Why the idea that Muslims and Hindus cannot share a nation shapes modern Pakistan.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:47 am
The destroyer was damaged in a collision off Japan in June, in which seven sailors were killed.
Posted: August 18, 2017, 12:25 am
Firefighters brought the blaze in Dalian, China, under control within two hours, state media said.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 9:39 pm
A giant female tortoise was found two weeks after she escaped from her zoo in western Japan.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:36 pm
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif eyes a return to politics after his ousting.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:54 pm
Aryana Sayeed will perform at a concert for Afghan Independence Day, but not everyone is happy.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:22 pm
It features a Chinese actor in a turban and fake beard, mockingly assuming an Indian accent.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 2:10 pm
A top US general gives a bleak assessment of a military response but says it remains a possibility.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:23 am
The rape victim, who was not allowed to have an abortion by the Supreme Court, delivers a baby girl.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:11 am
The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner will study philosophy, politics and economics.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 11:00 am
Five websites, including Alibaba, have been asked to remove vendors that sell virtual private networks.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:34 am
Convicted for his role in the 2014 protests, he was sentenced to jail after a government appeal.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:51 am
The Korean carmaker is promising an electric car that can go 500 kilometres for each charge.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:32 am
The child has filed a court case and written to the PM saying: "This park is our lifeline".
Posted: August 17, 2017, 7:17 am
The Australian far-right leader's stunt came ahead of her bid to ban the garment in the nation.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:45 am
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes examines the conflicted identity of the US territory of Guam.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 3:34 am
Michael Keenan says he renounced his dual status in 2004, as an Australian political row drags on.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:06 am
China's ban on names such as "scared of wife" or "prehistoric powers" comes after a crackdown on what Beijing regards as strange buildings.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:23 pm
Mohammad Younus Butt, the grocery store owner who has lived through peace and conflict in Kashmir.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:13 pm
A self-styled "island warrior" in Guam has a plan in the event of a North Korean attack on his home.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 7:20 pm
Parents say their children suffered because oxygen supplies were cut, a charge the hospital denies.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:57 am
Millions of people have been affected by floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in the region.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:16 am
Chinese man buys 5,000 bowls of noodles to thank seller who recovered his engagement ring.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 9:35 am
Meena Vohra, the ceramic artist born a week before partition in riot-torn Rawalpindi.
Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:17 am
A property law unique to Indian-administered Kashmir is being challenged in India's Supreme Court.
Posted: August 15, 2017, 8:39 am
The feisty campaigner is one of the last to face court after China's 2015 crackdown on activists.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 8:21 pm
Why Catholic priests say they cannot break confession rules, even in the case of child abuse claims.
Posted: August 14, 2017, 3:50 pm
As tensions over North Korea intensifies, what may it be trying to achieve with its weapons programme?
Posted: August 12, 2017, 11:37 pm
The sugary, spicy delicacy that crossed borders - and the family behind its journey.
Posted: August 12, 2017, 12:55 am
As conservation efforts bear fruit, people are increasingly in conflict with tigers and elephants.
Posted: August 12, 2017, 12:37 am
South Korea will hold its annual "peace concert" by the border with the North this weekend.
Posted: August 11, 2017, 7:23 am
How partition separated Ismat and Jeetu, a Muslim and a Hindu who fell in love in Kashmir.
Posted: August 10, 2017, 10:17 pm
As the war of words between the US and North Korea escalates, test your knowledge of who said what.
Posted: August 10, 2017, 8:53 pm
How a seven-word Facebook post set off months of controversy and intense discussion in Australia.
Posted: August 10, 2017, 2:46 pm
"It's never too late to study" says 91-year old Thai woman who just picked up her bachelor degree.
Posted: August 10, 2017, 12:40 am