He claimed police used fists to punch and feet to kick his body. -AFP
South Asian leaders signed an agreement to improve cross-border energy trade in the power-starved region. -AFP
Visitors to Japan aquarium can watch staff feed fish while dressed as Santa Claus. -AFP
This post is a guide for budget travellers who wish to holiday in South Korea on a budget of $1,600 for 12 days. -TripZilla Magazine
Kim Yo-Jong, believed to be 26, made her first public appearance during the funeral of her father. -AFP
The online grocers benefit from low overheads, as they store goods in warehouses outside big cities where commercial rents are sky-high. -Reuters
Two girls found hanging earlier this year in northern India committed suicide and were not gang-raped and murdered as previously thought. -AFP
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was banned from a large area in Mong Kok as a condition of bail. -Reuters
Tatsuya Kato insisted at a preliminary court hearing on Thursday that he had acted in the public interest. -AFP
In South Korea anyone selling unregistered selfie sticks could face a fine or up to three years in prison. -AFP