At least 33 people are dead and more than 90 are missing after a monster Cyclone Tauktae slammed India, compounding the country's woes as it posted a new record number of Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours.
International Court of Justice orders Pakistan to "review" death sentence given to Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav but doesn't rule in favour of India, which sought Jadhav's return, in a case that has stoked tensions between the South Asian nuclear rivals.
US President Donald Trump says his country was "cocked and loaded" to hit three sites in Iran in response to downing of a US drone but he cancelled the attack after being told 150 people would die.
Meteorologists warn of total destruction of thatched houses, the uprooting of power and communication poles, the "flooding of escape routes" and damage to crops in some areas, as the storm lashed coastal areas of Bangladesh and eastern India.
The International Court of Justice has started proceedings on the case of a former Indian navy commander sentenced to death in Pakistan over charges of being a spy.
India's slow progress in rescuing 15 trapped coal miners in Meghalaya state has been contrasted with the dramatic rescue of 12 Thai boys and their football coach from a cave last July. Some have called the operation to reach the miners "shameful."
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