The miserable condition of the 35-year-old bull elephant has drawn international condemnation and highlighted the woeful state of Islamabad's zoo. Kaavan is set to be flown to a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia on Sunday.
Wave of hate speech and misinformation aimed at Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar has been appearing on Malaysian Facebook pages, according to a Reuters report.
Thousands march against lacklustre education system while others protest with giant "asteroid" balls and half a dozen T-Rex characters representing the country's "political dinosaurs".
Below are harrowing accounts of brutality told by women who are among the millions toiling away on vast plantations across Indonesia and Malaysia, producing oil that ends up in supply chains of big names like L’Oreal, Unilever and Procter & Gamble.
At least 41 people have been wounded after anti-government demonstrations turned violent, medics say.
Storm Vamco causes severe floods and landslides in the central region of Vietnam after leaving 67 people dead and nearly 26,000 houses damaged in the Philippines.
The accord will take already low tariffs on trade between member countries still lower, over time, and is less comprehensive than an 11-nation trans-Pacific trade deal that President Donald Trump pulled out of shortly after taking office.
Prayuth’s government holds the majority in parliament because his junta picked the entire upper house before an election last year that opponents say was designed to keep him in power.
Vietnam is prone to destructive storms and flooding due to its long coastline. Vamco will be the 13th storm that affects the Southeast Asian country this year.
More than 350,000 people were evacuated to safety, mainly residents fleeing vulnerable coastal and low-lying areas before the Typhoon Vamco passed hit the Phillipines, toppling power poles and trees and damaging homes.
At least 322 seats are needed in the bicameral legislature to form a government and Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has so far grabbed 346 seats of the 412 that have been declared.
The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila, trapping some people on rooftops and claiming at least one life in another part of the country.
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