Hong Kong Voters Defy Beijing, Endorsing Protest Leaders in Primary
Voters turned out in high numbers to cast ballots in an unofficial primary for the city’s pro-democracy camp despite government warnings it might be against the new security law.
‘I Felt Defenseless’: Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse
Her lawyer, who issued a statement on the day of Mayor Park Won-soon’s funeral, is calling for an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment.
Sudan Will Scrap Alcohol and Apostasy Laws, and End Flogging
The moves are part of efforts to broaden personal freedoms during a delicate democratic transition.
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How Russia Built a Channel to the Taliban, Once an Enemy
The recent assessment that Russia paid bounties to the insurgents to attack U.S. troops stunned many, but officials said the Kremlin’s outreach began almost a decade ago.