Laos drug bust finds record haul

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Laos drug bust finds record haul

By Cathy Turner BBC News, Saigon The seizure included 14 tonnes of heroin and opium, along with other drugs, police say Police in Laos have found a record amount of drugs in a crackdown…

More than 50 arrested for celebrating Pakistan win

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More than 50 arrested for celebrating Pakistan win

Kashmiris celebrate after Pakistan beat India in the ICC Champions Trophy cricket semifinal at London’s Oval stadium. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) The police in Indian-controlled Kashmir arrested more than 50 people over the weekend for…

US mass shooting: Players from HURC killed in Milwaukee

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US mass shooting: Players from HURC killed in Milwaukee

Image copyright Edgar Thompson Image caption Edgar Thompson died a day after he was arrested after the shootings Six people were killed and a seventh injured in a shooting in a historic US city…

Super-large passenger jet set to enter service

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Super-large passenger jet set to enter service

A first-of-its-kind aircraft, the world’s largest, arrives in Singapore. After a red-carpet arrival ceremony, the Airbus A380 — the biggest plane in the sky — will begin its inaugural flight from Singapore’s Changi Airport…

China's 1.5-degree pledge lacks teeth

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China’s 1.5-degree pledge lacks teeth

By Matthew Pennington Global summits often don’t generate concrete new commitments, but China’s Sunday night pledge to move towards emissions cuts may still be risky for a meeting that’s predicted to deliver little in…