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India police cheats: 1000 arrested
About 1000 aspiring police constables have been arrested for fraud after it emerged they had hired "middlemen" to sit their exams for them.


Bali police uncover new radical links
Police in Bali have announced a new special taskforce amid concerns about radical preaching on the island where terror has struck before.


Malaysia unveils anti-terrorism bill
A new anti-terrorism bill unveiled by the Malaysian government has drawn criticism for allowing lengthy detention without trial.


Tainted booze kills nine in Indonesia
Alcohol mixed with mosquito repellent has been blamed for nine deaths on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.


Asian shares mostly up after Wall St gains
Gains on Wall Street and hopes of further Chine monetary easing have helped most sharemarkets in Asia to finish on a positive note.


Another blogger killed in Bangladesh
Another blogger has been hacked to death in Bangladesh, the second independent writer to be killed within weeks.


Mudslides in India trap at least 10
Flooding in Indian Kashmir has triggered mudslides that have buried at least 10 houses, trapping at least 10 people.


US, S Korea marines stage major drill
A massive amphibious landing drill has been staged by thousands of US and South Korean troops south of Seoul.


Woman killed in Nepal rhino rampage
A rhinoceros has gone on a rampage in the marketplace of a central Nepalese city, killing a woman.


S Korea picks KAI-Lockheed army jet deal
Korea Aerospace Industries and partner Lockheed Martin have been picked as the preferred bidder for a contract to develop 120 South Korean fighter jets.


Suicide attack on Afghan MP kills three
Three civilians have died in a suicide attack on a prominent Afghan MP, who escaped with shrapnel wounds to his leg.


Court to hear expert support for Bali Nine
The appeal of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan's denial of clemency will continue in a Jakarta court on Monday.


Lee Kuan Yew gets a hero's funeral
Tony Abbott, Bill Clinton and Henry Kissinger were among those at the funeral of Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew.


12 killed in deadly Indonesian landslide
Landslides triggered by heavy rains and floods are common in tropical Indonesia during the rainy season - and just one has killed at least 12 people.


Grateful Singaporeans say goodbye to Lee
Singaporeans chanted Lee Kuan Yew's name as the former prime minister's coffin began its procession to a grand funeral.


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