Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 3:20am
Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was tried in absentia Friday for allegedly conspiring to incite chaos in the country through false documents posted on his Facebook page, a crime punishable by up to 17 years in prison.
Hamza Hendawi and Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 12:30am
With the Islamic State group's "caliphate" seemingly nearing its downfall in Iraq, the country's security agencies are preparing for a different fight against the militants, shifting away from ground offensives to a focus on intelligence work, surgical airstrikes and a higher level of cooperation with the West.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press | Posted Dec 9th - 12:20am
A delegation of North Korean officials headed by one of Kim Jong Un's chief lieutenants returned to Pyongyang on Friday after visiting Cuba to pay respects to Fidel Castro, whom North Korea has called a "great comrade."