Award-winning reporter Khadija Ismayilova was convicted of economic crimes and given a seven-and-a-half-year sentence. Human rights groups have denounced the 39-year-old's prosecution as politically motivated.
The main suspect in last month's deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok has been arrested. Twenty people were killed and dozens of others wounded in the explosion.
A week after the logo's designer was accused of plagiarising, new claims of copying have surfaced. But the Olympic Committee said public opinion, and not the allegations, had forced them to scrap the emblem.