World Briefing South Asia

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The best of BBC World Service international and regional news hosted by World Briefing presenters in London and Delhi.

US observes silence for Newtown shooting / Nepali army cuts pollution using bicycles / End of the World has not materialised.


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The French president, Fran├žois Hollande, acknowledges Algerian suffering / More China doomsday cult arrests.
Pakistan polio campaign suspended after more deaths / India to regulate buses after rape / Strike in La Scala opera house.
Polio campaigners killed in Pakistan / South Africa's ANC chooses president / The Queen visits Downing Street for Cabinet meeting.
Newton school shooting: first funerals / Sabotage caused deadly Bangladesh factory fire / The robotic arm that plugs into the brain.
European Union receives Nobel Peace prize / Botswana court: women can inherit homes / Nepal opens region's first gay games.
Pakistani girl moved for specialist treatment / Russia wants Turkey to explain why it intercepted a suspect Syrian airliner / International Day for Girls.
Pakistani army chief visits shot schoolgirl / The British prime minister says economic fix is "taking longer" / Cricket umpires suspended over allegations.
Protests as Merkel visits Athens / Pakistani PM condemns schoolgirl shooting / Skydiver to attempt record high jump.
Maldives' former president is arrested / Protests over Tamil Nadu nuclear plant / Bangladesh Prime Minister reassures Buddhists in Cox's Bazaar / Tackling noise-pollution in Kolkata.
Abu Hamza loses extradition appeal / Death sentence for `honour' killings / James Bond at 50.
Tension mounts between Turkey and Syria / India approves foreign investment in insurance and pensions
31 killed by Aleppo car bombs / India's finance minister promises more economic reforms / Iranian police move against currency protest.
Gunmen have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria: dozens of people are feared dead / President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused the West of waging economic war against Iran, as its currency continues to fall in value / Maldivian MP stabbed to death
AU troops deployed in Somalia's Kismayo / More than twenty killed in Afghan blast / Maldivian ex-President flees trial by boat
China expels Bo Xilai from party / 19 killed in Nepal plane crash / Kenyan troops fight to control Kismayo.
Spaniards brace for new austerity budget / Dalai hopes for China Tibet change / Chinese public baffled by "staring" officials.
Greece gripped by general strike / Taliban give amnesty to Pakistani minister / Singer Andy Williams dies at the age of 84.
President Obama addresses the United Nations / Report: US drones in Pakistan affect social life / Women drivers in India.
Israel work permits for 5000 Palestinians / Former Chinese police boss jailed / Climbers still missing after Nepal avalanche.