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07 Dec 2013 : Pakistan's Supreme Court on Saturday identified six 'missing persons' who relatives say were disappeared by the country's powerful army from a detention centre.
07 Dec 2013 : Former Celtic playmaker Shunsuke Nakamura said he had suffered the "worst moment" of his career after his Yokohama Marinos blew a commanding lead to miss out on the J-League title on Saturday.
07 Dec 2013 : World number one Sara Takanashi helped Japan to victory in the mixed teams ski jumping event at Lillehammer on Friday.
07 Dec 2013 : China's reformist New Citizens Movement is widening the attraction of activism with its low-key gatherings -- and its loose cell structure worries the mighty Communist state despite the group's tiny size, campaigners say.
07 Dec 2013 : Turkey has yet to receive any new bids to supply a new missile system to rival a controversial multi-billion dollar offer by a US-blacklisted Chinese company, a government official said Friday.
07 Dec 2013 : Muslim rebels killed one man in a raid on a police station in the southern Philippines Friday to free two arrested comrades despite a ceasefire and peace talks with the government, officials said.
06 Dec 2013 : Japan's parliament on Friday adopted a law on protecting state secrets despite a public outcry, with strong opposition from the media and academics who fear it will infringe on the right to information and free expression.
06 Dec 2013 : Japan's Akira Yaegashi defended his WBC flyweight title for a second time after beating Mexican challenger Edgar Sosa with a unanimous decision in Tokyo on Friday.
06 Dec 2013 : Hong Kong health authorities on Friday confirmed a new human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, the second case to come to light in less than five days.
06 Dec 2013 : Japanese teenager Yuzuru Hanyu beat three-time world champion Patrick Chan for two straight nights to win the Grand Prix Final title Friday, spoiling the Canadian's bid for an elusive Olympic gold.
06 Dec 2013 : Seven store employees were killed in the southern Philippines when a paint shop burned down while they were sleeping inside, the provincial police chief said Friday.
06 Dec 2013 : China's commercial hub Shanghai was blanketed by dense smog Friday, delaying flights and spurring sales of face masks.