DHAKA (AFP) - A Bangladesh court Sunday ordered prison authorities to hang an Islamist leader months after he was sentenced to death, raising fears of a new wave of clashes in the unrest-plagued nation.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - A stunning performance by an upstart anti-corruption party helped topple India's ruling Congress in elections to New Delhi's state assembly on Sunday, only months before the country goes to the polls.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - New Delhi's long-serving Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit lost her seat Sunday to the leader of a new anti-corruption party, state election results showed.
SEOUL (AP) - Images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle have been removed from an official state TV documentary, a disappearing act that appears to lend credence to Seoul's claim that Pyongyang's second most powerful official may have been purged by his nephew.
TOKYO (AFP) - Three Chinese ships entered disputed waters off Tokyo-controlled islands in the East China Sea on Sunday, the Japanese Coast Guard said, the first such incident since Beijing announced an air defence zone in the area last month.