On Nov. 11, Min Ko Naing and eight other "88 Generation Students Group" leaders were sentenced to 65-year terms of imprisonment.
Nearly 80 million cluster bombs dropped on Laos by the U.S. military during the Vietnam war failed to explode on contact and continue to kill and maim today.
With more than 1.3 billion people, China is the world's most populous country. But population growth has slowed in recent years as a result of the one-child policy, in effect since 1979.
Tibetan leaders in exile gather in Dharamsala, India for a rare meeting that could usher in a more radical approach to their long struggle against Chinese rule in Tibet. The Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, called the meeting after admitting that his attempts to secure greater autonomy had failed.
Developers are filling in Boeung Kak Lake, in central Phnom Penh, as part of redevelopment plan that will bring high-end commercial and residential properties to the area.
Residents of a workers' apartment building belonging to a state-owned company in southwest China are reeling after their homes were demolished in the middle of the night, according to online accounts
One woman is injured and a man detained after police clash with islanders staging a sit-in in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang.