KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan judge says a court has overturned the death sentences for four men convicted of taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Two leaders of Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge regime have appealed their convictions by a U.N.-backed tribunal that sentenced them to life in prison for their roles during the group’s brutal rule in the 1970s.
A ferry with 173 passengers has capsized 100 meters (yards) from a pier in the central Philippines, and 36 people are confirmed dead.
BEIJING (AP) — A prominent Chinese lesbian couple has held an informal ceremony to announce their marriage in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.
As pro-democracy protesters took to Hong Kong’s streets to mark the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover from British to Chinese rule, this collection of illustrations from Local Studio HK was making its mark online. The collection of 24 images, some of which we’ve published below, depicts just some of the reasons so many Hong Kongers oppose being ruled by Beijing.
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