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22 Dec 2013 : BANDA ACEH - Nine years after the Indian Ocean tsunami, the capital of Indonesia's Aceh province is now a bustling city, with a museum and a large ship pushed inland by the wave among few reminders of the devastation.
22 Dec 2013 : New Zealand cruised to an eight-wicket win over the West Indies on Sunday to claim their first victory in a three-Test series in nearly eight years.
17 Dec 2013 : Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says he has no intention of taking the Club World Cup lightly as his European champions prepare to face China's Guangzhou Evergrande in the semi-finals on Tuesday.
17 Dec 2013 : When Santa arrived at a school hosting children who fled Japan's nuclear disaster, he brought the usual presents, but he also bore something a little less ordinary -- gourmet Christmas dinner.
17 Dec 2013 : Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Philippines Tuesday for a two-day trip that could fast-track a deal on expanding the US military presence as a territorial dispute simmers with China.
17 Dec 2013 : In a finding likely to be a bitter blow for many New Zealanders, researchers have found the country's iconic kiwi bird probably descended from an ancestor that flew in from Australia.
17 Dec 2013 : Asylum-seekers living in Australia face having their welfare payments cut, visas cancelled or being placed in detention if they breach a new code of conduct forbidding anti-social behaviour that sparked condemnation Tuesday.
17 Dec 2013 : Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lin is in Managua for a visit to strengthen ties with Nicaragua, one of just a handful of nations with which it has diplomatic relations.
17 Dec 2013 : Japan announced Tuesday it will buy stealth fighters, drones and submarines as part of a splurge on military hardware that will beef up defence of far-flung islands amid a simmering territorial row with China.
17 Dec 2013 : US and Japanese baseball officials have agreed to a revised "posting" system to bring Japanese players to the major leagues, a move likely to impact star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka's possible move Stateside.
17 Dec 2013 : China's much-vaunted abolition of its widely loathed "re-education through labour" camps risks being no more than a cosmetic change because of other rights abuses, Amnesty International said Tuesday.
17 Dec 2013 : UN leader Ban Ki-moon will go to the typhoon-stricken Philippines city of Tacloban this week to highlight the growing number of weather disasters.