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# Asia

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Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were 'necessary'
Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend
Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700
Bangladesh disaster death toll passes 400
Column: Can India be called a democracy when society's most vulnerable are ignored?
Brian O'Connor
Tensions rise as North Korea blocks access to crucial industrial zone
New avian flu strain kills two in China, one critical
Chance of survivors "slim" in Tibet landslide search
Horsemeat scandal spreads to Asia for first time
Turkish PM says delay in country joining the EU is "unforgivable"
South Korea 'temple cuisine' feeds body and soul
How to eat cheaply in a Michelin-starred restaurant (in Hong Kong)
Powerful 6.9 earthquake shakes northern Japan
Irish investor sentiment now positive - RaboDirect
British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia
Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception
Most of Ireland’s new citizens do not feel part of society
One dead, 900 hurt in heavy Japan snowfall
Lawyer of Delhi gang-rape accused denies smearing victim
Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report
Two die from swine flu in China
China: orphanage fire kills seven children
Delhi gang-rape suspects to be charged in court
Burma to allow daily private newspapers
Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim
Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion
Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket
Singapore's largest newspaper to introduce pet obituaries
North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report
HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe
Nepal woman aged 105 finally granted citizenship
Photos: Thar she blows - Russian volcano erupts for first time in 36 years
North Korea 'to test long-range rocket' some time this month
Obama visits Aung San Suu Kyi at home, calls for more reform
Non-Chinese Asians are the fastest growing ethnic group in Ireland – CSO
Victims remembered on 10th anniversary of Bali bombings
Chinese landowners setting themselves on fire over forced evictions
Japan-China dispute islands: oil bonanza or just rocks?
Cambodia genocide defendant ruled unfit for trial
Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants