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08 Dec 2013 : A stunning performance by an upstart anti-corruption party helped topple India's ruling Congress in elections to New Delhi's state assembly on Sunday, only months before the country goes to the polls.
08 Dec 2013 : Akeed Mofeed swept to victory in the 2,000-metre Hong Kong Cup on Sunday -- the most prestigious event at the Longines Hong Kong International Races, one of the world's richest race meetings.
11 Oct 2013 : China has agreed to buy one million tonnes of Thai rice over the next five years, Deputy Commerce Minister Yanyong Phuangrach said on Friday.
11 Oct 2013 : PHNOM PENH - Cambodia unveiled a statue of late King Norodom Sihanouk on Friday to honour his achievements in securing the country's independence and contributing to national development and reconciliation.
11 Oct 2013 : Australia said Friday just one asylum-seeker boat has been intercepted over the past week, marking a sharp reduction under the government's hardline policy, while eight alleged people-smugglers were arrested in Indonesia.
11 Oct 2013 : North Korea on Friday threatened to "bury in the sea" a US aircraft carrier, as it slammed a three-nation naval drill involving US, South Korean and Japanese warships.
11 Oct 2013 : In a desolate area of central Indonesia where lush rainforest once stood, illegal miners on the frontline of a modern-day gold rush tear up the earth in the hunt for the precious metal.
11 Oct 2013 : The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has postponed delivering its ruling on the border dispute between Thailand and Cambodia in connection with the boundaries set in the World Court's judgement on the ancient Preah Vihear temple in 1962 awarding it to Cambodia, Foreign Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said on Friday.
11 Oct 2013 : Toyota on Friday unveiled the next generation of cars featuring an auto pilot system that will swerve to avoid collisions and also keep to the middle of the road, all without drivers touching the wheel.
11 Oct 2013 : The Maldives is one of the world's most exclusive holiday destinations but it has quietly opened up to backpackers in the last five years with a reform that has upset religious hardliners.
11 Oct 2013 : Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles products for Apple, Sony and other major tech firms, has admitted some of its student interns worked night shifts and overtime in violation of company policy in its Chinese facility.
11 Oct 2013 : The mother of Kenneth Bae, a US citizen jailed in North Korea, has travelled to Pyongyang and was allowed to meet with her son Friday, officials and reports said as the US renewed calls for his release.