The tradition of purchasing animals for annual religious sacrifice has become a curiously high-end affair in Pakistan.
Hundreds of nurses staged an orderly protest in the Thai capital to demand higher pay and better job security.
Unlike Malala Yousafzai, many other innocent victims of Pakistani Taliban violence are suffering out of sight.
Guns have been a part of the rebels' lives for such a long time, giving them up may not be so easy.
Eviction notices in China leave residents with little recourse and officials crack down hard on those refusing to leave.
As the UN marks International Day of the Girl Child on Thursday, the focus this year is on ending child marriages.
The Bangladeshi capital is earning a growing reputation as a quality producer of high-end fashion.
Tense calm returns to Buddhist community after thousands of Muslims torched temples in southern border area.
The death of 38 passengers has shocked the city as it rarely sees major calamities.
At least 51 Tibetans have set themselves on fire since new protests against Chinese rule began in 2011.
Vaccination and disinfection are as much a part of the routine as herding, feeding and egg collection at duck farms.