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World markets plunge after European elections
Investors' fears of debt crisis renewed after anti-austerity candidates win elections in France and Greece.
Last updated: 07 May 2012 11:45 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
China calls for calm over N Korea rocket plan
Beijing adds voice to international concern and urges restraint after Pyongyang announces plans to launch satellite.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 10:43 GMT
North Korea plans satellite launch
Experts suspect another missile test as US secretary of state says move could "pose threat to regional security".
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 06:06 GMT
Japan's prime minister reshuffles cabinet
Yoshihiko Noda appoints former foreign minister to spearhead widely unpopular sales tax reforms.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 04:09 GMT
The painful history behind Asian qualifier
North Korea are out of the 2014 World Cup but their qualifier against Japan is about far more than just football.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 11:46 GMT
Japan 'set to ease ban on export of weapons'
Move would pave way for Japanese defence industry to take part in multinational projects, local media reports.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2011 04:59 GMT
Powerful typhoon pummels Japan
Thousands evacuate as Typhoon Roke triggers floods and threatens to hit the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2011 07:50 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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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.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
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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