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Who’s on trial at Cambodia’s war crimes tribunal

By Mon, Jun 27, 2011 1:30AM UTC

The top surviving members of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime are facing justice for the first time Monday, standing before a U.N.-backed tribunal in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. Their trial comes three decades after their plans for a communist utopia in Cambodia left an estimated 1.7 million people dead by

A decade on, no clear answers in Afghanistan war

By Sun, Jun 26, 2011 10:10PM UTC

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — For 10 years, ever since the towers fell, the United States has fought a war in a distant land – in hopes, it says, of protecting American interests and making the world safer from terrorism. Now, as President Barack Obama plans to end U.S. combat operations

14 killed as bus crashes into trench in Indonesia

By Sun, Jun 26, 2011 3:30PM UTC

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A passenger bus has plunged from a hill into a trench in Indonesia’s Sumatra island, killing 14 people. The bus was carrying some 65 people from North Sumatra to Bengkulu on Saturday when it slid down into a wide ditch filled with water, the Antara news

Dozens of Vietnamese protest China amid tensions

By Sun, Jun 26, 2011 2:25PM UTC

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese protesters marched through the capital’s streets for a fourth straight week, calling for China to stop entering Vietnamese waters in the South China Sea as tensions between the neighbors continue to flare. Carrying signs that read: “China stop lying. China stop invading” and “Stop violating

Most-read articles of the week – June 26, 2011

By Sun, Jun 26, 2011 2:21PM UTC

Top 10 in society. 1. A handful of idiots were arrested in Gangnam for holding street drifting competitions. Cars involved included Corvettes, Chevrolets, and Lamborghinis. 2. A look at the history of noraebangs and notable developments in noraebang cultures. 3. Some high school students physically attacked a teacher in the