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Experts clash on Fukushima radiation effects
Some scientists say authorities in favour of nuclear energy tend to deny the negative results of researchers.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 07:39 GMT
Ebola outbreak has killed 120 health workers
WHO says epidemic has affected an "unprecedented number of medical staff" in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 16:37 GMT
Yokohama apologise after banana wave
Marinos' now-banned teenage fan had waved a banana at Kawasaki Frontale's Brazilian striker Renato on Saturday.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2014 13:48 GMT
Pressure problems turn back Malaysia airliner
Malaysia Airlines plane bound for Japan forced to return to Kuala Lumpur due to pressure problems inside the aircraft.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 10:13 GMT
Japan landslides leave many dead
At least 36 die in Hiroshima as average rainfall for the whole of August falls on the city overnight.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2014 18:49 GMT
Obama's Africa summit: Why now?
What is the significance of the Africa summit in Washington DC?
Last updated: 06 Aug 2014 12:03 GMT
Japan's secrecy law seen as draconian
Critics claim a vaguely worded secrecy law gives the Japanese government sweeping powers.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2014 14:59 GMT
The BRICS bank: Multipolarity or Beijing Consensus?
The BRICS' initiatives for a democratic global order should be welcomed, but the group is still dominated by China.
Richard Javad Heydarian
Last updated: 21 Jul 2014 11:09 GMT
What went wrong for Asia in Brazil?
There were high expectations but the exit from the 2014 World Cup for all four Asian teams was swift.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 10:11 GMT
Are China and S Korea the region's newest best buddies?
Following Japan's move towards greater militarisation, China and South Korea edge closer.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 06:18 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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