Mark Scott, the managing director of Australia's national broadcaster announced on Monday he will leave his position in Mid-2016.
More than 350 inmates escaped at early hours of Monday after Taliban militants attacked a prison in eastern Afghanistan's province of Ghazni.
The Malaysian police arrested three suspects in connection with the investigation into a bomb attack in Bangkok.
Mount Aso, a volcano on Japan's main southern island of Kyushu, erupted on Monday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said, blasting a plume of black smoke 2 km (1.2 miles) high, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The governor of Japan's Okinawa prefecture said Monday his prefecture will nullify an order approved to carry out landfill projects for a new US base.
After a landslide victory in the general election by his party, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said late on Saturday that he will form his cabinet over the next two weeks.
Indian police said on Sunday they were hunting for the owner of illegally stored explosives which accidentally detonated in the centre of a crowded town, killing at least 88 people.
Thailand and China have reached broad consensus during their seventh meeting of Joint Committee on Railway Cooperation.
A total of 100 militants have been killed in Afghanistan amid operations carried out by the Afghan National Army (ANA) throughout the country since early Saturday.
At least 35 people were killed and 80 others injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a restaurant in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh Saturday, a senior police official said.
Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) won 83 of the 89 parliamentary seats in general election on Saturday with a landslide victory, while the opposition Workers' Party (WP) retained 6 seats, according to the Elections Department (ELD).
Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) have crossed the 45-seat mark and will form government, according to results of sample count by the Elections Department on Friday.