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20 Dec 2013 : Bolivia will on Friday launch a telecommunications satellite in China, an unprecedented event which the government in La Paz has encouraged citizens to follow via live broadcasts.
20 Dec 2013 : Prince William and his wife Kate will visit New Zealand and Australia in April, taking their baby son Prince George with them, palace officials announced on Thursday.
17 Dec 2013 : Doctors in China kept a man's severed hand alive for a month by attaching it to his leg, before restoring it to its usual position, a report said Tuesday.
17 Dec 2013 : Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan gathered to pray while a priest sprinkled holy water on their ruined homes Tuesday in a ceremony marking the end of a 40-day mourning period for the thousands killed.
17 Dec 2013 : A Canadian activist has visited jailed independence supporters in Indonesia's Papua at the end of a six-month bicycle tour to highlight human rights concerns about the restive eastern region.
17 Dec 2013 : Australia fought past a determined rearguard to seal their third big win in a row against old enemy England and regain the Ashes in emphatic style after a gap of four years Tuesday.
17 Dec 2013 : North Korea's state news outlets have erased tens of thousands of articles archived on their websites, following the execution of leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle, according to a watchdog site.
17 Dec 2013 : Massed ranks of military and party leaders pledged complete loyalty to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un Tuesday on the second anniversary of his father's death, at a time of growing concern over the regime's stability.
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.