Updated Sunday, February 1, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Friday, January 30, 2015
An extensive survey of birds in Myanmar has revealed nearly two dozen not known to have existed in the country, including a large black seabird with a ballooning red neck sack and a tiny black and white falconet with a surprised, panda-like expression.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A Cambodian court on Monday upheld convictions for 11 land activists involved in protests last year while marginally reducing most of their sentences, as rights groups decried the latest strike against freedom of expression.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Following a stinging rebuke by the United Nations' human rights chief, Myanmar's ultranationalist Buddhist monk fired back Thursday, saying he didn't regret calling a U.N. special envoy a "whore" and a "bitch" after she criticized a bill opposing interfaith marriage and religious conversions.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Fighting broke out in Nepal's parliament Tuesday, with Maoist lawmakers throwing chairs and injuring four security officers as tensions ran high ahead of a deadline to complete a new national constitution.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Saturday, January 17, 2015
A top American diplomat Friday decried growing religious intolerance in Myanmar and warned the use of faith for political ends was "playing with fire" in a crunch election year for the former junta-run country.
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