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Hasina sent to jail in pre-dawn swoop
Police arrested former Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today on charges of extorting over Taka 2.99 crore (around Rs 1.8 crores) from a Bangladeshi businessman, and she was ordered jailed pending trial. ...  | Read.. 
 
Blow to Pak govt
Pakistanís government today withdrew an accusation of judicial misconduct against the countryís chief justice although he still faces other accusations that the sup ...  | Read.. 
 
Maoists registered as party
Nepalís former Maoist rebels have been formally registered as a political party to contest November elections in the Himalayan country, the election commission said toda ...  | Read.. 
 
UK expulsion
Britain ordered the expulsion of four Russian diplomats today over Moscowís refusal to hand over the main suspect in the murder of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, fur ...  | Read.. 
 
Police escort Sheikh Hasina (centre) to a Dhaka court on Monday. (AP)
Hasina sent to jail in pre-dawn swoop
Nuke scare after quake
A strong earthquake flattened houses in northwestern Japan today, killing at least seven people, an..  | Read.. 
Judge saves Shambo
So, Shambo, the bull protected by Hindu monks in Wales, lives to munch another day, given a last-mi..  | Read..