VIDEO: Dogs keep Australian farm working

The old tradition breathing fresh life into Australian farming

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 6:27 pm

Why has Myanmar dropped proportional representation plans?

Myanmar drops proportional representation

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 11:02 am

VIDEO: Football first for Pakistan women

The South Asian Football Federation Championship is taking place in Pakistan

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 9:43 am

S Lanka health chief in election bid

One of the most senior figures in the Sri Lankan government announces that he is to stand against President Mahinda Rajapaksa in presidential elections.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 8:55 am

Bhawna Yadav: Small dreams of Delhi 'honour killing' victim

The small dreams of a Delhi 'honour killing' victim

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 7:53 am

China in call to resolve conflicts

China's defence minister says he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with neighbouring countries, striking a reconciliatory note.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 5:27 am

Police in toastie mercy dash

Officers in New Zealand come to the rescue of a distressed woman who hadn't eaten for three days.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 4:39 am

Thai martial law to be 'indefinite'

Thailand's military leaders say they have no plans to remove martial law soon, amid mounting protests and criticism of the junta.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 4:35 am

China media: Internet rules

Papers support China's call for "mutual respect" on online sovereignty and governance.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 2:36 am

Uber in Singapore taxi app regulation

Singapore plans to regulate third-party taxi booking apps such as Uber by capping fees and limiting them to use only licensed vehicles and drivers.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 1:54 am

Greste family appeal to Egypt's Sisi

The parents of jailed Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste make a direct appeal to Egypt's President Sisi for his release.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 1:39 am

Indian media: '2G scam' probe

Praise for decision to remove chief of investigative agency from probe into telecoms scandal.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 1:12 am

Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.

Posted by on 21 November 2014 | 12:57 am

In pictures: Inside Indian guru's ashram

Inside sprawling home of Indian 'godman'

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 10:28 pm

Malaysia diplomat denies NZ charges

A Malaysian diplomat accused of sexual assault and burglary in New Zealand pleads not guilty to his charges in Wellington.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 10:09 pm

VIDEO: Philippines' Aquino on business hurdles

The Philippines economy is performing well but challenges remain. The country's president tells us his plans to tackle red tape in the business environment and poverty.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 7:56 pm

VIDEO: 'Childbirth pain' lessons for men

Chinese hospital helps fathers-to-be share labour experience

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 5:39 pm

China's increasing demands for gas

China's growing demand for Turkmenistan's gas

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 2:22 pm

Chinese journalist on trial for leaking state secrets

What did journalist Gao Yu do to anger Party leaders?

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 12:20 pm

Woman becomes symbol of Afghan dead

A young Afghan woman killed in a Kabul suicide attack becomes the focus of a campaign to create student scholarships in her name.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 11:42 am

A pat from the prime minister

How Thai leader's hand came to caress a journalist's head

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 11:03 am

Myanmar army 'mistakenly hit' rebels

The Myanmar army denies it deliberately targeted a Kachin rebel camp in a mortar attack that killed 23 people.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 10:13 am

VIDEO: Tensions rise after Myanmar shelling

Officials in Myanmar have said that a mortar shell that killed more than 20 ethnic rebel soldiers on Tuesday was meant as a warning shot.

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 9:18 am

Toddler rape case shocks Afghans

The three-year-old girl raped and left for dead

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 8:37 am

VIDEO: A safe haven for street children

The number of sexually abused children in Pakistan has risen in the past year according to a report released this week, and local charities are calling from more efforts to protect vulnerable children .

Posted by on 20 November 2014 | 7:08 am