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25 April 2014 Last updated at 02:46 ET

Obama in S Korea amid nuclear fears

US President Barack Obama arrives in Seoul for a visit that comes amid concern North Korea may be planning a fourth nuclear test.


A Pakistani journalist shouts slogan during a protest against an attack on television anchor Hamid Mir in Karachi on April 21, 2014.Hamid Mir issues defiant statement

The Pakistani journalist shot last week issues his first statement, once again blaming the country's intelligence agency for the attack.

A member of the Mudgeeraba light horse troop takes part in the ANZAC dawn service at Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club on 25 April, 2014 in Gold Coast, AustraliaCeremonies held for Anzac Day

Images of Australians and New Zealanders around the world gathering on Anzac Day to remember those who fought and died for their countries, on the 99th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.

Media round-ups

Andrew North Article written by Andrew North Andrew North South Asia correspondent
Soutik Biswas, Delhi correspondent Article written by Soutik Biswas Soutik Biswas Delhi correspondent

Was India's PM Manmohan Singh undermined by own party?

India PM's Manmohan Singh's authority was curbed by his own party, claims a new book by a former aide

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A woman riding a scooter waits for a traffic signal along a street in Mumbai February 5, 2014.Special report: India Direct

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