About 600 million were watching in 1969 - thanks largely to an unlikely outpost in rural Australia.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 11:06 pm
Dozens are in hospital, some in a critical condition, after the attack on the Kyoto Animation studio.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 8:24 pm
Devotees of the KyoAni studio are pouring out love, support and money in response to the tragedy.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 1:00 pm
P Rajagopal's death comes nine days after the Supreme Court rejected a plea for bail on medical grounds.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 9:01 am
The launch will take place on 22 July - a week after it was called off due to a technical snag.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:35 am
The Beerepoot siblings in Tasmania are ordered to pay more than A$2m for failing to pay income tax.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:40 am
There are at most only 300 kakariki karaka parakeets in the world, but this year they had 150 chicks.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:01 am
The number of likes is a measure of how well content is doing on the social media platform.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:36 am
The suicides have put India's competitive exams in the spotlight amid allegations of errors in marking.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 11:03 pm
One of two men charged with raping and killing Scarlett Keeling is guilty, an Indian court rules.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 5:05 pm
Pakistan should review the death penalty given to an Indian Navy officer, the top UN court rules.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 3:45 pm
Chennai is India's sixth largest city, but its residents are relying on trucks and trains to bring them water.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 1:36 pm
Borrowing in dollars is expected to be cheaper but foreign debt also carries some risk.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 12:06 am
Every year, tensions increase between India and Nepal during the monsoon season. Why?
Posted: July 15, 2019, 11:55 pm
Riot police chased protesters into a shopping mall.
Posted: July 15, 2019, 5:56 pm
Saudi Arabia wants to boost its image and hosting mainstream artists is a part of that.
Posted: July 15, 2019, 11:01 am
The US and the Afghan Taliban are holding peace talks - but it's just the start of an uncertain process.
Posted: July 13, 2019, 11:05 pm
Shankar Abaji Bhisey invented a machine which could have revolutionised printing.
Posted: July 13, 2019, 11:04 pm
The tiny library has an impressive collection of rare books and manuscripts, some as old as 700 years.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 11:01 pm
Rival demonstrations were held in Seoul over the consumption of dog meat, a traditional part of South Korean cuisine.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 3:54 pm
An Indian state has launched the world's first "cap and trading" programme to curb air pollution.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 12:00 am
Almost two years since 700,000 Rohingyas fled violence in Myanmar, there's no sign of them returning.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 1:00 pm
India paid for their poor team selection and lack of judgement, writes sports analyst Suresh Menon.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 5:22 am
With Mumbai seeing its heaviest rain in a decade, Reality Check looks at India's extreme weather patterns.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 12:20 am
A BBC investigation uncovers allegations of sexual harassment at the heart of the Afghan government.
Posted: July 10, 2019, 11:43 pm
Australia's growing number of camel farmers say that global demand for camel milk is rising fast.
Posted: July 10, 2019, 11:06 pm
A popular god has been invoked in attacks on Indian Muslims, deepening fears of religious polarisation.
Posted: July 10, 2019, 3:40 pm
A video of a Korean man beating his Vietnamese wife shows the abuse many foreign spouses endure.
Posted: July 10, 2019, 10:49 am
Blogger Yang Hengjun has not been heard from since being arrested for "endangering national security".
Posted: July 9, 2019, 3:31 pm
Thousands are being relocated and at least one refugee has died while the rain is expected to continue.
Posted: July 9, 2019, 10:10 am
Indian officials release the last video filmed by eight climbers who died in the Himalayas.
Posted: July 9, 2019, 7:28 am
Officials say the drugs may have been lost during handovers at sea or dumped en route to Australia.
Posted: July 9, 2019, 6:38 am
Hong Kong's leader said there is "no such plan" for the controversial extradition bill.
Posted: July 9, 2019, 4:16 am
New Zealand digs in with its controversial plan to protect native species by wiping out all predators.
Posted: July 8, 2019, 11:05 pm
Wuhan joins a list of Chinese cities getting angry over environmental issues.
Posted: July 8, 2019, 4:36 pm
Hundreds of young people from India's Jain faith are choosing renunciation and their numbers are rising.
Posted: July 7, 2019, 11:44 pm