In Hong Kong, dozens of protesters marched to the Philippines consulate on Tuesday, urging Manila to apologize for the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine Coast Guard.
As former Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Nawaz Sharif tries to put together a coalition government, footage allegedly showing vote rigging at polling stations during Pakistan's general elections has surfaced.
Several overcrowded boats carrying more than 100 Rohingya Muslims trying to escape an approaching cyclone capsized off the coast of western Myanmar today.
As the Philippines prepares to hold mid-term elections seen as crucial to President Benigno Aquino's efforts to transform society deadly violence, corruption and nepotism has so far overshadowed campaigning.
In the US, gunmen opened fire on a crowd in New Orleans, Louisiana on Sunday, injuring nineteen people, including two children.
Bulgaria's centre-right GERB emerged as the winner of national elections on Monday, but faced a struggle to form a government suggesting no early end to the political stalemate that has gripped the European Union's poorest country.
Turkish authorities have detained nine people in connection with the car bomb attacks that killed 46 people in a Turkish town near the Syrian border.
At least 28 miners have been killed in a coal mine blast in south-western China.
Hundreds of mothers and other relatives of missing persons marched in Mexico City on Mother's Day to demand that authorities find their loved ones.