Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysian press groups on Tuesday criticised the arrest of three editors at a leading news portal over a disputed report, calling it part of a "worrying trend" of declining press-freedom standards.
Kampala (AFP) - Uganda's lead prosecutor in the ongoing trial of 13 men accused of participating in 2010 Al-Shebab bombings that killed 76 people was shot dead Monday, police said.
Seoul (AFP) - North Korea has threatened "merciless punishment" against South Korea if it goes ahead with plans to open a UN field office in Seoul for monitoring the North's human rights record.
Geneva (AFP) - An international Red Cross worker was killed and a local colleague wounded when the aid truck they were driving came under fire in northern Mali on Monday, in an attack claimed by the MUJAO jihadist group.
Solar Impulse 2 landed in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, as it completed the fifth leg of its landmark circumnavigation of the globe powered solely by the sun.
Gibraltar (AFP) - Police in Gibraltar are investigating the death of a family of four, including a six-week-old baby girl and her four-year-old sister, who were found dead on Monday in a flat in the tiny British territory.
Sydney (AFP) - British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver said Tuesday he regretted saying rival cook Gordon Ramsay was jealous of his success and brushed off their simmering food feud as "no big deal".
A teenager is facing charges over an online video critical of Christians and Singapore's founding leader.
US prosecutors rested their case Monday in the trial of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after gruesome testimony about the death of the youngest victim left some jurors in tears.
A little girl in Vietnam searching for her lost dog has reportedly stumbled across her pet in a local market, cooked and ready for sale.
Up to 50 New Zealand soldiers are in Australia training for their Iraq deployment at a date still to be set.