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  • 01 Sep 2014 20:08

    HK police use pepper spray on pro-democracy protesters

    Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong heckled a top Chinese official on Monday (Sep 1) as he explained China's decision to control which candidates can stand in the city's next leadership election. Police have confirmed the use of pepper spray on some protesters.

  • 02 Sep 2014 03:54

    Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste storage

    The governor of disaster-struck Fukushima agreed on Monday (Sep 1) to accept the "temporary" storage of nuclear waste from the Japanese accident, paving the way for an end to a years-long standoff.

  • 01 Sep 2014 14:31

    Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

    Hundreds of protesters trying to topple Pakistan's government stormed the state broadcaster on Monday (Sep 1), intensifying the political crisis gripping the nuclear-armed nation.

  • 01 Sep 2014 13:38

    Australian PM defends helping fight jihadist 'death cult'

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday (Sep 1) defended Australia's military involvement in battling Islamic State militants, calling the jihadist group a "death cult" involved in ethnic cleansing.

  • 01 Sep 2014 12:14

    India, Japan PMs' summit to build on warming relations

    Conservative soulmates Nahendra Modi and Shinzo Abe will hold formal talks in Tokyo on Monday (Sep 1) to cement a blossoming relationship between India and Japan, on a visit that began with a bear hug and a tour of the ancient city of Kyoto.

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