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31 October 2014 Last updated at 13:15 ET

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.


Origami paper cranes hang on a board offering prayers and condolences to the Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17 victims and their families at a Chinese bereavement centre in Kuala Lumpur on September 9Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

A party conference in Beijing on 12 September 2014China makes 'biggest cash haul'

Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.

Media round-ups

Jon Donnison Article written by Jon Donnison Jon Donnison Sydney correspondent

Is Australia still the Lucky Country?

Fifty years after the publication of a book that offered a damning assessment of Australian society, the BBC's Jon Donnison asks whether much has changed.

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Carrie Gracie Article written by Carrie Gracie Carrie Gracie BBC China editor

China Week: Emissions, executions and broken dreams

US interest, execution figures and exploited camels: The BBC's Carrie Gracie takes a look at what's been making headlines across China this week.

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Soutik Biswas Article written by Soutik Biswas Soutik Biswas Delhi correspondent

Black money: Making a mountain out of a molehill?

Is India's government playing politics with black money?

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Special Reports

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