21:47 UK time, Sunday, 27 July 2014
India's new parliament has fewer dynastic MPs, but does it point to a decline in hereditary politics?
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been placed under investigation for "serious disciplinary violation", state media say.
The Japanese schoolgirl arrested on Sunday has reportedly confessed to killing and dismembering her classmate, say local media
An anti-monopoly investigation into US technology giant Microsoft is launched by Chinese authorities.
Live text and Test Match Special commentary as India reply to England's 569-7 on day three of the third Test. BBC Sport
England batsman Moeen Ali is warned by the match referee not to wear pro-Gaza wristbands again in the third Test against India.
The 298 men, women and children who perished
The Chinese doctors who say they can 'cure' homosexuality
The child beggars struggling to get by in the Indian capital, Delhi
How did Michael Jackson help inspire Indian handbag firm?
A cartoonist's view of war and peace in Afghanistan
Congressman's India gaffe highlights issue of US diversity
Sharp falls in China's property market
Is India's political scene becoming less dynastic?
The Great British Bake Off returns next week with a tricky challenge
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