23 August 2014 Last updated at 08:39

US anger at China 'air interception'A Chinese fighter jet that the Obama administration accuses of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a US Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace (19 August 2014)

A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island, the Pentagon says.


A policeman searches for survivors at a site where a landslide swept through a residential area at Asaminami ward in Hiroshima (23 August 2014)Race to find Japan landslide victims

Rescuers search desperately for survivors in Japan's Hiroshima prefecture where a landslide killed at least 42 people, with 43 still missing.

Malaysian Muslim and family members offer special prayers for the remains of co-pilot Ahmad Hakimi Hanapi (L) and flight attendant Nur Shazana Mohamed Salleh (R), the Malaysians who perished aboard flight MH17 that was downed in eastern Ukraine at a mosque in Putrajaya, outside Kuala Lumpur on 22 August 2014Malaysia 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.

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