First Vice President Dostum's military campaign in northern Afghanistan has triggered mixed reactions. While some praise the ex-warlord for fighting the Taliban, others say he's forming his personal militia. DW examines.
Violence has erupted in the Indian state of Gujarat where seven people have been killed. The situation has put PM Modi in a precarious position as he cannot afford to lose the support of the protesting community.
Soldiers of the Indian army have been deployed in Gujarat after several people died in caste-related violence. Clashes spread after an influential traders' community demanded preferential treatment for government jobs.