Police in western India have arrested 140 people after two men were stabbed during violence between Hindus and Muslims that left more than a dozen injured.
Eastern India’s tea industry has changed little since colonial times, with the decisions of individual estate-owners still determining the fates of whole communities.
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extend a blockade of city streets, amid speculation that police may seek to clear roads for Chinese National Day.
Thai police investigating the murder of two British tourists say they are no closer to an arrest.
Pro-democracy protests expanded in Hong Kong on Monday, a day after demonstrators upset over Beijing’s decision to limit political reforms defied orders to go home.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers an address to tens of thousands of Indian-Americans and US dignitaries in New York.
The law says gay sex is punishable by up to 100 lashes of the cane, and has been heavily criticized by human rights groups.
Indonesia’s outgoing parliament votes to scrap direct elections for local officials in what is widely regarded as a setback to the country’s democracy.
The Middle East group’s brand of Islamic radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region.
Thailand’s military-dominated legislature gives itself the power to impeach political office holders in an effort to root out fugitive Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s remaining influence.
Cambodia announces that it will sign a deal with Australia this week to resettle people who were denied asylum there.
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has been asserting its claims to parts of contested Himalayan borderlands, drawing the ire of China.
Wasps are being used to neutralize a pest that threatens to destroy one of the developing world’s most important staple foods: cassava.
United States National Security Advisor Susan Rice talks up growing trade and investment ties in Southeast Asia.
Nearly 40 years after the United States left Vietnam in an ignominious retreat, Washington is moving towards lifting an arms embargo on its former enemy.
Communist Laos has issued a decree outlawing online criticism of policies of the government, the latest Southeast Asian country to enact strict Internet controls.
India triumphs in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
Chinese militants from western Xinjiang have left the country to get “terrorist training” from Islamic State fighters for attacks at home, state media reports.
Across developing Asia, migration from country to city has long been a potential path out of poverty, but less and less is that true today.
Amnesty International says Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands, has grown dramatically.