At least 15 Islamist militants have been killed by Philippine security forces, in an attempt to rescue foreign captives.
A young couple has attempted to commit suicide in the grounds of India’s Taj Mahal monument, apparently being forbidden from marrying.
At least four plainclothes soldiers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in an ambush in the southern Thailand province of Yala.
The offices of a Russian rights group in Chechnya were reportedly raided by masked men, some purportedly wielding hammers, during a protest against the group’s work.
At least one person, a police officer, was killed, and seven others wounded, following the detonation of several bombs in southern Thailand.
Two soldiers, who were in civilian clothing, were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in an ambush in the southern Thai province of Pattani.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have killed at least 96 people in attacks on several villages in Nigeria’s central Benue state.
A Thai military raid on the hideout of suspected rebels in the country’s south has killed at least four suspected rebel fighters, military authorities have said.