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Australia’s knighting of Prince Philip prompts puzzlement

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s prime minister on Monday dismissed criticism of his decision to make the husband of Queen Elisabeth II an Australian knight, saying Prince Philip has a long [...]
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Asean rep rues Indonesia execution

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | SBS | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s representative on Asean’s human rights commission regrets his country has regressed on the death penalty, missing a chance to lead in the region. [...]
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Modi honours Obama as VIP guest, opens arms to US business

Modi honours Obama as VIP guest, opens arms to US business

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Narendra Modi honoured Barack Obama as his chief guest Monday at India’s Republic Day parade and then rolled out the welcome mat to US businesses in a further warming [...]
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WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama celebrates India’s Republic Day

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama’s experience at India’s Republic Day celebration may have felt a little like his two presidential inaugurations. He watched the two-hour [...]
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Is Southeast Asia’s most wanted man Marwan dead? Bukit Aman says waiting for confirmation

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Notorious Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli Hir or Marwan, who is also Southeast Asia’s most wanted criminal, is believed to have been killed in a clash between Filipino [...]
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Cambodia court upholds convictions for land rights activists

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian court on Monday upheld convictions for 11 land activists involved in protests last year while marginally reducing most of their sentences, as rights groups [...]
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Australian PM faces backlash over royal ‘knightmare’

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s prime minister Tony Abbott was on Tuesday facing a backlash over his surprise move to knight Britain’s Prince Philip which has prompted ridicule and [...]
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Australia temperatures rising faster than rest of the world – official report

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia faced a rise in temperature of potentially more than 5 degrees Celsius (9 degrees Fahrenheit) by the end of the century, an increase that would outpace global [...]
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Obama says US and India can be ‘best partners’

Obama says US and India can be ‘best partners’

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama said the United States could be India’s “best partner” as he on Tuesday wrapped up a three-day visit to New Delhi by highlighting the [...]
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India-US nuke deal could help clear project logjam: Westinghouse CEO

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A civil nuclear pact struck at summit talks between Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama could help clear a logjam of stalled projects, the head [...]
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Heavy scrutiny on Chinese investments in Burma

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

In Myanmar, opposition to Chinese-backed projects is mounting, with locals alleging that Beijing is only interested in exploiting their natural resources. In Myanmar, [...]
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In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

In parting shot, Obama prods India on religious freedom

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama weighed in on one of India’s most sensitive topics as he wound up a visit on Tuesday, making a plea for freedom of religion to be upheld in a [...]
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China red-flags India’s entry into NSG, may push for Pakistan

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

China on Monday reacted coldly to strong indications that the United States would back India for a membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group, with the Chinese foreign [...]
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Modi suit: Impressed designers say must have cost Rs 5-8 lakh

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | India Today | 6:00 AM

A close look at Narendra Modi’s bandhgala suit that he wore for a joint appearance with US President Barack Obama showed it was a customised marvel – with the [...]
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China cautions India over Indo-US nuclear deal

28-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Indian Express | 6:00 AM

China today extended conditional support for India’s Nuclear Suppliers Group membership bid but said “prudence and caution” needs to be exercised on the [...]
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