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Abu Dhabi deports Australian for ‘insulting’ Facebook post

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

An Australian woman was deported from the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday after being arrested and fined for “insulting” social media posts, according to a [...]
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India’s Maoist rebels kill four abducted policemen

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

India’s Maoist rebels have killed four policemen they abducted from a bus in the restive central state of Chhattisgarh, a senior officer said Wednesday. The guerrillas [...]
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Rush for shoes at India festival triggers stampede, kills 27

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

Tens of thousands of pilgrims taking part in a Hindu religious bathing festival surged forward and triggered a massive stampede on a riverbank in southern India, leaving at [...]
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New Zealand opposition embroiled in racism row

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

New Zealand’s main opposition Labour Party denied allegations of racism Wednesday after blaming Chinese investors for pushing up prices in Auckland’s red-hot [...]
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Quake-hit Nepal to train 50,000 workers for reconstruction

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

Earthquake-hit Nepal will train 50,000 workers to help carry out reconstruction, the finance minister said, the biggest skill development programme in the country’s [...]
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India’s ‘living dead’ fight for resurrection

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

For the last two years Ramjanam Mauriya has made countless journeys to Azamgarh magistrate’s office in northern India, laden with stacks of documents to prove he is not [...]
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Indian among 20 foreigners arrested by China for ‘terror’ videos

16-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

A group of 20 foreign tourists including an Indian national, Britons and South Africans, have been arrested in China on the suspicion that some of them had ties to a [...]
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Stampede kills 27 during religious bathing festival in India

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

Tens of thousands of pilgrims taking part in a Hindu religious bathing festival surged forward and triggered a massive stampede on a riverbank in southern India, leaving at [...]
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Burma president Thein Sein has not ruled out second term – aide

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

Myanmar’s President Thein Sein has not ruled out a second term as the country’s leader, a senior official from his office said on Tuesday, clarifying an earlier [...]
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Burma president undecided about seeking second term

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

Myanmar President Thein Sein has not yet decided whether to pursue a second term but will base his decision on how the ruling party fares in parliamentary elections later [...]
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Pakistan helped secure Taliban talks, but Afghan mistrust lingers

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

Pakistan’s military, long accused of harbouring insurgents who fight its cause in Afghanistan and beyond, says its role in brokering landmark Taliban peace talks last [...]
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India to buy four more Boeing spy planes

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

India cleared the purchase of four P-8I maritime spy planes from Boeing Co for 43.8 billion rupees ($692 million) as well as a raft of other orders for new defence equipment, [...]
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Australia’s Growth Risk: Fewer People Want to Live There

16-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As Australia’s mining-investment boom winds down, the central bank has been relying on a steady flow of new migrants to boost the economy – a stimulant most [...]
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Why Vietnam, US have gone from foes to friends

16-Jul-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

The general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong, made a historic official visit to the United States last week. Later this year, US President Barack [...]
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Press Digest: Vietnam leader ushers in new era with historic visit to US

16-Jul-2015 Intellasia | RBTH | 6:00 AM

RBTH presents a selection of views from leading Russian media on international events, featuring reports on Vietnamese leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to the US, a [...]
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