Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 2:20 pm

Man guilty of pizza driver murder

A man is found guilty of murdering a pizza delivery worker who was stabbed to death on his last day in the job in Sheffield.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:58 am

Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:56 am

Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:23 am

Marshall Islands profile

Provides an overview of the Marshall Islands, including key events and facts.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 11:03 am

Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorway

Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team are stopped by police for cycling down a Glasgow motorway.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:47 am

VIDEO: Pupils confuse Merkel with the Queen

Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 9:39 am

S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 8:49 am

India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 7:45 am

Hong Kong profile

Provides an overview of Hong Kong, including key events and facts.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 5:29 am

Rival to challenge Indonesia result

The losing candidate in Indonesia's presidential election, Prabowo Subianto, will challenge the result in court, his spokesman says.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 4:20 am

China detains five over meat scandal

China detains five people as part of its probe into a firm that allegedly supplied out of date meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 4:02 am

School head held over India 'rape'

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore arrest a school head for failing to protect children under his care after a six-year-old girl is allegedly raped.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:56 am

Quarantine over China plague death

Part of a city in north-west China is sealed off and dozens of people placed in quarantine after a man died of bubonic plague, state media say.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:47 am

China media: Cuba ties

Cuba ties, international responsibility and a military drill that will delay flights in the spotlight.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:38 am

Indian media: Cheering 2014 Games contestants

'Limited' hopes of winning medals in Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 1:02 am

In pictures: Life in denuded India villages

Life in Indian villages denuded by deforestation

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:20 pm

The deaths uniting women across the world

The deaths that unite women across the world

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:10 pm

Tajik spy charge academic freed

An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:31 pm

VIDEO: When Britain ruled India

Living in India during the dying days of the British Raj

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 3:28 pm

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 1:58 pm

What does Jokowi win mean for Indonesia?

What does a Joko Widodo win mean for Indonesia?

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 12:49 pm

East Timor country profile

Provides an overview of East Timor, including key events and facts about this former Portuguese colony which won independence from Indonesia in a long civil war

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 9:52 am

Jacket blunder ruins Malaysian dream

Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 7:10 am

India encephalitis outbreak kills 60

At least 60 people died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:11 am