Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey should look after the 290 Uighur Turks who are being kept in a camp in Thailand and face the possibility of being executed if returned to China
ISLAMABAD - Agence France-Presse
Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Dec. 15 vowed he would try to persuade a sceptical public of the need to revise Japan's pacifist constitution, the day after scoring a thumping election victory.
KABUL - Agence France-Presse
The practice is one unexpected legacy of the U.S.-led NATO intervention in Afghanistan, which ends its fighting role against the Taliban on December 31
BEIJING – Agence France-Presse
A Chinese teenager executed after being convicted of murder and rape 18 years ago was declared innocent by a court Dec. 15, in a rare overturning of a wrongful conviction.
A Taliban massacre at a school is "Pakistan's 9/11", the country's top foreign policy official told AFP Friday, saying the assault that left 149 dead would change the country's approach to fighting terror.
The plight of an eight-year-old Chinese boy with HIV was reportedly ordered to leave his village by 200 petitioners
Pakistan is to end its moratorium on the death penalty in terror-related cases, the prime minister's office announced Dec. 17, a day after Taliban militants killed 141 people in an attack on a school
SEOUL - Reuters
A group of South Korean thyroid cancer patients living near nuclear plants have filed the country's first class action suit against the operator, after an October court ruling in favour of a plaintiff claiming a link between radiation and the cancer.
PESHAWAR - ANKARA
Turkey has declared a day of national mourning after Taliban insurgents killed at least 141 people, almost all of them children
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election Sunday in a snap poll he had billed as a referendum on his economic policies after early success faded into a recession.
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