NewsN Korea confirms key dismissal
North Korea confirms that Chang Song-thaek, a powerful uncle of North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-un, has been dismissed from his post.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 23:34
Bangladesh Islamist ordered hanged
A war crimes court in Bangladesh orders prison authorities to hang Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, months after he was sentenced to death.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 23:16
Singapore bus death triggers riot
Police in Singapore make 27 arrests after hundreds of people take part in a riot triggered by the death of an Indian national.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 22:07
VIDEO: Tacloban clean-up relies on locals
A month since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, thousands of people in Tacloban are helping in the clearance and rebuilding process.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 19:49
VIDEO: Thai opposition 'to resign en masse'
The main opposition party in Thailand has said all its MPs will resign en masse, after weeks of anti-government protests in Bangkok.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 18:28
Congress suffers Delhi poll setback
A surprise strong showing by a new anti-corruption party in India helps to topple the ruling Congress party in Delhi assembly elections.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 17:13
Thai opposition MPs pledge to resign
Thailand's opposition MPs are to resign en masse, officials say, after weeks of protests aimed at forcing out the government.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 11:51
S Korea expands air defence zone
South Korea expands its air defence zone after a similar announcement last month by China in an overlapping area raised regional tensions.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 08:29
VIDEO: Shanghai shrouded in pollution
Authorities in Shanghai have warned people to stay indoors as the city suffers one of its worst bouts of air pollution
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 05:04
Optimism as Tacloban faces rebuilding challenge
Tacloban tries to rebuild, a month after Philippines typhoon
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 04:52
Life along the Afghan ring road
Beauty and risk on a journey around Afghanistan
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 03:23
The 33-year airport serenade
Why everyone flying to the Cook Islands will know Jake Numanga
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 01:24
Missing Pakistanis appear in court
Fourteen prisoners alleged to have been held in secret and without charge by the Pakistani army appear before the Supreme Court in Islamabad.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 00:58
VIDEO: Tacloban: One month after Haiyan
One month on from Typhoon Haiyan, the BBC's Jon Donnison is in Tacloban to see how residents are trying to rebuild their lives.
news.bbc.co.uk | 08-Dec-2013 00:02
India face Olympic expulsion - IOC
The International Olympic Committee says India face expulsion from the Olympic movement unless they comply with ethics rules.
bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 17:20
N Korea 'edits out dismissed uncle'
North Korean TV reportedly removes footage of a powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong-un from a documentary, following reports of his dismissal.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 13:45
VIDEO: US citizen released by N Korea
US citizen Merrill Newman has been deported from North Korea following more than a month in detention there.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 12:28
Arrests over death of India activist
Two men are arrested in western India over the killing in August of Narendra Dabholkar, who campaigned against "fraudulent practices" by gurus.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 11:51
WTO agrees global trade agreement
The World Trade Organization agrees a historic global deal aimed at boosting commerce, which could add nearly $1tn to the global economy.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 10:30
US citizen released by North Korea
US citizen Merrill Newman arrives in the Chinese capital, Beijing, after being deported from North Korea following more than a month in detention there.
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 04:33
Jailed Bin Laden doctor refuses to stay silent
Bin Laden doctor refuses to stay silent in Pakistani jail
news.bbc.co.uk | 07-Dec-2013 02:16
Marine jailed for Afghan murder
Royal Marine Sergeant Alexander Blackman has been sentenced to life in prison by a court martial for murdering an insurgent in Afghanistan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 17:37
First Pakistan Idol show broadcast
The first episode of the music talent show Pakistan Idol is broadcast, to the delight of thousands of music lovers.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 17:32
In pictures: These precious things
Items saved from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 17:13
India minister 'sexist joke' apology
Indian Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah apologises for making 'misunderstood' comments which are denounced by critics as sexist.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 14:19
Philippines: 'early recovery' begins
A month on from Typhoon Haiyan, healthcare is being restored
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 14:17
Bruce Lee jumpsuit fetches $100,000
The yellow polyester jumpsuit worn by martial arts film legend Bruce Lee sells for $100,000 (£61,000) at an auction in Hong Kong.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 14:13
Clarke world's best batsman - Haddin
Michael Clarke's latest Ashes ton underlines his status as the world's best, says Australia team-mate Brad Haddin.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 12:47
Dhammaloka: The Irish Buddhist monk
The Irish atheist who became his country's first Buddhist monk
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 10:30
Biden urges Seoul-Tokyo co-operation
US Vice-President Joe Biden urges Japan and South Korea to improve ties, amid tensions over China's air zone and North Korea.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 10:22
Australia police lose swallowed ring
Police in Australia lose a ring swallowed by a suspect in a jewellery shop theft, amid "gaps" in search procedures.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 09:14
England toil as Australia dominate
England's hopes of retaining the Ashes take a battering as Australia seize control of the second Test in Adelaide.
bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 08:46
China media: Tributes for Mandela
Tributes to "old friend" Mandela, calling his friendship with China "ever-lasting"
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 07:42
Indian media: Mandela and Gandhi
Mandela represented Mahatma Gandhi's ideas and struggles
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 07:31
Qantas credit rating cut to 'junk'
Australian airline Qantas sees its credit rating downgraded to below-investment level, or junk, by the ratings agency Standard & Poor's.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 07:29
Election divisions push Bangladesh towards the brink
Is Bangladesh heading for a political train crash?
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 02:18
Is Goa's casino industry fuelling gambling addiction?
Is Goa's casino industry fuelling gambling addiction?
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 02:15
India in South Africa 2013-14
Fixtures, results and scorecards from India's tour of South Africa, featuring three ODIs and two Tests.
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 01:53
What 'outraged modesty' means in India
How India's approach to sex crimes remains stuck in the past
news.bbc.co.uk | 06-Dec-2013 01:29
Jaguar Land Rover invests in Brazil
Jaguar Land Rover confirms plans to build a £240m car plant in Brazil capable of producing 24,000 vehicles a year.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 21:19
India sex case judge faces no action
India's Supreme Court says that it will take no action against retired judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexual misconduct by one of his interns.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 19:19
VIDEO: Heritage status for Japanese food
The United Nation's cultural organisation Unesco has added traditional Japanese food to the Intangible Cultural Heritage list.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 17:43
Runaway train in Sri Lankan capital
An "out of control" train engine in Sri Lanka moves a distance of about 12km (7.4 miles) through Colombo without a driver, railway officials tell the BBC.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 16:14
VIDEO: Thailand's king calls for unity
King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand has urged people to support each other for the sake of the country, in his address to the nation on his birthday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 16:10
Tact needed as global power shifts
John Simpson on the changing face of world's superpowers
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 13:40
Bitcoin trade ban for Chinese banks
Chinese financial regulators have banned the nation's banks from handling transactions involving the Bitcoin virtual currency.
news.bbc.co.uk | 05-Dec-2013 13:31