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Stigma lingers after S. Korea abortion ban overturned

S. Korea is set to legalise abortion but women's rights campaigners have warned those who undergo the procedure will still be "punished in the eyes of society".

April 18, 2019

Heritage site or home? Indigenous Thais fight for right to forest

Hundreds of indigenous Karen people in Thailand face evictions from a national park that authorities wish to turn into a World Heritage Site.

April 16, 2019

Iraq seeks to reclaim leadership role, status in Arab world

After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world with a centrist policy.

April 15, 2019

K-pop scandals uncover dark side of Seoul's flashiest district

More than 500 people have been investigated for drug use and sexual assault and more than 200 arrested in a nationwide roundup since Feb 25.

April 15, 2019
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