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Thousands protest as Indonesia set to pass law punishing sex outside marriage

New criminal code set to pass into law Tuesday also curtails other civic freedoms, rights activists say.

Philippine lawmakers’ budget funds controversial anti-communist task force

Activists say the money would be better spent to beef up social service programs.

Pair plead guilty to bribery in attempt to create semi-autonomous Pacific region

U.S. Attorney says the pair sought to undermine democratic processes in the Marshall Islands.

Rohingya rebel group ARSA denies killing Bangladesh intelligence officer

Rizwan Rushdie was hacked to death last month in the no-man’s land between Myanmar and Bangladesh.

Fiji military commander tells soldiers to respect election result

Fiji has had four coups since 1987 and its election is a contest between former coup leaders.

Rohingya rebel group ARSA denies killing Bangladesh intelligence officer

Rizwan Rushdie was hacked to death last month in the no-man’s land between Myanmar and Bangladesh.