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Uighur security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in the western Xinjiang region [File- Ng Han Guan-AP]

China defends internment camps for Uighur Muslims

China has issued an ardent defence of its alleged mass internment of Uighur minorities in far west Xinjiang region amid a global outcry, with a regional official insisting that authorities are preventing "terrorism" through "vocational education" centres.
Taiwanese NGO group members wear masks during a rally to demand that the Japanese government apologise to Taiwanese "comfort women" in Taipei on August 14, 2018. Mainstream historians agree that around 200,000 so-called "comfort women", mostly from Korea but also from Taiwan, were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during World War II. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH

Japan must do more for WWII ‘comfort women’

Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tokyo had yet to provide full redress and reparations.

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Court stops Kogi government from unseating traditional ruler

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Sadique Abubakar: Alex Badeh’s murder ‘totally unacceptable’

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