Asia

Bhutan may compromise its forests to pay national debt

As the world's greenest country slowly embraces the modern lifestyle, keeping it this way is a huge challenge.

Asia

Bhutan: What it means to be happy in the 'happiest country'

We are in the birthplace of 'gross national happiness' to find out how a country measures happiness.

Bhutan

Bhutan voters chooses centre-left DNT in general election

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa party won 30 of 47 national assembly seats, according to provisional results.

Asia

Bhutan votes in final stage of general elections

Voters cast their ballots to decide which party will lead the young democracy for the next five years.

Bhutan votes in the country's third general polls

Asia

Bhutan development tops agenda in election

The economy and environment are many voter's primary concerns in one of the world's youngest democracies.

Doklam

China and India agree to end border standoff

India's foreign affairs ministry says country has agreed with China on 'expeditious disengagement' of border troops.

India and China agree on Doklam troop 'disengagement'

Doklam

China warns India over 'military build-up' in Doklam

Beijing demands New Delhi 'immediately withdraw troops' from disputed border amid Doklam standoff.

China warns India over 'military build-up' in Doklam

Doklam

China demands India pulls back troops in border dispute

China tells India not 'to push your luck' and pull back troops from Doklam plateau amid rising tension.

China demands India pulls back troops in border dispute

Human Rights

Bhutan's children get their own parliament

The parliament and school democracy clubs help the younger generation understand the inner workings of a democracy.

Bhutan's children get their own parliament

Human Rights

Resettling Bhutan's Refugees

"My Country is My Family"

Resettling Bhutan's Refugees

Humanitarian crises

Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation

As physical wounds begin to heal, emotional scars left by the deadly earthquake will linger for years in Nepal.

Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation

Bosnia

New massacre fears grow in 'India's Bosnia'

Survivors of ethnic bloodshed in restive Assam state decry government neglect and warn of more rebel attacks.

New massacre fears grow in 'India's Bosnia'

Opinion

Modi's 100 days: Biding his time, circling the wagons

Taken together, the Indian prime minister's first 100 days in office have seen both fair portents an

Siddharth Varadarajan

by Siddharth Varadarajan

Siddharth Varadarajan

Opinion

Complexity and conflict in Assam's 'Bodoland'

Authorities in India need to act against armed groups and ensure share of power between ethnic and religious groups.

Sanjoy Hazarika

by Sanjoy Hazarika

Sanjoy Hazarika

Bangladesh

India violence 'politically orchestrated'

Authorities believe attacks by rebel breakaway group in Assam state aim to influence voting in polls for ethnic council.

India violence 'politically orchestrated'