Srinagar (India) (AFP) - At least 10 people have been buried by mudslides and hundreds more have been evacuated after heavy rain triggered flooding in Indian Kashmir on Monday, police said.
Guyi (China) (AFP) - What makes a good son or daughter? At China's first museum dedicated to the topic of "filial piety", the answer seems to be: almost superhuman levels of devotion and sacrifice.
Melbourne (AFP) - New Zealand may have been thrashed by Australia in the World Cup final but they dominate the International Cricket Council's team of the tournament released Monday with Brendon McCullum named captain.
Pohang (South Korea) (AFP) - Thousands of US and South Korean troops, backed by helicopters and jet fighters, staged a massive, amphibious landing drill on Monday -- the centrepiece of an annual military exercise condemned by North Korea.
Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's central government muscled the governor of Okinawa out of the way Monday in a row over the construction of a US air base, suspending his stop-work order in the latest fraught chapter of a two-decade row.
The appeal of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan's denial of clemency has continued in a Jakarta court with an expert witness.
New Delhi (AFP) - For India's female badminton champion Saina Nehwal, newly crowned world number one, it's been a tough climb to the top in a patriarchal country that has long neglected women athletes.
Kabul (AFP) - In pursuing rapprochement with Pakistan and the United States, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is the very antithesis of his fiery predecessor, but his unprecedented diplomatic overtures have prompted rumblings of unease back home.
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, sending startled residents fleeing from their homes, but a tsunami threat passed with no immediate reports of major damage.
Lausanne (AFP) - Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached.
Sydney (AFP) - Australian airlines must ensure that two crew are on the flight deck at all times, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss said on Monday in response to the Germanwings disaster.