Hong Kong protesters defy face mask ban — with humor
Many protesters took a mocking approach to challenge a recent ban on masks at rallies. Chinese leader Xi Jinping, cartoon characters and Guy Fawkes were among those depicted by those forming a human chain.
Cambodia cracks down on activists as opposition leader plans return
At least 30 opposition activists have been arrested this year and accused of plotting to overthrow the Cambodian government before the planned return from self-exile of Sam Rainsy, the main opposition leader.
Could political talks help free Bangladesh’s ex-Premier Khaleda Zia
Bangladesh's former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has been in jail in connection with several cases filed against her and her party, the BNP. Now, her allies are looking for a political negotiation to free their leader.
Pakistan avoids FATF black list gets stern warning
A global money-laundering watchdog has decided not to place Pakistan in its "black list," for now. Islamabad has been given four months to prove it is fighting terror financing. Shamil Shams reports from Paris.