Wednesday , 26 November 2014

China tries students of convicted Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti

China tries students of convicted Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti

Ilham Tohti. Pic: AP. BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese rights lawyer says seven students of a prominent Muslim Uighur scholar convicted of separatism are standing trial on the same ...

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Police storm ashram in India in search of guru

Police storm ashram in India in search of guru

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have fired tear gas and used bulldozers to scatter thousands of people who are trying to prevent the arrest of a controversial guru in norther ...

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Australian surfer kicks shark as it bites his foot

Australian surfer kicks shark as it bites his foot

SYDNEY (AP) — A 20-year-old competition surfer says he accidentally stepped on a shark’s head before it bit him off the Australian east coast. Ryan Hunt was recovering ...

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French journalists jailed in Papua, Indonesia

French journalists jailed in Papua, Indonesia

Papuans display “Morning Star” separatist flags during a protest commemorating the 50th year since Indonesia took over West Papua. Pic: AP. JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) ...

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2 Burmese workers arrested for Koh Tao murders

2 Burmese workers arrested for Koh Tao murders

Thai officers walk near the bodies of two British tourists after their bodies were found on a beach in Koh Tao last month. Pic: AP. BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have arrested ...

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