October 6, 2012 One of the big legal questions surrounding the controversial drone program is whether the U.S. can conduct deadly strikes in a sovereign country with which it is not at war. Also unclear: whether Pakistan actually has agreed to the drone program despite its public opposition.
October 5, 2012 More than 65 years after atom bombs were dropped in Japan, Peter Blakely photographed "silent survivors" of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to help bring their stories to light.
October 4, 2012 Critics say a new "cybercrime prevention act" puts Filipinos at risk if they merely "like" or retweet libelous statements. But an author of the law says prosecutors would have to prove there was a conspiracy to spread such messages.
October 4, 2012 One of Pakistan's most popular singers has traded candy-coated pop for fiercely political songs. Shehzad Roy, 34, says his charitable work in poor public schools opened his eyes to injustice in Pakistan. And now he can't stop singing about it.
October 2, 2012 Opponents say the vertical takeoff Osprey has a poor safety record and poses a danger to inhabitants of the densely populated Japanese island. Its arrival has sparked protests and reignited Okinawans' long-simmering resentment of America's military presence there.
October 1, 2012 A Cambodian court has convicted a pro-democracy journalist on charges of inciting a tiny village to secede from the rest of the country. Critics say the case is part of wider efforts by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen to stifle dissent, and is a sign that the country's democracy is regressing.
September 28, 2012 The once high-flying politician faces wide-ranging criminal charges involving murder, bribery and sex. It's the latest development in what is the country's most sensational political scandal in many years.
September 28, 2012 His fall from grace began when a local police chief told authorities about the murder of a British businessman. Bo's wife was convicted, and he's been connected to the handling of the case and other alleged corruption.