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Asia

Bangladesh forces kill more than a dozen Rohingya refugees

Claims victims were involved in murder of politician have been disputed as safe haven turns dangerous.

China

Hong Kong protesters break into small groups to thwart police

Rallies erupt in multiple districts with some protesters blocking roads, spraying graffiti on pro-China businesses.

Hong Kong protesters break into small groups to thwart police

Asia

India, China agree to tackle trade deficit, call for new era

A possible new trade agreement is a major topic between the leaders of China and India.

REWIND

The Gift of Sight: Nepal's Eye Care Revolution

World-recognised eye doctor pioneers technique to treat curable blindness, returning sight to country's poor.

Asia

As Modi, Xi wrap summit in Indian temple town, differences remain

India and China discuss long-standing trade and border disputes, but Kashmir fails to figure in 2-day informal summit.

As Modi, Xi wrap summit in Indian temple town, differences remain

Inside Story

Should foreign firms mind their own business on China's politics?

Foreign companies are increasingly coming under pressure from Beijing for making political comments deemed sensitive.

AJ Impact

India considers curbing Malaysian imports over Kashmir criticism

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad told UN last month that India had 'invaded and occupied' Jammu and Kashmir.

India considers curbing Malaysian imports over Kashmir criticism

AJ Impact

On again, off again: Trump says trade talks with China are a go

Trump said he will meet with Chinese Vice Premier on Friday, following reports that China could end trade talks early.

On again, off again: Trump says trade talks with China are a go

Asia

Will a Central Asian border dispute be resolved soon?

A river canal network stretches across the Fergana Valley which is shared by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

Arts & Culture

'Evergreen': Afghan Elvis's legacy endures, decades after death

In Afghanistan, where space for music has shrunk under the shadow of war, music channels still play Ahmad Zahir songs.

'Evergreen': Afghan Elvis's legacy endures, decades after death

AJ Impact

China is set to end high-level trade talks with US early - SCMP

Deputy-level trade talks failed to yield progress and now high-level talks are expected to last only one day - SCMP

China is set to end high-level trade talks with US early - SCMP

Asia

Kashmir farmers struggle from India restrictions

Restrictions on communication and movement since Indian government revoked region's autonomy are having a devastating impact on businesses.

Witness

Letters from Death Row: Life after Prison in Pakistan

A man who survives two decades on death row struggles to build a new life after prison.

Asia

Kabul Gardens: Historic Afghan park restored to glory

In Kabul, it is rare to find a safe space where children can run and adults can connect.

Weather

Super Typhoon Hagibis heads towards Japan

From tropical storm to a Category 5 equivalent, Hagibis is one of the most explosive storms on record.

Super Typhoon Hagibis heads towards Japan