Bathers drown off Karachi coast
At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say. | 31-Jul-2014 10:22

Australia 'in child asylum cover-up'
The Australian government sought to cover up the extent of mental health problems among children held in asylum detention, a psychiatrist tells a national inquiry. | 31-Jul-2014 10:09

Guilty plea in Australia racist rant
A woman whose racist rant caused shock in Australia is given a 12-month good behaviour bond after admitting offensive behaviour. | 31-Jul-2014 09:28

India's Tata set to invest $35bn
Tata, India's biggest business group, is set to invest $35bn over the next three years in areas including retail and defence. | 31-Jul-2014 09:03

Race to find India landslide missing
Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people. | 31-Jul-2014 08:46

In pictures: India landslide
The village engulfed in tonnes of mud and rock | 31-Jul-2014 08:41

China media: Housing reforms
Reforms to decades-old household registration system welcome, papers say. | 31-Jul-2014 08:31

Indian media: 'Man-made' disaster
Experts blame deforestation for the deadly disaster in western India. | 31-Jul-2014 08:11

VIDEO: John Kerry eyes trade boost with India
John Kerry is leading the first US delegation to India since Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a landslide victory in the elections in May. | 31-Jul-2014 07:50

NZ lawmakers back match-fixing bill
New Zealand lawmakers back a bill making match-fixing a crime punishable by up to seven years in prison, as it prepares to host major sporting events. | 31-Jul-2014 06:35

Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access
Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down. | 31-Jul-2014 06:07

Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency. | 31-Jul-2014 03:40

Australia's head coach suspended
Head coach of Australian Athletics Eric Hollingsworth has been suspended for publicly criticising the team's star hurdler Sally Pearson. | 31-Jul-2014 00:24

Kiribati claims historic medal
Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze. | 31-Jul-2014 00:23

Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread'
Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study. | 30-Jul-2014 23:28

Succession planning in Taiwan
The tricky business of succession planning in Taiwanese companies | 30-Jul-2014 22:53

England close in on win over India
England will be confident of beating India in the third Test to level the series, after setting them a target of 445. | 30-Jul-2014 19:51

Rare leopards born in French zoo
Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born at a French zoo, it is reported | 30-Jul-2014 17:29

Tight security after Xinjiang unrest
Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months. | 30-Jul-2014 16:42

Jadeja to appeal over Anderson fine
India's Ravindra Jadeja is to appeal against a fine levied after an altercation with England's James Anderson. | 30-Jul-2014 16:22

Nintendo posts loss despite Mario
Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period. | 30-Jul-2014 15:14

VIDEO: Uttar Pradesh tense after clashes
Nitin Srivastava reports from the barricaded town of Saharanpur where the situation remains tense. | 30-Jul-2014 13:28

Benefits given to '100-year-old women'
A state agency admits thousands of women receiving benefits were registered as being over 100 years old. | 30-Jul-2014 11:51

'Dozens trapped' by Indian landslide
About 40 houses are buried and up to 150 people feared trapped after a landslide hit a village in western India, officials say. | 30-Jul-2014 11:31

Ten jailed for India school fire
Ten people, including the owner of a school , are convicted for a school fire in 2004 in which 94 children were burnt alive in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. | 30-Jul-2014 11:00

Amazon pledges $2bn India investment
Amazon, one of the world's largest online retailers, says it will invest a further $2bn (£1.2bn) to boost its operations in India. | 30-Jul-2014 09:25

Indian media: Kerry visit to 'reboot ties'
Spotlight on US Secretary of State John Kerry's India visit. | 30-Jul-2014 08:22

Airline apology over drug warning
Australia's Jetstar apologises after an attendant on a Sydney-bound flight warned passengers to flush their drugs down the toilet before landing. | 30-Jul-2014 08:16

India road crash kills 21 people
At least 21 people die when their bus swerves off a mountain road and falls into a gorge in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. | 30-Jul-2014 07:28

China media: Zhou Yongkang
Probe shows the party's promise to tackle corruption, no matter how high-level, papers say. | 30-Jul-2014 07:25

Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trial
The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh. | 30-Jul-2014 06:14

VIDEO: Taiwan firms struggle with succession
Not many family businesses in Taiwan find it so easy to hand over the reins, especially companies started during the boom years of the country's industrialisation. | 30-Jul-2014 06:03

Japan output falls most since 2011
Japan's factory output falls 3.3% from May to June, the latest sign to highlight that the recent sales tax rise is affecting consumer demand. | 30-Jul-2014 05:10

Last Hiroshima bomb crew member dies
The last surviving member of the team which dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Theodore Van Kirk, has died aged 93. | 29-Jul-2014 23:40

China spies 'hacked Canada agency'
A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says. | 29-Jul-2014 22:02

England make India batsmen struggle
James Anderson and Stuart Broad help England continue to dominate India on day three of the third Test at Southampton. | 29-Jul-2014 21:21

The Commonwealths boxer who had never been in a ring
Meet the boxer from a disappearing Pacific island nation who trains by using a punch bag hanging from a breadfruit tree. | 29-Jul-2014 20:15

VIDEO: China investigates ex-security chief
Investigation of ex-security chief sends a 'significant' message to the party and the people, Damian Grammaticus says. | 29-Jul-2014 18:32

In pictures: Eid around the world
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid | 29-Jul-2014 18:32

First mountain bike gold for New Zealand
Teenager Anton Cooper wins as New Zealand take gold and silver in the mountain bike cross-country race. | 29-Jul-2014 18:01

Briton held in biker gang drug probe
A British man and four members of the Australia Rebels Motorcycle Club are held over an alleged £11m (A$20m) drugs plot. | 29-Jul-2014 18:00

China investigates ex-security chief
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say. | 29-Jul-2014 17:22

Red in tooth and claw
How Zhou Yongkang case tears up rulebook of Chinese politics | 29-Jul-2014 16:39

VIDEO: S Korea ferry students 'swept along'
Students who survived South Korea's ferry disaster have been giving evidence on the second day of the trial of the captain and 14 crew members. | 29-Jul-2014 16:38

India's Flipkart raises record $1bn
India's largest e-commerce company Flipkart raises $1bn (£590m; 60bn rupees) in fresh funding, the largest ever for an Indian internet firm. | 29-Jul-2014 15:13

Japan girl 'admits dismemberment'
The Japanese schoolgirl arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media | 29-Jul-2014 14:19

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