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Taiwan forces fire at drones flying over island near China
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Taiwan forces fire at drones flying over island near China

In this photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen watches soldiers operate equipment during a visit to a naval station on Penghu, an archipelago of several dozen islands off Taiwan's western coast on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. Tsai told the self-ruled island's military units Tuesday to keep their cool in the face of daily warplane flights and warship maneuvers by rival China, saying that Taiwan will not allow Beijing to provoke a conflict. visit to the She also inspected a radar squadron, an air defense company, and a navy fleet. (Taiwan Ministry of National Defense via AP)In this photo released by the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen is briefed during a visit to a naval station on Penghu, an archipelag...
UN cites possible crimes vs. humanity in China’s Xinjiang
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UN cites possible crimes vs. humanity in China’s Xinjiang

FILE - Guard towers stand on the perimeter wall of the Urumqi No. 3 Detention Center in Dabancheng in western China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on April 23, 2021. China's discriminatory detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity, the U.N. human rights office said in a long-awaited report released Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)FILE - A child stands near a large screen showing photos of Chinese President Xi Jinping near a car park in Kashgar in western China's Xinjiang region on Dec. 3, 2018. China's discriminatory detention of Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity, the U.N. human right...
Turkish pop star jailed over joke released to house arrest
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Turkish pop star jailed over joke released to house arrest

Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey, March 27, 2022. A Turkish court on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, released pop star Gulsen Colakoglu from jail but placed her on house arrest as she awaits trial on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” for a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools.. (Depo Photos via AP, File) Associated Press Aug 29, 2022 6:49 AM - 340 words Eds: UPDATES: Updates caption. With AP Photos. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Monday released pop star Gulsen from jail but placed her on house arrest as she awaits trial on charges of “inciting hatred and enmity” for a joke she made about Turkey’s religious schools. Last week, the 46-year-old singer and songwriter, whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, was taken away fr...