Updated Sunday, November 8, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Friday, November 6, 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Violence against women in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is at "emergency" levels, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday, exposing harrowing brutality, long-term abuse and revealing that wives who complain risk being accused of sorcery.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
The widow of a Bangladeshi-American atheist blogger killed earlier this year decried the Bangladesh government's failure to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly attacks on writers Monday and urged countries to provide safe houses for dozens more on death lists.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Tajikistan Tuesday to talk about security threats on its Afghan border, on the fourth leg of a five-nation tour of Central Asia.
The State Department said Monday it will review the role its diplomatic security agents play at photo opportunities following a weekend incident in Uzbekistan in which a reporter was removed from a meeting between Secretary of State John Kerry and the Uzbek president.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Angry publishers burned books and closed their businesses in Bangladesh Monday, in the third day of protests over the latest gruesome attacks on secular writers and publishers by suspected hardline Islamists.
Azerbaijan's ruling party won an outright majority Sunday in parliamentary polls that were boycotted by the mainstream opposition, near-complete results showed, cementing strongman President Ilham Aliyev's grip on power.
Monday, November 2, 2015
Protesters rallied in the Bangladesh capital Sunday over the latest attacks against secular writers and publishers, accusing the government of failing to halt rising deadly violence blamed on hard-line Islamists.
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