NewsAfghan contenders sign unity deal
A deal to form a unity government in Afghanistan has been signed at a televised ceremony in Kabul, ending months of political wrangling.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2014 11:17
VIDEO: Prohibition plans for Kerala
The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-Sep-2014 08:42
Philippines storm displaces 200,000
Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Sep-2014 18:34
VIDEO: Base jumpers leap from 370m bridge
Base jumpers from around the world have been competing in Anshun city in China's Guizhou province.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Sep-2014 17:39
VIDEO: NZ's John Key celebrates poll win
New Zealand's governing National Party has won an emphatic victory in general elections, near-complete results show.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Sep-2014 15:39
VIDEO: Devastating floods hit Philippines
Rains and floods from tropical storm Fung-Wong have left at least five dead in Philippines, and more than 200,000 people displaced.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Sep-2014 14:07
Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile
An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Sep-2014 11:08
VIDEO: River dwellers fear for their future
A government immigration census in Cambodia has members of the ethnic Vietnamese community living on the Tonlé Sap river fearing for their future.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-Sep-2014 01:01
New Zealand votes in 'dirtiest' poll
Voters in New Zealand begin voting after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 23:16
VIDEO: GSK receives record fine in China
Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline is fined $490m (£297m) after being found guilt of bribery by a Chinese court.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 18:13
WPP moves into Mongolia
A subsidiary of global advertising giant WPP has acquired a majority stake in a Mongolian ad agency.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 16:57
'Eleven Jinping' TV anchor fired
Indian state TV fires an anchor who referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as "Eleven" Jinping, apparently confusing his name with Roman numerals.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 12:54
Li Na: China's trailblazing tennis star
Trailblazing tennis star Li Na's legacy
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 12:26
Al-Qaeda India delusional, says Modi
Indian PM Narendra Modi dismisses al-Qaeda's plan to set up an Indian branch, saying that the group was "delusional" to think that Indian Muslims would heed its call.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 12:04
China Week: Scotland, litter and Li Na
Carrie Gracie on what's made headlines
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 11:54
GSK fined in China for bribery
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 11:26
Japan to restart whaling programme
Japan vows to restart its Antarctic whaling programme next year despite an International Whaling Commission vote that the hunt is illegal.
bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 11:22
China tennis star Li Na retires
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.
bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 10:41
Two Indians win Ig Nobel awards
Two Indian scientists win prizes at this year's Ig Nobel awards for their offbeat research work.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 10:30
Musician 'Mandolin' Srinivas dies
Well-known Indian classical musician 'Mandolin' Srinivas dies in a hospital in the southern city of Chennai after a brief illness.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 10:17
Manila floods: Thousands evacuated
Thousands of people are evacuated in the Philippine capital Manila and nearby provinces as tropical storm Fung-Wong brings floods.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 09:50
India to build Nepal power plant
Nepal's government endorses plans for Indian firm GMR to build the country's biggest hydro-power plant.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 09:19
Indian-American named as India envoy
US President Barack Obama names Richard Verma as the next ambassador to India, the first Indian-American to step into that role.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 08:28
China media: Scottish referendum
Chinese papers see the Scottish vote as a sign of the UK's weakness.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 08:16
Indian media: Scottish referendum
Will the referendum fuel calls for a similar exercise in Indian-administered Kashmir?
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 07:41
Australia boosts parliament security
Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, the PM says.
bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 05:44
Uzbek first daughter hires PR help
London firm batting for fallen Uzbek first daughter
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 05:00
Alibaba sets share price at $68
Chinese online giant Alibaba sets the price of its shares at $68, making it one of the biggest US stock market offerings in US history.
news.bbc.co.uk | 19-Sep-2014 00:15
India's farmers turn to technology
India's farmers turn to tech to cope with climate change
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 21:04
'Bikini killer' convicted of murder
A court in Nepal convicts one of the world's most notorious alleged con-men and serial killers, Charles Sobhraj, of a second murder.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 18:56
India trainee judges 'were brawling'
Eleven trainee judges in India are dismissed after being accused of sexism and brawling.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 17:09
Who are Australia's radicalised Muslims?
Who are Australia's radicalised Muslims?
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 15:09
US military contractors hit by hacks
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 14:54
Thai PM sorry for bikini comment
Thailand's PM apologises for suggesting tourists in bikinis were vulnerable to attack unless they were unattractive after two UK holidaymakers were killed.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 12:15
India and China sign landmark deals
India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 12:10
VIDEO: India and China sign landmark deals
The Chinese President, Xi Jinping is on a three day visit to India hosted by the new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 12:06
No DNA matches in Thai murder probe
Thai police admit they are struggling to find the killers of two British tourists, after it emerged crime scene DNA did not match that of any suspect.
bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 11:48
Spy claims over absent China envoy
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.
bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 11:33
Alibaba set to announce share price
Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering in New York.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 11:20
Sony shares tumble on loss warning
Sony shares plunged by up to 12% in Tokyo trading after it warned of a bigger than expected annual loss because of its mobile business.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 11:17
Australia in 'beheading plot' raids
Police carry out anti-terror raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamic extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 10:05
China media: Xi's India visit
Papers urge Indian and Chinese citizens to "avoid misconceptions" about each other for better ties between the Asian giants.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 09:54
Indian media: Modi's China diplomacy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'personal touch' to diplomacy with China.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 07:44
Taiwan in tougher food penalties
Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 07:33
In pictures: Mayon volcano rumbles
Evacuations begin as Mayon volcano rumbles back to life
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 06:48
Fiji coup leader ahead in poll
Fiji's former military leader, Frank Bainimarama, looks on course to win a majority in the first polls in the island nation in eight years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 18-Sep-2014 05:47