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Filipino authorities arrested Australian national and suspected Muslim extremist preacher Robert Edward Musa Cerantonio in a weekend raid on the apartment he was renting in Lapu-Lapu City.
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Two pastors held in Himalayan Bhutan have received bail after being detained for more than 43 days.
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Laws forbidding journalists from covering armed groups should be abolished, even as journalists must be trained in impartial and accurate reporting, say local media leaders.
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There seems to be no let-up in the killing of Filipino journalists. The latest victim was a broadcaster and manager of a radio station in the southern Philippines.
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Considered “untouchable” during their menstrual periods, Hindu women sleep apart from their families, refrain from attending religious festivities and must use unhygienic absorption methods.
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With complaints of voting violations pouring in ahead of last month's elections, Indonesian activists launched the Mata Massa polling-watchdog app.
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Another broadcaster was slain gangland style in a brazen daylight attack on May 23 by two unidentified gunmen riding in tandem aboard a motorcycle in southern Philippines.
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Born in a remote village in eastern Burma, where civil war raged for decades and education was limited, Saw Yan Naing never imagined he would write for a Burmese and international audience.
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Today, hundreds of female tempo drivers ply the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. The woman who paved the way for all of them is Laxmi Sharma, Nepal’s first female tempo driver.
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Varanasi, Hinduism’s holiest city and home to 3.5 million people, is facing some very earthly challenges.
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