North Korea also announced it would deport a U.S. citizen detained since October.

How great is a city if its air causes some of the people who live there to leave?

Amid fears that ethnic tensions could erupt, some urge putting peace first.

The State Department documented atrocities in Myanmar but left out a legal determination that critics say blunted its impact. This week’s talks in Singapore reflected the same stance.

Aung San Suu Kyi faces calls for accountability at regional summits for the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims. 

Senior government official says controversial directive has been “postponed after study.”

President Trump is skipping the regional summits in Asia at a time of heightened rivalry with Beijing.

The demonstrators were reacting to a spate of insurgent attacks on Hazara Shiites in Ghazni province.

As interreligious unions multiply, many Kalasha fear their culture will soon disappear.

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The move represents a “vital threat” to the country’s democracy, U.S. Embassy says.

“He died for the success of freedom,” the officer wrote of Maj. Brent R. Taylor, who was killed in an insider attack this month.

The drama surrounding writer Ma Jian and the expulsion of a British journalist have fueled concerns that free speech in the Chinese territory is fading fast.

The government denied reports that Asia Bibi was then secretly flown out of the country. Her acquittal by the Supreme Court last week sparked protests by a Muslim group.

The manufacturer of the 737 Max 8 jet that crashed in Indonesia warned of a potential issue with a sensor. 

The State Department gave no reason for the postponement, nor any new date.

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