The deadly wave of extreme temperatures in India looks set to continue this week, authorities have said. The authorities have promised financial compensation to some of the victims' families.
Hundreds of people in Nepal have gathered to mark a month since the earthquake which killed more than 8,600 people. The UN warned of donor fatigue, with monsoon season approaching.
A Taliban bomber exploded his truck loaded with explosives Monday outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan, wounding 73 people.
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.