Lawyer Goes on Trial in China
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Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang will go on trial this morning on charges of state subversion after being detained for more than three years.
Indonesia says it will build a new warning system capable of detecting tsunamis caused by undersea landslides, days after giant waves triggered by a volcano killed at least 429 people.
And Newsday speaks to Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the mayor of Freetown in Sierra Leone. She’s the city’s first female mayor in nearly 40 years.