NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Rahul Gandhi, the heir to the dynasty that leads India's ruling party, on Tuesday compared opposition leader Narendra Modi to Adolf Hitler - his sharpest attack yet on a rival who is forecast to beat him in an upcoming general election.
MITHI, Pakistan (AFP) - Two-month-old Mangal succumbed to pneumonia on Tuesday in Mithi, southeast Pakistan, the latest victim of a drought that has led to malnutrition and disease in one of the country's poorest regions.
KATHMANDU (AFP) - Nepal is considering a plan to lease Himalayan peaks to private tourism companies, an official said Tuesday, in a bid to ease traffic on Mount Everest and help jumpstart the economy.
Japan is scrambling to find alternative energy sources as the lights go out at its nuclear power plants this year.
ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Pakistani judges hearing treason charges against Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday adjourned his formal indictment to the end of the week after an official report said the former military ruler's life was under threat.