Thai officials assessing whether to maintain a state of
emergency, which business leaders want lifted, have deferred
their decision, hours after two people were wounded in a
shooting at the site of anti-government protests.
President Vladimir Putin has rebuffed a warning from U.S.
President Barack Obama over Moscow's military intervention in
Crimea, saying that Russia can not ignore calls for help from
Russian speakers in Ukraine.
Malaysia has banned a comic book starring the Japanese
superhero Ultraman because it could disturb "public order",
sparking a torrent of online ridicule from those who saw it
as the latest sign of excessive censorship in the
Norwegian men pitch in the most with housework and related
chores while Japanese men do the least in a survey released
by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
(OECD) ahead of International Women's Day tomorrow.