Lion Air crash: Victim's fiancée takes wedding photos alone
The young woman says her partner had joked she should take the photos alone should he be delayed.
Japan GDP: Natural disasters hit economic growth
Rising protectionism could threaten exports and the growth outlook for the world's third largest economy.
Papua New Guinea: Hosting a global summit in the least likely of locations
Punching well above its weight, impoverished Papua New Guinea is hosting this year's Apec meeting.
'Superwoman' Lilly Singh to take a break from YouTube
The popular comedian says she is suffering from burnout after eight years on the platform.
Thais mourn boxer Anucha Kochana, 13, killed in fight
Anucha Kochana's death from a brain haemorrhage renews pressure on Thailand to ban child boxing bouts.
Asia Bibi: British imams join calls for UK to give asylum
The Pakistani Christian and her family fear for their lives after she was acquitted of blasphemy.
Flipkart boss resigns after misconduct investigation
Flipkart-owner Walmart said investigation into misconduct found "lapses in judgement".
Sri Lanka crisis: Supreme Court suspends dissolution of parliament
The Supreme Court suspends the president's move to dissolve parliament, deepening a political crisis.
Modi's India: Is Modi failing the jobless?
Is India failing the jobless?
Softbank IPO: A guide to the Japanese tech giant
The firm is planning a $21bn IPO of its mobile unit that could fund a fresh wave of tech investments.
China postpones lifting ban on rhino and tiger parts after outcry
The plan to end a ban on the trade of tiger and rhino parts had caused an outcry but are now on hold.
Alibaba Singles Day: Dollars or data?
Singles Day is the biggest online shopping day, and possibly Alibaba's biggest for data collection.
Delhi pollution: Are Diwali fireworks to blame?
Do fireworks let off during Diwali celebrations really cause that much pollution?
Melbourne car attack: James Gargasoulas guilty of six murders
James Gargasoulas drove his car into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing six and injuring 27 others.
The old-world charm of India's photo studios
A new book showcases portraits of Indians in the sometimes surreal surroundings of the photo studio.
Allahabad: The name change that killed my city's soul
The ancient city of Allahabad is the birthplace of some of India's most famous writers, politicians and scientists.
Why Australia is worried about upsetting Indonesia
Canberra needs Jakarta more than vice versa, experts say, and the relationship is on shaky ground.
Oldest cave painting of an animal discovered in Borneo
Scientists spent several days trekking through rural Borneo to find the 40,000-year-old artwork.
First 'retirement home' for showbiz beluga whales
Beluga whales held in a Chinese marine park are to be moved to a more natural habitat in Iceland.
China's 'AI newsreader': Which of these isn't real?
China's Xinhua news agency says it has developed an artificial intelligence newsreader.