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Accused al-Qaida associate Aafia Siddiqui in 2008

Lady al-Qa’ida: On the trail of Dr Aafia Siddiqui, the world’s most wanted prisoner

Why would Isis offer to give up its captives in return for the release of a Pakistani serving an 86-year sentence in a Texas penitentiary? Andrew Buncombe goes on the trail of the mysterious Dr Aafia Siddiqui

Missing Malaysian Airlines MH370: Plane search area changed as new details of satellite phone call revealed

Officials say Malaysian Boeing 777 may have turned south earlier than previously thought

Kim Jong-un talks to military officials during a tactical rocket firing drill of the North's Strategic Force

Kim Jong-un 'is a Manchester United fan', has ordered state TV to show their matches

More woes for struggling club as despot joins list of famous fans

Indian woman, 56, fights off leopard with nothing more than a sickle

Leopard attacks in Uttarakhand are not rare - but surviving them is

This picture taken on July 17, 2014 shows giant panda Ai Hin sitting in its enclosure at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre

Giant panda fakes pregnancy ‘to receive nicer food and round-the-clock care’

Ai Hin had been ‘under observation’ for two months and was scheduled for worlds’ first panda live birth

File photo of Taiwan's Indigenous Defense Fighters (IDF). Taiwan scrambled jets after two Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's airspace on Monday, officials have claimed

Taiwan scrambles jets after China planes 'breach Taiwanese airspace'

Two Chinese aircraft allegedly entered Taiwan's airspace twice on Monday

A new parliamentary study in South Korea has warned that the nation could become 'extinct' if its birth rate remains at such a low level

South Koreans ‘to become extinct by 2750’ due to dangerously low birth rate

Study warns that nation’s very existence threatened by aging population

The re-arranged skeleton of the foetus

36-year-old skeleton of dead baby found inside Indian woman

Doctors removed the skeleton believed to have come from an ectopic pregnancy in 1978

60-year-old General Prayuth Chan-ocha was the only candidate in the election

Thai king endorses leader of junta General Prayuth Chan-ocha as Prime Minister

The General seized power in a military coup three months ago

Mugabe met with Xi on a visit to China hoping the long-time ally and economic giant can help the African nation's ailing economy

Robert Mugabe hopes President Xi of China can help lift Zimbabwe's economy

President welcomed with a 21-gun salute at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

Said Jan Agha, 45, a police officer who was shot in the spine during a gun battle with the Taliban, receives care at the Surgical Centre for War Victims in Lashkar Gah

Return of the Taliban: Insurgents launch massive offensive against Afghan forces

Emboldened by the withdrawal of US Marines from the Sangin district of Helmand, insurgents have launched a massive offensive against Afghan forces – and are threatening to gain the upper hand

iPhone 6: China Telecom 'leaks picture' of new Apple smartphone

The post on China’s version of Twitter was deleted – but image looks like the most official photo yet

Ebola outbreak: Japan offers experimental anti-flu drug to World Health Organisation for Ebola treatment

Favipiravir has not been tested on Ebola but scientists say it could work

Thousands of Rohingya are suffering in Southeast Asia's refugee crisis

20,000 people have risked lives crossing the Indian Ocean this year, says UN report

Tens of thousands of people are braving the Southeast Asian seas, many of whom are fleeing the inter-communal violence in Burma

Nick Clegg is scheduled to hold talks in Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, pictured, the latest in a series of efforts by the UK to try to boost trade with India

Nick Clegg in India for trade talks with Narendra Modi

When he became Prime Minister, David Cameron said he wanted Britain to become India’s 'partner of choice'

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