An Afghan migrant to Germany has been found guilty of raping and murdering a 19-year-old medical student and sentenced to life in prison in a case that fueled a debate about the country's immigration policies.
Poland's government is distancing itself from comments made by the prime minister's father, who claimed Jews willingly entered ghettos during the German occupation of Poland to escape their non-Jewish neighbors.
Analysts say the Chinese Communist Party's move to exert direct control over state broadcasters and regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio illustrates its drive to use the media for ideological efforts at home.
A Malaysian police investigator says the absence of four North Korean suspects believed to have orchestrated the killing of their leader's half brother didn't cause prejudice against the two women on trial.
A Philippine police official says law enforcers have killed 13 drug suspects and arrested more than 100 other suspected drug dealers and criminals in 24 hours of raids in a province with a record of bloody crackdowns.
Russian media outlets say they will stop sending reporters to cover the lower chamber of the Russian parliament after it exonerated an influential lawmaker who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment.