Asia

Thousands of Nepal quake survivors still in makeshift shelters

Thousands of survivors of a massive earthquake from three years ago, say the government has not lived up to its promise of providing them with permanent housing.

Lifelines

Life cycle: Malaria

If left untreated, the disease can cause death, with a higher mortality rate among pregnant women and children.

Life cycle: Malaria

Bangladesh

Bangladesh factories still unsafe five years after collapse

More than 1,100 people, mostly female garment workers, were crushed to death in the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse.

Asia

Deadly attacks on Afghan voting centres diminish hope for change

The series of attacks have further dampened hopes for a brighter future and an end to the country's prolonged conflict.

Asia

China: Arson suspect arrested in karaoke bar fire that killed 18

State media report suspect had blocked the sole entrance of the lounge with a motorbike before setting it ablaze.

China: Arson suspect arrested in karaoke bar fire that killed 18

Inside Story

Pakistan's Pashtuns rise up

Thousands demonstrate against alleged discriminatory policies and abuses suffered under pretext of 'war on terrorism'.

Opinion

Pakistan's long #MeToo moment

Over the past few months, Pakistan has witnessed a growing trend of women speaking up publicly about sexual harassment.

Rabia Mehmood

by Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

Asia

Thousands rally in Pakistan's Lahore for Pashtun rights

Defying government ban, thousands attend rally in Lahore city demanding basic rights for ethnic Pashtun citizens.

Thousands rally in Pakistan's Lahore for Pashtun rights

Afghanistan

Afghan voter centre attacks kill dozens

At least 63 people killed in bombings targeting voter registration centres in Kabul and Baghlan province, officials say.

India

One man's quest to clean Mumbai's dirtiest beach

The incredible story of Afroz Shah, who led efforts to remove 13 million kg of toxic waste from Versova beach.

Filthy Mumbai beach rebreeds turtles, thanks to a city lawyer

Inside Story

Is North Korea serious about peace?

Kim Jong-un announces the suspension of all missile tests, ahead of historic talks with South Korea and the US.

Football

India is in the game: Game of Our Lives Episode 6

In the sixth episode of Game of Our Lives, host David Goldblatt speaks with writer Supriya Nair about the little-known history of football in India, and the influence of celebrities in building up fan bases around the game.

India is in the game: Game of Our Lives Episode 6

Asia

India's cabinet adopts death penalty for rape of girls under 12

Controversial order to remain in effect for six months from president's approval, or until parliament votes it into law.

India's cabinet adopts death penalty for rape of girls under 12

India

Pre-monsoon heat builds across northern India

Soaring temperatures contrast with severe storms and heavy rain in other parts of India.

Pre-monsoon heat builds across northern India

North Korea

North Korea suspends nuclear and missile tests

Leader Kim Jong-un also announces the shutting down of nuclear test site, before next week's inter-Korean talks.