ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has summoned officials from Austria and Sweden to protest against news reports and Twitter comments in the two countries relating to a Turkish constitutional Court ruling on child abuse.
BANGKOK — Thai authorities said Monday they are investigating whether bombings last week at several popular tourist destinations were related to long-term separatist violence in the country's far south, backing away from assertions that partisan politics were behind them.
MANILA, Philippines — Human rights victims of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos' regime petitioned the Supreme Court on Monday to block and nullify a government directive to have the ex-leader buried in a heroes' cemetery — an emotional and divisive issue for Filipino
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stayed away Monday from a Tokyo shrine that honours convicted war criminals among the nation's war dead, a bid to avoid controversy with neighbouring countries
PARIS — The jihadi employment form asked the recruits, on a scale of 1 to 3, to rate their knowledge of Islam. And the Islamic State applicants, herded into a hangar somewhere at the Syria-Turkey border, turned out to be overwhelmingly ignorant.