BEIJING (REUTERS) - The day before China's Communist Party published one of its most important policy statements in a decade, a copy of the reform plans was already circulating on Chinese social media.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Lawyers for a leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamic party sought on Wednesday to have his death sentence thrown out after a late-night reprieve saved his life just hours before he was to be hanged.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS, AP) - Pilots of an Asiana Airlines plane that crash-landed in San Francisco in July were aware that the plane was travelling too slowly and tried to correct it in the final seconds before impact, documents released on Wednesday by US aviation safety investigators show.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has stepped down after a high-profile career during which he was praised for protecting democracy but also criticized for judicial overreach.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (REUTERS) - The lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who helped the United States track down Osama bin Laden has fled Pakistan after receiving threats from militants, relatives said on Wednesday.