Line removes satirical Thai royal family emoticons
A set of emoticons satirising Thailand's royal family have been removed by the messaging application Line.
A street car named satire: 'Kabul Taxi' lampoons Afghanistan
From ridiculing warlords to poking fun at the political elite, a crop of covertly run Afghan satirical outlets are resonating widely with disenchanted citizens.
Pakistan's answer to 'The Onion' tackles tough topics with satire
From a mullah who wants a military operation against women wearing jeans to "uncircumcised" Islamic State fighters, a satirical Pakistani website is using humour to shine a light on current affairs in the turbulent nation.
Austerity carnival mocks Italy's elections
Carnival workers in central Italy dusted off their Silvio Berlusconi masks and put the finishing touches to an anti-austerity float.