A day after dozens of people were killed in clashes in China's restive Xinjiang region, the Uighur World Congress' Alim Seytoff tells DW Beijing's account of events intends to depict peaceful protesters as "terrorists."
Amid growing concerns over rising sea levels, this year's Pacific Islands Forum summit has started. Its Secretary General Tuiloma Slade reiterates that climate change threatens the viability of the forum's member states.
A UN-backed tribunal has begun a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of the two senior surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge. An estimated 1.7 million people died under the regime in the late 1970s.
The last surviving crewman from the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died. The weapon caused a massive loss of life, and with it came decades of debate over the use of nuclear technology.