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Southeast Asian Games in chaos as players go hungry and athletes sleep on floor | World news | The Guardian

Philippines organisers admit ‘inconveniences’ have seen teams stranded at airports and players underfed The organisers behind the Southeast Asian Games have apologised after complaints emerged of football teams sleeping on floors, airport delays and athletes complaining of going hungry. The organising committee said sorry for the “inconveniences” including hotels not …

Decapitated Sumatran elephant found dead in Indonesia

A Sumatran elephant was found decapitated with its tusks ripped off in an apparent poaching of the critically endangered subspecies, an Indonesian conservation official said. The rotting corpse of the 40-year-old male creature was discovered by a plantation worker on Monday in Riau province on Sumatra island. “The elephant’s head …