NewsSA opposition rejects Gupta report
South Africa's main opposition party condemns as a cover-up an official probe into the use of a military base for an Indian society wedding.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 20:47
Sri Lanka leader's son in rugby row
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's rugby player son Rohitha is investigated for allegedly assaulting a referee.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 19:20
Ai Weiwei song rages against state
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei releases a foul-mouthed music video in which he recreates his detention and rages against abuses of state power.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 17:48
VIDEO: Ai Weiwei releases debut single
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has released a music single.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 17:10
Afghan interpreters: 'No life for us here'
Afghan military interpreters on having to resettle in UK
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 15:43
In pictures: Keeping cool in India's heat wave
Keeping cool in India's heat wave
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 14:29
Warner fined over Twitter comments
Batsman David Warner is fined for breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour over abusive Twitter posts.
bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 14:00
China: Pakistan energy 'a priority'
Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says that co-operation on power generation in Pakistan should be a priority for both countries.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 12:54
Afghan interpreters to get UK visas
Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops are set to be given the right to live in the UK, in an apparent climbdown by ministers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 11:46
VIDEO: Imran Khan leaves hospital after fall
Pakistani politician Imran Khan has been discharged from hospital in Lahore, two weeks after falling from a platform at an election campaign rally.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 11:33
Japan approves child abduction pact
Japan's parliament votes to adopt an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, after years of pressure from the West.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 11:29
Indian media: Cricket trouble
Leading business group Sahara's decision to withdraw from Indian cricket and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's Mumbai visit are dominating the headline.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 10:52
Hong Kong probes commodities market
Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, which trades commodities, is being probed by the police and market regulators over alleged financial irregularities.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 10:45
N Korea leader sends envoy to China
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent a special envoy to Beijing, state media announces, amid cooling relations after weeks of tension.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 10:10
China media: Xi Jinping's US visit
Chinese media hope President Xi Jinping's US visit will promote a new partnership of "equality and mutual trust" between the two nations.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 08:04
Imran Khan discharged from hospital
Pakistani politician Imran Khan is discharged from hospital two weeks after falling from a platform at an election campaign rally.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 07:57
Parents quit Singapore death probe
The family of a US man found hanged in Singapore withdraw from an inquiry into his death, saying they no longer have confidence in the system.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 07:51
IPL cricketer denies spot-fixing
Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, insists he is innocent.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 06:58
Japan sees 10th trade deficit in row
Japan posts its tenth straight monthly trade deficit
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 06:27
Actor Sanjay Dutt moved to Pune jail
Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is moved to Pune's Yerwada jail, where he will finish his sentence for firearms offences linked to blasts which killed 257 people in Mumbai in 1993.
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 05:40
Can China become a hi-tech economy?
Can China harness its millions of cheap graduates?
news.bbc.co.uk | 22-May-2013 02:52
VIDEO: Afghans discouraged from inter-marrying
Afghan authorities want to discourage the practice of inter-family marriages as the children of such couplings can sometimes have serious health issues.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 21:41
Gandhi's will and sandals auctioned
Mahatma Gandhi's last will and testament sells for more than £50,000 as dozens of Gandhi memorabilia is sold at auction.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 19:24
Afghan women 'jailed over morals'
The number of women in Afghanistan jailed for "moral crimes" has risen by 50% in the past 18 months, says Human Rights Watch.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 18:50
The Indian doctor revered in China
Why does every Chinese leader want to salute this Indian?
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 17:07
Pacy pigeon Bolt sets world record
A Belgian racing pigeon called Bolt is sold to a Chinese businessman for a world record price of 310,000 euros (£260,000; $400,000).
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 16:52
Bank Danamon stake sale approved
Singapore's DBS Group receives long-awaited regulatory approval to buy a 40% stake in Indonesia's Bank Danamon
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 16:47
Imran Khan walks again after fall
Pakistani politician Imran Khan walks a short distance in a brace, two weeks after damaging his spine in an election rally fall.
bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 13:56
Afghan policemen killed in blast
At least seven Afghan policemen are killed by a roadside bomb that hit their vehicle in the western province of Herat, officials say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 11:41
IT firm sacks Indian chief executive
The Indian CEO of outsourcing firm iGATE, Phaneesh Murthy, is sacked after an internal investigation "for not disclosing a relationship with a subordinate".
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 11:36
Muslims jailed over Burma clashes
Six Muslim men are jailed for their involvement in religious clashes in the Burmese town of Meiktila that left more than 40 people dead.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 11:19
Karzai to push for India defence aid
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is in India to press for more military aid, ahead of the planned withdrawal of Nato-led forces from Afghanistan in 2014.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 10:14
Indonesia mine death toll reaches 21
The death toll at Indonesia's Freeport gold and copper mine rises to 21 after another four bodies are recovered, the mine operator says.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 09:32
Indian media: Ties with Beijing
Media in India focus on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's talks with PM Manmohan Singh and the impact of spot-fixing allegations on the Indian Premier League tournament.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 09:17
India cricketers due in court soon
Three cricketers, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier league, are due in court soon.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 09:01
China media: North Korea warned
State media warn Pyongyang against detaining fishing boats amid public anger over the "kidnapping" of fishermen by unidentified captors.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 08:13
VIDEO: Burmese President visits White House
President Obama has welcomed Burma's president, Thein Sein, to the White House.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 07:32
North Koreans free Chinese crew
A Chinese fishing crew seized by unidentified North Koreans two weeks ago is freed along with their boat, reports say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 06:00
US and China leaders to hold summit
The US and Chinese presidents, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, announce they will hold their first summit in California in June.
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 05:11
In pictures: India's fading trams
Trams battle against the odds in Calcutta
news.bbc.co.uk | 21-May-2013 01:19
Luxury labels' designs on South East Asia
Luxury labels target Singapore's best dressed
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2013 23:25
China 'can't be free rider on trade'
China cannot be a "free rider" when it comes to global trade, the EU's trade commissioner, Karel De Gucht, warns.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2013 21:43
Chen issues plea for relatives
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng tells the BBC he thinks Washington should do more to protect his relatives, a year after he fled China for the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2013 17:25
VIDEO: Getaway of blind activist retraced
The family of Chen Guangcheng are 'paying for his activism' back home according to the Chinese dissident
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2013 16:35
Musharraf given bail in Bhutto case
Pakistan's former military ruler, Pervez Musharraf, is granted bail in the case of the assassination of the former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2013 16:24
Leaders vote due in Vietnam congress
Vietnam's National Assembly begins a month-long congress, where an unprecedented confidence vote will be held for the country's top leaders.
news.bbc.co.uk | 20-May-2013 14:51