Crucial polls provide opportunity to confront misogyny in political power and public discourse.
Unlike previous incomers, recent arrivals are expected to be awarded asylum or complementary protection.
Could Beijing's growing belligerence be a preparation for war?
Country at particular risk due to lack of control over its occupied territories.
With the exception of Dushanbe, all other regional powers will strictly limit numbers.
Analysts fear that the new Kabul regime will inspire extremist organisations across the region.
Cold, hungry, and trapped, Afghans and Iraqis are amongst those caught between countries.
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Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.