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Bangladesh hunts escaped extremist as it probes IS links

Jul 27, 2016

Bangladesh hunts escaped extremist as it probes IS links

Bangladesh on Wednesday launched a hunt for the survivor of a police raid on an extremist hideout that killed nine suspected Islamists who claimed to belong to the Islamic State group. Investigators hope the escaped extremist and another man who was arrested during a ...

Jul 27, 2016

China sentences Hong Kong journalists to up to 5 years in prison

A southern Chinese court has sentenced four people, including at least two Hong Kong journalists, to prison on charges of running an illegal business after they reportedly sent copies of their sensitive political magazines to mainland China. A court in Shenzhen said Wednesday the ...

Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

Jul 27, 2016

Hooded teen speaks as Australia juvenile abuse anger mounts

A teenage boy shown hooded and shackled in images from a juvenile detention center that shocked Australia has apologized for his crimes as anger mounted over the scandal Wednesday. The treatment of Dylan Voller has become the focus of outrage after graphic evidence was ...

Jul 27, 2016

Indonesian president announces new Cabinet line-up

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced a new Cabinet line-up on Wednesday that returns a reformist to the Finance Ministry and puts a former head of the military with a checkered career in charge of security. Jokowi said that Sri Mulyani Indrawati, who was ...

Jul 27, 2016

North Korea floats propaganda leaflets in river for first time

South Korea on Wednesday accused North Korea of floating propaganda leaflets down a river in the first such incident. South Korea’s military discovered dozens of plastic bags, each carrying about 20 leaflets, near the estuary of Seoul’s Han River close to the border last ...