Updated Friday, September 4, 2015 0:06 am TWN
The United Nations called Thursday for dialogue and an end to violence in Nepal following clashes between security forces and protesters opposed to a proposed new constitution that have left 19 people dead.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Sunday to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized.
As labor pains gripped Junu Shrestha around midnight one day in early July, the heavily pregnant villager set off on foot along a muddy path destroyed in Nepal's earthquake, desperate for help.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Myanmar's government has approved the country's first-ever national minimum wage, state media reported on Saturday, after months of bitter negotiations with labor groups and employers.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Sunday, August 23, 2015
The former "first lady" of Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime died Saturday, according to a U.N.-backed tribunal, without victims ever seeing her face trial on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Sri Lanka's new prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, was sworn in Friday and the island nation's two major political parties -- formerly bitter rivals -- signed an agreement to work together in the new parliament.
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