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19 Sep
China fines UK pharmaceuticals firm GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) for bribery and its former head of Chinese operations is given a suspended jail sentence.
19 Sep
Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, the PM says.
19 Sep
China's sporting hero Li Na announces her retirement from tennis at the age of 32, citing injury problems.
19 Sep
Japan vows to restart its Antarctic whaling programme next year despite an International Whaling Commission vote that the hunt is illegal.
19 Sep
Chinese online giant Alibaba prices its shares $68 ahead of the start of trading on Friday, making it one of the biggest stock market listings ever.
19 Sep
Thousands of people are evacuated in the Philippine capital Manila and nearby provinces as tropical storm Fung-Wong brings floods.
19 Sep
US President Barack Obama names Richard Verma as the next ambassador to India, the first Indian-American to step into that role.
19 Sep
Well-known Indian classical musician 'Mandolin' Srinivas dies in a hospital in the southern city of Chennai after a brief illness.
19 Sep
A court in Nepal convicts one of the world's most notorious alleged con-men and serial killers, Charles Sobhraj, of a second murder.
19 Sep
Nepal's government endorses plans for Indian firm GMR to build the country's biggest hydro-power plant.
19 Sep
India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.
18 Sep
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.
18 Sep
The Chinese President, Xi Jinping is on a three day visit to India hosted by the new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
17 Sep
Voting ends in the first election in Fiji since former military ruler Frank Bainimarama took power in a coup in 2006.
18 Sep
The Chinese internet giant Alibaba is set to raise billions on the US stock exchange and is expected to be one of the biggest share offerings in history.
16 Sep
Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi gave up everything to start a charitable organisation, dedicated to improving the lives of the poor in Pakistan.
17 Sep
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.
17 Sep
Scientists have had the extremely rare chance to examine an intact colossal squid after it was accidentally caught in the Antarctic, as Mauricio Olmedo-Perez reports
18 Sep
Bangladesh's Supreme Court has commuted the death sentence given to Islamist Delwar Sayeedi to life imprisonment.
19 Sep
Chinese papers see the Scottish vote as a sign of the UK's weakness.
19 Sep
Will the referendum fuel calls for a similar exercise in Indian-administered Kashmir?
19 Sep
Indian state TV fires an anchor who referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as "Eleven" Jinping, apparently confusing his name with Roman numerals.
19 Sep
Two Indian scientists win prizes at this year's Ig Nobel awards for their offbeat research work.
17 Sep
Prominent Uighur academic Ilham Tohti goes on trial for separatism in China's far western region of Xinjiang.
18 Sep
A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
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