BANGKOK (DPA) - A North Korean ambassador criticized a conference on Pyongyang's human rights record that was scheduled to begin Tuesday in Washington, calling it a "hostile act," news reports said.
By Lars Nicolaysen and Andreas Landwehr
SYDNEY (DPA) — More than 100 Australian organizations including churches, human rights and community groups appealed to the government Friday not to transfer asylum seekers to overseas detention centres.
KUALA LUMPUR — Thousands of ethnic Malays demonstrated in central Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday to show support for the embattled government of Prime Minister Najib Razak.
BRUSSELS — Two people have been arrested after Belgian investigators uncovered plans for terrorist attacks that would target landmarks in the capital Brussels during New Year's festivities, prosecutors said Tuesday.
By Takehiko Kambayashi (DPA)
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The Nobel Peace Prize