Djibouti relations
Since 2017 Chinese naval base in Djibouti: Chinese naval base in Djibouti
PRC/Honduras relations:
History of Sino-Japanese relations: History of Sino-Japanese relations
1200-1600 Japanese piracy on China's coasts and Mongol invasions: 1200-1600 Japanese piracy on China's coasts and Mongol invasions
1592-1598 Japanese invasions of Korea with the intent of conquering Korea and China: 1592-1598 Japanese invasions of Korea with the intent of conquering Korea and China
1937-1945 Japanese invasion of China and Second Sino-Japanese War: Japanese invasion of China - Second Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945 - Manchukuo - Japanese war crimes
Senkaku Islands/Tiaoyutai Islands dispute: Senkaku Islands dispute - Geography of Senkaku Islands
2012: 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
History of Sino-Korean relations: History of Sino-Korean relations
China/Latin America relations: China/Latin America relations
Chinatowns in Latin America: Chinatowns in Latin America
PRC/Oceania-Pacific relations: PRC/Oceania-Pacific relations
PRC/Philippines relations: PRC/Philippines relations
PRC/Russia relations: PRC/Russia relations (since 1991)
History of Sino-Russian relations: History of Sino-Russian relations
PRC/Syria relations: PRC/Syria relations
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 - 28 October: Hong Kong has spent billions on buying weapons from Britain - 2 November 2014: British banker charged with two counts of murder in Hong Kong after police found the mutilated corpses of two women in his apartment - 30 November 2014: China refuses House of Commons delegation entry to Hong Kong as pro-democracy protesters confront police on streets - 2 December: China has broken agreement to let Hong Kong govern its own borders for at least 50 years, say British MPs urging UK government to condemn China after it refused MPs to entry Hong Kong
PRC/USA relations: PRC/USA relations
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 - 19 December 2014: Apple again criticized for working conditions and excessive hours at Chinese factories
2017: 12 March 2017: Trump's daughter is exception to father’s 'Buy American’ rule, as 82 shipments from China have carried goods for daughter of USA president’s clothing line following the November 2016 election, and more than 1,200 shipments of Trump-branded products have flowed into the USA from China and Hong Kong over the past decade - 31 May 2017: An activist investigating working conditions at a supplier for Ivanka Trump’s brand in China has been detained and two other activists missing since Sunday, New York-based 'China Labor Watch' NGO says, putting another spotlight on Chinese business activities linked to the USA presidential family - 6 June 2017: USA calls on China to release activists investigating Ivanka Trump brand - 6 June 2017: China won't release men investigating supplier producing Ivanka Trump items, after terrified Deng Guilian, the wife of one of the detainees, told the AP that she had been interrogated twice by police in her hometown in central China’s Hubei province, questioning her sharply about her contacts with foreign media - 21 June 2017: Production tables reviewed by the Guardian contradict public statements made by the brand owned by USA's Ivanka Trump, showing that Ivanka Trump shoes were still scheduled to be made at the factory two months after the brand said they had stopped
PRC/Vietnam relations: PRC/Vietnam relations
Since 2012: 27 June 2012: Rising tensions between China and Vietnam and several of its neighbours over China’s South China Sea oil tender - 9 December 2012: 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' - 15 May: As Beijing's expansionism in South China Sea provoke continued violent backlash in Vietnam, killed people reported - 27 May: A Chinese fishing vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea
Environment, environmental issues and climate change in the PRC: Environment in the PRC - Environmental issues in China
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
2015: 28 January 2015: Beijing smog makes city 'unliveable', mayor discovers in 2015 as report finds tourism to Chinese city falls 10% on year before - 30 November 2015: The capitals of the world's two most populous nations China and India, Beijing and Delhi, were blanketed in hazardous, choking smog on Monday as climate change talks began in Paris, where both countries causing large proportion of pollution are participants - 1 décembre 2015: Pékin 'en alerte orange' pour le troisième jour consécutif en raison d'une pollution record sur le nord de la Chine - 8/9 December: After smog reaches 40 times safe level in some areas, Beijing's red alert prompts schools and factories to close, force millions of vehicles off roads, and China’s national broadcaster urges citizens to 'smile' as air pollution reach threatening levels - 18 décembre 2015: Le niveau 'rouge' de la pollution de l'air dans la capitale chinoise est atteint pour la deuxième fois en quelques jours - 25 décembre 2015: Pékin se réveille dans un épais brouillard polluant, d'une nocivité 25 fois supérieure aux plafonds recommandés
Electronic waste in China: Electronic waste in China
Natural disasters and climate change in China: Natural disasters in China - Climate change in China - Disaster preparedness in China
Droughts and heatwaves in China: Droughts in China - 2010-2011 China drought
Floods in China: Floods in China
2011: 2011 China floods - 8 June 2011: Floods in Southwest China June 2011 - 11 June: More floods in China - 17. Juni 2011: Hochwasser in Ostchina - Deichbruch - 17. Juli 2011: 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: Landslides in China
Typhoons in China: Typhoons in China
2011/2012: 2011 Pacific typhoon season - 2012 typhoon Saola - 2012 typhoon Damrey - 2012 typhoon Haikui - 2012 typhoon Kai-tak
2013: 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 2013: Haiyan killed eight people in southern China and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to farming and fishing industries
2014/2015: Typhoon Rammasun July 2014 - 19 July 2014: Typhoon Rammasun kills at least eight people in China - September 2014 Typhoon Kalmaegi - July 2015 Typhoon Chan-hom - 11 July 2015: China evacuates 865,000 peope and cancels flights as Chan-hom heads toward the country’s southeastern coast - August 2015 Typhoon Soudelor - 10 August: Typhoon Soudelor hits China with deaths, floods and mudslides - September 2015 Typhoon Dujuan - September/October 2015 Typhoon Mujigae - 5 October 2015: Seven people were killed and more than 200 injured after Typhoon Mujigae ploughed through China's southern province of Guangdong
2016: July 2016 Typhoon Nepartak - 11 July 2016: After hitting Taiwan, typhoon Nepartak brings chaos to China’s south-eastern coast killing six people, with at least eight more missing, as tens of thousands flee storm - August 2016 Typhoon Nida - September 2016 Category 5 Typhoon Meranti - 16/18 September: Since Meranti made landfall in the eastern provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang, the typhoon has left dozens dead and missing and caused direct economic losses of more than $2.5bn - September 2016 Typhoon Megi - 29 September: Landslides caused by typhoon Megi have ploughed into villages in eastern Zhejiang province, swallowing up dozens of houses and leaving more than 30 people missing, as critics say local governments, especially in the frequently hit coastal provinces in China’s east, misallocate funding or fail to spend enough on defences against floods and other problems caused by heavy rain

Tibet - Tibet Autonomous Region
History and economy of Tibet: History of Tibet - Geography of Tibet - Economy of Tibet
Social movements and protests in Tibet: 2008 Tibetan unrest - Tibetan independence movement - 10. Februar 2012: Wieder erschossene Demonstranten und Selbstverbrennung in Tibet - 15. März: 'Wer tatenlos zuschaut, riskiert eine Eskalation' - Die Selbstverbrennungen in Tibet zeugen von grosser Verzweiflung - 15 August 2012: Hundreds of Tibetans demonstrated in northwest China on Tuesday after police beat four people and threatened them with guns - 17. August 2012: Auch der zweite Tibeter, der sich aus Protest gegen die Tibet-Politik selbst angezündet hatte, ist seinen Verletzungen erlegen - 27 October 2012: 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 2012: Three teenage monks and a Tibetan woman set fire to themselves in an unprecedented string of protests against Chinese rule - 16 November 2012: 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


Georgia - Geography of Georgia - History of Georgia - Demographics of Georgia
Taxation in Georgia: Taxation in Georgia
Social movements and protests: Protests in Georgia
Elections in Georgia: Elections in Georgia
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Georgia: Society of Georgia - Demographics of Georgia - Human rights in Georgia - Freedom of religion in Georgia
Internet in Georgia: Internet in Georgia
Terrorism in Georgia: Terrorism in Georgia
Human trafficking in Georgia: Human trafficking in Georgia
Politics of Abkhazia: Politics of Abkhazia
Foreign relations of Georgia: Foreign relations of Georgia
Georgia/Armenia relations: Georgia/Armenia relations - Armenians in Georgia
Georgia/Azerbaijan relations: Georgia/Azerbaijan relations
Georgia/Russia relations: Georgia/Russia relations
1918-1920 Georgian–Ossetian conflict: Georgian–Ossetian conflict 1918–1920
1991–1992 South Ossetia War: 1991–1992 South Ossetia War
2008 Russo-Georgian diplomatic crisis and August 2008 Russo-Georgian War: 2008 Russo-Georgian diplomatic crisis - August 2008 Russo-Georgian War
Georgia/Turkey relations: Georgia/Turkey relations - Baku–Supsa Pipeline operated by British Petroleum, since 1999 - Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline operated by BP, since 2006 - South Caucasus Pipeline operated by BP, since 2006
Georgia/Ukraine relations: Georgia/Ukraine relations - Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation since 1992 - Black Sea Forum for Partnership and Dialogue since 2006
2015: 17 February 2015: Georgia appeals to Ukraine with a request to arrest and extradite ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili and ex-justice Adeishvili - 17 February: Ukraine refuses to extradite Saakashvili
Georgia/United Kingdom relations: Georgia/United Kingdom relations - British Georgian Chamber of Commerce since 2007 - Baku–Supsa Pipeline operated by British Petroleum, since 1999 - Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline operated by BP, since 2006 - South Caucasus Pipeline operated by BP, since 2006
Georgia/USA relations: Georgia/USA relations - Georgian American - 28 February 2014: As Ukraine crisis rumbles, Georgian PM Garibashvili visits USA
Natural disasters in Georgia: Natural disasters in Georgia
2008 Borjomi wildfire: 2008 Borjomi wildfire - Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
2015 Tbilisi flood: June 2015 Tbilisi flood - 14 June 2015: Tigers, lions, bears and wolves among escaped zoo animals that roam Georgian capital after floods kill nine people
Earthquakes in Georgia: Earthquakes in Georgia


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 - main industries include steel, transportation equipment, machinery, mining, petroleum products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, construction, cement, software, agricultural products, leather, textiles - Sectors of economy - Natural resources of India - Industry and services
Mining in India: Mining in India - Mining disasters in India
Mining scams in India: Mining scams in India
Coal mining in India: Coal mining in India - Coal mining districts in India - Coal mafia of Dhanbad, Jharkhand
2013: 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
Coal mining disasters in India: Coal mining disasters in India - 1981-2016 Accidents in Coal Mines in India
2016: 30 December 2016: A 'Rajmahal Open Cast Mines' coal mine collapse in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand killed at least 10 workers and 13 others may be trapped by the mound of fallen earth
Iron ore mining in India: Iron ore mining in India
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
2012: 3 December 2012: Workers of garment factories provide evidence of exploitation and harsh work conditions at a national tribunal
2016: 11 November 2016: A fire that broke out in the basement of a garment factory trapped and killed at least 13 workers and injured nine other workers as they slept early Friday in the building just outside New Delhi
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 in India: Energy in India - Energy in India by state - Electricity sector in India
Fossil fuels in India: Fossil fuels in India
Nuclear power in India: Nuclear power in India - India's three-stage nuclear power programme - Nuclear technology in India
List of nuclear power accidents in India
Renewable energy in India: Renewable energy in India - Wind power in India
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 2012: Bhopal gas victims, in solidarity with the anti-nuclear protestors, to join anti-nuke protest in Kudankulam
Agriculture in India: Agriculture in India - agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and fisheries accounted for 13.7% of the GDP in 2013 and about 50% of the total workforce, products include wheat and rice, numerous vegetables, roots and tuber crops, pulses, fruits, several dry fruits, coconut, sugarcane, coffee, livestock and poultry meat, eggs, farmed fish, agriculture-based textile raw materials - Women in agriculture in India
History of agriculture in India: History of agriculture in India - Cooperative movement in India - Cooperatives - Farming systems in India - Slow agricultural growth
2014: 3 November 2014: Agriculture hit by both urban and rural pollution as wheat and rice yield decrease significantly, study finds
Farmers' suicides in India: 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
Fishing in India: Fishing in India
Infrastructure in India: Infrastructure in India
Transport in India: Transport in India
Transport disasters in India: Transport disasters in India
Water transport in India: Water transport in India
Maritime incidents in India: Maritime incidents in India
Rail transport in India: Rail transport in India
List of Indian rail incidents: List of Indian rail incidents
Indian road network: Indian road network
Road accidents in India: Road accidents in India
Retailing in India: Retailing in India
Debt bondage in India: Debt bondage in India
Arms import of India:
Union budget of India: Union budget of India - Railway Budget
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
Districts in India: Districts in India - Tehsils of India
State legislatures of India: State legislatures of India
2013: 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
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
1 February 2011 Soumya Murder Case: Soumya Murder Case 2011
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 2013: All four men convicted of raping and murdering Jyoti Singh sentenced to death on Friday
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
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
Society, demographics, culture, social and ethnic groups and human rights in India: Indian society
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
Women and women's rights in India: Women in India - Women's rights in India - Sexism in India
Violence against women, rape, eve teasing, acid throwing and domestic violence in India: Violence against women in India - Rape in India - Eve teasing - Acid throwing in South Asia and India - Domestic violence in India
Women in agriculture in India: Women in agriculture in India
Discrimination against girls in India: Discrimination against girls in India - Female foeticide in India
Higher education in India: Higher education in India
Health in India: Health in India
'Save Your Voice' movement against internet censorship in India: 'Save Your Voice' movement against internet censorship in India - Cartoons Against Corruption
Cinema of India: Cinema of India - Freedom of expression in India - 15 April 2014: Misconceptions and criticisms of Bollywood
2015: 6 May 2015: Actor Salman Khan, who ran over five men sleeping on a pavement in the upmarket Mumbai suburb of Bandra West, killing one, convicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to a five year jail term
Media ownership and advertising in India: Indian mass media owners - Advertising 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
Racism in India: Racism in India
Hinduism, Hindu nationalism, Hindutva, Hindu political parties and paramilitary Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: Hinduism is the major religion of India, with over 79.8% of the population identifying themselves as Hindu, while 14.2% of the population follow Islam and the remaining 6% adhere to other religions - Hindus by district in India - Hindu nationalism - Hindutva, or 'Hinduness', a term popularised in 1923, is the predominant form of Hindu nationalism in India and adopted by The Bharatiya Janata Party BJP as its official ideology in 1989 - List of Hindu political parties - Bharatiya Janata Party, a right-wing party with close ideological and organisational links to the Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh - Yogi Adityanath's political controversies - Since 1925 Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, a right-wing Hindu nationalist, paramilitary volunteer organisation in India, that is widely regarded as the parent organisation of the ruling party of India, the Bharatiya Janata Party
1971 Bangladesh Liberation War: 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War
2002 Gujarat violence: 2002 Gujarat violence
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 - 23 December 2014: Deadly attacks on Adivasi tribal migrants, largely tea plantation workers, blamed on banned National Democratic Front of Bodoland
Insurgency in Northeast India: Insurgency in Northeast India
Crime in India: Crime in India
Terrorism in India: Terrorism in India
2014 timeline of violence and terrorist incidents in India: India timeline of violence and terrorist incidents in 2014
2015 timeline of violence and terrorist incidents in India: India timeline of violence and terrorist incidents in 2015
Human stampedes in India: Human stampedes in India
Collapsed buildings in India: Collapsed buildings in India
Explosions and fire incidents in India: Explosions in India - Fire incidents in India
Health disasters in India: Health disasters in India
State Armed Police Forces: State Armed Police Forces
Central Bureau of Investigation: Central Bureau of Investigation
Supreme Court of India: Supreme Court of India
Prisons in India: Prisons in India
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
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/United Nations relations: India and the United Nations
India's participation UN in peacekeeping missions: India among nations that participate in UN peacekeeping missions
Bilateral relations of India: Bilateral relations of India
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/Australia relations: India/Australia relations
India/Brazil relations: India/Brazil relations
India/PR of China relations: India/PR of China relations
India/Italy relations: India/Italy relations - Italians in India
India/Nigeria relations: India/Nigeria relations
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
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
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
India/Singapore relations: India/Singapore relations - Indians in Singapore
India/Sweden relations: India/Sweden relations - Bofors scandal
India/Syria relations: India/Syria relations
2014-2018: First World War 1914-1918 centenary 2014-2018 - 25 April 2015: Up to 15,000 Indian soldiers fought alongside Anzacs with allied troops at Gallipoli, but their contribution remains relatively unrecognised in Australia and their homeland
India/United Kingdom relations: India/United Kingdom relations
1858-1947 British rule in the Indian subcontinent: British Raj - British rule in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947
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
India/USA relations: India/USA relations
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: USA ship crew arrested and jailed for illegally entering Indian waters with a huge cache of arms - 31 October 2013: USA 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 - 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 - 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
2014/2015: 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 - 12 January 2015: Greenpeace campaigner Priya Pillai stopped by Indian officials from travelling to the UK to talk to MPs about the impact of a coal mine on a village in central India
Environmental issues in India: Environmental issues in India
Illegal mining and mining scams in India: Illegal mining and mining scams in India
Uranium poisoning in Punjab: Uranium poisoning in Punjab
Solid waste policy in India: Solid waste policy in India
Deforestation in India: Deforestation in India
Floods, mudslides and cyclones in India: Category: Floods in India
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
2015: June 2015 Gujarat cyclone and flood - July 2015 Gujarat flood - 1 August 2015: 21 people missing after mudslide triggered by torrential monsoon rains in India’s remote mountainous north-eastern region - 3 August 2015: Heavy monsoon rains have killed more than 100 people in India in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in state-run relief camps in West Bengal - 5 August: Derailment of 2 trains at Harda in connection with flash floods kills 27 people - 7 September 2015: Five people died in the Assam floods taking the toll in the current wave to 41 even as the situation in the state remained grim - November/December 2015 South Indian floods - 2 December 2015: Chennai drowns in deluge of water, completely disrupting normal life - 4 December: Thousands flee Chennai floods amid rising fears
July-August 2017 West Bengal floods: July-August 2017 West Bengal floods
Wildfires in India: Forest Fires in India
Earthquakes in India and neighboring states: Earthquakes in India

Kashmir - Geography of 'princely state' Kashmir and Jammu 1846–1952 - History of Kashmir - History of India - Demographics of Kashmir - Demographics of Kashmir Valley - Kashmir Valley has a Muslim majority population, Islam is practiced by 97% of the population and the valley has also small communities of Hindu Kashmiri Pandits and Sikhs
Economy of Azad Kashmir: Economy of Azad Kashmir
Politics of Gilgit-Baltistan: Politics of Gilgit-Baltistan
Economy of Jammu and Kashmir: Economy of Jammu and Kashmir
Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir: Insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir
Crime in Jammu and Kashmir: Crime in Jammu and Kashmir
Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir: Human rights abuses in Jammu and Kashmir
Terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir
Since 1947 Indo-Pakistani wars and ongoing conflicts: Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts
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
2015: 2015 India–Pakistan border skirmishes - 1 January 2015: Five people dead in New Year's Eve clashes on India-Pakistan border, including four Pakistani interior-ministry troops, ending a year in which clashes between the neighbors have escalated - 4 January 2015: Pakistani shelling killed Jammu woman Toshi Devi, over a dozen wounded in the cross-border firing and residents shifted - 6 January: Thousands flee homes in Kashmir as India-Pakistan clashes spread - 5 August 2015: Two BSF jawans and a militant killed when militants attacked a Border Security Force convoy in Udhampur district, also holding two villagers as hostage - 16 August: Eight people killed in renewed firing along disputed Kashmir border - 19 August: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voices alarm at the latest upsurge in violence along the disputed border of India and Pakistan in Kashmir and urged restraint on the part of both governments
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


Indonesia - Geography of Indonesia - History of Indonesia - Demographics of Indonesia
Urbanization in Indonesia: Urbanization in Indonesia
Banking and banks in Indonesia: Banking in Indonesia - Banks in Indonesia
Economic history of Indonesia and business cycles: Economic history of Indonesia since 1945
Poverty in Indonesia: Poverty in Indonesia
Military of Indonesia: Indonesian National Armed Forces
Taxation in Indonesia: Taxation in Indonesia
Political parties in 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
Social movements and protests: Trade unions in Indonesia - Protests in Indonesia
2016: 2 December 2016: Viewed as a test of religious tolerance for Indonesia, where minorities have increasingly come under attack in recent years, as critics accuse opponents of Christian governor Purnama of the Indonesian capital, also a member of Indonesia’s ethnic Chinese minority, of whipping up anger and encouraging the protests to reduce his support ahead of February polls for the governorship, and as national police chief Karnavian calls for the protesters to support the legal process in the blasphemy case, a crowd of about 200,000 Muslim protesters descends on Jakarta to demand Purnama be arrested for insulting Islam, after he accused opponents of using a Koranic verse that suggests Muslims should not choose non-Muslims as leaders - 2 December 2016: Indonesia police arrest eight people before anti-Ahok Jakarta protest
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Indonesia: Indonesian society - Human rights in Indonesia
Demographics and ethnic groups of Indonesia: Demographics of Indonesia - Ethnic groups in Indonesia
Architecture of Indonesia: Architecture 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
Internet in Indonesia: Internet in Indonesia
Religion in Indonesia: Religion in Indonesia
Religiously motivated violence in Indonesia: Religiously motivated violence in Indonesia
Crime in Indonesia: Crime in Indonesia
Environmental crime: Environmental crime
List of terrorist incidents in Indonesia since 2010s: List of terrorist incidents in Indonesia since 2010s
Capital punishment in Indonesia: Capital punishment in Indonesia
Foreign relations of Indonesia: Foreign relations of Indonesia
Treaties of Indonesia: Treaties of Indonesia
Significant international memberships of Indonesia: Significant international memberships of Indonesia
Bilateral relations of Indonesia: Bilateral relations of Indonesia
Indonesia/Australia relations: Indonesia/Australia relations
Indonesia/Burma relations: Indonesia/Burma relations - 12 May 2015: Fears up to 6,000 asylum seekers are trapped at sea off south-east Asia - 15 May 2015: Asian migrant crisis grows as 700 asylum seekers rescued off Indonesia and as Burma undermined calls for a coordinated response to the crisis by threatening to boycott a planned south-east Asia summit - 18 May 2015: Indonesia sends three warships and a plane to turn away migrant boats - 20 May: Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to provide temporary shelter to thousands of migrants stranded at sea - 21 May: Indonesia’s FM Retno Marsudi, Malaysia’s FM and more foreign diplomats are converging on Burma, seeking to discuss the Asian migrant crisis which is widely believed to have its roots in the mass fleeing of the country’s persecuted Rohingya minority
Indonesia/Philippines relations: Indonesia/Philippines relations
Indonesia/United Nations relations: Indonesia and the United Nations
Indonesia/USA relations: Indonesia/USA relations
Indonesia/Vietnam relations: Indonesia/Vietnam relations
Environment of Indonesia: Environment of Indonesia
Environmental issues in Indonesia: Environmental issues in Indonesia
Illegal logging in East Asia: Illegal logging in East Asia
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
Natural disasters in Indonesia: Natural disasters in Indonesia
Earthquakes, tsunamis and volcano eruptions in Indonesia: Earthquakes in Indonesia
Sidoarjo mud flow since May 2006
Floods and landslides in Indonesia: Floods in Indonesia
2013: 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 - 13 December 2014: A landslide triggered by torrential downpours has killed at least 11 people and left nearly 100 missing on Indonesia's main island of Java


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
Industry of Iran: Industry of Iran
List of military equipment manufactured in Iran: List of military equipment manufactured in Iran
Construction industry of Iran: Construction industry of Iran
Disasters and fires in Iran: Disasters in Iran - Fires in Iran
Environmental issues in Iran: Environmental issues in Iran - Air pollution in Iran
Water supply and sanitation in Iran: Water supply and sanitation in Iran
Transport in Iran: Transport in Iran
Transport disasters in Iran: Transport disasters in Iran
Foreign trade of Iran and foreign investment: Foreign trade and economic relations - Foreign direct investment in Iran
Iranian arms sales:
Economic history, business cycles and unemployment in Iran: Economic history of Iran - Iran's successive economic plans 1991-2010, growth and unemployment
Iran and weapons of mass destruction: Iran and weapons of mass destruction
Nuclear program of Iran: Nuclear program of Iran
Military budget of Iran: Military budget
Ideology, constitution and Iran's network of elected and unelected institutions since 1979: Ideology of the Iranian Revolution - Background and causes of the Iranian Revolution 1979 - Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Elections and appointments in Iran: Elections in Iran
'Assembly of Experts': Assembly of Experts
Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian Parliament): Islamic Consultative Assembly (Iranian Parliament)