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4 Aug
Pakistan executes Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a child in 2004, despite appeals from campaigners and claims that he was a minor when found guilty.
4 Aug
Malaysia's anti-corruption body effectively clears PM Najib Razak of wrongdoing saying funds in his personal accounts were "donations", without saying who from or what for.
4 Aug
Two South Korea soldiers are seriously injured in a suspected mine blast near the demilitarized border zone, say state media.
4 Aug
India's government signs a peace deal with a leading Naga separatist group, bringing to an end one of the country's oldest insurgencies.
4 Aug
Tony Abbott rejects a proposal to consult Indigenous people first about recognising them in the nation's constitution.
3 Aug
The Afghan Taliban release a video appearing to show members pledging allegiance to the new leader Mullah Mansour, amid divisions over his leadership.
3 Aug
National security concerns have led China to restrict exports of high-performance drones and supercomputers.
4 Aug
Malaysian officials meet French investigators in Paris ahead of tests on a wing part suspected of being from missing flight MH370.
3 Aug
Heavy monsoon rains in India kill more than 100 people in the past week and force tens of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, India's home ministry has said.
4 Aug
A man in Shanghai has to have his foot amputated after his left leg is trapped in an escalator in a shopping mall in Shanghai, local media report.
3 Aug
Bra-wearing men and women stage a protest in Hong Kong after a woman is jailed for assaulting a police officer with her breast.
4 Aug
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports on why some in Japan continue to deny the existence of the so-called "comfort women".
4 Aug
Palm oil production has destroyed the natural habitat of the orangutan. Now conservationists are working to restore the forest.
4 Aug
The BBC's Jonathan Head has been speaking to Jacquita Gonzales, whose husband Patrick was an in-flight supervisor on the missing plane MH370.
4 Aug
Sharanjit Leyl speaks to Woo Yan San, one of the few remaining Samsui women - a group of Chinese immigrants who helped to build Singapore.
4 Aug
The big plantations used to produce palm oil have devastated wildlife in places like Borneo. Can it be produced sustainably?
3 Aug
BBC weather presenter Ben Rich explains why Myanmar has seen so much rainfall and where the bad weather is heading next.
3 Aug
Researchers have developed a smart glasses app for those with dementia and the elderly
3 Aug
The Afghan Taliban has released a video showing hundreds of people apparently declaring their allegiance to their new leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour.
2 Aug
Two distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food officials say.
31 Jul
An Australian surfer punches a shark to fend off an attack off New South Wales, say police, in what a witness calls a "Mick Fanning replay".
4 Aug
China has extraordinary performance in education league tables. Would their systems work in the UK?
3 Aug
Joshua Wong, the teenager at the forefront of Hong Kong's pro-democracy student protests, talks to the BBC about the movement's future.
3 Aug
One investor tells the BBC's Carrie Gracie how the roller coaster Chinese stock market has hit him.
3 Aug
The speaker of India's parliament Sumitra Mahajan suspends 25 Congress party MPs for "causing grave disruption".
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