A bomb exploded in the centre of the Thai capital on Monday, police said, and media reported five people were killed and 20 wounded.
Sri Lankans went to the polls on Monday to elect a new parliament in what amounts to a referendum on ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa's comeback bid, with the reformist alliance that swept him from power seeking a stronger mandate.
Rescuers heading to the plane crash scene in Oksibil of Indonesia's Papua province are being hampered by severe weather condition, head of rescue team said on Monday.
A passenger plane that crashed Sunday in east Indonesia's Papua Province was carrying 6.5 billion rupiah ($470,000) in cash, an official said Monday.
Indonesia has been continuing the search for the crashed ATR42-300 plane operated by the Trigana Air Service in the mountainous area of the nation's easternmost province of Papua.
South Korea's health authorities are expected to delay the declaration of the official end of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) crisis as one patient, who had suffered from the immunity-weakening disease before infection, was tested positive.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has said Japan should back up words with actions in historical issues, indicating that the bilateral relations depend on what the Abe cabinet will do.
A search and rescue plane seeking a crashed aircraft with 54 people on board in Indonesia's Papua province spotted debris believed to be from the missing flight on Monday.
Search planes were hunting Monday for an airliner carrying 54 that went missing during a short flight in bad weather in Indonesia's mountainous province.
A Trigana Air plane that went missing with 54 people on board on Sunday crashed in Indonesia's eastern Papua region, a Transport Ministry official said.
Indonesian transport ministry said on Sunday that local resident have reported that they have seen the missing plane hit a mountain.