At least seven people have died in a firefight between Indian government troops and rebels in the Kashmir region. The battle came after a tipoff brought soldiers to a village to look for rebels.
Bangladesh has begun a count of the number of Rohingya Muslims living on its territory, as reported persecution continues to drive thousands from Myanmar. The census will also include data on living conditions.
The death toll from last week's earthquake in Taiwan has risen to more than 100 after dozens more bodies were recovered. A building developer and his associates remain in custody on suspicion of professional negligence.