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North Korea stages memorial service for Kim
National memorial service featuring tens of thousands of soldiers and civilians for the "dear leader" begins.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2011 04:24 GMT
North Korea names new 'supreme leader'
Hundreds of thousands pay their final respects to Kim Jong-il, as his son takes over command of the country.
Last updated: 29 Dec 2011 13:52 GMT
North Korea holds funeral for its leader
Weeping crowds line Pyongyang's streets as Kim Jong-il's coffin, escorted by his son, is taken to the national palace.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2011 15:46 GMT
North Korea prepares for Kim's funeral
Hundreds of thousands of mourners expected to be mobilised for Wednesday's event, from which foreign guests are barred.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2011 02:26 GMT
North's Kim Jong-un meets S Korea delegates
Former First Lady and head of Hyundai Group meet North's new leader during visit to pay respects to his late father.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2011 17:41 GMT
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Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
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The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
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Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
The slow death of Turkish higher education
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In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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