The rare birth of a Sumatran rhino in Indonesia has been hailed a victory for the critically endangered species, which has been almost wiped out in the wild by poaching and habitat destruction.
An elderly Buddhist monk was found hacked to death Saturday in Bangladesh, police said, the latest in a spate of murders of religious minorities and secular activists in the Muslim-majority nation.
Shaven-headed boys who entered a temple together to have an experience of monks' life for two weeks attend a special service to celebrate the birthday of Buddha at the Chogye Temple in Seoul, Saturday, May 14.
U.N. experts say Congolese army officers and police reported receiving pistols from a group of 30 North Korean instructors training their presidential guard and special police forces, which would appear to be a violation of U.N. sanctions banning Pyongyang from exporting weapons or providing military training.
Lamborghini India Head Sharad Agarwal poses for a photograph with the Huracan 610-4 Spyder during a launch in Bangalore, India on Friday, May 13.
Japan's Olympic chief insisted US$2 million in payments were "legitimate" on Friday after French prosecutors launched a probe, suspecting they were aimed at winning support for Tokyo's successful bid to host the 2020 Games.
A group of armed attackers stormed a security post at a camp for Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh near the Myanmar border Friday, killing the post commander and looting weapons, police said.
Indonesia is considering microchipping convicted child rapists after the brutal gang rape and murder of a schoolgirl sparked demands for tougher punishments, authorities said Friday.
The governor of Tokyo has triggered public outrage for flying first-class and staying at up to US$1,800-a-night suites in Europe and America during official trips.
Two Spaniards and two Malaysians who spent 10 days adrift at sea had no food during the ordeal and drank small amounts of sea water to survive, using a bag to filter out salt, the father of one of the Spaniards said Friday.