KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police in Afghanistan said that five people were killed and two injured when gunmen opened fire on a car in the eastern province of Nangahar on Friday. The attack took place as the car carrying a total of seven civilians was driving through Khogyani district around 6 am, said the spokesman for the provincial police, Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal....
The Koh Tao murders, and the resulting international scrutiny, have left Thailand in an uncomfortable position and forced the country to confront its troubled history with law enforcement and justice. ...
The decision to publish the full name and personal documents of a Scottish student who was gang raped in the southern Thai city of Nakhon Si Thammarat raises serious questions about ethics in Thai media when it comes to reporting crimes. Reports of the incident emerged in the Thai media Monday, with police confirming that the...
Who knew a peaceful strike by a group of bus drivers could lead to such a fuss? The bus strike by over 100 SMRT bus drivers from China led to 29 employees being repatriated, and five arrested and charged for their part in the strike. One, Bao Fengshan, pleaded guilty, served six weeks in jail...
BEIJING (AP) — Four police officers have gone on trial on accusations they helped cover up the alleged murder of a British businessman. It is the latest twist in a scandal that has rattled the top levels of China’s political world. Court official Zhang Li of the Hefei Intermediate People’s Court in eastern Anhui province...
Philippine communist rebels announce cease-fire for Pope visit
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 6:03PM UTC
Struggling Indian airline SpiceJet grounded after fuel supplies cut off
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 5:44PM UTC
Pakistan mourns 142 slain in Taliban school attack
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 5:28PM UTC
Beijing to get third airport to reduce congestion, delays
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 5:16PM UTC
5 injured as American Airlines jet hits turbulence in South Korea
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 12:53PM UTC
Japan: McDonald’s cuts french fries portions amid potato shortage
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