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.
Letter from Asia: A TV channel and its star anchor are paying a heavy price for challenging Pakistan’s army
10 June 2014 06:09 PM
Hamid Mir has survived several attempts on his life, but is determined to keep on broadcasting
10 June 2014 04:38 PM
Barely a day after militants laid siege to Karachi airport in an attack that left more than 35 people dead, gunmen launched a new assault on the facility in an assault that raised fresh questions about the country’s ability to confront the Taliban
10 June 2014 09:40 AM
Security forces at Karachi airport have come under fresh attack, a day after militants launched an audacious assault on the facility that left at least 36 people dead. The latest attack came as Pakistan’s interior minister was briefing parliament about Monday's assault.
09 June 2014 06:23 PM
Police chief says property dispute may been behind killings - but one girl's brother says family owned a tiny patch of land 'too small' to fight about
Writers and historians fear for India's free speech as a resurgent Hindu nationalism uses law to bring publishers to heel
08 June 2014 12:00 AM
Dinanath Batra considers himself a campaigner with a cause.
Golden temple massacre anniversary: Twelve injured in sword fight between Sikhs rowing over who should speak first at memorial
06 June 2014 09:08 AM
Indian television channels showed dozens of Sikhs wearing traditional turbans and robes waving swords at each and pointing spears as the two groups sized each other up
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.
Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash: 'Nine Britons, 23 Americans and 80 children' feared dead after Boeing passenger jet is 'shot down' near Ukraine-Russia border
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
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- 2 Israel has discovered that it's no longer so easy to get away with murder in the age of social media
- 3 Israel-Gaza conflict: The myth of Hamas’s human shields
- 4 Amy Winehouse unpublished 2004 interview: ‘Ten years from now I’ll be 30, so I’ll maybe have one baby’
- 5 Dutch paedophile club to fight their ban at the European Court of Human Rights