Supporters from Taiwan and abroad waved placards reading "equal marriage rights" and "support gay marriage" as they marched through the capital for the 12th annual "Walk in...
The US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said Aung Naing was thought to have worked for several local news titles but the MPC was unable to confirm his status as a reporter. -AFP
The activists had planned to release balloons carrying around 40,000 leaflets criticising the North's government across the heavily-militarised frontier. -AFP
South Korea's National Pension Service does not support the merger of two Samsung Group units and plans to ask them to buy back its holdings in the pair. -
Police intervened in a tense confrontation between residents of a South Korean border town and activists attempting to send propaganda leaflets into the North on Saturday. -AFP
Myanmar's press council said the army had admitted to shooting dead a man in its custody who activists claim was a reporter detained after covering clashes near the conflict-hit eastern border...
Muslims all over the country joined in the nationwide prayers at their local mosques to usher in the new Islamic year. -Brunei Times/ANN
Ghulam Azam, who had been serving 90-years' imprisonment for masterminding war crimes during the Liberation War, died at the age of 92. -The Daily Star/ANN
The use of amplifier for any speech except Azan was banned in Islamabad. -Dawn/ANN
Japan has beaten Singapore as the preferred candidate for Super Rugby's 18th team when the competition expands in 2016. -AFP

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