Taiwan's jailed former president Chen Shui-bian crawls to the ...
Jan 6th, 2012
(AP) - Taiwan's jailed former president Chen Shui-bian crawls to the funeral home of his late mother-in-law, as part of a traditional Taiwanese custom honoring the deceased, in Tainan, southern Taiwan, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012. Chen has attended mourning rites for his mother-in-law after authorities allowed him to briefly leave prison. Chen is serving a lengthy term for corruption. (AP Photo/Johnson Liu, Pool) -
MEIKHTILA, Myanmar (AP) - A Myanmar court sentenced seven Muslims to prison - one of them to a life term - in the killing of a Buddhist monk amid deadly sectarian violence that was overwhelmingly directed against minority Muslims but has produced no serious charges against the members of the country's Buddhist majority. (Source: Associated Pre... [Full Article]
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BEIJING (AP) - A top North Korean envoy delivered a letter from leader Kim Jong Un to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday and told him Pyongyang would take steps to rejoin stalled nuclear disarmament talks, in an apparent victory for Beijing's efforts to coax its unruly ally into lowering tensions. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]