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6 Mar
Pakistani authorities rename 107 schools in honour of the victims of last year's massacre of children and teachers at a school in Peshawar.
6 Mar
A Tajik opposition leader is shot dead by an unknown attacker in Istanbul, opposition sources tell the BBC.
7 Mar
Customs officials in Bangladesh find about $1.7m (£1.1m) worth of gold bars and ornaments in the hand luggage of a North Korean diplomat.
6 Mar
A Taiwanese court sentences a 21-year-old man to death for killing four people and injuring 22 in a knife attack in the underground last year.
6 Mar
South Korean police say they are seeking charges of attempted murder against a man who slashed the US ambassador to Seoul.
6 Mar
Nine people have been injured in a knife attack at a station in Guangzhou, with one attacker shot dead, police say.
6 Mar
The government should speak up in support of democracy in Hong Kong or risk damage to the UK's reputation there, MPs say.
6 Mar
A British film-maker defends her documentary about the 2012 gang rape in Delhi, hours after Indian authorities launch a slew of legal action.
6 Mar
A huge crowd of angry Indians break into a prison in the state of Nagaland before dragging a suspected rapist out and beating him to death.
6 Mar
Australia lodges an official complaint with Indonesia over a photograph showing a policeman smiling next to man sentenced to death.
6 Mar
Canada has confirmed that a Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim has been detained by North Korea, his family and church say.
6 Mar
Thousands of people are left stranded after a plane skids off the runway at Nepal's only international airport, forcing its closure.
6 Mar
A group of Afghan men have worn burkas during a march through capital Kabul to draw attention to women's rights. BBC News looks at the issues since the fall of the Taliban.
6 Mar
The Malaysian government has officially declared the disappearance an accident but the families of many passengers are not willing to accept this.
6 Mar
On the Delhi metro women talk freely on the coach reserved for women - here are some snapshots of overheard conversations, illustrated by cartoonist Priya Kuriyan.
6 Mar
China's Premier Li Keqiang has admitted that his country is facing big challenges.
6 Mar
India is one of the world's leading tea producers, but there are concerns about the welfare of hundreds of thousands of tea workers.
6 Mar
This weekend will mark a year since the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared soon after take off on route from Kuala Lumpar to Beijing.
6 Mar
A group of Afghan men have marched through Kabul donning burqas in support of women
6 Mar
Papers say lower growth will create a "healthy" domestic economy.
5 Mar
Most prominent papers back the BBC's film on Delhi gang rape, but others see it as "anti-women".
5 Mar
A prison in India is to allow prisoners to watch the Cricket World Cup after they successfully argued it was a "fundamental right".
5 Mar
Environment officials are at a loss to identify metre-long amphibian pulled from a pond in northern Vietnam.
5 Mar
Spot-fixing, banned bowlers and never playing at home - Misbah-ul-Haq on the curious life of a Pakistan skipper.
4 Mar
Australia post a World Cup record total as they beat Afghanistan by the biggest margin in the tournament's history.
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