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11 September 2018

A Bangladesh court refused bail for award-winning photographer and rights activist Shahidul Alam, whose month-long detention has triggered an international outcry, his lawyer said Tuesday. ...

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11 September 2018

A cluster of prefabricated huts pokes out of Nauru's sweltering rocky landscape to reveal refugee settlement camp number five, a place defined by desperation and rarely visited by outsiders. ...

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10 September 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday said he was ready to provide financial aid to Pyongyang on condition that it resolves the issues of its nuclear and missile test and abducted Japanese nationals. ...

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10 September 2018

A slew of Turkish journalists from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, one of the last bastions of press freedom in Turkey, quit the daily in the past few days in anger over management changes. ...

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10 September 2018

A brother of ex-president Mahinda Rajapakse was indicted Monday on charges of siphoning off over $250,000 in state funds to build a memorial for his parents by a Sri Lankan anti-corruption court. ...

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07 September 2018

Myanmar on Friday "resolutely" rejected a ruling by the International Criminal Court empowering the tribunal to probe alleged crimes against the Rohingya even though the Southeast Asian nation is not a member of it. ...

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07 September 2018

Myanmar's government spokesman will no longer answer phone calls from media, he said Friday, one day after the International Criminal Court ruled it had jurisdiction to investigate crimes against the country's Rohingya Muslim community. ...

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07 September 2018

Kenyan police on Friday briefly detained a Chinese journalist, just days after a raid on another Chinese broadcaster, as part of an immigration crackdown that has frustrated Bejing embassy officials. ...

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06 September 2018

A South Sudan military court on Thursday found 10 soldiers guilty for their role in an attack on a Juba hotel in which five foreign aid workers were gang-raped, and a journalist was killed. "The military court has found out that the accused... ...

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06 September 2018

A South Sudan military court on Thursday found 10 soldiers guilty of raping five foreign aid workers and murdering a local journalist during fighting in Juba in July 2016. "The military court has found out that the accused... ...

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