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India slams Pakistan over bail decision
India has demanded immediate steps be taken to reverse the decision of a Pakistan court to grant bail to the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks mastermind.

Alleged Mumbai terror mastermind gets bail
Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the accused mastermind of the Mumbai terror attack, has been granted bail by a judge in Islamabad.

Aussie slips Java death penalty charges
A former Australian cop should be jailed for 16 years over a stash of drugs found in his Indonesian house, a court has heard.

India launches biggest ever rocket
A new 630-tonne rocket, capable of carrying a payload of 4 tonnes, boosts India's bid for a greater slice of the $300-billion global space market.

Hopes fade for death row Aussies in Indon
Indonesian President Joko Widodo says there'll be no mercy for drug offenders on death row, who include Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

Asian markets up as Fed promises patience
Federal Reserve comments that it will keep interest rates on hold until mid-next year have helped rally Asian share markets.

Sharia in Aceh still strong after tsunami
Sharia law remains strong in Indonesia's devout Muslim region of Aceh, a decade after the Boxing Day tsunami devestated the area.

Kiwi faces Myanmar court for Buddha poster
New Zealander Philip Blackwood has faced court in Myanmar (Burma) over a poster featuring a psychedelic mock-up of the Buddha wearing DJ headphones.

Anti-corruption tsar helped Aceh
The rebuilding of Aceh after the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami was a success due to good co-operation and a lack of corruption.

Snapshots from the Boxing Day tsunami
Real life stories from the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and it's aftermath.

Australian victims of the 2004 tsunami
Australian victims of the 2004 tsunami.

How the 2004 Asian tsunami began
How the 2004 Asian tsunami began.

A new kind of normal in Aceh, post-tsunami
Ten years after the Asian tsunami killed 170,000 people in Aceh, Indonesia, the survivors struggle on - but with more everyday battles.

How Thai tourism brushed off the tsunami
How Thai tourism brushed off the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami and rebounded over the past decade.

Paradise as usual in post-tsunami Phuket
The resort idyll of Phuket was shattered by the Asian tsunami, and although it bounced back, tourists' perceptions took longer to recover.

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