Jailed Tibetan Religious Leader in Failing Health, Meets with Lawyer
He is being held in a cold, dark room and is poorly fed, sources say.
North Korean Embassies Facilitate Illegal Arms Procurement: UN Panel
Authorities and shipping companies must be more vigilant in enforcing sanctions, it says.
Hong Kong Broadcaster Halts Production Plans Amid Press Freedom Fears
The government regulator says it would need a broadcasting license.
Cambodia’s Ruling, Opposition Parties at Odds Over Electoral Body Reform
The two parties make little progress in their third week of negotiations.
Tibetan Freedom Struggle Passes to 'New Generation': Exile Leader
Lobsang Sangay says the younger generation of Tibetans in Tibet 'clearly and loudly demand their identity, freedom and unity.'
New Committee Formed to Draft Myanmar Nationwide Cease-Fire Pact
Ethnic leaders and government negotiators agree to write the text of the accord together.
Petition Calls For the Cremation of China's Chairman Mao
Mao himself signed a declaration in favor of his own cremation, a historian and a lawyer argue.
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