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Spying rocks Indonesia-Australia relations
Indonesia has officially downgraded the relationship, after Australia refused to apologise for espionage.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2013 15:00 GMT
US says China to allow activist to leave
Chen Guangcheng offered fellowship by US university and will be accompanied by his family, state department says.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 20:29 GMT
Chinese activist 'can apply to study abroad'
Chinese foreign ministry says Chen Guangcheng can apply to study abroad "just like any other Chinese citizen".
Last updated: 04 May 2012 13:18 GMT
Clinton faces human rights showdown in China
Fate of blind lawyer said to be under US protection set to dominate visit as US secretary of state arrives for talks.
Last updated: 02 May 2012 05:53 GMT
Obama silent on China dissident
US president declines to comment on asylum situation as it threatens to eclipse Beijing visit by Hillary Clinton.
Last updated: 01 May 2012 13:15 GMT
Details emerge of China activist's escape
Dissident who met Chen Guangcheng after he arrived in Beijing says the blind activist climbed over a high wall at night.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 09:26 GMT
US and Japan reach Okinawa troop deal
Under security agreement, US to move 9,000 troops from southern Japanese island of Okinawa to other Pacific locations.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 13:14 GMT
US soldier jailed for rape in South Korea
Court sentences soldier to 10 years in prison for "sadistic and perverted" rape of teenage girl.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2011 08:33 GMT
State TV: Myanmar to free 6,300 prisoners
President Thein Sein announces amnesty to thousand of prisoners, but does not say how many are political detainees.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 10:18 GMT
Myanmar likely to free political prisoners
Officials say jailed activists, including hundreds from Aung San Suu Kyi's party, may be pardoned within days.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2011 16:25 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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