BEIJING, Nov 26: An explosion in a port city south of Shanghai on Sunday killed two people and injured at least 30 others, knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, the government and news reports said.

NEW DELHI, Nov 26: India’s Supreme Court will begin hearing a case on Monday that prosecutors say shows how Islamic State sympathizers are using “Love Jihad” – marrying Hindu women and converting them to Islam – to win recruits and spread their message.

HARARE, Nov 25: A Zimbabwean High Court judge has ruled that the military action leading to Robert Mugabe’s resignation was legal, a key decision as the military has sought to show that its moves were not a coup.

ISLAMABAD, Nov 25: Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon, and fought running battles with stone-throwing Islamist activists, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks.

CHINA, Nov 25: Zhang Zhenxiao is 27 years old. He has never been in a relationship. He has never kissed a woman. Now, Zhang is ready for love — but like many men in China, he doesn’t know where to begin.

CAIRO, Nov 24:  In the deadliest-ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt, militants assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting helpless worshippers with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades and blocking their escape routes. At least 235 people were killed before the assailants got away.

South Korea, Nov 24:  North Korea appears to have replaced all of its guards at a jointly patrolled border area where a North Korean soldier defected last week under a hail of gunfire, South Korean media said Friday. Military officials said they could not confirm the report.

NEW DELHI, Nov 24: An all-female police motorbike squad is set to take to Delhi’s streets next month, a senior police official said, as reports of violence against women rise in the Indian capital.

BANGKOK, Nov 23:  Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement on Thursday covering the return of Rohingya Muslims who fled across their mutual border to escape violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state.

USA, Nov 23: The communications director for U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned amid the Alabama Republican’s efforts to combat allegations of sexual misconduct that have roiled his campaign.