- 4 Bangladeshi men convicted of terror financing in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — Four Bangladeshi workers held on suspicion of planning attacks linked to the Islamic State group in their own country were convicted of financing terrorism by a court in Singapore on Tuesday.
- Philippine president-elect offers bounties for drug dealers
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president-elect says he will pay bounties to police or military officials who capture suspected drug traffickers "dead or alive," adding that there is enough reward money to leave "100 persons dead."
- Thai authorities remove more tigers from Buddhist temple
BANGKOK (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed more of the 137 tigers kept in a Buddhist temple that operated as an admission-charging zoo and is suspected of illegally trafficking in the animals, Thai authorities said Tuesday.
- South Korea says North Korea missile launch likely failed
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, the fourth in a series of high-profile failures that somewhat temper recent worries that the North is pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.
- Pakistan's prime minister undergoes successful heart surgery
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The brother of Pakistan's prime minister says he has undergone a successful open heart surgery at a London hospital.