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.
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.
Pakistan says it has launched a "comprehensive operation" against armed groups northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, after killing scores of fighters in air raids.
A Christian legislator from Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province has been gunned down by his own bodyguard while he tried to prevent him from shooting his nephew, police have said.
Clashes between ethnic Bengalis and Bihari refugees have left nine people dead in a camp in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
Voting in the second round of Afghanistan's presidential election has ended with millions turning out to cast their ballots braving fresh attacks that left at least 14 people dead and 41 others injured.
Hundreds of Pakistani families have fled into neighbouring Afghanistan following a surge of clashes between Pakistani government forces and fighters, an Afghan government official has said.
Myanmar and Bangladeshi authorities have vowed to strengthen border security and combat "illegal armed groups and criminals" following clashes on their shared frontier that Dhaka said left one of its soldiers dead.
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|Liaquat Ali Khan|