Pakistani Taliban exploded bombs at the campaign offices of two Pakistani politicians on Sunday in the country's northwest, killing at least nine people.
A six-year-old girl was found unconscious, after apparently being assaulted in a public toilet in New Delhi on Saturday.
Eight people, including two factory owners, were arrested in connection with the deadly building collapse in Bangladesh last Wednesday that left at least 336 people killed.
Austria's fascination with its deceased monarchy appears to be continuing, with a lock of hair from Emperor Franz-Josef being sold for nearly 14,000 euros at an auction in Vienna on Thursday.
Ukrainians marked the 27th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster with a midnight vigil on Friday.
Trouble broke out at an anti-austerity demonstration near the Spanish parliament on Thursday as the country's National Statistics Institute announced that more than six million Spaniards were unemployed for the first time ever.
The death toll from the collapse of an eight-story building in Bangladesh reached 275 today, as thousands took to the streets of Dhaka in protest.
An earthquake in Afghanistans east and flash floods in the north killed at least 33 people on Wednesday, as hundreds of traditional mud-brick homes, collapsed.