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Japan PM condemns Goto hostage videoBBC News - Asia
PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release.
Asylum group 'legally held at sea'BBC News - Asia
Australia's month-long detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers at sea last year was legal, the High Court rules.
Abbott 'to consult' after Philip rowBBC News - Asia
Australian PM Tony Abbott says he will consult more widely before announcing knights and dames, after criticism of his knighthood for Prince Philip.
AirAsia recovery operation suspendedBBC News - Asia
The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.
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Xi offers condolences to Mozambique over serious floodingXINHUANEWS
Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolence on Jan. 22 to Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi over severe flood disasters that left at least 90 dead and more than 200,000 homeless in the country.
Mainland's top Taiwan affairs official to visit KinmenXINHUANEWS
A delegation led by the Chinese mainland's top Taiwan affairs official is scheduled to visit the island's Kinmen County on Feb. 7 and 8, a mainland spokesman said Wednesday.