Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi gestures to the crowd

India election: Rushdie and Kapoor warn against Modi

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Apr, AT 12:05

Artists, politicians and academics express 'acute worry' over BJP candidate Narendra Modi

Nine-month-old, Mohammad Musa, has his fingerprints taken by a Pakistani lawyer

Pakistani baby 'in hiding' after attempted murder charge

One-Minute Read Wed 9 Apr, AT 10:57

Nine-month-old Musa Khan in a 'secret place' after being charged with trying to kill gas workers in a riot

Six injured as wild leopard sparks panic in Indian city

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Feb, AT 13:11

The predator arrived in Meerut near Delhi on Sunday and has evaded capture

Pakistan peace talks with Taliban delayed amid doubt

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Feb, AT 11:00

Analysts sceptical that an agreement can be made following violence that has claimed 45,000 lives

Jang Song-Thaek

Kim Jong-un's uncle branded 'human scum' and executed

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Dec, AT 09:39

Four days after his arrest, Jang Song Thaek is found guilty of treason and shot by a firing squad

North Korea: Kim Jong-un wants to 'purge' his sick aunt

One-Minute Read Fri 6 Dec, AT 13:02

Regime's leader is 'removing' Pyongyang's 'old guard' but high-profile defector may spill his secrets

'North Korea chic': Elle sparks outrage with new fashion trend

One-Minute Read Thu 21 Nov, AT 10:37

'Edgier, dangerous, take-no-prisoners tailoring'... get the Pyongyang look with $425 camo trousers

US Senate

US shutdown: Vote averts debt default, but fix is temporary

First Reaction Thu 17 Oct, AT 09:27

Congress passes bill that ends shutdown and moves US away from 'fiscal cliff', but only until February

vo nguyen giap

Vo Nguyen Giap: Vietnam's hero and US nemesis dies aged 102

One-Minute Read Fri 4 Oct, AT 16:00

Self-taught general dubbed 'Red Napoleon' was credited with forcing France and US out of Vietnam

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