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The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
18 Apr
Australian police charge a teenager in connection with what they say was an Islamic State-inspired plot to attack a World War One centenary event.
18 Apr
Islamic State says it carried out a suicide bomb attack that killed at least 33 people and injured 100 in the east Afghan city of Jalalabad.
18 Apr
Tributes are paid in Nepal and climbing is suspended to mark the anniversary of an avalanche on Everest that killed 16 sherpas.
17 Apr
China jails prominent journalist Gao Yu for seven years for leaking a confidential Communist Party strategy paper to a foreign website.
17 Apr
Satellite images show China is making progress on building an airstrip on a reef in disputed territory in the South China Sea, a report says.
17 Apr
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.
17 Apr
Two French tourists who filmed themselves burning an endangered quokka in Australia are given a fine for animal cruelty.
17 Apr
The global demand for rubber tyres is threatening protected forests in Southeast Asia, according to a study.
17 Apr
Australia is repatriating up to 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers who had arrived by boat earlier this month, local media report.
17 Apr
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrest a prominent separatist leader who they say has been responsible for encouraging his supporters to wave Pakistan flags in the valley.
17 Apr
Police in New Zealand seize 123kg of methamphetamine in drug busts on two apparently unrelated gangs, arresting nine people.
18 Apr
Thomas Martienssen gives a tour of the facilities at Everest's base camp as hundreds prepare to make a bid for the summit.
19 Apr
At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad.
17 Apr
The BBC looks at why some Uighur communities can live freely in Kazakhstan, while others could never do so in China.
17 Apr
A prominent Chinese journalist, Gau Yu, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for allegedly leaking an internal Communist Party memo.
17 Apr
Few art lovers can afford big name art works - but Asia is increasingly discovering the world of the affordable art fair as a way to find that special piece.
17 Apr
Around a third of all shoes made in the UK end up in Japan.
17 Apr
Former US treasury secretary Hank Paulson discusses his new book on China which says the country's problems are underestimated.
17 Apr
Earthquakes, including one measuring as magnitude 5.8, strike northern China, reportedly killing one person and damaging hundreds of houses.
19 Apr
Footage has emerged of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott downing a large glass of beer in only seconds.
19 Apr
Prince Harry takes to the skies during his first two weeks of a secondment with the Australian Defence Force.
16 Apr
Irish rugby bosses open talks with Joe Schmidt with the aim of keeping the Ireland coach in charge until 2019 World Cup.
15 Apr
Chinese vehicle maker Ninebot has bought iconic US rival Segway for an undisclosed amount, the company announced.
15 Apr
China threatens to punish local human rights group Yirenping, hours after releasing five activists said to be linked to the organisation.
15 Apr
China's economic growth slows further in the three months to March this year, expanding 7% compared to a year earlier, its slowest pace in six years.
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