Pakistan has announced plans to execute 500 convicted extremists after a moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in response to last week's Taliban school massacre that killed over 130 children.
The company that operates South Korea's nuclear power plants has started a drill to test its ability to thwart a cyberattack. The drill comes after information about the plants was released online by a suspected hacker.
At least six people have been arrested in connection with the recent unprecedented Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan. The interior minister told the press that his country was at war with anti-government militants.
Scores of children were killed in a recent Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar. But instead of re-evaluating its own flawed security policies, Pakistan's establishment is pointing fingers at neighboring Afghanistan.
Thousands of Indians are using social media to show their support for Pakistan following the Taliban school attack in which scores of schoolchildren died despite the countries being known for their rivalry.
Armed now with overwhelming majorities in both houses of Japan's parliament, PM Shinzo Abe feels he has the mandate to push his economic reforms harder, rewrite the constitution, and restart idle nuclear reactors.