Thailand

Politics

Accused Russian arms trader Viktor Bout

The World's Alex Gallafent has the latest on Viktor Bout. He's a Russian man suspected of being among of the world's largest arms traffickers. A court in Thailand today ordered his extradition to stand trial in the US on terrorism related charges.

Global Scan

For the man who already has everything...

Vladimir Putin receives an honorary ninth-degree black belt in Taekwondo – topping his eighth-degree black belt in judo. But the leader who really needs it is Philippine President Benigno Aquino, who's facing a backlash over his handling of recovery from Typhoon Haiyan. Also, an 'invisible' bike helmet and the world's most expensive gem, in today's Global Scan.