Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching.
Self-styled revolutionary Carlos the Jackal, already serving two life sentences for murder, awaited a French court's verdict Tuesday over a deadly 1974 grenade attack in a Paris shopping arcade.
Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, a Robben Island prisoner and one of Nelson Mandela's closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule, died early Tuesday aged 87.
Three Malaysian seamen kidnapped eight months ago by extremists have been found safe in the strife-torn southern Philippines, the country’s military chief said yesterday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed yesterday a surprise state poll triumph by her party as “encouraging” for a September general election, as hype around her main rival fizzled in its first test.
The Philippines yesterday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila’s increasingly conciliatory stance to Beijing’s claims over the disputed waters.