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Murder attempt on Australian in Thailand
Thai police have arrested three men after an alleged murder attempt on an Australian man in the country's south.


At least 21 killed in Pakistan bus attack
No one has claimed responsibility for an attack on two buses in a troubled Pakistani province in which at least 21 people were killed.


India heatwave death toll passes 2000
The toll from India's deadly heatwave continues to rise with more than 2000 people succumbing to the sweltering conditions set to continue for two days.


Bomb attack on Zimbabwe cricket match
Police in Pakistan maintain an explosion outside the Zimbabwe cricket match that killed two people was accidental but a minister says it was deliberate.


Philippine mosque blasts hurt kids, police
A Philippine mosque has come under attack, with an initial grenade attack followed by a bomb blast intended to target police who rushed to the scene.


Asian nations vow to address migrant issue
Asian nations meeting in Bangkok have vowed to address the causes of a migrant exodus, but critics say the issue of the Rohingya people is being ignored.


India's economy grows 7.3 per cent
India has reported economic growth of 7.3 per cent for 2014-15, up from 6.8 per cent.


Myanmar navy finds 727 migrants in boat
More than 700 asylum seekers crammed in a fishing boat have been taken by the Myanmar navy to an island, government officials say.


South Korea confirms 10 MERS cases
Three more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome have been detected in South Korea, bringing the total infected to 10, health officials say.


India seizes pigeon over spying fears
Indian police have detained a pigeon on suspicion it was being used by Pakistan for espionage purposes.


AirAsia profit up in Q1 on lower fuel cost
AirAsia says its net profit for the quarter ending March 31 was 149.3 million ringgit ($A53.34 million).


Myanmar says don't 'single us out'
Myanmar claims the UN has singled it out over the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from its shores.


Sri Lanka raises $1bn with bond issue
Sri Lanka's new government has raised nearly a billion dollars through its first overseas bond issue.


China detains artist for mocking leader Xi
Chinese artist Dai Jianyong has been detained after creating an image of Xi Jinping which has been liked to an anus with a Hitler moustache.


Executions fail to dent Jakarta's drug war
One month since the executions of two Australians and six others, it seems they didn't have the deterrent effect Indonesia's president had hoped for.


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