Premier League disqualifies Abramovich
LONDON: Roman Abramovich has been disqualified as a Chelsea director by the Premier League board after the British government sanctioned the Russian billionaire.
Biles pulls out of Olympic all-around title defence as support pours in
TOKYO: Simone Biles abandoned the defence of her individual all-around Olympic crown on Wednesday, a day after her shock withdrawal from the women's team final over mental health concerns.
G7, what's next?
Trump's spectacular bust-up with America's allies at G7 raises stakes for Tuesday's summit with Kim and highlights dangers of US leader's self-serving diplomacy.
Kiss of life
In Laos, where nightfall brings out the drink drivers, there's a 100% volunteer group acting to save lives when the drunks crash.
A dying breed
Decades ago, Myanmar's national symbols of pride and resistance were too numerous to count, but the peacock is easy to capture - and trade to extinction.
Hong Kong runs on...
... milk tea. Known in Cantonese as <i>cha chaan teng</i>, the tea restaurants serve up Chinese-style, western snacks but always with <i>lai cha</i>.
Hun Sen's click farm
What a man! Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has more than 5 million Facebook fans, or so it says. Most Cambodians suspect he's buying popularity from abroad.
"People claim to be open-minded but many cannot bear having a woman in this position," says Masooma Muradi, the country's only female governor.
Cheaper than phones
The Turkish or Bulgarian MP5 costs thousands of dollars but Gul's version, with a one-year guarantee, costs 7,000 rupees, or 2,300 baht.
Drug lord Pablo Escobar was killed, his gang imprisoned - and his two pet hippos in the past 20 years have turned into a Colombian hippo herd.