Several Thai government websites have been hit by a suspected distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, making them impossible to access.
The US and Russian military will hold talks "as soon as possible" to avoid clashing in Syria, the countries' top diplomats say.
A court in the western Indian city of Mumbai has sentenced five people to death over the 2006 serial bombings of commuter trains.
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has said he needs time to tackle the forest-burning which creates a haze every year over South East Asia.
Afghan forces have been battling Taliban fighters to retake the city of Kunduz, a day after it fell to the insurgents in their biggest victory since their removal from power in 2001.
Saudi officials have denied reports that more than 1,000 people were killed in a stampede near Mecca last week while undertaking the Hajj pilgrimage.
The Nepalese government is considering banning anyone deemed too young or too old or with a severe disability from climbing Mount Everest.