DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The extreme environmental degradation and health hazards documented at China's Guiyu and Ghana's Agbogbloshie should act as reminder to implement formal recycling techniques and enact regulations on e-waste to circumvent a future potential crisis

DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - We in Bangladesh have been at pains to deny IS' existence in Bangladesh. And that makes the statements of the PM, made on more than one occasion, that the country is under international pressure to accept that Islamic State is here, merit serious reflection.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - Germany is undergoing a transformation, a new turbulence, but also a never-before-seen energy.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - The Special Drawing Rights are a supplementary reserve asset, giving access to reserve currencies. In normal circumstances, though, there is no boost in the demand for a currency simply because it is in the SDR basket.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Gymnast Koko Tsurumi has suffered a series of major injuries over the last few years.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Tokyo Organising Committee will begin outreach activities geared toward participating countries beginning next summer.

NEW DELHI (The Statesman/ANN) - The downing of the Russian aircraft by Turkey is the latest twist in the tangled relationship between the two nations.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The annual kawari-bina doll exhibition in Japan features people who were in the spotlight this year.

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) - Chinese doctors recently achieve the country’s first successful uterus transplant to help a 22-year-old woman born without a uterus to realise her dream of giving birth. The uterus donator is the woman's mother.

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Supreme Court has ruled that the House of Representatives election last December was “in a state of unconstitutionality”.