The Chinese-language version of the Oscars is being held Saturday night in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, with veteran director Zhang Yimou’s monochrome historical epic 'Shadow' a leading contender for best picture.
After spending nine years and more than $300 million to prosecute leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million of their countrymen, a U.N.-assisted tribunal has ended up convicting only three people for the communist group’s heinous actions.
At the same time the World Anti-Doping Agency announced changes to its governance structure, the agency’s former lead investigator wrote an op-ed piece arguing its leaders should be replaced, and said the decision to reinstate Russia’s suspended anti-doping agency came via a 'cowardly' process that betrayed clean athletes.
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
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