The Financial Times says Hong Kong’s government has refused to renew the work visa of its Asia news editor, in what human rights activists say shows the human rights situation in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is deteriorating.
Hundreds of Muslim survivors in the Indonesian city of Palu gathered at shattered mosques for Friday prayers, seeking strength to rebuild their lives a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami killed more than 1,500 people.
Saturday’s parliamentary election in Latvia — a Baltic member of the European Union and NATO — should see a political party catering to the country’s ethnic Russian minority win most votes but it remains unclear if it can find coalition partners to put it into power.
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