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Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:54

Five people survived the accident on the bus, thought to have been carrying many Uzbek nationals. BBC News - Asia

President Trump finally releases ‘Fake News’ awards
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:54

Donald Trump has finally released his so-called 'fake news awards' amid a wave of criticism. Rather than a long-promised award ceremony, the US Presid...

North and South Korea to march under one flag at Winter Olympics
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:55

North and South Korea are to form their first joint Olympic team and march together at the opening ceremony, Seoul says. The two countries have announ...

North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:55

This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity. BBC News - Asia

Horrific conditions in Apple factory exposed
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:56

EMPLOYEES at a giant Chinese factory which supplies parts to tech giant Apple are enduring 10-hour shifts while exposed to noisy and toxic conditions,...

Japanese train barks like a dog to prevent accidents
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:00

Railway experiment hopes to put an end to collisions with deer drawn to the track. BBC News - Asia

Australia files WTO complaint over Canada wine sales
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:57

Canberra joins the US in complaining to the World Trade Organization about sales in Canada. BBC News - Asia

Joshua Wong receives second jail term over 2014 protests
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:58

Joshua Wong, a leader of the protests, was found guilty of obstructing clearances of barricades. BBC News - Asia

Moshe Holtzberg: The Israeli boy who survived 2008 Mumbai attack
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 02:56

"I am very happy", Moshe Holtzberg, now 11, told reporters in Hindi as he arrived in Mumbai. BBC News - Middle East

Delhi parents to watch government schools via CCTV
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:54

Parents will soon be able to watch their children's lessons in real-time using their mobile phones. BBC News - Asia

Why Turkey is poised to attack enclave in Syria
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:55

Turkey says an operation against Afrin is imminent. BBC News - Middle East

University backs Regeni tutor amid murder probe
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:54

Cambridge denounces "efforts to implicate" the academic in Italian Giulio Regeni's murder in Egypt. BBC News - Middle East

Palestinian slap video teen held until trial
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:56

Palestinian Ahed Tamimi is viewed as a symbol of resistance by some and a propaganda tool by others. BBC News - Middle East

UN alarmed as US cuts aid to Palestinian refugee agency
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:53

Officials warn the dignity and human security of millions of Palestinian refugees are at stake. BBC News - Middle East

Myanmar police kill seven Buddhist protesters in Rakhine
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:55

The victims are from the Buddhist Rakhine ethnic group and had taken part in a nationalist protest. BBC News - Asia

Japan set to boost military with Australia’s help
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:54

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will visit Japan this week where he is expected to announce a defence support agreement between the two countries. ‘...

Japan warns over North Korean 'charm offensive'
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:54

Japan told an international meeting that Korean Olympics talks should not lead to reduced sanctions. BBC News - Asia

Lawyer defies client during murder trial
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:58

A US lawyer was sent before the Supreme Court after an attempt to save his client’s life by deliberately defying his wishes failed, resulting in a d...

Mount Mayon: Philippines volcano spews out lava
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:59

Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines. BBC News - Asia

'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:54

Special police raid flats linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies across Germany. BBC News - Middle East

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