2 March 2015 Last updated at 22:53

Afghan president sacks police chiefsPresident Ashraf Ghani has taken a hands-on approach since taking office in September 2014

Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers are sacked as part an anti-corruption drive by President Ashraf Ghani.


A student looks from behind a gate at the protest camp in Letpadan, Bago division, Myanmar, 02 March 2015.Police surround Myanmar students

Riot police in Myanmar surround a monastery in which some 300 students taking part in a protest march are camping en route to Yangon.

A Pakistani health worker gives polio vaccine to a child at a bus terminal in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. 16 February 2015 Pakistan arrests anti-vaccine parents

Hundreds of parents are arrested in north-west Pakistan for refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated against polio.

Other Top Stories

Media round-ups

Special Reports

A student protester gets emotional while pleading for a peaceful resolution (2 Oct 2014)Hong Kong protests

In-depth features and background on Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests

More Special Reports:

Features and Analysis

Explore the BBC

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.