Exit polls in Japan suggest the Liberal Democrats have lost the virtually uninterrupted grip on power they've enjoyed for half a century. We hear from Tokyo.

Is there a link between coal-fired power stations and an increase in birth defects in northern India? We talk to a journalist who thinks there may be.

And our correspondent on China's border with Burma tells about the Burmese refugees who've escaped fighting between Burmese troops and ethinc rebels.

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