Protesters scuffle at N Korea border

Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 11:04 am

Indian PM opens up to media - sort of

India's arm's length PM mixes with reporters - a bit

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 10:13 am

Younus sets Pakistan century record

Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 8:27 am

Vietnam tycoon arrested for 'fraud'

One of Vietnam's richest men, Ha Van Tham, is arrested by police on suspicion of lending fraud, authorities say.

Posted by on 25 October 2014 | 4:42 am

Malaysia envoy appears in NZ court

A Malaysian diplomat appears briefly in court on charges of attempted rape in the New Zealand city of Wellington after being extradited.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 10:47 pm

Pakistan's bewildering array of militants

Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 8:13 pm

India's iconic football club facing closure

How an iconic Indian football club fell on hard times

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:19 pm

The hardship posting to end all hardship postings

The hardship posting which may have inspired an English idiom

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:05 pm

Hindu activists 'attack India cafe'

Members of the governing BJP's youth wing vandalise a coffee shop, decrying meetings there between boys and girls.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 2:21 pm

Iran-Pakistan: Will border tensions boil over?

Iran-Pakistan border skirmishes risk spinning out of control

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 11:48 am

VIDEO: Pakistan 2015 polio eradication hopes

Pakistan's polio guru, Ayesha Farooq, on the challenges the Taliban poses in eradicating the disease from the country by 2015.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 10:53 am

Detained Myanmar reporter shot dead

A Burmese journalist taken into detention while covering clashes near the Thai border is shot dead while trying to escape, the army says.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 10:12 am

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:24 am

First transplant of 'dead' heart

Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 7:00 am

Camel abuse sparks outcry in China

Outcry on Chinese social media over camel abuse

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 6:51 am

S Korean's chocolate propaganda war

Can a chocolate pie topple North Korea?

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 4:56 am

HK protesters to vote on proposals

Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 4:44 am

China Week: Emissions, executions and broken dreams

Emissions, executions and broken dreams

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:50 am

China media: Rule of law

Media in China welcome the Communist Party's pledge to fight corruption and create a law-based society.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:21 am

Quetta mourns attacks on Shias

Markets are shut and lawyers are on strike after a day of violence across the Pakistani city of Quetta, which left at least 13 dead.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 3:04 am

Indian media: Modi in Kashmir

Media say the PM's trip to flood-affected Kashmir also sent a message to Pakistan.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 1:54 am

US firm fine for underpaying Indians

US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 1:45 am

Google doodle for India Mars mission

Google marks the success of India's Mars mission in its famous daily doodle, exactly one month after a robotic probe went into orbit around the red planet.

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | 12:55 am

China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 10:44 pm

US command of S Korea troops to stay

The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | 9:56 pm