A man convicted of killing an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran two years ago has been hanged, Iran's state media report.
Majid Jamali Fashi, 24, was convicted of killing Professor Massoud Ali Mohammadi by detonating a bomb outside his home in January 2010.
Forty-nine mutilated bodies have been found dumped by a roadside near the city of Monterrey in northern Mexico.
Security officials said the 43 men and six women had been decapitated and had their hands cut off, making identification difficult.
Essar Telecom’s Yu Mobile has launched a new service ‘Credo4yu’, which is a pre-paid credit service that gives access to emergency airtime to its subscribers.
Subscribers will get up to Ksh 20 ($0.23c) of emergency airtime credit when they need to make urgent calls.
The man who foiled a Yemen-based al-Qaeda "underwear bomb" plot was a British man of Middle Eastern origin, according to US media.
UK officials declined to comment on the reports, but earlier this week the US said foreign agencies were involved in the operation.
The retrial of 20 Bahraini medics accused of aiding anti-government protesters has again been adjourned.
They were found guilty by a military tribunal last year and sentenced to up to 15 years in jail. But a retrial by a civilian court was ordered in October.
JPMorgan Chase, the biggest US bank, has revealed a surprise trading loss of $2bn (£1.2bn) on complex investments made by its traders.
Overall, after accounting for other gains, losses at its chief investment office (CIO) are estimated to come in at $800m in the second quarter.
M-Cash Uganda and Housing Finance Bank (HFB) is a joint venture that is seeking to introduce a virtual Bank account scheme that enables customers to send money within Uganda.
Paul Musoke, Deputy MD HFB, said the account enables holders to have an e-wallet that can be accessed through the different HFB branches and M-Cash agents in Uganda.
Bangladeshi police have arrested a teacher from a religious school who allegedly placed a burning hot iron rod on the legs of her pupils for failing to pray regularly.
The teacher, Jesmin Akther, has made no comment. Police said she went into hiding after parents complained. Officials say 14 girls, aged between eight and 12, received burn injuries.
Bangladesh banned corporal punishment in educational institutions, including religious schools (madrassas), in 2010.
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