A billionaire construction tycoon has been convicted by a Thai court on charges related to a high-profile poaching case last year but was found not guilty of possessing the carcass of an endangered black panther seen in photos that had sparked the public outcry.
International journalists' organizations have expressed concern over South Korea's press freedoms after the country's ruling party singled out a Bloomberg reporter over what it claimed was a "borderline treacherous" article insulting President Moon Jae-in, resulting in threats to the reporter's safety.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is imploring the public to speak the names of the 50 people who died in the Christchurch mosque shootings rather than the accused gunman's. She says while the man sought notoriety, she wants to make sure New Zealand gives him nothing, not even his name. The mother of one victim, Hussein Al-Umari, visited a memorial Tuesday and said she considers him a hero.
Gunmen opened fire on two cars returning from a polling station with ballot boxes, killing at least seven people and wounding 15 in part of southeastern Bangladesh known for tribal life and tourism, officials said Tuesday.
More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation's president said.
Aya Batrawy and Malak Harb, Associated Press | PostedMar 18th - 2:23pm
Under a large circus-style tent, Dior showcased its latest haute couture collection to a crowd of Mideast-based fashionistas, social media figures, celebrities, buyers, designers and editors Monday night.
Media rights activists on Monday urged the Sri Lankan government to withdraw proposed anti-terror legislation, calling it is a set of draconian laws aimed at suppressing the media freedom and democratic rights.
Christopher Torchia, Associated Press | PostedMar 18th - 11:11am
About 1,000 members of the Venezuelan security forces have fled to Colombia since last month, giving up weapons and uniforms as they abandoned the government of President Nicolas Maduro, Colombian authorities said Monday.