Two buses in Pakistan have been attacked by armed attackers in a region where separatists have been fighting an insurgency for decades. Nineteen people were killed and more than two dozen kidnapped.
China wants to be the first country to explore the dark side of the moon. The journey is more than just a prestige project; it is also a search for raw material, writes DW columnist Frank Sieren.
A teacher has been put to death in China's Gansu province. Chinese courts had found him guilty of abusing dozens of young girls who attended the boarding school where he taught.
Blogger Ananta Bijoy seems to be the latest in a series of fatal Islamist attacks on free thinkers in Bangladesh. The killings have frightened Dhaka's bloggers, Bijoy's friend and colleague Asif Mohiuddin tells DW.