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China executed 2,400 people in 2013: report
Report claims to reveal number of death penalties carried out, a rare insight into a number considered a state secret.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 11:41 GMT
Yemen's Southerners see hope in Houthis' rise
Yemen’s southern secessionists will revive plans for independence amid internal divisions and Houthi ascendency.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 11:41 GMT
Kurds holding line as ISIL push on town
Kurdish fighters thwart ISIL attempt to advance into Kobane, engaging the armed group in street-to-street battles.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2014 08:47 GMT
Swiss opposition proposes tougher asylum laws
Swiss People’s Party (SVP) says asylum requests should be limited only to those arriving in Switzerland by plane.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2014 15:17 GMT
Yemen: On brink of civil war or dissolution?
Many Yemenis fear that the Houthi leader's rhetoric amounts to little more than a Trojan Horse.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 08:13 GMT
Life sentence for prominent Uighur activist
Ilham Tohti, an advocate for the rights of Muslim ethnic group, jailed by court in China on separatism charges.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2014 14:23 GMT
Pakistani Baloch find home in Afghanistan
War-torn neighbour is an uncertain haven for refugees fleeing Pakistan's Balochistan, where locals seek independence.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 07:55 GMT
China stabbing suspects sentenced to death
Three men sentenced to death and one woman to life in prison for Kunming train station attack that killed 31 people.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 16:41 GMT
Reinventing Africa's universities
African universities will become irrelevant if they don't focus on the role of science and engineering in development.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 11:06 GMT
Long road ahead for Cambodian human rights
Quarreling political factions have reached a deal ending a year-long crisis, but human rights concerns continue.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 10:22 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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