Afghanistan's election authorities have strongly denied that top officials were guilty of fraud after front-running presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah made allegations that could upset a smooth transition of power.
At least seven people have died in clashes between followers of a religious scholar and police in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, hospital officials have said.
A mob of Indian workers has beaten the CEO of a jute factory to death in a dispute over increasing their working hours, police told the AP news agency after arresting six workers.
Pakistani jets have resumed air raids in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region, a day after the army announced the start of a major military operation to flush fighters out of the volatile region bordering Afghanistan.
A Bangladeshi court has delayed its verdict against a group of Islamic fighters accused of carrying out a 2001 bomb attack on the main Bengali New Year celebrations which killed 10 people.
At least three people have been killed and more than 80 people injured in overnight mob attacks led by Sinhala Buddhist monks in two coastal Sri Lankan towns, according to medics.
Sri Lankan police fired tear gas and ordered a curfew in an attempt to end clashes between Muslims and Buddhists that threatens to spark wider religious violence.
Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case with local police accusing 17 people of breaching regulations over the construction of a building that collapsed last year, killing nearly 1130 mostly garment workers, officials have said.
At least 11 people, including election workers, have been killed in Afghanistan’s north when a roadside bomb blew up their bus, according to a local official.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in the neighbouring Bhutan for his first foreign visit after assuming office in a bid to foster bilateral ties.
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