Updated Thursday, August 28, 2014 0:26 am TWN
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday withdrew from a U.N.-supervised audit of the fraud-tainted election, tipping the country deeper into crisis less than a week before the scheduled inauguration.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Divers stand on the edge of a small wooden fishing boat gazing at the murky, choppy waters below. After receiving blessings from Buddhist monks, they lower their masks and plunge one-by-one into the mighty Yangon River, clinging to garden hoses that will act as primitive breathing devices during their dizzying descent into darkness.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The head of Hong Kong's Law Society resigned Tuesday following a no-confidence vote after he backed a Chinese government policy document which many lawyers saw as a threat to the rule of law and judicial independence in the city.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The U.N. on Monday warned that widespread criminal activity in Myanmar was undermining stability and development, as it hailed a new partnership with the government to tackle “significant” crime and drug problems in the impoverished country.
Monday, August 18, 2014
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