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Strong quake and minor tsunami hit east Japan
No immediate reports of damage following the quake and tsunami with authorities lifting all advisories.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 12:49 GMT
Clashes as thousands attend Istanbul funeral
Fresh violence erupts as thousands take to the streets of Istanbul to honour a man killed in anti-government clashes.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 05:33 GMT
Turkish PM filmed threatening man with a slap
Video taken in Soma, where mining accident killed 301, shows Erdogan telling a man he will be slapped for booing him.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 14:10 GMT
Death toll at Turkey mine blast passes 200
At least 238 miners killed while 120 remain trapped following coal mine explosion in country's west, PM says.
Last updated: 14 May 2014 16:30 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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