A Chinese court will rule on the appeal of journalist and former DW correspondent Gao Yu on Thursday. Gao was convicted to seven years in prison for selling state secrets.
A military court in Thailand has charged two men accused of carrying out a bomb attack at a Bangkok shrine that killed 20 and injured 120 more. Officials describe them as Uighurs from China's Xinjiang region.
The lawyer of renowned Chinese journalist Gao Yu has said her appeal has been heard in a closed-door session after months of delays. The former DW contributor is appealing a seven-year sentence for selling state secrets.
Recent executions of two opposition leaders in Bangladesh have drawn international criticism. But expert Siegfried O. Wolf tells DW it is crucial for the South Asian country to bring the 1971 war criminals to justice.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court upheld death sentences for two opposition leaders convicted of war crimes during the independence war. But an advisor to their defense team tells DW the ruling is a flagrant denial of justice.