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Australia ‘should share asylum-seeker burden’ says Indonesia

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Australia will be asked to “share the burden” of asylum seekers with Indonesia, where detention centres are overcrowded with people stymied by the Abbott [...]
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Australian broadcaster ABC wins landmark China access

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced Thursday a deal to make its content more available in China in what is believed to be the most extensive access granted to [...]
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US envoy Power urges Burma action to stop Rakhine violence

US envoy Power urges Burma action to stop Rakhine violence

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists [...]
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Royal couple enjoy sheep-shearing demo Down Under

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have enjoyed a sheep-shearing demonstration and greeted crowds of flower-bearing fans at an agricultural fair in Sydney. [...]
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Australian captain loses command after Indonesia incursion

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Australian naval captain has been relieved of his command after his vessel was involved in an incursion into Indonesian waters while on border protection duty, the defence [...]
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William and Kate tour town ravaged by bushfires

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Survivors of last year’s devastating Australian bushfires met with Prince William and his wife Kate on Thursday as the royal couple visited the Blue Mountains. The Duke [...]
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Australian ship went far deeper into Indonesian waters than disclosed

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

An Australian customs ship entered far deeper into Indonesian waters than has previously been disclosed despite having digital navigational charts that displayed the correct [...]
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Sydney welcomes Will and Kate with sunshine and cheers

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince William and wife Kate charmed a welcoming crowd at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as they began the Australian leg of a tour Down Under with baby [...]
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New Zealander, Australian killed in Yemen drone strike

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A New Zealander with terrorism links was killed in a US drone strike in Yemen last year, prime minister John Key said Wednesday, with Canberra confirming that an Australian [...]
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Megaupload’s Dotcom, facing legal threat, launches political party

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to [...]
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Tesco seeks Asia pick-up after fresh profit setback

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Supermarket giant Tesco announced a second drop in annual profits in a row on Wednesday, leaving Britain’s biggest retailer hoping that recent expansion into India and [...]
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New Zealand inflation surprises on downside

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

New Zealand’s inflation rate rose just 0.3 percent quarter-on-quarter in January-March but the lower than expected figure is unlikely to stop the central bank raising [...]
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Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as they continue their Down Under tour. [...]
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India struggles with rebel threats during election

India struggles with rebel threats during election

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Voters are casting ballots in India’s general election despite threats of violence in some areas by extreme leftist insurgents, who say the country’s democracy [...]
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India goes to polls in biggest voting day

India goes to polls in biggest voting day

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India hosts its biggest day of voting Thursday in its marathon election, with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty battling to save the ruling Congress party from defeat to opposition [...]
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