Sharif vow to end Pakistan terrorism
Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif vows to rid his country of terrorism after the Taliban killed 141 people, mostly children, at a Peshawar school. | 17-Dec-2014 19:32

VIDEO: Pakistan attack 'darkest day of my life'
BBC News speaks to Shah Jehan, a UK relative of two young boys who died in the Peshawar school attack. | 17-Dec-2014 19:30

Taliban kill 10 in Afghan bank raid
Ten people are killed and many more wounded as Taliban militants attack a bank in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials say. | 17-Dec-2014 17:12

Watch list questions over Sydney gunman
Watch list questions over Sydney siege gunman | 17-Dec-2014 11:02

Fatal tourist balloon crash in Turkey
A Chinese tourist is killed and nine other people, thought to be Chinese and Malaysian, are injured in a hot air balloon crash in Turkey. | 17-Dec-2014 11:01

India mourns Pakistan school dead
Schoolchildren across India are protesting against a Taliban attack at a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city that killed 132 children and nine staff. | 17-Dec-2014 10:28

Vijay century helps India dominate
Murali Vijay's century puts India in a commanding position on day one of the second Test against Australia in Brisbane. | 17-Dec-2014 09:36

China media: Peshawar terror attack
Papers say the Pakistan school attack is an indirect result of Western interventionism. | 17-Dec-2014 08:28

India SpiceJet planes 'grounded'
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say. | 17-Dec-2014 08:04

Abbott pledges Sydney attacker review
Australian PM Tony Abbott announces a far-reaching review into how gunman Man Haron Monis claimed asylum, benefits and a gun licence. | 17-Dec-2014 07:45

Indian media: 'Understanding' Pakistan's pain
Indians share Pakistan's 'sorrow and pain' over the killing of 132 schoolchildren. | 17-Dec-2014 07:06

Turbulence hits US-bound plane
A US-bound passenger plane is forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo after several people were injured by severe turbulence. | 17-Dec-2014 06:40

Vietnam tunnel collapse traps 12 men
Rescuers in central Vietnam are trying to reach 12 workers trapped underground after a section of a tunnel collapsed. | 17-Dec-2014 05:32

I may be the last, says Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama tells the BBC that he realises he may be the last to hold the title. | 17-Dec-2014 05:29

VIDEO: Could this be the last Dalai Lama?
The UK has been soft on China over the Hong Kong protest because Britain is economically weak, the Dalai Lama suggests. | 17-Dec-2014 00:17

Pakistan mourns its school dead
Funerals begin in the Pakistani city of Peshawar after the country's deadliest Taliban attack leaves 132 children and nine staff dead at a school. | 16-Dec-2014 22:43

Sony hackers threaten US cinemas
Hackers targeting Sony Pictures have threatened to attack US cinemas showing the studio's controversial film The Interview. | 16-Dec-2014 21:56

Virtual galleries open new markets for art
Why Chinese buyers are driving online art sales boom | 16-Dec-2014 21:46

Atul Gawande: What ails India's public health system
Atul Gawande on what ails India's public health system | 16-Dec-2014 21:42

VIDEO: Goa's fight for independence
The day Goa won independence, 14 years after the rest of India | 16-Dec-2014 21:39

Sydney gunman was 'wanted in Iran'
Iran says it requested 14 years ago the extradition of Haron Monis, the gunman behind the Sydney siege, but Australia refused to hand him over. | 16-Dec-2014 20:08

VIDEO: Up close with world's largest vessel
An enormous vessel is being built to collect and liquefy gas at sea for the first time. | 16-Dec-2014 19:11

The largest vessel the world has ever seen
How an enormous ship will collect and liquefy gas at sea | 16-Dec-2014 19:00

Photo of bloody shoe is not from school massacre
Widely-shared photo is not from school massacre | 16-Dec-2014 18:15

'India with Pakistan': school massacre solidarity
Neighbour puts differences aside to ‘share the pain’ of massacre | 16-Dec-2014 17:23

Security increased for Asian Cup
Australia is asked to strengthen security for next month's Asian Cup following the hostage siege in Sydney. | 16-Dec-2014 13:19

Taliban school massacre kills scores
At least 126 people, most of them children, have been killed in a Taliban assault on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials say. | 16-Dec-2014 12:04

Italy marines' travel appeals denied
India's Supreme Court denies travel appeals of the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012. | 16-Dec-2014 11:40

Sydney gunman was not on watch list
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott questions why the gunman in the Sydney cafe siege was out on bail and not on the country's terror watch list. | 16-Dec-2014 10:17

'Nut rage' exec faces criminal probe
South Korea's transport ministry says it will file a criminal probe against the Korean Air "nut rage" executive and take disciplinary measures against the airline. | 16-Dec-2014 10:05

China media: Sydney siege
Chinese media call for "mutual trust" to fight terrorism in the aftermath of the Sydney siege. | 16-Dec-2014 08:11

Indian media: Rape still 'biggest shame'
Two years after the horrific crime, rapes remain the country's 'biggest shame'. | 16-Dec-2014 07:25

US clears Murthy as surgeon general
The US Senate approves Vivek Murthy as the new surgeon general, the first Indian-American to step into that role. | 16-Dec-2014 06:44

Sydney cafe siege Indians safe
Two Indians who were taken hostage in a cafe by a gunman in Sydney, Australia, are safe, says India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. | 16-Dec-2014 06:22

Three hurt in Xinjiang knife attack
Chinese authorities have arrested a knife-wielding man who injured three people at a bus stop in Xinjiang, local media report. | 16-Dec-2014 04:59

China's manufacturing in contraction
China's factory activity is in contraction at the year-end, based on a private survey, reinforcing calls for more stimulus. | 16-Dec-2014 03:50

VIDEO: The tropical refugees in America's frozen Mid-West
The tropical refugees in America's frozen Mid-West | 16-Dec-2014 01:47

Is China's economy really the largest in the world?
Has China really got the largest economy in the world? | 16-Dec-2014 01:45

Life from 'deepest drill' revealed
Tiny microbes uncovered by the deepest-ever marine drilling expedition are analysed by scientists to see how they can survive under the seabed. | 16-Dec-2014 01:10

Jayawardene set for final home game
Mahela Jayawardene will play a last international in Sri Lanka in Tuesday's seventh and final one-dayer against England. | 15-Dec-2014 23:23

Deadly end to Sydney cafe siege
Two people are killed, along with an Islamist gunman, after commandos storm a cafe in the Australian city of Sydney to end a 16-hour siege. | 15-Dec-2014 22:51

Indonesia mudslip toll rises over 50
The death toll from a devastating landslide in Indonesia rises to at least 51, with dozens still missing. | 15-Dec-2014 17:18

VIDEO: Final protest site cleared in HK
Hong Kong police have arrested several people as they cleared the last remaining pro-democracy protest site. | 15-Dec-2014 15:04

Indian newborn left in rubbish bin
A newborn baby girl is in a critical condition in an Indian hospital after being found abandoned in a rubbish bin, cold and bitten by ants. | 15-Dec-2014 14:27

Clamp found in man after 13 years
Doctors in Kazakhstan find surgical instrument left in patient's stomach more than a decade ago. | 15-Dec-2014 13:41

Philippines murder charge for marine
Prosecutors in the Philippines charge a US marine with murder in connection with the death of a Filipino transgender woman. | 15-Dec-2014 13:41

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