30 March 2015 Last updated at 13:58

Flood warning issued in KashmirVehicles move along flooded roads during rain in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 29 March 2015.

A flood alert is issued in Indian-administered Kashmir following torrential rain and a surge in the water level of the Jhelum river.


Laptop keyboard (file photo)Knife attack kills Bangladesh blogger

A blogger has been hacked to death in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, weeks after a prominent atheist writer was killed in a similar attack.

Protesters against the relocation of US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma ties black and red ribbons on the fence of Camp Schwab, an American base near a planned relocation site, in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture Monday, 23 March 2015 Japan overrules Okinawa head on base

Japan's fisheries minister overrules an order by the Okinawa governor suspending work on a new US military base, amid a deepening stand-off.

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