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North Korea confirms underground nuclear test
State media says test was conducted in a safe manner and aimed at coping with "outrageous" US hostility.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2013 08:52 GMT
S Korea warns against N Korea nuclear test
Seoul says proposed atomic test will be major threat to region, as South Korea and US launch joint naval drills.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 11:57 GMT
China's disgraced Olympic coach apologises
Player quits the sport and coach accepts blame after two players disqualified from London Games for playing not to win.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 08:32 GMT
IOC may take further action in badminton row
Olympic Committee president says women players who were disqualified for throwing matches could be expelled from Games.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 20:54 GMT
Badminton teams disqualified from Olympics
Badminton World Federation charges eight athletes for not using "best efforts" after matches end in controversy.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 19:28 GMT
North Korea admits failed rocket launch
State news agency says scientists investigating what went wrong after rocket disintegrated minutes after blast-off.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 14:33 GMT
South Korea ruling party set to win election
With more than 90 per cent of the ballots counted, New Frontier Party is tipped to take 152 of the 300 seats available.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2012 21:03 GMT
Underdogs Al Sadd crowned Asian champions
Despite having crowd against them, Qatar’s Al Sadd win 2011 AFC Champions League title in dramatic shootout victory.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2011 20:13 GMT
S Korea aims to prosecute pirates
Official says five Somalis captured during recent raid on hijacked cargo ship in Arabian Sea "must be punished here".
Last updated: 25 Jan 2011 07:18 GMT
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Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
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Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
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The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
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'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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