Gujarat election Indian PM Narendra Modi faces big test in home state
Opinion polls predict a tight race in the crucial Gujarat election. Although the ruling BJP is expected to win the poll, surveys suggest the party's influence has shrunk in PM Modi's home state. Murali Krishnan reports.
President Rodrigo Duterte orders police to rejoin Philippines war on drugs
President Rodrigo Duterte says the anti-drug agency is not equipped to handle the campaign alone. There has been a resurgence in illegal drugs and crimes since the police left the campaign, according to a spokesperson.
UN Human Rights Council condemns violations against Rohingya
Myanmar's security forces may be guilty of genocide against the Rohingya minority, the UN's top human rights official said before a special session of the UN Human Rights Council. People are still fleeing their homes.
Can India challenge China with new Iranian Chabahar Port
A new India-sponsored port in southeastern Iran has the potential to flood Central Asia and Afghanistan with Indian goods. Pakistan is watching with concern and China may have a new economic rival in the region.