Koalas throw Australia's largest state into political chaos

Koalas throw Australia's largest state into political chaos

A dispute over koalas has created political chaos in Australia's most populous state with a split in the New South Wales governing coalition forming over policies designed to protect the animals...

Macau govt adopts abandoned greyhounds as track shuts

Macau govt adopts abandoned greyhounds as track shuts

The Canidrome Club, owned by one of the city's most powerful women Angela Leong, was until its shutdown Asia's only legal dog-racing track.

One of Nepal's last dancing bears dies after rescue

One of Nepal's last dancing bears dies after rescue

The two sloth bears were rescued in southern Nepal in December last year from a pair of itinerant street performers who used the animals for entertainment.

Protests over bullfighting flare up in southern India

Protests over bullfighting flare up in southern India

Indians protesting a ban on a traditional form of bullfighting clashed with police and torched vehicles in the southern city of Chennai on Monday.

Modi refuses to step in over bull-wrestling ban

Modi refuses to step in over bull-wrestling ban

Prime Minister Narendra Modi refused on Thursday to overturn a Supreme Court ban on a festival featuring young men wrestling with bulls that has brought thousands onto the streets of southern India in protest.