Katie Taylor arrived on Jeju Island in South Korea two weeks before the start of the Women’s World Boxing Championships. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jeju. A sub tropical, volcanic island in the East China Sea. Okinawa is one way, Japan another and South Korea 64 kilometres to the north. A World Her(...)

Potato fritters with sizzled tomatoes: a staple of any street-food vendor in northern India and a must-have whenever you’re walking around the streets of Old Delhi in winter

My dad often used to make us fried potato cakes when Mum was out. They’re a staple of any street-food vendor in northern India and a must-have wheneve(...)

Indian villagers flee one of the areas allegedly shelled from the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir border. India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire across the Kashmir frontier yesterday ending a pause in fighting that has already killed 17 civilians. Photograph: Jaipal Singh/EPA

India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire across the Kashmir frontier yesterday, Indian military officials said, ending a pause in fighting that has alread(...)

Joint Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai and her mother Torpekai at a press conference in Birmingham yesterday. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Reaching across gulfs of age, gender, faith, nationality and even international celebrity, the Norwegian Nobel Committee yesterday awarded the 2014(...)

Villagers sit on debris from their house after it was damaged during  exchanges of fire between Pakistan and India at the Pakistani border town of Dhamala Hakimwala, near Sialkot.  Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

Fighting between India and Pakistan paused today after days of heavy shelling and gun battles across their disputed Himalayan border in Kashmir - the(...)

A man with his belongings on a tractor cart moves to a safer place at Jagowal village near Jammu on Thursday. India warned Pakistan it would pay an “unaffordable price” if it persisted with shelling and machine-gun fire across a heavily populated border area in the lowlands of Kashmir. Photograph: Mukesh Gupta/Reuters

Nuclear rivals India and Pakistan continued to exchange mortar and small arms fire yesterday along their northern disputed Jammu and Kashmir border, i(...)

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi (centre) helps to clean a road in New Delhi yesterday as part of his campaign   campaign  to promote cleanliness and better sanitation in the country. Photograph: EPA/Indian Press Information Bureau

Millions of Indians armed with brooms, rakes and mops began a nationwide drive yesterday to clean up their garbage-infested country. Led by prime mini(...)

A still from YouTube showing an Indian student in the white tiger enclosure in Delhi zoo. The tiger killed him after he  climbed over a fence at the zoo and  jumped into the animal’s enclosure.

A white tiger has killed an Indian student who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo in India before jumping into the animal’s enclosure.Despite (...)

 Tiger Woods  rubs his back before hitting his second shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

After the playing of a video clip of highlights from Tiger Woods’ golf trip to India in February, Woods stepped to the microphone yesterday at Islewor(...)

A  man wades through flood water on the outskirts of Srinagar in Indian Kashmir. Flash flooding caused by heavy rain has killed at least 65 people in the region. Photograph: Farooq Khan/EPA.

At least 65 people were killed after heavy rains caused flash floods in Indian-administered Kashmir, including a wedding party on a bus that was swep(...)