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Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose to Travel to China, Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Japan

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | State.gov | 6:00 AM

Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose will travel to China, the Republic of Korea, Vietnam, and Japan from July 5 – July 16, [...]
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Afghanistan targets US defence contractors in row over back taxes

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Afghanistan is threatening to crack down on US defence contractors it says owe hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes, including by freezing their bank accounts and [...]
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Former senator and Vietnam veteran Jim Webb to run for president in long-shot bid against Clinton

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Former US senator Jim Webb announced his presidential campaign yesterday, opening a long-shot bid against Hillary Rodham Clinton and a field of Democratic rivals for the [...]
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Vietnam’s Kilo-class submarines a threat to PLA: Kanwa

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Want China Times | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s six Kilo-class diesel-electric submarines purchased from Russia may present a serious threat to the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s five Type 094 [...]
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Vietnam Receives New Russian Sub With Club-S Missiles

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Sputniknews | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s navy has received a fourth Varshavianka-class submarine, armed with unique Club-S cruise missiles capable of striking both sea and coastal targets. Vietnam [...]
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Death toll from Pakistan train accident rises to 17: army

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The death toll from a Pakistan rail accident has risen to 17, the army said Friday, the day after a special military train fell into a canal when a bridge partially [...]
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Indian arrested in biggest Malaysian drug bust

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Yahoo India News | 6:00 AM

Kuala Lumpur, July 3 (IANS) A 36-year-old Indian man was arrested in a drug bust in Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, media reported on Friday. Police seized 19 tonnes [...]
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1,400 India school teachers resign in fake degree probe

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Some 1,400 primary school teachers have quit in an eastern Indian state in recent months amid an ongoing investigation into fake qualifications, an education official said [...]
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Sabotage suspected as Pakistan troop train plunges into canal, killing 12

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A train carrying hundreds of Pakistan military personnel and their families plunged into a canal on Thursday, killing 12 soldiers, when a bridge collapsed in what the army [...]
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Bill Clinton visits Vietnam to mark 20th anniversary of ties

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

For Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama’s announcement this week of plans to resume diplomatic relations with Cuba must have stirred memories. It was 20 years ago this [...]
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Asean launches fund to share cost of hosting trafficking victims

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian countries Thursday launched a fund to share the cost of hosting human trafficking victims, after a regional migrant crisis saw victims ping-ponged between [...]
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Car crash in western India kills child, injures MP

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A car accident involving popular Bollywood actress and Indian lawmaker Hema Malini killed a four-year-old girl late Thursday and injured several others including the [...]
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Pakistani police save Christian couple from ‘blasphemy’ mob

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police in Pakistan saved a Christian couple from a Muslim mob who were attempting to lynch them for allegedly committing blasphemy, and later arrested a cleric for inciting [...]
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Eight killed in Pakistan as train falls into canal

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

At least 8 people including a senior army officer were killed on Thursday when a train carrying soldiers and military hardware fell into a canal in Pakistan following the [...]
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Australia hails ‘tremendous’ UN barrier reef decision

04-Jul-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia Thursday hailed a United Nations decision to keep the Great Barrier Reef off its endangered list as “tremendous”, but activists warned more must be done [...]
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