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China angles for Arctic power as ice melts
China aims to expand its influence in the resource rich area.
Last updated: 15 May 2013 14:03 GMT
Japan mayor says wartime sex slaves necessary
Toru Hashimoto's remarks that soldiers needed prostitutes to "maintain discipline" during World War II spark anger.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 12:41 GMT
Reactions to North Korea's nuclear reactor
North Korea announcement to restart nuclear facility triggers warnings from state officials and key analysis on future.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2013 11:39 GMT
Myanmar captures key rebel-held outpost
Army captures one of last rebel strongholds, as government rebukes US over its concerns for the ongoing fighting.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2013 15:50 GMT
Japan and China look to cool island tensions
Japan sends envoy to Beijing to discuss disputed islands in an effort to improve relations.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 18:27 GMT
North Korea threatens South over UN sanctions
Pyongyang says it will take "strong physical counter-measures" if South Korea takes part in new UN sanctions against it.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 10:32 GMT
US denounces North Korea nuclear threat
White House calls threat of third nuclear test "needlessly provocative" and expands existing sanctions.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 02:42 GMT
Japanese envoy in China to discuss islands
Envoy arrives in Beijing to discuss disputed islands, as the Philippines take China to tribunal over separate dispute.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 12:40 GMT
Japan warns China over 'airspace violations'
Tokyo's warning comes as China rebukes US for opposing actions that "undermine" Japan's administration of islands.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2013 08:02 GMT
China timber trade 'fuels climate change'
The economic giant's hunger for timber reportedly causes illegal destruction of forests needed to stop global warming.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 17:58 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
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.
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Making desperate people's lives truly miserable
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African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic
Russia sanctions: Policy of provocation?
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Syrian food finds Jordanian home
Beloved Syrian ice cream, shawerma and sweets shops have sprung up across Jordan to the delight of locals.
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