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29 August 2018

India's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered five left-wing activists to be taken out of police custody and kept under house arrest amid widespread condemnation of their detention. ...

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29 August 2018

A court Wednesday ordered the arrest of Sri Lanka's top military officer in connection with the abduction and murder of 11 people during the island's civil war. ...

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29 August 2018

The UN human rights chief voiced alarm Wednesday at the unrest rocking Uganda over the arrests and alleged torture of several parliamentarians, including a former pop star. ...

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28 August 2018

Lithuania's major online media outlets on Tuesday signed an agreement to work with the defence ministry as they try to fend off a growing barrage of cyber attacks, largely blamed on Russia. ...

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27 August 2018

Facebook banned Myanmar's army chief and other top military brass on Monday after a UN investigation recommended they face prosecution for genocide for a crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. ...

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27 August 2018

A Myanmar court postponed ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a state secrets law while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, with a new date set for next week. ...

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26 August 2018

Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar face a ruling Monday that could see them each jailed for up to 14 years, a landmark case that ignited global outcry after they were arrested while investigating a Rohingya massacre. ...

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24 August 2018

Robin Leach, the high priest of pizzazz and an early pioneer of reality TV with hot show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," has died, family and colleagues announced on Friday. He was 76. ...

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24 August 2018

A Palestinian journalist with a Hamas-linked television channel has been released from Israeli custody but banned from working for two months, his family said Friday. ...

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24 August 2018

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse's chief of staff was indicted Friday for embezzling millions of dollars from a state insurance firm. ...

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