Saying democracy is for "infidels" a recruiter for IS claims a "real Muslim" is interested only in "what Islam says."
The implosion of Iraq's military in the face of Islamic State has thrown new light on massive corruption in its ranks.
A photo obtained exclusively by Fairfax features the Balinese woman accused of murdering her British husband, and her two sons, meeting in the house he died.
Bangkok: A foundation supporting anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam has closed but the disgraced Cambodian woman feted at charity events in Australia is trying to claw back some credibility and vows to continue her work.
Malaysia’s charismatic opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says he decided against setting up a government in-exile and returned to the country to face the likelihood of jail to set an example for younger Malaysians amid a crackdown on government critics.
A 19-year-old Chinese backpacker has sparked outrage after she posted an ad offering to have sex with men in each city she visits if they fund her travel.
A 26-year-old Iranian woman, who was hanged after killing the man she said tried to rape her, has left a heartbreaking voice message for her mother in the lead-up to her death.
The scandalous sacking of a high-profile Canadian radio host over a sexual incident has taken a surprising turn, with the broadcaster defending himself online by detailing his preference for consensual "rough sex".
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced his first "working cabinet," but the press has quickly renamed it a "cabinet of compromises", writes Michael Bachelard.
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