Updated Tuesday, November 3, 2015 0:01 am TWN
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.
There is no evidence that last month's explosion aboard the Maldivian president's boat was caused by a bomb, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said, contradicting government allegations that have led to the arrest of the country's vice president and deepened the turmoil in the Indian Ocean archipelago.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications in some areas and caused 180 deaths, mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Police in Bangladesh have arrested four suspects in the killing of an Italian aid worker last month, and said Monday that the alleged gunmen had confessed to being hired to attack "a white man" in order to destabilize the impoverished South Asian nation.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Villagers in the jungles of Myanmar's northern Kachin state stand upon staggering wealth: Jade worth tens of billions in U.S. dollars. Yet they see almost none of that money, even as the precious stone is dug out from under them.
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