India troops in Kashmir gun battle

At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 10:22 am

Afghan attack hits UK embassy car

A suicide bomber strikes a UK embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul, with a British worker and an Afghan staff member among those killed.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 10:05 am

Thailand country profile

Provides an overview of Thailand, including key events and facts.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 7:47 am

Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies

Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 6:52 am

Indian girls 'killed themselves'

Two Indian teenagers found hanged in May took their own lives, federal investigators say, contradicting reports they were gang-raped and murdered.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 6:49 am

VIDEO: Why are Thais raising three fingers?

Why are Thais raising three fingers?

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 5:52 am

Japan reporter denies S Korea libel

A Japanese reporter denies defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, at the start of a trial criticised by Japan and local journalists.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 5:25 am

TV host sells 'sexism suit' for £3,500

A TV presenter from Australia has sold the suit he wore everyday for a year to highlight sexism for £3,500

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 5:02 am

Malaysia PM reverses sedition pledge

Malaysian PM Najib Razak goes back on a pledge to repeal a controversial sedition law, saying it will instead be strengthened.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 3:16 am

HK student leader taken to court

Prominent student leader Joshua Wong and other activists appear in a Hong Kong court to face charges following their arrests in Mong Kok.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 2:51 am

China media: US human rights

Papers raise questions over Washington's human rights record in the wake of the unrest in Ferguson.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 2:11 am

'MufflerMan' Kejriwal creates Twitter buzz

Why is anti-corruption leader Arvind Kejriwal trending on Twitter?

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 1:55 am

Indian media: Modi's Saarc agenda

PM praised for urging South Asian countries to boost regional development.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 1:21 am

India suspends Comedy Central

India suspends the US entertainment channel US Comedy Central for six days for showing "obscene and vulgar" programmes.

Posted by on 27 November 2014 | 1:14 am

Thai elections 'could be delayed'

Thailand's finance minister tells the BBC that elections to end military rule might now not take place until 2016.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 11:36 pm

Philippines economy slows sharply

Growth in the Philippine economy slowed sharply in the third quarter due to weaker growth in all sectors, the government announces.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 11:21 pm

Kim sister given senior N Korea role

The younger sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is referred to as a senior official for the first time by state media.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 11:03 pm

Indian man died of Ebola in Liberia

An Indian pharmacy worker died in Liberia in September after contracting the Ebola virus, India's foreign ministry says.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 9:55 pm

Left to the mercy of the Taliban

The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 5:10 pm

Defeat by Australia 'would be tough'

England captain Chris Robshaw says their match against Australia has taken on "huge" importance after recent defeats.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:01 pm

Can Barbie conquer China?

Can the doll make it in China at the second attempt?

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 2:22 pm

Why has tribute to President Xi's marriage gone viral?

Why has tribute to President Xi's marriage gone viral?

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 1:16 pm

HK policemen arrested over beating

Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:34 pm

England beaten despite Moeen century

Moeen Ali makes his maiden century but England lose to Sri Lanka by 25 runs in the opening one-day international in Colombo.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:05 pm

VIDEO: Polio workers killed in Pakistan

Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 10:43 am