VIDEO: Pakistan's new wave of films at Cannes

Attika Choudhary goes to Cannes to see what films Pakistan has to offer.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 1:13 pm

England seal thrilling win over NZ

England produce a magnificent final-day bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 12:23 pm

UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

One month after the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal, the United Nations calls for more food aid and shelter for the victims.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 11:36 am

VIDEO: India hit by 'unbearable' heatwave

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 10:12 am

VIDEO: Pulling a rickshaw in extreme heat

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 10:09 am

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 9:08 am

VIDEO: Shock-proof homes of dirt and sand

Architect Nripal Adhikary is building low-cost, earthquake-resilient homes in Nepal using local materials, including dirt, sand and bamboo.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 7:31 am

China officials forced on jail tour

Authorities in eastern China sent local officials on enforced tours of a prison, as a warning against the temptations of corruption.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 6:08 am

IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians' 'comeback story'

How Rohit Sharma's team scripted a 'remarkable turnaround' to win the Indian Premier League title.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 5:36 am

VIDEO: Nepal boy: 'Mum was buried by rubble'

Two brothers, Ganesh and Santos Bharati, whose mother died in the first of two earthquakes to hit Nepal, describe their lives one month on.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 5:03 am

Malaysia finds 139 'migrant graves'

A total of 139 grave sites of suspected migrants have been found in 28 trafficking camps close to Malaysia's border with Thailand, police say.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 3:31 am

Australian jailed for raping tourist

An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.

Posted by on 25 May 2015 | 1:22 am

VIDEO: Solar plane pilot set for six-day leg

The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 10:40 pm

Details emerge about Sydney gunman

Details about the isolated life lead by gunman Man Haron Monis emerge from an inquest into last December's siege at the Lindt cafe in Sydney.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 10:25 pm

Has Narendra Modi lived up to expectations?

Narendra Modi's first year in power has been a mixed bag of hits and misses amid concerns over rising social tensions, writes Soutik Biswas.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 8:00 pm

VIDEO: Migrant's story of four months at sea

Kasuma Hatu, a Rohingya Muslim refugee from Myanmar describes her journey at sea from Myanmar to Langsa city in Indonesia.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 7:53 pm

VIDEO: Is Modi still India's cup of tea?

BBC News visited some tea stalls around Mumbai and asked ordinary Indians to rate Narendra Modi's first year in office.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 6:04 pm

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

What makes Indian farmers kill themselves?

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 5:21 pm

They begged their heroes to come - but will they listen?

How a campaign targeting YouTube celebrities became a worldwide trend

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 5:16 pm

Mumbai Indians claim 2015 IPL title

Mumbai Indians win the Indian Premier League title after beating Chennai Super Kings in the final in Kolkata.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 4:23 pm

An victorious in PGA Championship

South Korea's Byeong-hun An, the world number 132, cards a final-round 65 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 11:55 am

What should be done with Rohingya migrants?

How different countries view the Rohingya 'problem'

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 3:00 am

Activists make rare Koreas crossing

A group of 30 female activists cross the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea to promote peace but are criticised over their initiative.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 1:53 am

Nepal flood alert after landslide

Thousands flee their homes in western Nepal following a landslide which blocked a river, causing fears of flash flooding.

Posted by on 24 May 2015 | 1:27 am

China's Amazon railway plan advances

A Chinese scheme to build a railway across South America, crossing the Amazon rain forest, moves a step closer as Peru agrees to study the plan.

Posted by on 23 May 2015 | 10:32 am