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Cambodia cremates former king Sihanouk
Thousands gather in Phnom Penh to pay their final respects to the revered monarch who ruled the country for six decades.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 14:14 GMT
Huge crowds mourn Cambodia's former king
Hundreds of thousands fill streets of Pnom Penh to pay their final respects to Norodom Sihanouk, who died in October.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 10:52 GMT
Japan prince wants emperor 'age limit' debate
Prince Akishino, second in line to throne, says retirement may become necessary for emperors once they pass certain age.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2011 20:15 GMT
Japanese royal heir named
The first boy to be born into Japan's royal family in 41 years has been named Hisahito during a traditional ceremony at the Tokyo hospital where he was born.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2006 09:06 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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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.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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