Court refuse to drop case - Reuters journalists

A Myanmar court on Wednesday rejected a motion to drop a case against two Reuters journalists arrested while investigating a massacre.

S. Korea's Park jailed for 24 years

South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years Friday for corruption, completing a dramatic fall from grace.

Prisoner or free man? Mystery of Kadhafi's son

After a Libyan militia announced it had set free son and heir apparent of slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi, the fate of Seif al-Islam remains a mystery.

Filipinos celebrate Easter with crucifixion

Filipino zealots marked Good Friday with a bloody display of religious frenzy by having themselves nailed to crosses and whipping their backs raw.