Why this Bollywood film on middle-age love is unusual
The film about a husband trying to woo his unhappy wife is atypical by Indian movie standards.
Pakistan election raises fears of 'creeping coup'
In a country prone to military takeovers, there are fears that the army is trying to rig the election.
WhatsApp ‘admin’ spends five months in an Indian jail
He has been accused of sedition, but his family say he was only a 'default admin' of the group
India 'cow lynching': Police accused of delaying help
The victim of a suspected cow vigilante attack in Rajasthan was not taken to hospital for hours.
Viewpoint: Pakistan's dirtiest election in years
The run-up has been been marred by claims of pre-poll rigging, intimidation and a muzzled media.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang calls for crackdown on vaccine industry
It is unclear how many people have received faulty vaccines for rabies and other diseases.
Change in Pakistan as women seize right to vote
In parts of the country, men do not allow women to vote but there's a campaign to change that.
Brazil dam disaster: BHP Billiton faces lawsuit in Australia
The company will defend itself against allegations that it misled investors before a dam collapse.
Japan heatwave: Temperature breaks national record
Temperatures peak at 41.1C (106F), as officials issue a new warning to stay safe.
Chinese Premier calls for crackdown on vaccine industry
There has been no evidence of harm but it's not clear how many people have received faulty vaccines.
How India viral messages helped catch rape suspect
Indian police turned to WhatsApp and Facebook to track down the suspect in a rape investigation.
Cave rescue: Thai boys and parents send letters of love and reassurance
The boys trapped in a cave and their families exchange messages of love and reassurance.
Five places that have just broken heat records
Global heat records have fallen this month, and not just where it's summer. So what's happening?
British POWs sank with the Lisbon Maru - should it be raised?
Some families say they want their relatives' remains returned, but a survivor says the wreck should be left as a war grave.
The full story of Thailand’s extraordinary cave rescue
It's a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance - and it all began with a birthday party.
Afghan airport blast: VP Gen Dostum unhurt as Kabul bomb kills 11
Eleven die but Abdul Rashid Dostum is unhurt, as he returns to Kabul from self-imposed exile.
Gen Dostum is unhurt as explosion targets Kabul airport
Ten die but Abdul Rashid Dostum is unhurt, as he returns to Kabul from self-imposed exile.
Wittenoom: Tourists urged to stay away from asbestos town
Despite health warnings, travellers are visiting a deadly Australian town contaminated with asbestos.
The mega-machines helping China link the world
As China embarks on one of the greatest infrastructure projects in history, it is changing how railways are built.
Pakistan election: Who's who and why it matters
The lead-up to the vote has been dramatic, with an ex-PM arrested and several deadly militant attacks.