VIDEO: Is this India's first social media election?
Is this India's first social media election? | 20-Apr-2014 23:57

In pictures: Easter celebrations
Images from around the world as Christians mark Easter Sunday | 20-Apr-2014 21:49

IPL investigative panel appointed
India's cricket board appoints a three-member investigative panel to look into allegations of corruption in the Indian Premier League. | 20-Apr-2014 20:51

Briton killed in Malaysia crash
A British man described as an "extremely capable young engineer" dies after a double-decker bus reportedly crashed into a ravine in the east of the country. | 20-Apr-2014 19:42

Crouching Tiger prequel set to shoot
A prequel to Oscar-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will begin filming later this year. | 20-Apr-2014 18:09

Abdullah 'extends Afghan poll lead'
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead over his rival Ashraf Ghani, latest results from the presidential polls suggest. | 20-Apr-2014 17:27

Ferry transcript reveals crew panic
The last communications between the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday and traffic services reveal panic and indecision by the crew. | 20-Apr-2014 17:05

VIDEO: Pakistan protest over shot journalist
Media workers across Pakistan have held angry protests after a leading journalist was shot and wounded on Saturday. | 20-Apr-2014 17:05

Everest avalanche search abandoned
The search for three Sherpa guides, missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest killed 13 of their colleagues, is called off. | 20-Apr-2014 15:17

Hamilton eases to victory in China
Lewis Hamilton takes a dominant victory in the Chinese Grand Prix to win three consecutive races for the first time in his career. | 20-Apr-2014 10:46

William and Kate at Easter service
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Easter Sunday church service in Sydney and take Prince George to the zoo as part of their overseas tour. | 20-Apr-2014 10:20

VIDEO: Royals mark Easter and visit zoo
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo in Sydney accompanied by their son Prince George. | 20-Apr-2014 09:11

Anger erupts over Korea ferry rescue
Families of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry protest angrily over the rescue operation, scuffling with police on Jindo island. | 20-Apr-2014 08:27

Japan to base troops near Senkakus
Japan begins building a military radar station near the Senkaku islands, focus of a bitter territorial row with China, which calls them the Diaoyus. | 19-Apr-2014 23:29

Novice 'steered South Korea ferry'
The South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday was steered by a ship's mate unfamiliar with the waters where the accident occurred, officials say. | 19-Apr-2014 22:16

Indian election spoofs get voters laughing
Political spoofs have Indians chuckling at election time | 19-Apr-2014 17:51

Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack
Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi. | 19-Apr-2014 17:32

In pictures: Royal tour in Brisbane
Fighter jets and screaming crowds for William and Kate | 19-Apr-2014 12:26

‘Sorry’ ferry captain tells of delay
The captain of the capsized South Korean ferry delayed the evacuation fearing passengers would "drift away", as divers see bodies inside. | 19-Apr-2014 12:12

Three missing in Everest avalanche
The search resumes for three missing local guides after an avalanche kills 13 Sherpas on the slopes of Mount Everest. | 19-Apr-2014 09:48

Plane search at 'critical juncture'
The search area for the missing Malaysian plane has narrowed and will be at "a critical juncture" in the next two days, says the transport minister. | 19-Apr-2014 09:37

VIDEO: Kate tries out fighter jet in Australia
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit an air base in Queensland on day four of their tour of Australia. | 19-Apr-2014 08:47

VIDEO: Guides killed in Everest avalanche
At least 12 Sherpa guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials say. | 19-Apr-2014 03:42

Ferry disaster captain 'arrested'
The captain of a South Korean ferry that sank this week leaving hundreds of people missing has been arrested, Yonhap news agency says. | 18-Apr-2014 23:12

Japan to launch Pacific whale hunt
Japan says it will catch fewer whales in the Pacific this year after a court banned its whaling off Antarctica. | 18-Apr-2014 16:32

VIDEO: Tree topples as strong winds hit NZ
Footage has emerged of a tropical storm in New Zealand blowing down a large tree as the remnants of Cyclone Ita swept through the city of Nelson. | 18-Apr-2014 14:13

Pakistan library named 'Bin Laden'
An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital renames its library after Osama Bin Laden, the slain al-Qaeda leader. | 18-Apr-2014 12:37

VIDEO: Everest avalanche kills at least 12
An avalanche on Mount Everest has left at least 12 Sherpa guides dead and is thought to be the deadliest climbing tragedy on the mountain. | 18-Apr-2014 12:13

One fifth of China soil contaminated
Almost a fifth of China's soil is contaminated, an official study released by the government has shown. | 18-Apr-2014 12:06

Everest avalanche kills 12 guides
At least 12 local guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, officials in Nepal say. | 18-Apr-2014 11:08

Junior officer 'had Korea ship helm'
The third officer was at the helm of the ferry that capsized off South Korea, investigators say, as divers work to access the sunken hull. | 18-Apr-2014 10:55

China media: Ukraine crisis
The ongoing Ukraine crisis and corruption in China, as a top executive is investigated. | 18-Apr-2014 09:14

Indian media: 'Voting wave'
Welcoming a "voting wave" in the fifth phase of the parliamentary election. | 18-Apr-2014 09:11

Royals visit Sydney Easter show
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Sydney Royal Easter Show on the third day of their Australia tour. | 18-Apr-2014 08:53

Gold found in Indian man's stomach
A stack of 12 bars of gold were recovered from the stomach of a businessman in the Indian capital, Delhi, a surgeon treating him tells the BBC. | 18-Apr-2014 08:51

VIDEO: Royals watch sheep shearing at show
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made an appearance at Sydney's Royal Easter Show, during their tour of Australia. | 18-Apr-2014 07:37

China jails corruption activists
China jails four more activists linked to the Xu Zhiyong-founded New Citizens' Movement, which seeks government transparency. | 18-Apr-2014 07:10

Celebrating Easter in Spring
Australia's Bishop Kay at Westminster Abbey for Easter | 18-Apr-2014 01:06

Congress' favourite son heading for defeat?
India's Rahul Gandhi faces a tough challenge in India polls | 17-Apr-2014 23:20

Weibo shares surge on US debut
Shares in China's largest Twitter-like service, Weibo, went up by almost 20% on the first day of its listing in the US, despite a disappointing start. | 17-Apr-2014 23:10

Sydney airport go-ahead
Economic gold or nightmare reality? | 17-Apr-2014 21:00

Actors urge India to 'vote secular'
Bollywood actors urge Indians to 'vote secular' | 17-Apr-2014 13:17

MF Husain's last works to be shown
The final nine paintings made by one of India's most famous artists, MF Husain, will be shown in public for the first time this summer at London's V&A. | 17-Apr-2014 12:41

Australia navy captains disciplined
An Australian navy captain is removed from his command and another disciplined for violating Indonesia's waters on asylum patrol duties. | 17-Apr-2014 11:35

Royals visit bushfire-ravaged town
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet families whose homes were destroyed by bushfires that ravaged parts of Australia last year, as they tour the country. | 17-Apr-2014 10:31

Welcome (back) to Beijing
The BBC's new China editor on what's changed since she last lived there | 17-Apr-2014 09:49

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