Bangladesh Islamist leader buried
The Bangladesh Islamist leader executed for atrocities during the country's 1971 war of independence is buried in his home town.
China focus for Japan Asean summit
Leaders of Asean nations are in Japan for a summit likely to focus on China, as Japan seeks solidarity amid territorial tensions with Beijing.
Indian media: Decriminalise gay sex
Government support for legalising homosexuality welcomed
Pakistan polio team guard killed
Gunmen shoot dead at least one policeman providing security to a team of polio workers in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
India jailed former minister bailed
Former Indian railways minister Laloo Prasad Yadav, serving a five year sentence in the notorious "fodder scam" case, is freed on bail.
China media: Chang's execution
Stir over North Korea move, with one paper calling it a "wake-up call" for Beijing
Indian diplomat in US 'visa fraud'
An Indian diplomat in the US is charged with visa fraud and making false statement over allegedly underpaying an Indian housekeeper at her New York home.
Apple supplier exceeds overtime cap
A labour watchdog says that working conditions at factories of Apple supplier Foxconn have improved but excessive overtime remains an issue.
N Korea: Leader's uncle executed
The North Korean leader's uncle, Chang Song-thaek, is executed after being purged for "acts of treachery", says the state news agency.
BJP refuses to form Delhi government
India's main opposition BJP declines to form a government in the capital, Delhi, despite emerging as the single largest party in state polls