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Critics hit out at establishment of Pakistan military court

Critics hit out at establishment of Pakistan military court

Prime Minister Sharif says measures needed to 'root out terrorism'

Chinese authorities urge netizens to inform on one another

Chinese authorities urge netizens to inform on one another

Move hearkens back to Mao-era political thinking, say government critics

Bangladesh opposition leader faces murder charge threat

Bangladesh opposition leader faces murder charge threat

Plug pulled on TV network after it aired a speech by the exiled son of Khaleda Zia

Monitors urge Indonesia censors to lift ban on massacre film

Monitors urge Indonesia censors to lift ban on massacre film

Government says 'The Look of Silence' is divisive, promotes Communism

Dozens of Rohingya migrants held in southern Thailand

Dozens of Rohingya migrants held in southern Thailand

Group thought to be en route to Malaysia

New group of Christian Montagnards flee to Cambodia

New group of Christian Montagnards flee to Cambodia

Several had been detained, threatened in Vietnam due to their beliefs

Two dead, scores injured in Bangladesh political violence

Two dead, scores injured in Bangladesh political violence

Protest ban incites major clashes in capital and elsewhere

Five arrested in India over Japanese tourist gang rape

Five arrested in India over Japanese tourist gang rape

Sex crimes against women from Asian countries often only receive minor media coverage

Monitors fear voter intimidation before Sri Lanka election

Monitors fear voter intimidation before Sri Lanka election

Military has reportedly set up 400 roadblocks to discourage minority Tamils from voting freely

Jakarta archbishop says death penalty is immoral and ineffective

Jakarta archbishop says death penalty is immoral and ineffective

Joins rights activists in condemning president's hard line on drug offenders

Interfaith council in Malaysia aims to heal the wounds of intolerance

Interfaith council in Malaysia aims to heal the wounds of intolerance

Says in Christmas message that peace must be the 'beginning and end' of all interactions among different faiths

Muslim party switches sides in major blow to Sri Lanka leader

Muslim party switches sides in major blow to Sri Lanka leader

Muslims account for just 10 percent of the electorate, but could emerge as king-makers in January's election

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