Covid-19: North Korea claims to have recovered from outbreak

BBC News - August 5, 2022 - 7:33am
There is widespread scepticism over North Korea's claim to have the world's lowest Covid death rate.
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China-Taiwan: Joseph Wu defends US Speaker Pelosi's visit

BBC News - August 5, 2022 - 6:57am
Joseph Wu tells the BBC he will continue inviting leaders to Taipei, as China sanctions Nancy Pelosi.
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Thailand nightclub fire kills at least 13 and injures dozens

BBC News - August 5, 2022 - 2:22am
Video footage showed people fleeing the club screaming, some with their clothes alight.
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India's 'most wanted' who acted in 28 films and hid for 30 years

BBC News - August 4, 2022 - 7:54pm
The case went cold after the man disappeared following a botched robbery and murder in 1992.
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China fires missiles near Taiwan after Pelosi visit

BBC News - August 4, 2022 - 11:43am
Taiwan and Japan say Chinese missiles land in their seas with Beijing angered by the visit.
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Taiwan tensions: China condemns 'manic' visit as Pelosi continues tour

BBC News - August 4, 2022 - 8:41am
"Manic, irresponsible and irrational": China's foreign minister reacts to Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit.
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The view from Taiwan: 'We've had this for 70 years'

BBC News - August 4, 2022 - 6:42am
"They're a bunch of gangsters," says one man fishing on the dockside, as Chinese missiles fly nearby.
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China gears up for military drills after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 8:30pm
China is gearing up for five days of "necessary" military exercises following Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan.
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Kerala: Remembering Afra Rafeeq, whose viral video saved her brother's life

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 7:20pm
Afra Rafeeq, who died this week, had raised millions of rupees to help get a crucial drug for her baby brother.
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US to probe claims Sikh turbans taken at border with Mexico

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 5:48pm
Border Patrol officers have been accused of confiscating the turbans of dozens of Sikh asylum seekers.
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Space debris Australia: Piece of SpaceX capsule crashes to Earth in field

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 2:09pm
This may become more common as the number of rockets sent to space increases, an expert said.
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Taiwan: Pelosi leaves Taipei to sound of Chinese fury

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 8:12am
"Those who play with fire will not come to a good end," warns China's foreign minister after the visit.
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China-Taiwan: As China broods, Taiwan is in a 'Pelosi lovefest'

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 6:26am
The US Speaker's visit is celebrated in Taipei, but could it spark a major US-China crisis?
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Pelosi visit: Taiwan puts the ball firmly in Xi Jinping's court

BBC News - August 3, 2022 - 1:24am
Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taipei has put an increasingly assertive China on the back foot.
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Ayman al-Zawahiri: How US strike could kill al-Qaeda leader - but not his family

BBC News - August 2, 2022 - 7:27pm
Extremely precise missile use and study of Zawahiri's habits were key to the targeted US killing.
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Taiwan: Nancy Pelosi trip labelled as 'extremely dangerous' by Beijing

BBC News - August 2, 2022 - 7:24pm
The highest-ranking US politician to visit Taiwan in 25 years arrives despite warnings from China.
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Komodo dragons: Indonesians strike over entry price hike

BBC News - August 2, 2022 - 11:44am
Officials want to end mass tourism to the national park, but workers say it threatens their livelihoods.
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China-Taiwan: Why young people in Taiwan are learning to fight

BBC News - August 2, 2022 - 8:56am
As the island's politicians prepare to meet the US house speaker, others learn warfare survival.
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BTS could perform while doing military service

BBC News - August 2, 2022 - 7:18am
The oldest member of the K-pop band turns 30 next year so the issue has come into focus in South Korea.
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Ayman al-Zawahiri: Al-Qaeda leader killed in US drone strike

BBC News - August 1, 2022 - 8:59pm
Ayman al-Zawahiri had "carved a trail of murder and violence" against Americans, US President Joe Biden says.
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