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BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
23 Apr
US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.
24 Apr
Authorities in Australia say material washed ashore is not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
24 Apr
Sherpa guides in Nepal are meeting climbers at Everest base camp to decide whether to continue ascents after an avalanche on Friday killed 16 of their colleagues.
23 Apr
Authorities in South Korea arrest four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week and raid the offices of companies linked to its owners.
23 Apr
Pakistan's biggest news channel should be shut for airing claims the country's spies were behind an attack on a TV presenter, the defence ministry says.
23 Apr
The Philippines and Hong Kong agree to resolve a row over a 2010 bus hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.
24 Apr
Hundreds of mourners pay their respects at the funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy veteran Win Tin, who served 19 years in prison for his activism.
23 Apr
Armed pirates raid an oil tanker sailing in the Malacca Straits, stealing diesel and abducting three crew members, officials in Malaysia say.
23 Apr
Australia approves the purchase of 58 new F-35 fighter jets worth 12.4bn Australian dollars ($11.5bn; £6.8bn).
23 Apr
The South east Asian nation of Brunei postpones the introduction of tough Sharia criminal punishments that were due to begin on Tuesday.
23 Apr
The BBC's Nosheen Abbas reports on Pakistan's first 3G and 4G auction and the boost it may give to the nation's economy.
23 Apr
The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.
23 Apr
Thousands of mourners have gathered to pay their respects to Myanmar pro-democracy veteran Win Tin, who died on Monday.
23 Apr
US President Obama is embarking on a week-long tour of Asia, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal high on the agenda.
24 Apr
There is a drive to get us to be more ethical when it comes to buying clothes - and it involves spending less and recycling more.
23 Apr
US President Barack Obama has left Washington for a week-long tour of Asia as part of what the White House is calling an "eastward rebalancing" of US foreign policy.
23 Apr
Pakistan is holding its first auction for 3G and 4G mobile phone networks, and customers are looking forward to an improved service.
23 Apr
Climbing on Mount Everest has come to a halt, four days after an avalanche killed 16 sherpa mountain guides.
23 Apr
Former political prisoners in Myanmar say they are still being "treated like criminals" and need more support from the state to reintegrate into society.
22 Apr
A leopard caused panic in the city of Chandrapur in India on Monday when it sprung from the roof of a house and charged at rescue workers.
23 Apr
Washington's role in regional disputes, plus a new naval code of conduct.
23 Apr
Opposition BJP's PM candidate promises to protect Muslims.
22 Apr
Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji marries film-maker Aditya Chopra in Italy, ending years of speculation about their relationship status.
22 Apr
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are presented with a traditional Aboriginal spear as they visit the sacred site of Uluru during their tour of Australia.
24 Apr
Paul Farbrace is confirmed as England's new assistant coach to Peter Moores after quitting as Sri Lanka head coach.
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