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Pakistan shrine custodian murders 20

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – The custodian of a local Sufi shrine and his accomplices murdered 20 devotees after intoxicating them in eastern Punjab province, police said Sunday, in what officials are calling a cult ritual. Source: China…





Ousted S. Korea leader's supporters rally in Seoul

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Waving the national flag, the U.S. stars and stripes and shouting military-style slogans, tens of thousands of supporters of arrested former South Korean President Park Geun-hye rallied Saturday for her to be released…




Nazanin Ratcliffe: a political prisoner?

British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested one year ago as she tried to leave Iran after a visit to her family. She is still in prison. Her husband tells DW this is a political…


Indonesia landslide buries dozens of people

Authorities have shared images of the destruction showing a massive part of a lush hill giving way. Villagers defied an evacuation order to harvest ginger plants. Source: Deutsche Welle – Asia Read More: Indonesia…