The day the Chan and Sukumaran families have been dreading for ten years is finally set to dawn.
Seoul (AFP) - A South Korean appeals court on Tuesday found the captain of the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago guilty of murdering the 304 people who died in the disaster and upped his sentence to life imprisonment.
Kathmandu (AFP) - Rescuers in Nepal battled Tuesday to reach remote communities devastated by a huge earthquake that has killed at least 4,310 people, as the impoverished country's leader said relief workers had still not reached many of the worst-hit areas.
The day the Chan and Sukumaran families have been dreading for 10 years is finally here.
Cilacap (Indonesia) (AFP) - The families of two Australian convicts facing execution in Indonesia paid an anguished final visit to their loved ones Tuesday, wailing in grief as ambulances carrying empty white coffins arrived at their prison.
Sydney (AFP) - The earthquake that devastated Nepal and left thousands of people dead shifted the earth beneath Kathmandu by up to several metres south, but the height of Mount Everest likely stayed the same, experts said Tuesday.
Seoul (AFP) - South Korean President Park Geun-Hye expressed "regret" Tuesday over a bruising bribery scandal that implicated some of her closest aides and forced her prime minister to resign.
Sydney (AFP) - Celebrities including Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush released a video Tuesday urging Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to fly to Indonesia to help save two citizens facing execution, forcing the government to defend its tactics.
Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - Authorities in Burundi arrested a leading dissident and shut down the main independent radio station on Monday as they battled a second day of demonstrations against a bid by the president to cling to power for a third term.
A disgruntled employee has decided to get back at their boss by writing an incredibly sarcastic resignation letter and posting it online.
Baltimore (AFP) - Authorities ordered thousands of police and National Guard troopers to back up beleaguered officers in the US city of Baltimore after riots triggered by anger over alleged police brutality.