BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's capital Beijing, regularly shrouded in hazardous air pollution, plans to replace its oil-burning buses with greener models by 2017 to help clear the smog, state news agency Xinhua said.
DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh's top court cleared the way on Thursday for the execution of a senior Islamist leader charged with war crimes, just two days after he was given a dramatic last-minute reprieve from hanging.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - The mother of an Indian who fled Australia after killing a teenager in a traffic accident five years ago defended her son on Thursday, saying "accidents happen all the time".
NEW DELHI (AP) - A gang of young neighbourhood men would harass Ms Sonali Mukherjee whenever she left home - taunting her, following her, hissing lewd comments.
BEIJING (AP) - A six-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out in an attack more than three months ago was discharged on Thursday from a hospital in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, where he was successfully fitted with prosthetic eyes.