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19 Dec 2013 : New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first in the third and final Test against the West Indies in Hamilton on Thursday.
19 Dec 2013 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated on Wednesday that Iran must not have the "capability" to develop nuclear arms, during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
08 Nov 2013 : More illegal methamphetamine was seized in Thailand than any other country in the Asia-Pacific region except China in 2012, according the latest report by UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released Friday.
08 Nov 2013 : The operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant could voluntarily split itself up into separate firms as part of the government's drive to deregulate the energy market, a newspaper said Friday.
08 Nov 2013 : Chinese police on Friday detained a local thief over deadly blasts that struck near a provincial Communist Party headquarters, just over a week after a fiery attack in Beijing's Tiananmen Square that was blamed on Uighur separatists.
08 Nov 2013 : Japan's foreign minister was preparing Friday to fly to Tehran where he hoped to leverage Tokyo's friendship and cement progress made in talks with world powers over curbing Iran's nuclear drive.
08 Nov 2013 : New Zealand's top police officer on Friday defended his force's investigation into an online "rape club" that allegedly preyed on under-age girls, arguing "we're actually the good guys in this business".
08 Nov 2013 : Code-swapping star Sonny Bill Williams will make his return for defending champions New Zealand in their final Rugby League World Cup Pool B game against Papua New Guinea on Friday.
08 Nov 2013 : Japan's two-time world champion Mao Asada will use the NHK Trophy to fine-tune her Olympic programmes on home ice in the absence of fierce rival Kim Yu-Na of South Korea.
08 Nov 2013 : Defending champion Stacy Lewis is seeking her fourth LPGA win of the season at this week's Mizuno Classic as she looks to end the Tour's late-season Asian swing with a flourish.
08 Nov 2013 : One of the most intense typhoons ever recorded tore into the Philippines on Friday, triggering flash floods and ripping down buildings as millions of people huddled indoors.
08 Nov 2013 : The Australian navy was Friday investigating allegations of "inappropriate behaviour" reportedly related to bizarre initiation rites in which young sailors were sexually assaulted with pens, bananas and bottles.