Recent terrorist acts by educated men are reshaping the debate on terrorism in Pakistan. The notion that religious militants emerge from economic hardship or poor education has been debunked, writes Nadeem F. Paracha.
Malaysia has admitted that graves have been found on its side of the border with Thailand amid a crisis over people-smuggling. But, it's dismissed suspicions that the sites are mass graves containing multiple corpses.
The Delhi High Court has ordered authorities to unblock two of Greenpeace India's local bank accounts. The Modi government froze the accounts in April, arguing the environmental group had misreported foreign funds.
Once again, secret talks with Taliban representatives are said to have taken place - this time in China. Given the string of deadly attacks in their country, Afghans have reacted to the alleged meeting with skepticism.