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08 Dec 2013 : New Delhi's long-serving Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit lost her seat Sunday to the leader of a new anti-corruption party, state election results showed.
08 Dec 2013 : Akeed Mofeed swept to victory in the 2,000-metre Hong Kong Cup on Sunday the most prestigious event at the Longines Hong Kong International Races, one of the world's richest race meetings.
08 Dec 2013 : A month after one of the strongest typhoons ever recorded hit the Philippines, masses of survivors are living amid rubble in rebuilt shanty homes and experts say reconstructing destroyed communities will take years.
08 Dec 2013 : The UN mission in Afghanistan on Sunday criticised authorities for poor implementation of a landmark law to protect women, 12 years after the repressive Taliban regime was ousted from power.
08 Dec 2013 : When Peter Clarke's family wanted to seek justice over what they described as his "appalling and inexcusable" treatment in custody, they turned to a tiny campaign group working tirelessly for indigenous Australians.
08 Dec 2013 : Philippine policemen taking part in relief operations after Super Typhoon Haiyan have been banned from posting "selfies" taken in the disaster zone, a police official said Sunday.
08 Dec 2013 : India's ruling Congress party suffered an electoral humiliation Sunday at the hands of the main opposition and an anti-corruption movement, in the last major test before next year's national polls.
08 Dec 2013 : Worried by US spying revelations, India has begun drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications, but the man responsible for drafting the rules still regularly uses Hotmail.
08 Dec 2013 : South Korea Sunday declared an expanded air defence zone that overlaps with one announced by China and covers a submerged rock disputed by the two countries, as tensions rise over competing territorial claims.
08 Dec 2013 : Activists accused the United States on Sunday of trying to railroad a new Pacific trade pact with 11 partners as their trade ministers entered a second day of secretive talks.
08 Dec 2013 : The global video gaming market is set to grow 11.1% a year until 2017, boosted by a new generation of consoles and the increasing popularity of online games, according to IDATE digital research and consultancy firm.
08 Dec 2013 : US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told American troops on Sunday that he backed a NATO force playing a role in Afghanistan after 2014, as Washington and President Hamid Karzai wrangle over a stalled security pact.