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Here are the From Our Own Correspondent stories from South Asia, sorted by date, from January 2009.

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28 November 2009

In December 1984, a cloud of poison gas escaped from a factory in Bhopal and went on to kill thousands of people. Twenty-five years later, the tragedy continues to dominate the lives of those who live in the city, as Allan Little discovered.

24 November 2009

Hugh Sykes reports on the deeply complex political puzzle that poverty-stricken Afghanistan is facing.

12 November 2009

The Indian government has ordered hundreds of paramilitary troops into eastern parts of the country where Maoist rebels have increasingly been taking control.

5 November 2009

India is often described as the land of extremes: rich and poor, hot and cold, forward and backward. Chris Morris reflects on a country which has 'two faces'.


24 October 2009

With an estimated 30,000 women a year dying during childbirth in Pakistan, Jill McGivering travels to Karachi, to find out the cause of these unnecessary deaths.

24 October 2009

Lyse Doucet discovers the beauty and perils of one of the remotest areas of Afghanistan.


5 September 2009

Election officials in Afghanistan are investigating scores of claims of fraud in the presidential election. The BBC's Chris Morris says the outcome will be a critical moment for Afghanistan.


22 August 2009

Charles Haviland takes a London bus for a rare trip to view a Catholic pilgrimage in a former war zone in Sri Lanka.

15 August 2009

As Afghanistan prepares to elect a new president, Kate Clark finds many people disheartened compared to the excitement of earlier years.

1 August 2009

The BBC's former South Asia correspondent, Sam Miller, has been on the streets of the Indian capital investigating a long-running scam.



11 July 2009

Twenty-five years on from when he lived in what was then known as Bombay, Martin Buckley takes a nostalgic night-time trip back and discovers little has changed.

4 July 2009

UK forces in Afghanistan are paying a high price as the Taliban fight back with deadly weapons. Caroline Wyatt, just back from Helmand province, says it is a critical time.

2 July 2009 A lack of government schools and teachers means more and more children in Pakistan are being taught at madrassas.


27 June 2009

As Delhi prepares for the Commonwealth Games in 2010, Sam Miller discovers how the ancient city is changing at breathtaking speed.

18 June 2009

As Pakistan is poised for a possible turning point in the fight against militancy, Barbara Plett reflects on her four years reporting the region.

6 June 2009

Mohammed Hanif explains the extraordinary turnaround in support for the Taliban across Pakistan after the militants made a surprising public relations disaster.


9 May 2009

Chris Morris reflects on the death of Velupillai Prabhakaran, the elusive commander of the Tamil Tigers and considers whether there can now be reconciliation.


4 April 2009

Jill McGivering finds out how the recent attacks by militants in Pakistan are affecting people's lives.

3 April 2009

Mohammed Hanif reflects on the attack carried out on Pakistan's "religion above religion".


7 February 2009

Rupa Jha meets the men who risk their lives unblocking the sewers of Delhi.


31 January 2009

As Sri Lanka's military overrun rebel-held territory, Chris Morris reports on a deepening resolve on both sides.

03 January 2009

More than seven years of Western aid has failed to make a real impact on daily life in Afghanistan, the BBC's Hugh Sykes reports.




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