Three and a half decades after the fall of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge, a U.N.-backed tribunal on Thursday sentenced two top leaders of the former regime to life in prison for crimes against humanity during the country's 1970s reign of terror that left close to 2 million people dead.
The owner and captain of a heavily overloaded riverboat that sank in Bangladesh are facing criminal charges over the disaster, in which more than 130 people are feared drowned.
A court has ruled that a Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over its autocomplete results suggesting he has links to organized crime.
Rescuers in Bangladesh searched Tuesday for the wreckage of a heavily overloaded river ferry that sank, amid growing anger among relatives of nearly 120 people still missing.
Rescuers on Monday discovered 25 more bodies buried under tons of mud and trees following a massive landslide in northeast Nepal feared to have killed at least 160 people.
A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, killing at least two people and probably many more as horrified villagers watched from the shore, authorities said.
Rescuers recovered nine more bodies Monday from a massive weekend landslide in northern Nepal, raising the official death toll in the disaster to 19, but say there is no chance of finding alive any of the more than 150 people believed still buried under the rubble.
A property flagship led by Asia's richest tycoon Li Ka-shing is seeking to buy into Irish aircraft leasing group AWAS — the Hong Kong businessman's first major foray into the aviation industry.
Rescuers on Sunday ruled out finding any more survivors of a landslide in northeast Nepal feared to have buried at least 100 people under tons of mud and rocks.
An audit of votes cast in Afghanistan's presidential election resumed Sunday without the backing of Abdullah Abdullah, one of the two candidates, officials said, as the fraud-tainted poll descended into further uncertainty.