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Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha freed from house arrest

Cambodia freed opposition leader Kem Sokha from house arrest on Sunday, more than two years after he was arrested and charged with treason, but the charges remain and he is banned from politics ...

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit

Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement ...

47 prisoners freed from two Taliban prisons in northern Afghanistan

47 prisoners freed from two Taliban prisons in northern Afghanistan

Afghan commandos have freed 47 prisoners from two Taliban jails in northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces, officials said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of stranded tourists freed as roads reopen in New Zealand

Hundreds of stranded tourists freed as roads reopen in New Zealand

Hundreds of tourists trapped in a remote New Zealand town for 48 hours after a strong storm damaged roads were freed on Saturday after authorities cleared a highway.

Swiss woman abducted in Sudan's Darfur region freed

Swiss woman abducted in Sudan's Darfur region freed

Sudanese authorities have freed a Swiss humanitarian worker who was abducted in the war-torn southern region of Darfur last month, the deputy governor of North Darfur, Mohamed Barima, told Reuters ...

Freed hostage recounts Canadian’s beheading

Freed hostage recounts Canadian’s beheading

A Filipina hostage released by southern Philippine militants yesterday broke down in tears as she recounted how her Canadian ...

Italian hostage freed in south by suspected militants

Italian hostage freed in south by suspected militants

A retired Italian priest abducted six months ago in the southern Philippines by suspected militants was released yesterday, police said.