Rescue efforts in Nepal intensify after nearly 2,000 died in the country's worst quake in more than 80 years, as a powerful aftershock hits the region.
Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
Kazakhstan votes in elections likely to extend the 26-year rule of President Nursultan Nazarbayev for another five years.
The men who hunt huge prey with rowing boats and spears
The city where two-year-olds may fail nursery entrance tests
Australia risks Anzac Day commemorations fatigue
A key part of China's strategy to rebuff US influence in Asian affairs
Snooker looks to move to the next level in China
Delhi rally 'suicide' highlights Indian farmers' woes
The death of a farmer at a Delhi rally has drawn attention to the crisis on India's farms, stricken by falling commodity prices and bad weather, writes the BBC's Soutik Biswas.
Bangladesh thrash Pakistan by eight wickets to complete a 3-0 one-day international series whitewash.
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