Protesters disrupt speech after China backtracks on promise of true democracy in Hong Kong by 2017
Described as a 'plague on humankind', members of the sect are going on trial for a brutal murder
Gambling Chinese tourists have turned Macau into the fourth richest territory in the world
Explosives thrown from vehicles ripped through a street market in China's troubled Xinjiang region
Chinese authorities ratchet up security after a series of bomb and knife attacks on civilians
A weeping doctor was paraded round his hospital by an angry mob following one young man’s recent death
Chinese government declares a 'war on pollution', in a bid to fuel a 'great rejuvenation' for the country
Air pollution in Beijing is now 20 times worse than levels the World Health Organisation considers safe
The billions they spend are welcome – but the brawls and brazen shoplifting are not winning them friends
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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