Activists were alarmed over the growing limits on freedom of expression in the country.
Moscow said its cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation was in line with international norms and bilateral agreements.
"It is a vague feeling I have that the Lord chose me for a short mission."
One Afghan Taliban leader favors negotiations with Kabul, while another opposes them: Pakistan is attempting to bridge the gap.
Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels span over 40 books but they can be organized by several character arcs.
Video shows teachers risking their lives to keep schools running and doctors performing surgery by the glow of cell phones.
The head a presidential panel said he misspoke, and that the South was committed to peacefully unifying the two Koreas.
Most arrests involved the Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang and protesters in Tibet.
While in prison, the Australian prisoner has picked up art and used it to make a personal appeal to Indonesia's president.
"If Canberra keeps doing things that displease Indonesia, Jakarta will surely let the illegal immigrants go to Australia."
The defendant received a chance to avoid a 40-year jail sentence if convicted of murder in a trial.
More than 8,500 death row prisoners could soon face execution in a judicial system that critics regard as "seriously flawed."
One member said he was "embarrassed" by the silence of a report on constitutional reform.
The girlfriend of the inmate on death row immediately accepted his proposal.
Washington imposed new financial sanctions on Venezuelan authorities after calls for political prisoners' release went unanswered.
Japanese TV canceled a segment featuring performers in blackface, but it was not clear if protests were the reason.
A Tibetan leader from the officially atheistic government insists the Dalai Lama must reincarnate in line with Buddhist beliefs.
"We're just looking forward to seeing him when we get over there, giving him a hug," the brother of one of the two inmates said.
The state-owned oilfield security forces had to fight the militants without the assistance of state troops.
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight still goes on, after a rocky start and some surprising turns.