Thai embassy in Yangon closes consular section for 3 days
The Thai embassy in Myanmar's former capital of Yangon has decided to close its consular services for three days beginning Monday in wake of several days' protest.
Fallen FIFA VP Figueredo jailed pending trial
Former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo was held in jail pending trial in his native country Uruguay Thursday after being extradited from Switzerland.
IMF head ordered to face trial over Tapie affair
France's Court of Justice of the Republic ordered International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde to stand trial for her role in handling a scandal involving business magnate Bernard Tapie in 2008.
2 S.Korean detainees sentenced to life imprisonment in DPRK
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has sentenced two detained South Koreans to life imprisonment, the state-run Korean Central Television reported on Tuesday.