Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Burma visit
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting Burma for economic talks - in the first visit by a Japanese PM since 1977.
Can Nawaz Sharif walk the military tightrope?
Will Nawaz Sharif walk the military tightrope in Pakistan?
China-Swiss free-trade deal sealed
China and Switzerland sign a memorandum of understanding on a free-trade agreement, the first such deal for China with a major Western economy.
Afghan Taliban attack central Kabul
Afghan security forces battle Taliban insurgents for hours in central Kabul, following an explosion that shook the capital.
Five climbers feared dead in Nepal
Five climbers who went missing earlier this week on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal are feared dead, officials say.
Two held after plane alert over UK
Two men are held on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan Airlines plane in UK airspace.
VIDEO: Chinese farmer creates 'bionic arms'
A Chinese farmer who lost his hands in an accident is turning his misfortune into a family business with home-made 'bionic arms' that he now sells to other amputees.
VIDEO: Ireland and Pakistan in dramatic tie
Ireland fall one run short of a dramatic win over Pakistan in Dublin.
Tension over Sri Lanka Jaffna land
Tensions escalate in northern Sri Lanka as Tamil people try to prevent the Sinhalese-dominated army from taking over their land.
Japanese stocks recover after falls
Shares in Japan have closed 0.89% higher, one day after Thursday's global sell-off in shares.