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22 August 2014 Last updated at 04:09 ET

Malaysia observes silence for MH17

Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.


Rescue workers from Japan"s Ground Self Defence Force patrol at a landslide site in Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan, 22 August 2014. Rain hampers Japan landslide rescue

Heavy rain hampers rescue operations in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a deadly landslide killed at least 39 people, with 51 still missing.

Poster of Kaum De HeereIndia blocks Gandhi murder film

India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.

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Soutik Biswas Article written by Soutik Biswas Soutik Biswas Delhi correspondent

Why India loves to ban films

The move to ban a controversial film on the October 1984 assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi has a sense of deja vu about it.

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