Image of Russian gay couple wins World Press Photo

Image of Russian gay couple wins World Press Photo
The Hague (AFP) – An image of a gay couple locked in a tender embrace in Russia won the prestigious World Press Photo award on Thursday, highlighting the plight of sexual minorities in the country. But organisers said almost a quarter of all pictures …
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US appeals to Japanese business to help push for trade pact
TOKYO (AP) — Japan and the U.S. are moving closer to reaching agreement on market opening measures needed to conclude a Pacific Rim trade pact, a top U.S. envoy said Friday, urging Japanese business leaders to help bridge the last, difficult …
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Top Asian News at 9:30 am GMT
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Clashes between Myanmar troops and ethnic Kokang rebels near the Chinese border have left 47 government soldiers dead and 73 wounded, state media said Friday. The Global New Light of Myanmar said there have been more …
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