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Should India's Jains be given the choice to die?

A court in India creates a flutter by outlawing a centuries-old religious practice of fasting to death by the Jain community, writes Soutik Biswas.

21 August 2015

Soutik Biswas

Delhi correspondent

Soutik Biswas

The politics behind China's stock market turbulence

China's politicians have been carrying on as normal throughout the stock market crisis - but there are signs of serious divisions behind the scenes, the BBC's Carrie Gracie reports.

27 August 2015

Carrie Gracie

China editor

Carrie Gracie

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