China bars AIDS activist from attending U.N. conference

(Courtesy of Wang Qiuyun / Courtesy of Wang Qiuyun)

Wang Qiuyun said her passport was seized, preventing her from reporting on the efforts to end discrimination.

    China bars AIDS activist from attending U.N. conference

    China bars AIDS activist from attending U.N. conference

    Wang Qiuyun said her passport was seized, preventing her from reporting on the efforts to end discrimination.

    In Japan, Fukushima residents are frustrated but resigned

    In Japan, Fukushima residents are frustrated but resigned

    With the election for governor approaching, the slow pace of reconstruction is top of the agenda.

    China promises legal reforms — under Communist control

    China promises legal reforms — under Communist control

    A meeting of party elite might appease the public but left little room for an independent judiciary.

    Soccer fans clash with Indonesian police

    Soccer fans clash with Indonesian police

    Fans from opposing teams clashed with Indonesian riot police after a soccer match ended in a one-all draw. At least one person was killed in the clashes.

    Afghan government investigates ‘blasphemous article’

    Afghan government investigates ‘blasphemous article’

    A newspaper column questioned some Muslim religious views, sparking a public uproar.