At least 31 people queuing to register to vote die in a suicide attack in Kabul, officials say.
The accident during race practice on a river in China may have been caused by a strong current.
Mature trees at Ziarat in Balochistan are often thousands of years old, but many end up as firewood.
The way Pyongyang's middle-class enjoy themselves is changing, but rural areas continue to miss out.
Malaysian officials say the suspects are believed to have links to a foreign intelligence service.
The change to the penal code comes amid nationwide outrage over high-profile cases of child rape.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by world powers, ahead of key summits.
A crisis of plastic waste in Indonesia has become so acute that the army has been called in to help.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's announcement is welcomed by the US, South Korea and China.
With so much news around rape and murder, how do parents explain these events to their children?
Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.
Pyongyang softens its rhetoric toward its neighbours and gives Kim Jong-un a minor makeover as high level meetings loom.
Indian Twitter users rally around hashtag "daughter in danger" in support of Delhi women's commissioner.
Traffic police in one Chinese city have set up motion sensors with sprays to deter jaywalkers.
Fifa imposes a fine on the Lao Football Federation for trafficking African youngsters with the help of information supplied by BBC Sport.
Reluctant Fundamentalist actress Meesha Shafi says singer Ali Zafar sexually harassed her.
The leaders of the North and South are about to hold their first summit in over a decade.
New Zealand's prime minister dons a Maori korowai, steeped in tradition and cultural significance.
The protests were sparked by two recent incidents of rape in India that outraged the country.
A court overturns a 28 year jail sentence for senior BJP party member Maya Kodnani over the 2002 riots.
The head of the nation's largest wealth manager steps down over a damaging fee scandal.
The dramatic gesture made headlines because Dalits have historically been denied entry into temples.
To understand China's approach today to trade, foreign policy or censorship, consider its history.
South Koreans dominate the K-drama industry, but what if you're a foreigner trying to make it big?
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
These Philippine islanders fear a six month tourist ban will destroy their livelihoods.
IPL side Chennai Super Kings charter a special train to take fans over 1,000km to Pune for their latest 'home' match
A former Indian soldier who disappeared in 1978 finds his family after they spot him on YouTube.
Spread across three acres, the tree is reportedly the second largest of its kind in the world.
A Japanese broadcaster plans a complaint as a journalist says she's been harassed by a top official.