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Greece and China hail strategic partnership

Greece is attempting to be China's gateway to Europe, with Athens offering Beijing plenty of investment opportunities.

Kashmir

In Pictures: 100 days of crippling lockdown in Kashmir

Disputed Himalayan region reels under unprecedented security lockdown since its special status was scrapped in August.

In Pictures: 100 days of crippling lockdown in Kashmir

Hong Kong

Hong Kong protester shot in street confrontation with police

Incident was broadcast live on Facebook as protesters blocked traffic following a weekend of chaos across Chinese city.

Iraq

'Bloodbath': Iraq forces accused of illegal killings

As protesters' death toll jumps, Amnesty calls for urgent end to 'relentless and unlawful use of lethal force'.

Iraq gov't urged to rein in security forces to end 'bloodbath'

India

Landmark Ayodhya verdict over holy site divides opinion

India's top court allows Hindus to build temple on disputed holy site while promising Muslims land elsewhere for mosque.

UpFront

France, secularism and hijab paranoia

We debate whether the veil is being demonised in France with Rim-Sarah Alouane and Benjamin Haddad.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese 'Terminator' to appeal 30-year jail term

ICC decision 'contains many errors', lawyers say, after former rebel leader sentenced to 30 years over war crimes.

Ex-Congolese rebel chief Bosco Ntaganda to appeal ICC jail term

Women's Rights

Bangladeshi women recount stories of abuse in Saudi Arabia

Female workers returning from Saudi Arabia say they suffered backbreaking working hours and sexual abuse.

Bangladeshi women recount stories of abuse in Saudi Arabia

Human Rights

Football: England women hope FA address pay gap

The call follows Australia's move to equal pay for its men and women footballers.

Football: England women hope FA address pay gap

Democratic Republic of the Congo

ICC sentences Congolese rebel chief Ntaganda to 30 years in jail

Ntaganda, known as 'The Terminator', was found guilty of war crimes in DRC's Ituri, including murder and sexual slavery.

ICC sentences Congolese rebel chief Ntaganda to 30 years in jail

Asia Pacific

Radio reporter shot dead in the Philippine island of Negros

More than 180 people who worked with or for media companies have been killed in the Philippines since 1986.

Radio reporter shot dead in the Philippine island of Negros

United Arab Emirates

UK editor should serve two years for Dubai killing, says lawyer

Former newspaper editor Francis Matthew had been sentenced to 15 years in prison for bludgeoning his wife Jane to death.

UK editor should serve two years for Dubai killing, says lawyer

Iraq

In Pictures: Violent protests continue in Iraq

Protesters are calling for an overhaul of the political system, accusing the government of corruption and incompetence.

In Pictures: Violent protests continue in Iraq

Syria's War

National courts lead the way in prosecuting Syrian war crimes

Domestic prosecutions in Germany and other European countries offer some hope of justice to victims of war crimes.

National courts lead the way in prosecuting Syrian war crimes

Turkey

Turkish court frees two journalists after three years in prison

Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak were released on Monday after being charged with helping a 'terrorist' group.

Turkish court frees two journalists after three years in prison