Eleven die but Abdul Rashid Dostum is unhurt, as he returns to Kabul from self-imposed exile.
Posted: July 22, 2018, 9:49 pm
The lead-up to the vote has been dramatic, with an ex-PM arrested and several deadly militant attacks.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 11:26 pm
The government introduced a 12% levy on sanitary products last year, sparking outrage.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 7:31 pm
The beach in Soma City, Japan, has opened to the public for the first time since the nuclear disaster in 2011.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 3:45 pm
The famously picturesque ground, in southern Sri Lanka, is next to a World Heritage-listed fort.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 12:07 pm
A table tennis pairing with one player from North Korea and one from South Korea becomes the first inter-Korea sports team to win a gold medal since 1991.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:50 am
Scorching temperatures have killed 30 people in two weeks, prompting officials to issue warnings.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:18 am
Macau’s controversial greyhound racetrack, the Canidrome Club, is shutting down.
Posted: July 21, 2018, 2:22 am
The political foes had a brief embrace on the floor of the lower house of the Indian parliament.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 5:00 pm
The artwork prominently features diver Saman Gunan, who died taking part in the rescue operation.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:38 pm
Raza Khan, who disappeared last December after criticising the military, is back with his family.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:32 pm
The US president says he is prepared to slap tariffs on all $500bn of imports from China.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 1:17 pm
Adrian Cronauer was a US air force sergeant and radio presenter, depicted (loosely) by the late Robin Williams.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 12:46 pm
The attack by hackers on a health database has affected about a quarter of the population.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 12:08 pm
As China embarks on one of the greatest infrastructure projects in history, it is changing how railways are built.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 11:12 am
The changes come as violence in India is blamed on rumours of child abductions, spread via WhatsApp.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 10:04 am
Channel blames 'technical failure' for allowing Amy Schumer bedroom scene onto TV screens.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:46 am
A Turkish court says it will not send IS recruiter Neil Prakash to face terror charges at home.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 2:26 am
Ma Anand Sheela talks to the BBC about her controversial past and her role in Wild Wild Country.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 12:04 am
Hundreds of Yemeni refugees have arrived on the resort island of Jeju, off mainland South Korea.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:27 pm
Nayyab Ali is one of four transgender women standing in Pakistan's general elections on 25 July.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:27 pm
Neighbours say they had no suspicion that anything was wrong at the house where 11 relatives died.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:24 pm
As an inquiry examines banking misconduct, thousands have come forward with personal stories.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 4:05 pm
Councillors are considering a proposal for an underwater graveyard off Australia's Gold Coast.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 12:03 pm
A brutal attack allegedly spurred by WhatsApp messages left one man dead and two more badly injured.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:51 pm
Girls and women in the refugee camps of southern Bangladesh use traditional makeup for sun protection.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:31 pm
Israel may be a big ally of the US, but it is moving ahead with ever more business deals with China.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 11:04 pm
The boys and their football coach describe their remarkable experience in public for the first time.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 4:24 pm
Rescuers have saved the 12 boys and their coach after a risky three-day diving operation.
Posted: July 18, 2018, 4:24 pm
Have calls to improve access to education for girls in Pakistan actually yielded results?
Posted: July 18, 2018, 12:03 am
Ceremonies take place as the Thai cave boys' community seeks forgiveness and spiritual cleansing.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 11:01 pm
The BBC's Ayeshea Perera meets the makers of an app seeking to improve opportunities to socialise.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 9:41 pm
Rice paddy cartoons are grown to celebrate the 90th anniversary of manga artist Osamu Tezuka
Posted: July 17, 2018, 8:38 pm
Gilbert Norman Pritchard, an Indian-born athlete, won two medals at the Summer Olympics in 1900.
Posted: July 17, 2018, 5:25 am
Two Chinese companies are implicated in the scandal around the Malaysian investment fund, 1MDB.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:35 pm
The film about a husband trying to woo his unhappy wife is atypical by Indian movie standards.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 11:04 pm
Global heat records have fallen this month, and not just where it's summer. So what's happening?
Posted: July 14, 2018, 12:24 am
Some families say they want their relatives' remains returned, but a survivor says the wreck should be left as a war grave.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 12:18 am
It's a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance - and it all began with a birthday party.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 11:09 pm
Despite health warnings, travellers are visiting a deadly Australian town contaminated with asbestos.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 3:31 pm
Why are the boys in quarantine? Were they sedated during the rescue? We answer the key questions.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 9:04 am
Columnist Rajyasree Sen traces the culinary clash between Bangladesh and India's West Bengal.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 11:29 pm
On remote islands in the Northern Territory, the sport is revered for producing champions.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 4:23 pm
A decision to rename the iconic Mughalsarai train station has sharply divided opinions.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 12:49 am
After the US imposes tariffs on $34bn of goods from China, the BBC looks at President Trump's move.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 12:34 am
Threatened reefs can be protected by eradicating destructive rats on tropical islands, scientists say.
Posted: July 12, 2018, 12:00 am
Do dramatic headlines about sex crimes against children in India reflect a rise in offences?
Posted: July 10, 2018, 11:53 pm
The popularity of K-pop is driving a global boom in learning the Korean language.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 11:15 pm
A school that several of the Thai cave boys attend is celebrating their use of English with the divers who found them.
Posted: July 10, 2018, 11:03 pm
Indian police turned to WhatsApp and Facebook to track down the suspect in a rape investigation.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 11:10 pm
Three years ago, a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer was arrested and he hasn't been heard from since.
Posted: July 9, 2018, 11:07 pm
How a determined group of Indians stopped a project that planned to cut thousands of trees in Delhi.
Posted: July 8, 2018, 11:52 pm
A newly released biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt has been accused of "whitewashing" his chequered past.
Posted: July 7, 2018, 11:23 pm
We hit Europe's biggest K-pop club night in London to find out why young non-Koreans are going mad for it.
Posted: July 7, 2018, 11:16 pm
The boys trapped in a cave and their families exchange messages of love and reassurance.
Posted: July 7, 2018, 12:59 pm
The comedian's hard-hitting routine on gender identify resonates deeply with many Australians.
Posted: July 6, 2018, 3:03 pm
Two weeks on, and with one death on site, a small Thai town unites behind the mission to save their boys.
Posted: July 6, 2018, 10:42 am
Pictures of Japan's worst terrorist incident and the doomsday group behind the attack.
Posted: July 6, 2018, 8:24 am
The BBC's Nick Beake reports from the scene as teams prepare to rescue 12 boys and their coach from a Thai cave.
Posted: July 5, 2018, 9:00 am
India's government asks WhatsApp to do more to stop viral messages being blamed for lynchings.
Posted: July 4, 2018, 11:48 pm