Japan's government says it is doing all it can to free a Japanese journalist being held hostage in Syria, after an apparent photo of the man was posted on the internet. Nathan Frandino reports.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Ken Tsang is sentenced to five weeks in prison after he was convicted for assaulting and resisting officers during mass rallies in 2014 when he splashed liquid on police officers.
Technology and media entrepreneur Ricky Wong Wai-kay, known for his flair for springing surprises on his rivals, is planning to run in the Legislative Council elections in September.
The Iraqi army maintains pressure to recapture the Islamic State stronghold of Fallujah, 50 kilometres west of Baghdad, but keeps short of a full attack to allow civilians to flee. Natasha Howitt reports.