China · 11:09 AM UTCHong Kong man jailed for 9 years in first national security case
The first person convicted under Hong Kong's national security law was jailed for nine years on Friday for terrorist activities and inciting secession, judges said, in a watershed ruling with long-term implications for the city's judicial landscape.
Asia PacificMyanmar militia hunts for bodies after clash with army - media
A Myanmar militia group opposed to military rule has found at least seven bodies with bullet wounds in a jungle area after clashes with the army and it was looking for more missing people on Friday, a militia member and media said.
AfricaAustralian coal miner TerraCom reports fatality at S.Africa mine
Australian coal miner TerraCom (TER.AX) said on Friday a contractor had died at its South African mine on May 6, leading to an 11-day halt in operations at the time.