KATHMANDU, July 5: Provincial Assembly Member Rajiv Gurung alias Dipak Manange, a gangster-turned-politician, stole the media limelight on Thursday when the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) officially welcomed him into the party.

PAKISTAN, July 11: An apparent suicide bombing has targeted a politician ahead of Pakistan's elections. The party hit by the blast has been targeted for its opposition to the Taliban.

KHOTANG, April 22: Shivaraj Rai of Lamidada village is loud and clear which candidate would he vote in the upcoming local elections. Though he has ideological preferences, he is not going to make them the basis in choosing the candidate.

A member of the Scottish Parliament from the Scottish National Party Colin Beattie, has put forward a motion calling for the British government to investigate and rectify an unorthodox issue: the weight of Toblerone bars.