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  • Seoul reminds citizens of North Korea flag ban

    SEOUL (Reuters) - With the opening ceremony of the Incheon Asian Games just one week away, South Korea's government issued a stern reminder to its citizens on Friday that they are banned from carrying the North Korean flag.
  • Thai junta tells rights group to 'get its facts straight'

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's ruling junta urged Amnesty International to "get its facts straight" after the human rights group issued a scathing appraisal of 100 days under military rule.     The military had created a "climate of fear" since seizing...

    Amnesty says evidence both sides committed war crimes in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Amnesty International said on Wednesday it had documented evidence of war crimes by both sides in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The human rights group's secretary general, Salil...

    Holder pledges to 'follow the facts' in civil rights probe of Ferguson shooting

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday formally opened a broad civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department, as well as a cooperative reform effort with the St. Louis County Police Department. The federal probe that...

    Afghans back U.S. pact but worry it won't end violence

    At least one thing appears to be certain about Afghanistan’s long drawn-out presidential election: The winner will sign a bilateral security agreement with the United States. Both candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have endorsed the...