The typhoon has moved away from land - but left in its wake a trail of destruction.
Posted: October 14, 2019, 2:58 am
Yasuke was entrusted with decapitating his Japanese lord - a huge honour 500 years ago.
Posted: October 13, 2019, 11:25 pm
China's president says trying to divide China will end in "crushed bodies" in a warning to Hong Kong.
Posted: October 13, 2019, 6:55 pm
Troops and rescue workers are battling flooding and landslides after the strongest storm to hit Japan in 60 years.
Posted: October 13, 2019, 12:59 pm
Scotland crash out of the World Cup at the pool stage for only the second time after being beaten by an irrepressible Japan in Yokohama.
Posted: October 13, 2019, 12:42 pm
While traditional curry houses in the UK are struggling, an appetite for regional, authentic South Asian cuisine is growing.
Posted: October 13, 2019, 12:56 am
A tragedy in Thailand has pulled on our heartstrings, and can help us learn about elephant empathy.
Posted: October 12, 2019, 11:16 pm
Amina Art Ansari, whose paintings hang in Windsor Castle, has set up an art studio in Islamabad where she uses art therapy to help her students.
Posted: October 12, 2019, 11:03 pm
At least 23 people are reported dead and dozens have been injured as Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan.
Posted: October 12, 2019, 7:10 pm
The Indian prime minister launched a "clean India" campaign in 2014.
Posted: October 12, 2019, 11:13 am
Authorities have shut down cafes and banned crowds at one of the city's most popular tourist spots.
Posted: October 12, 2019, 2:17 am
Fadak Alfayadh felt increasingly unwelcome in Australia as a young migrant - and it set her on a mission.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 3:34 pm
Chinese and US officials accuse each other of trying to undermine each other’s political systems.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 2:13 pm
Cricket Australia introduces maternity leave for the first time in an initiative launched alongside the Australian Cricketers' Association.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 12:23 pm
Former Fifa committee member Sayed Aghazada has been banned from all football for five years for failing to act upon reports of sexual abuse towards female players in Afghanistan.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 11:15 am
Another company faces a boycott for banning an esports player who supported the protestors.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 8:22 am
Shivinder Singh and Malvinder Singh were once counted among the richest businessmen in India.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 6:50 am
The man molested a seven-year-old girl after luring her away from the toy aisle of a Kmart store.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 5:39 am
For Hong Kong businesses, voicing support for China or the police can make them a target.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 4:11 am
Apple's removal of an app used to track Hong Kong police leads to claims it was bowing to Beijing pressure.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 2:06 am
Friends say Tashpolat Tiyip's secret prosecution is part of a wider crackdown on Uighur intellectuals.
Posted: October 11, 2019, 12:18 am
Christian volunteers put themselves between Hong Kong's protesters and police, but it's getting hard.
Posted: October 10, 2019, 11:01 pm
In one of the world's most gridlocked cities, the president's spokesman says: "Leave earlier."
Posted: October 10, 2019, 9:28 am
Indian-administered Kashmir is gearing up for local polls, but most politicians are still under detention.
Posted: October 10, 2019, 7:25 am
Photographer Aletheia Casey talks about her latest project exploring Australia's history.
Posted: October 10, 2019, 7:03 am
Eimi Haga handed in what looked like a blank sheet of paper - but left her professor a crucial clue.
Posted: October 10, 2019, 5:42 am
China's outrage shows the tricky balance for companies operating there and perceptions back home.
Posted: October 10, 2019, 5:04 am
Tom Livingstone thought his friend might die as they waited to be rescued from the top of Koyo Zum.
Posted: October 9, 2019, 5:40 pm
Abrar Fahad was attacked in his dormitory days after posting criticism of the government online.
Posted: October 9, 2019, 4:19 pm
Shakil Afridi was accused of running a fake vaccination scheme and says he never got a fair trial.
Posted: October 9, 2019, 10:14 am
The conservationists who campaigned to prevent mining and oil drilling on Australia's coral reef.
Posted: October 9, 2019, 12:01 am
Thai officials say five more bodies of elephants have been found at a waterfall in a national park.
Posted: October 8, 2019, 1:04 pm
The ship marked 250 years since the arrival of Europeans to the country.
Posted: October 8, 2019, 7:26 am
Europeans arrived in New Zealand 250 years ago, but Maori activist Tina Ngata says there is little to celebrate.
Posted: October 7, 2019, 2:59 pm