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Countries on alert as Typhoon Usagi closes in
China, Taiwan and the Philippines issue warnings as the year's most powerful typhoon approaches.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 11:27 GMT
Thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China
About 300,000 moved from their homes in southeastern China as Typhoon Soulik hits mainland after battering Taiwan.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2013 20:56 GMT
Typhoon wreaks havoc in southern Taiwan
Severe storm sweeps across coastal region, damaging houses and overturning cars after thousands were evacuated.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 08:58 GMT
Taiwan prepares for typhoon Saola
Fishing boats and passenger vessels ordered to return to port, with typhoon expected to bring heavy rainfall to north.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2012 19:05 GMT
Taiwan votes for a new president
Vote pits China-friendly incumbent against rival wary of Beijing, in closely watched election.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 08:54 GMT
Taiwan readies for tight presidential vote
Campaigning ends ahead of Saturday poll pitting China-friendly incumbent against rival wary of closer ties with Beijing.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 20:05 GMT
Unsafe at any speed?
China has applied for patents for its high-speed trains, but the technology may have been pirated from the Japanese.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2011 09:37 GMT
Son of former Taiwanese VP shot
Politician's son is critically wounded the day before Taiwanese voters head to the polls in local elections.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2010 14:20 GMT
Voting begins in local Taiwan polls
Election of local mayors and officials in major cities seen as a mood indicator ahead of presidential elections in 2012.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2010 06:14 GMT
Typhoon Fanapi hits Taiwan
Forecasters say Fanapi could be fiercest typhoon to hit the region this year as it moves towards southeastern China.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2010 06:53 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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