Dozens arrested in HK crackdown

More than 80 people are arrested overnight in Hong Kong after clashes sparked by the removal of a protest camp in Mong Kok.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 8:35 pm

The Taliban's psychiatrist

How militants trusted this man with their deepest secrets

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:20 pm

Warrant briefly issued for drummer

A judge briefly issues an arrest warrant for the Australian drummer of hard rock group AC/DC who had failed to appear at a New Zealand court.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:16 pm

Cricketer Hughes to have scans

Australia batsman Phil Hughes remains in a critical condition after being struck on the head and will have scans on Wednesday.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:13 pm

Delhi media gossip sets Indian Twitter abuzz

Twitter gossip tempts Delhi's chattering classes

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 3:15 pm

Cambodian elephant finally retired

The only working elephant in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is blessed ahead of her imminent retirement after more than 30 years of carrying tourists.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 11:13 am

BJP seeks gains in Kashmir elections

Voters cast ballots in Indian-administered Kashmir where PM Narendra Modi's BJP is trying to win power for the first time.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 10:08 am

Top Thai policeman 'defamed royals'

A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 8:34 am

Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the annual Hajj pilgrimage made by Muslims to Mecca is arrested in Dhaka for insulting Islam.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 8:28 am

VIDEO: BJP hopes for win in Kashmir elections

India's governing party BJP looks to gain support for the first time in elections as Kashmiris head to the polls in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:53 am

Tourists flock to 'see democracy'

Taiwan's local elections are a tourist attraction for Chinese visitors.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 6:49 am

From smart to shove: A brief history of the shirtfront

How a shirt became a shove in Australia

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 5:34 am

India culling over bird flu fears

Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala order culling of about 150,000 ducks and chickens after lab tests find bird flu strains in dead poultry.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 4:09 am

Hughes left critical by blow to head

Australia left-hander Phil Hughes is in a critical condition and has had surgery after being hit by a short ball in Sydney.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 4:07 am

HK arrests after protest scuffles

Police in Hong Kong detain at least 10 pro-democracy activists during an operation to dismantle a protest camp in Mong Kong.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 3:58 am

Clarke doubtful for first India Test

Australia captain Michael Clarke is doubtful for the first Test against India in Brisbane because of hamstring trouble.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 2:04 am

The story of India's slave brides

India's trafficked women speak out

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 1:43 am

China media: Smoking ban

Spotlight on public smoking ban debate, Beijing smog and Hong Kong protests.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 1:40 am

Modi's estranged wife's safety fears

The estranged wife of Indian PM Narendra Modi raises concerns about her safety and seeks information about her security arrangements

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 1:06 am

Indian media: Saarc summit

South Asian leaders urged to focus on 'regional integration' at Nepal meeting.

Posted by on 25 November 2014 | 12:25 am

Australia Medibank makes stock debut

Australian health insurer Medibank made its stock market debut after raising A$5.679bn (£3.1bn; $4.9bn) in Asia's biggest public offering in two years.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 11:26 pm

Dancing legend Sitara Devi dead

Indian dancing legend Sitara Devi dies in the western Indian city of Mumbai, aged 94.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 11:10 pm

Thai tasting robot tests authenticity

Can a robot really tell us whether a dish is authentic?

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 6:13 pm

VIDEO: Thai taste machine tests authenticity

A group of scientists in Bangkok have invented a machine to determine whether Thai food tastes authentic.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 6:12 pm

VIDEO: Victims treated after Afghan blast

Many children were among a crowd watching a volleyball match in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday when a suicide bomber struck killing at least 50.

Posted by on 24 November 2014 | 4:08 pm