India Padmavati: Body found near fort linked to film protest

India Padmavati: Body found near fort linked to film protest

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protests have been planned across the country against the film Padmavati A body has been found hanging outside a fort in the northern state of Rajasthan along with a warning note that mentions controversial Indian film Padmavati. Police told BBC Hindi that they were investigating to determine whether it […]






Beijing nursery ‘needle abuse’ of children shocks China

Beijing nursery ‘needle abuse’ of children shocks China

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Authorities are investigating the RYB Education kindergarten in Beijing’s Chaoyang district A Beijing nursery is accused of giving injections and feeding drugs to toddlers, in a case that has sparked outrage in China. Authorities are now investigating the nursery, which is a branch of the well-known RYB Education chain. The […]






Eight ‘North Korean fishermen’ wash ashore in Japan

Eight ‘North Korean fishermen’ wash ashore in Japan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The men’s boat was seen by a breakwater at Yurihonjo on Friday morning A boat carrying eight men claiming to be North Korean fishermen has washed ashore the coast in Japan. Japanese police said the men were found at Yurihonjo city’s marina late on Thursday, and taken into custody. The […]






Japanese politician brings baby to assembly sparking debate

Japanese politician brings baby to assembly sparking debate

Image copyright NHK Image caption Yuka Ogata’s baby boy was considered a visitor and hence not permitted to attend A local Japanese politician has been criticised by lawmakers for trying to bring her baby to a council session. Yuka Ogata said she wanted to show how difficult it is for women to juggle careers and […]






Manus Island: Australia confirms removal of asylum seekers

Manus Island: Australia confirms removal of asylum seekers

Image copyright KALEEM Image caption PNG police resumed an operation to remove asylum seekers on Friday Asylum seekers who refused to leave a former Australian-run detention centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have been moved to new housing after a three-week stand-off, Canberra has confirmed. The group had resisted leaving the Manus Island camp after […]






Pakistan’s $10m bounty cleric Hafiz Saeed released

Media captionIn 2014, Hafiz Saeed told the BBC that Washington was unfairly targeting him Pakistani cleric Hafiz Saeed, who is accused by the US and India of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, has been released. Mr Saeed, who carries a $10m (£7.5m) US bounty, had been under house arrest in the city of Lahore since […]






Beijing criticises Australia over South China Sea policy

Beijing criticises Australia over South China Sea policy

Image copyright AFP/GETTY IMAGES Image caption Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull with Chinese President Xi Jinping last year China has criticised Australia for making “irresponsible remarks” over the South China Sea in a policy paper. On Thursday, Australia raised concerns about the “pace and scale” of China’s activities in the disputed zone – part of a […]






Myanmar Rohingya crisis: Deal to allow return of Muslim refugees

Myanmar Rohingya crisis: Deal to allow return of Muslim refugees

Image copyright AFP/ Getty Images Image caption Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people are now living in refugee camps like this one in Bangladesh Bangladesh has signed a deal with Myanmar to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a recent army crackdown. A statement from the Bangladesh foreign ministry said displaced people […]






Manus Island: PNG police move refugees from former Australia centre

Manus Island: PNG police move refugees from former Australia centre

Media caption‘They are destroying everything’ Police in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have moved about 40 refugees and asylum seekers from a former Australian-run detention centre on Manus Island. But more than 300 others remain. They have been refusing to leave since the camp was shut on 31 October, saying they fear attacks from local people. […]






Australian paramedics fulfil dying woman’s wish to go to the beach

Australian paramedics fulfil dying woman’s wish to go to the beach

Image copyright Queensland Ambulance Service/Facebook Image caption Queensland Ambulance Service shared this image on their Facebook page A terminally ill woman in Australia has been granted her final wish to go to the beach by paramedics in Queensland. The moment which was shared on social media by the Queensland Ambulance Service shows a paramedic standing […]






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