Asia Summary: Hong Kong protests cleared

Hong Kong police move in on Admiralty protest camp

  • Widely expected move following court injunction taken out by bus company; police arrested protesters who refused to leave as they began clear out. 

Sony to limit release of Kim Jong Un comedy 'The Interview' in Asia

  • Sony has confirmed the movie won't be released in Japan, Australia and New Zealand apparently the only territories in the region where it will be released. 

Modi meets Putin in New Delhi, praises partnership

  • Indian PM says Russia will remain India's most important defence partner; also announced building of 10 new nuclear reactors with Russia. 

Australia could sell uranium to Ukraine 

  • Possibility of uranium deal mentioned by Ukrainian Pres. Petro Poroshenko on trip to Melbourne.