Dozens of Afghans have rallied to denounce last week’s court ruling that overturned the death sentences for four men convicted for taking part in the mob killing of a woman outside a Kabul shrine in March.
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Foreign donors and agencies announced billions of dollars in aid for Nepal to help the Himalayan nation rebuild from the devastating earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and made millions homeless.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says climate change has been making the poor in the Asia-Pacific region even poorer and is also setting back efforts to haul them out of poverty.
The ‘Golden Triangle’ region, on the borders of Laos, Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand, has long been regarded as one of the drug-producing hot spots of the world. More traditionally it’s associated with the production and supply of heroin, but has more recently become a major source of amphetamine.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say the Taliban have launched an attack outside the Afghan parliament, setting off four large bombs as lawmakers were meeting inside.
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