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Djokovic spends Orthodox Christmas in Australian detention amid legal fight

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic spent Orthodox Christmas in Australian immigration detention on Friday as his lawyers fight a government decision to remove him from the country that could scupp...

Stand with Kanter: Eject Chinese censorship from the NBA

The “Turkish Warrior,” human rights fighter, and Boston Celtics star, Enes Kanter, has only been allowed to set foot on the court twice this season in 13 games, for a total of 10 minutes, ...

Lawmakers demand apology for border detention of Iranians

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. congresswomen renewed demands Tuesday for U.S. Customs and Border Protection to provide a formal apology and release records in connection with the January 2020 detainment o...

Woman detained for allegedly causing Kaohsiung fire in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman surnamed Huang (黃) has been detained after providing contradicting accounts about the deadly Kaohsiung building fire to police and prosecutors, while her boyfriend...

Beijing arrests US citizen in crackdown as another massive Chinese company goes bankrupt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities have arrested a U.S. citizen at the head of HNA Group, the latest Chinese conglomerate to face bankruptcy. Adam Tan — currently held by po...

Myanmar court extends pretrial detention of US journalist

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Thursday extended the pretrial detention of Danny Fenster, a U.S. journalist employed by an online news magazine in the military-led Southeast Asian nation who was...

Russia: Navalny allies detained ahead of mass protests

Russian authorities took into custody Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh and Lyubov Sobol, a lawyer working for his anti-corruption fund, just hours before protests to support Navalny were ...

Portland, Oregon, police detain at least 100 protesters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police detained a crowd of at least 100 protesters Friday night at a demonstration, halting the march minutes after it started, the Oregonian/Oregonlive.com reported. ...

Amnesty urges Egypt to probe forced disappearance of family

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International urged on Thursday Egyptian authorities to release a 29-year-old mother from custody after she went missing nearly two years ago together with her husband and toddler...

UN experts call for international probe of Alexei Navalny poisoning

Two United Nations rights experts on Monday urged an international investigation into the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and called for his "immediate release" from pr...

Probe into Dakota Access protest continues 4 years later

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A violent clash four years ago between Dakota Access Pipeline protesters and law enforcement is still being investigated, and one protester has been arrested for contempt of cour...

New video captures pepper-sprayed girl's wait for EMTs

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 9-year-old Black girl pepper sprayed by police pleaded “please don’t do this to me” and “it burns” as she waited handcuffed in the back seat of a police cruiser for 16 minutes...

Amid coup, uncertainty over Myanmar's fragile peace process

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The future of the fragile peace process that has sought to end Myanmar's decades-long conflict between the military, armed ethnic groups and militias has become even more unc...

Mom of pepper-sprayed 9-year-old speaks out against police

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of a 9-year-old girl who was handcuffed and pepper-sprayed by Rochester police said the officers involved should be fired. Public outrage has been h...

Canadian magazine calls on Ottawa to increase support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The online magazine Open Canada on Monday (Jan. 25) published an article calling on Ottawa to do more to support Taiwan on the international stage. In the article, titl...