ISLAMABAD (AFP) - A Pakistani special court on Friday summoned former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to appear in a high treason case, an offence that could see him face death or life in prison, a government prosecutor said.
BEIJING (REUTERS) - A blast at a coal mine in China's far-west Xinjiang province killed 21 people on Friday, state agency Xinhua said.
SEOUL (AFP) - South Korean prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for the head of one the country's large conglomerates over allegations he created slush funds and helped his company evade S$119 million) in taxes, reports said on Friday.
NEW DELHI (AFP) - India on Friday summoned the US ambassador to New Delhi to protest the detention of one of its senior diplomats in New York, the foreign ministry said.
BEIJING (AFP) - Apple sent inspectors to one of its contractor factories in China after the death of an underage worker, it said on Friday, vowing to ensure "high standards" were kept to.