Taiwan's jailed former president Chen Shui-bian pushes the wheelchair ...
Jan 6th, 2012
(AP) - Taiwan's jailed former president Chen Shui-bian pushes the wheelchair of his wife Wu Shu-chen from the funeral home of his late mother-in-law in Tainan, southern Taiwan, Friday, Janu. 6, 2012. Chen 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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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Syrian troops backed by tanks and warplanes launched an assault Sunday on a strategic rebel-held town near the Lebanese border, pounding the area with airstrikes and artillery salvos that killed at least 30 people and forced residents to scramble for cover in basements and makeshift bunkers, activists said. (Source: Associated ... [Full Article]