Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 11:15pm
Afghans are increasingly uncertain about their future, less confident in their government and more pessimistic than before on issues such as security, corruption, and rising unemployment, according to a survey released on Wednesday.
Thailand's government will not back down from prosecuting news outlets that publish "illegal" content, the defense minister said Wednesday, after the BBC's bureau in Bangkok came under scrutiny for an article about the country's new king.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 8:54pm
A South Korean parliamentary committee sent a squad of security officers on Wednesday to order the jailed woman at the center of a scandal that threatens to bring down the president to attend a hearing investigating her alleged manipulation of government affairs.
A governing party lawmaker has been barred from traveling abroad while he is investigated in a case involving the killings of hundreds of people during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war, a decision that drew praise Tuesday from relatives of victims.