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Japan deports pro-China island activists
Crowds in Hong Kong applaud arriving activists who carried banner reading "Successful landing on Diaoyu islands".
Central & South Asia
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 05:50 GMT
G7 leaders promise 'speedy' crisis response
Finance chiefs from the G7 industrialised economies say a "policy response" is being considered for Spain's crisis.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2012 17:21 GMT
Europe pressured to reform economy
IMF says that EU must cut debt burdens, make bold economic reforms and stabilise financial systems to restore growth.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2012 04:03 GMT
Japan to pump $130bn into economy
Central bank announces new round of asset-buying measures in bid to tackle deflation and boost struggling economy.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 08:50 GMT
The myth of 'isolated' Iran
Officials in Tehran are welcomed across the global South, despite Washington's claims of international confinement.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2012 12:22 GMT
Russia warns US over Iran oil sanctions
Moscow says tougher sanctions would be seen as attempt at "regime change" as Iran voices willingness to return to talks.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 04:16 GMT
Japan pledges to cut Iranian oil imports
Tokyo voices support for US-led efforts to boycott Iranian oil industry over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 10:05 GMT
Spain debt downgraded as G20 meets in Paris
Rating agency S&P downgrades country's debt as finance chiefs from world's largest economies gather in French capital.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2011 09:33 GMT
New Japanese PM unveils youthful cabinet
Defying expectations, Yoshihiko Noda bases his selections on unity building rather than political experience.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2011 08:39 GMT
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