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Tension over South Korea airspace expansion
Contested air zone over East China Sea overlaps area first declared by Japan in 1969, and recently claimed by China.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2013 17:58 GMT
Inside China's troubled far west
Ethnic Uighurs say they face economic difficulties and worry their culture will be wiped out by assimilation.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2013 13:11 GMT
N Korea deports detained US veteran
Merrill Newman had been detained for over a month on charges of "hostile acts" against the communist state.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2013 08:48 GMT
Biden: US commitment to Asia beyond doubt
China's air-defence identification zone and N Korea's nuclear programme top agenda as US vice president meets allies.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 11:56 GMT
Mandela the radical
The South African leader was a more politically complex figure than is commonly thought by his admirers in the West.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 09:24 GMT
US trying to cool East China Sea dispute
The United States hopes to mediate China's dispute with Japan over the East China Sea.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 12:14 GMT
China stands firm on air defence zone
FM says US vice president told during visit that the decision to set up an air defence zone in East China Sea is legal.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 08:50 GMT
US and China set for tense air zone talks
The US vice president will meet Xi to relieve tensions just one day after critiquing China's stance on disputed islands.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 20:01 GMT
US cautions airlines crossing China air zone
Commercial flights advised to take safety measures when flying over East China Sea as China-Japan row persists.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 07:23 GMT
China coal project risks environmental crisis
Experts say the country's efforts to use coal in synthetic gas production is likely to cause an ecological disaster.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 06:33 GMT
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