The Mughal gardens that bring the fragrance of Delhi to Kabul

Emperor Babur sought to construct ‘Gardens of Paradise’ in his beloved city of Kabul more than five centuries ago


Pakistan militants launch deadly suicide attack on police headquarters in Karachi

Attack comes as Karachi hosts overseas cricket players competing in the Pakistan Super League


Captain of Thai football team rescued from cave dies in the UK aged 17

He is reported to have sustained a head injury but it is not confirmed if this was the cause of death


Drug-sniffing squirrels join China’s police force

Six Eurasian red squirrels in Chongqing, China have been “successfully trained” to sniff out drugs


She joined the women’s protests against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Now she’s wants the UK to take her in

‘When it was time for her to flee to safety, the UK’s doors closed’


Nepal plane crash: Two Americans confirmed as victims

All 72 people aboard the Yeti Airlines flight to Pokhara are said to have been killed


British man named among passengers after deadly Nepal plane crash

Seventy-two people were on board the Yeti Airlines flight


Video shows final moments of Nepal flight before plane crashed killing 68 people

Rescue efforts are ongoing after the plane crash on Sunday


Afghanistan aid at risk from Taliban ban on women NGO workers, UN warns

’Without women working, we can’t deliver for the people who are in fact the primary objects of humanitarian assistance’


Seoul city guide: Where to stay, eat, drink and shop in South Korea’s delicious pop culture capital

From quaint traditional houses to glinting skyscrapers, the South Korean capital is a whirl of sights, bites and late nights, says Christopher Beanland