After previous optimism, the economy is now sick, people are wary, and politics seems unable to inspire the masses.
Will Pakistan's weak government be able to provide a helping hand to the people of the earthquake-hit remote province?
Teenage girl accused of murdering parents was addicted to increasingly popular methamphetamine tablets.
A different foreign policy approach will be a welcome relief to many Iranians, tired of being an international pariah.
Ever-growing towns and cities and palm oil plantations pose threat to elephants' habitats in Malaysia's Sabah state.
UN Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses by North Korea hears testimonies of possible abductions in Thailand.
Hospitals and medical facilities in the Indian city are too overburdened and often have to turn away patients.
Relatives of victims of mass colonial era executions still carry the scars of Indonesia's independence struggle.
Pakistan releases seven Taliban figures to facilitate peace talks a month after Afghan President visited Islamabad.
The centre-right is likely to govern in the way it campaigned in Australia's elections.
All eyes are on Japan as it struggles to clean up the damaged nuclear facility.