According to exile group, violence erupted after Chinese officials ordered Tibetans in Driru to raise Chinese national flags on their houses.
The insurgency, in Thailand's majority-Muslim ethnic-Malay deep south, has killed more than 5,500 people and wounded scores of others over nearly a decade.
Team of Nepalese cataract experts allowed into country to perform more than 1,000 free operations in what is hoped to be first of many such ventures.
The trial, which highlights perils of fighting graft, is taking place under heavy security in Jiangxi province, where the accused held a protest in April.
Court convicted Dinh Nhat Uy of using the social media site Facebook to criticize the government.
Several hundred people gathered to call for the legalization of same-sex marriages ahead of a planned Nov. 5 debate on revisions to the Marriage and Family Law
Authorities have said little about possible motive or what might have caused jeep to drive through barricade and into crowds before crashing, catching fire
Monitors along the Burma-Bangladesh border estimate that 17,000 people have already left the area since August, mostly on big boats.
A strong earthquake hit a popular tourist area in the central Philippines, killing at least 20 and destroying several historic buildings.
At ceremony in Brunei Thursday, President Thein Sein pledges to host more than 1,100 of the bloc's meetings in the next year.