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US man gets six years hard labour in N Korea
Matthew Miller was detained in Pyongyang after reportedly tearing up his visa at the airport and demanding asylum.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2014 11:39 GMT
When the fighters come home
The threat posed to UK security by returning 'jihadists' is slimmer than official assessments suggest.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 07:00 GMT
South Korea gears for cigarette price hike
Move to increase tax by 100 percent marks government attempt to reduce one of the world's highest smoking rates.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2014 20:41 GMT
Has North Korea launched a charm offensive?
North Korea's recent flurry of diplomatic activity signals increased efforts for international outreach.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
IOC wants more Saudi female athletes
Saudia Arabia will not have female athletes at the Asian Games this month but have confirmed presence at Rio 2016.
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 13:50 GMT
North Korea sets trial date for US citizen
Matthew Miller to be tried on September 14 on unspecified charges related to "perpetrating hostile acts".
Last updated: 07 Sep 2014 09:07 GMT
Reinventing Africa's universities
African universities will become irrelevant if they don't focus on the role of science and engineering in development.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2014 11:06 GMT
What drives single mothers in South Korea to abandon their babies?
Last updated: 29 Aug 2014 07:33 GMT
I have a dream: A world free of nuclear weapons
China, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan and the US are still to sign the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 08:13 GMT
Ghana's shot at manufacturing a boon for Africa
Two enterprising Ghanaians are developing products that they hope will catapult their country to manufacturing stardom.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 15:46 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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