At least 24 miners have died and a further 54 are injured following an underground fire at a mine in China’s northeastern Liaoning province.
At least 45 people are feared dead, with another 50 injured, after a suicide bomber targeted a crowded volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan.
Tea plantation workers in eastern India have killed the owner of the estate following months of unpaid wages.
Seven Chinese medical workers, six of them nurses, have been stabbed and killed by a man in northern China.
An Australian tourist is believed to be among the five victims of a large fire at a nightclub in Cambodia.
A fire at a food packaging factory in China has left 18 dead and 13 injured, according to initial reports.
Philippines troops have battled with violent Abu Sayyaf militants on Friday, leaving fourteen dead – five soldiers and nine extremists.
Three schoolchildren have been stabbed in eastern China as they returned home from school. One of the students died at the scene of the attack, with the other two in intensive care.
Eight people have been killed following an attack by gunmen on a bus in Quetta, Pakistan
At least four people have died, including three foreign nationals, and a further 14 have been injured in heavy blizzards in Nepal