30 July 2014 Last updated at 05:44

Khmer Rouge duo begin genocide trialFormer Khmer Rouge leader  Khieu Samphan (L) and  Nuon Chea (R) in the courtroom at ECCC in Phnom Penh on October 31, 2013

The last two surviving leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime are to begin their second trial, this time for genocide, in Phnom Penh.


Canadian flags line the road around Parliament Hill during the National Day of Honour ceremony in Ottawa 9 May 2014China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.

Paramilitary policemen stand on a truck as they travel past the Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar during an anti-terrorism oath-taking rally in Urumqi, Xinjiang on 23 May 2014.Deadly violence hits China's Xinjiang

Dozens of people have been killed or injured in violence in China's troubled western region of Xinjiang, state media say.

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Is India's politics becoming less dynastic?

India's new parliament has fewer dynastic MPs, but does it point to a decline in hereditary politics?

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