Updated Thursday, March 12, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Anxious families of scores of arrested Myanmar activists Wednesday sought news of relatives detained by police in a violent student protest crackdown, which sparked international condemnation and fears of a return to junta-era repression.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Scores of Myanmar protesters were arrested when baton-wielding police dispersed a student rally Tuesday, as the second crackdown in days deepens fears that authorities are returning to the repressive reflexes of the junta era.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
Katmandu's international airport was closed for a second straight day Thursday, leaving thousands stranded at the start of the tourist season, after a plane skidded off its only runway.
Police cracked down on students and other activists opposing Myanmar's new education law Thursday, charging protesters with batons and dragging them into trucks at a landmark pagoda in the heart of the old capital.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
An investigating judge at Cambodia's U.N.-backed court Tuesday charged two more former Khmer Rouge cadres with crimes against humanity, days after the country's premier warned prosecuting further suspects could ignite a civil war.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Bangladesh authorities announced they had arrested a radical Islamist Monday over last week's machete murder of an atheist American blogger, accusing him of being behind earlier death threats on social media.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Construction of a massive dam in southwestern Cambodia will not start until at least 2018, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday, in an apparent effort to stop heavy opposition to the project which has focused criticism on him.
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