Japan goes to the polls in snap election - BBC News

Japan is heading to the polls a month after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election in the face of the rising threat from North Korea. Voting opened at 07:00 local time on Sunday (22:00 GMT Saturday). Mr Abe called the election amid rebounding ...

Cumhuriyet journalists face terrorism trial - BBC News

A Turkish opposition newspaper itself is the story as 17 of its employees are about to go on trial on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation. If found guilty, their sentence could be up to 43 years in jail. A dozen of Cumhuriyet's journalists and ...

The people trying to fight fake news in India - BBC News

Earlier this year, mobs in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand beat seven people to death in two separate incidents that horrified the country. After the dust had settled, it transpired that the victims had been mistaken for child traffickers. The ...