Bangladesh's war crimes court has handed a death sentence to a former local leader of the ruling party for mass murder. He becomes the 14th person convicted of atrocities in the 1971 independence war against Pakistan.
An Afghan volleyball tournament has been turned into carnage by a suicide bomber. Officials in Paktika province say at least 45 people, mostly spectators, were killed. Hundreds had gathered to watch the match final.
After languishing for two years, India's economy is beginning to recover, a new survey found. But without major structural reforms, growth will fall short of pre-2011 levels, OECD Chief Economist Catherine Mann tells DW.