'Obedient Wives Club' Irks Some Muslims In Malaysia

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Student activist Adam Adli addresses protesters outside Malaysia's high court in Kuala Lumpur on Jan. 9. The crowd was awaiting a verdict in the trial of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who was acquitted on charges of sodomy shortly afterward. Adam is leading the fight to abolish a decades-old law that bans college students from joining or speaking in support of political parties. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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In Malaysia, Student Challenges Limits On Politics

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Motorists inch their way in heavy traffic in Palembang, Sumatra, in Indonesia. The nation's rapid growth is overwhelming its weak public infrastructure. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indonesian Economy Booms, Its Infrastructure Groans

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This photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows Kim Jong Un, center, with his hand on the limousine bearing his father Kim Jong Il's body during the funeral procession in Pyongyang. Korean Central News Agency hide caption

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In North Korea, A Dramatic Farewell To Kim Jong Il

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North Korea's Economy Is In Need Of An Overhaul

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Hundreds of North Koreans queue up to mourn the death of Kim Jong Il in front of a portrait of him in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square on Wednesday. With preparations for next week's state funeral still under way, attention is turning to Kim's son and heir apparent, Kim Jong Un. AP hide caption

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North Korea Awaits Kim Jong Un's Opening Moves

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North Korea Ups Police Presence After Kim's Death

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North Koreans Honor Late Leader Kim Jong Il

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during a visit to Siberia in August. He died Saturday at age 69, according to state-run North Korean television. Dmitry Astakhov /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Il Dies At 69

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Sultan Hamengkubowono X and Prince Charles watch a traditional dance in Indonesia's former royal capital, Yogyakarta, in 2008. The sultan has also served as the unelected governor of Yogyakarta, an arrangement that is now being challenged. John Stillwell/PA Photos/Landov hide caption

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In Indonesia, A Sultan's Power Is Challenged

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A Cambodian woman looks at portraits of Khmer Rouge victims at the Tuol Sleng genocide museum in the capital Phnom Penh on Nov. 17. Three senior Khmer Rouge leaders are on trial in what may be the last major legal case against the group's leaders. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Cambodia, Aging Khmer Rouge Leaders Go On Trial

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Obama In Bali For East Asia Summit

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Cambodia Tries To Curb Foreign Men Seeking Wives

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Police clash with workers of American mining company Freeport-McMoRan during a protest in Timika, Papua province, Indonesia, Oct. 10. Indonesian security forces fired on striking workers at Freeport-McMoRan's Grasberg gold and copper mine after a protest turned deadly. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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In Indonesia, Anger Against Mining Giant Grows

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In 1975, the Khmer Rouge told the family of Peou Nam that he had been executed. After 36 years of separation, hardship and an unusual series of events, the family was reunited in June this year. Son Phyrun visits his father at his farmhouse in southern Cambodia's Kampot province.

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Dream Sparks Events That Reunite Cambodian Family

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