Stories from 20 March 2015
In light of the state of China's environment, perhaps the country's 1.3 billion people should be considered environmental refugees.
Acid attacks on women last year in Isfahan created a fearful atmosphere and sparked protests. Despite developments, social media users seem to have moved on from the topic.
What's not to love about Norooz? It marks the beginning of the new year for people in Iran and elsewhere in the region.
"What happened in #Kabul today was absolutely against the law, Sharia law and does NOT represent Muslims in Afghanistan."
Tepco's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility was severely damaged following the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011.
A Ukrainian armored vehicle ran onto a sidewalk on Monday, killing a eight-year-old girl in a terrible tragedy that led to rioting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Konstantinovka.
The rockstars of the night were Pakhtun musical quartet Khumariyaan from Peshawar.
Will the Turkmen government's attempts to nationalise Islam and shut its citizens off from the wider world backfire?