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25 May 2013 : A giant statue from Chile's Easter Island on Saturday found a new home in a small tsunami-devastated Japanese town where it will become a symbol for its recovery.
25 May 2013 : DPA PHNOM PENH - One hundred rare turtle hatchlings have been released into the Mekong River in Cambodia as part of conservation efforts, after receiving a traditional Buddhist blessing from monks.
13 Apr 2013 : A Japanese official mistakenly announced the launch of a North Korean missile instead of sending an alert about a strong earthquake that hit western Japan on Saturday morning.
13 Apr 2013 : COLOMBO - Gunmen opened fire and torched the office of the main Tamil newspaper in northern Sri Lanka on Saturday, police said, the latest in a string of attacks on the country's privately owned media.
13 Apr 2013 : TOKYO - A Japanese official mistakenly announced the launch of a North Korean missile instead of sending an alert about a strong earthquake that hit western Japan on Saturday morning.
13 Apr 2013 : An ex-Australian minister behind last month's failed coup against Julia Gillard accused the Prime Minister of being divisive and media-driven, in an interview published on Saturday, reviving ruling party tensions.
13 Apr 2013 : Ferrari enjoyed a one-two in the final practice on Saturday for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai, as Fernando Alonso outgunned team-mate Felipe Massa late in the session.
13 Apr 2013 : BEIJING - A seven-year-old girl is Beijing's first human case of H7N9 bird flu, local authorities said on Saturday as China's outbreak of the disease spread to the capital.
13 Apr 2013 : The 77th Masters sees the smallest Australian representation in the tournament since 2002, but the four who did make it to Augusta National are well in the hunt at the halfway stage.
13 Apr 2013 : BEIJING - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday pressed North Korea's patron China to help defuse sky-high nuclear tensions, telling President Xi Jinping the world was facing a "critical" moment.
13 Apr 2013 : The United States reaffirmed Friday a longstanding commitment to protect Japan through nuclear "deterrence" after talks that coincided with mounting threats from nuclear-armed North Korea.
13 Apr 2013 : Conflicting accounts from US intelligence about the status of North Korea's nuclear weapons program underscore just how difficult it is for American spy agencies to penetrate the inscrutable regime in Pyongyang, officials and experts say.