The Independent's Asia Correspondent Andrew Buncombe is based in Delhi. His dominion ranges over India, Pakistan, Burma, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, occasionally parts of South East Asia and - or at least he is hoping - The Maldives.
04 June 2014 04:49 PM
There were some handshakes, a pat-down and then they were gone. The handover of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held prisoner by the Taliban for almost five years, was completed in a matter of seconds.
04 June 2014 12:53 PM
Protesters demonstrating against the coup in Thailand are taking inspiration from Hollywood. The three-fingered salute that featured in The Hunger Games movies has been adopted by those trying to persuade the troops to return to their barracks.
03 June 2014 05:52 PM
While the tourists continue to flock to Thailand’s beaches, things can very quickly get ugly
02 June 2014 05:43 PM
Police in northern India used water cannons to disperse hundreds of protesters who were demonstrating against the authorities’ seeming inability to halt sexual attacks and violence against women.
02 June 2014 02:03 PM
Gyan Singh Neengwal wasn’t going to let the little matter of a mountain get in the way of his plan to build a short-cut to the nearest town.
02 June 2014 11:32 AM
Attack took place in Uttar Pradesh, 60 miles from where two teenage girls were gang raped and hanged from a mango tree
India gang-rape: The relentless anguish of a village bereft after attack and murder of two teenage girls
31 May 2014 08:59 PM
From Katra Sadatganj, Andrew Buncombe reports on the cousins whose murder may have been the result of India’s brutal caste system
29 May 2014 06:29 PM
The husband of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was stoned and beaten to death outside a courthouse in Lahore has said he murdered his first wife – a claim that has delivered another twist to a story that has shocked the country.
29 May 2014 04:22 PM
A Cambodian woman who for many years was the face of the country’s campaign against sex trafficking has resigned from the foundation that carries her name after allegations were made that parts of her often-told story were untrue.
India gang-rape: Police officers accused after low-caste teenage girls are attacked, killed and hung from a tree
29 May 2014 09:25 AM
Families of the girls said the police were shielding the attackers and had refused to investigate the case when they reported that the teenagers had disappeared
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