Singapore urges people not to join the queue to view Lee Kuan Yew lying in state, while India declares a day of national mourning for the statesman.
The youngest brother of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena dies after being attacked with an axe.
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
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Australia v New Zealand is the best final the World Cup could have hoped for, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.