Indian media: 'Tearful' boxer Sarita Devi

Mixed emotions as Mary Kom wins Gold while Sarita Devi 'loses' at Asian Games.

Posted by on 2 October 2014 | 2:31 am

China media: CY Leung

Papers back Hong Kong chief executive, saying he has Beijing's full support.

Posted by on 2 October 2014 | 1:46 am

China warns on 'illegal' HK protests

China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.

Posted by on 2 October 2014 | 1:34 am

Indian officials take up brooms

Indian officials miss a day off for the drive against dirt

Posted by on 2 October 2014 | 1:20 am

Taliban kill three in Kabul attack

At least three people are killed when a Taliban suicide bomber attacks an Afghan army bus in Kabul, the fourth such attack since Monday.

Posted by on 2 October 2014 | 12:04 am

Did China go back on its promises?

Has China reneged on pledges to Hong Kong?

Posted by on 2 October 2014 | 12:02 am

VIDEO: How has HK protest hit retailers?

Ali Moore reports on how the protests have affected Hong Kong's status as a shopping destination.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 10:49 pm

Japan in $617bn 'fat finger' error

Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 10:48 pm

VIDEO: Defiant HK protests on National Day

Pro-democracy crowds remain on the streets of Hong Kong at the start of National Day, which activists hope will see the largest protests so far.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 8:11 pm

Japan volcano eruption deaths rise

Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 2:59 pm

The North Korean ex-pat entrepreneurs

The North Korean defectors setting up firms in the South

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 2:27 pm

VIDEO: How does HK protesters' app work?

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been using an app called Firechat to talk to each other 'off-the-grid'.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 2:16 pm

New Afghan leader reopens bank case

Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 12:48 pm

VIDEO: Japan volcano: Death toll reaches 48

12 more bodies have been recovered by rescue workers from from Mount Ontake, bringing to 48 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic eruption.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 8:08 am

Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'

The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 7:14 am

Counterfeit Xbox One makers charged

Five men accused of being part of a hacking ring that stole pre-release video games and put a prototype Xbox One on sale have been charged.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 6:21 am

India train collision kills 12

At least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, railway officials say.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 5:09 am

Boxer Mary Kom wins Asian Games gold

MC Mary Kom becomes the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon in South Korea.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 5:09 am

Carrie Gracie: 12 hours of protests

A day reporting the protests China cannot ignore

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 4:54 am

Wang Dan: HK protests 'inspire new generation'

Wang Dan, who helped lead the Tiananmen Square student movement in 1989, says Hong Kong protests have inspired a new generation - but says an endgame is needed.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 3:13 am

US and India sign space agreement

The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 2:09 am

Afghan troops killed in Kabul attack

At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.

Posted by on 1 October 2014 | 12:01 am

VIDEO: Modi and Obama pledge deeper ties

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi and US President Barack Obama are looking to expand economic ties following a meeting at the White House.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 9:49 pm

VIDEO: China tourists 'used' in island spat

Tourists have become unlikely foot soldiers of China in its dispute with Vietnam over the Paracel islands in the South China sea.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 6:22 pm

Dalit widows appointed priests

Two Dalit widows are appointed priests at a temple in south-west India, in a rare move for a country where caste prejudice is still rife.

Posted by on 30 September 2014 | 6:12 pm