A woman displays a piece of elephant hair in Buon Don district, Dak Lak province, Vietnam. In a village in Vietnam’s “elephant kingdom”, a vendor holds up a severed, dried tail dotted with coarse hairs she promises will bring good luck -- a grim new trade that is endangering the country’s few remaining elephants.
In a match where India dominated possession and had as many as four clear goals scoring chances, Vikram Singh’s late strike from the spot led the Blue Colts to a deserved win over the opponents. read more
US Senator John McCain (R-AZ) looks on during a press conference about his resistance to the so-called “Skinny Repeal” of the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, on July 27, 2017. McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a maverick Republican and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday. He was 81.
Esports kicked off its Asian Games 2018 journey as a demonstration sport at a glittering ceremony with over 150 athletes — including nine from India — from 18 different countries, tussling for supremacy in an electrifying atmosphere. read more
In Vietnam, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will co-chair the 16th meeting of the joint commission, along with the country’s deputy prime minister and foreign minister Pham Binh Minh. read more