Confusion deepens over missing plane
Teams scour seas both sides of the Malaysian peninsula, as a general denies the plane was tracked to the west and Vietnam investigates a possible sighting.
Australia 'to stick' with flag
Australia's foreign minister says there is "no great demand" to change the national flag, after New Zealand announced a referendum on its flag.
Major blackout hits Australia city
Schools and offices close, and traffic lights are knocked out, as a major power cut hits the Australian city of Darwin.
Cathay Pacific profits rise 204%
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific airways posts a 204% increase in profits in 2013 to $335m, as demand for flights to southern China increases.
Shanghai teachers flown in for maths
Up to 60 Chinese maths teachers are to be brought to England raise standards in schools - as a campaign is launched to improve numeracy levels.
Manila in China blockade protest
The Philippines lodges a protest with China, accusing its coastguard of preventing two civilian vessels reaching sailors on a disputed shoal.
New Zealand to vote on flag change
New Zealand is to hold a referendum on whether to change the 'post-colonial' national flag, Prime Minister John Key announces.
India Maoists kill 15 policemen
Maoist rebels kill at least 15 policemen in an ambush in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, police say.
Journalist dies in Afghanistan attack
A journalist with Swedish and British nationality has been killed in Afghanistan.
Polio team attacked in Pakistan
Two policemen who were escorting a polio vaccination team have been shot dead in Pakistan.
Japan: Weak demand will dent exports
The Bank of Japan says exports have levelled off due to disappointing external demand, after a strong performance in February.
Kim Jong-un in 'unanimous poll win'
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is elected to the country's rubber-stamp parliament with a unanimous vote from his district, state media say.
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