Kazakh activist released after being held for spreading false information

ALMATY (Reuters) – A nationalist politician in Kazakhstan who has criticised the government was released on Monday after two days detention on accusations of spreading false information during the coronavirus emergency, his sister said. Police detained political activist Arman Shorayev

Refugee women face greater violence risk during crisis: UNHCR

Displaced women could end up confined with their abusers or forced into survival sex after loss of their livelihoods. Displaced women and girls are facing a heightened risk of gender-based violence during the coronavirus crisis, the United Nations refugee agency

Asia shares turn cautious before earnings, U.S. crude crushed

SYDNEY/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Caution gripped Asian share markets on Monday amid expectations a busy week of corporate earnings reports and economic data will drive home the damage done by the global virus lockdowns, while a glut of supply sent