At least 16 people have been killed, following the collapse of a huge rubbish dump onto their homes, in Sri Lanka.
Somali pirates have hijacked a commercial vessel, an oil tanker, with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, the first successful hijacking of its kind since 2012.
At least seven people have been killed, and a further nine injured, after gunmen opened fire on a prison bus in Sri Lanka.
Islamist gunmen have killed at least 20 people, following a police raid to end a hostage situation at a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka.
At least one person has been killed, and thousands have been evacuated, following a fire and a series of explosions, at an ammunition dump, in Sri Lanka.
At least 130 people are feared dead, after going missing, trapped under mud and rubble, following two landslides, in Sri Lanka.
At least three people have been killed, after gunmen, riding on motorcycles, opened fire outside a passport office in Pakistan.