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‘Shots fired’ at Bangladesh opposition leader’s car

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Shots were fired at a car carrying Bangladeshi opposition leader Khaleda Zia when it stopped at a market in Dhaka, her secretary said Monday, with television footage showing [...]
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Australia: EU needs tough border control after boat tragedy

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s prime minister urged European leaders on Tuesday to adopt tougher border control measures in the wake of the feared drowning of as many as 900 asylum [...]
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EU should follow Australian example on boat people: PM

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, whose government introduced tough measures to stop asylum-seeker boats, said Tuesday the European Union should follow suit, describing [...]
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Australia’s east coast battered by cyclone-like storm

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A cyclonic storm battered Australia’s east coast on Tuesday killing three people, washing away houses, cutting power to more than 200,000 homes and stranding a cruise [...]
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Three dead as wild weather lashes Sydney region

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Three people died as the Australian state of New South Wales was lashed by a “once-in-a-decade” storm on Tuesday with homes washed away, thousands hit by power [...]
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Another Australian charged with terror-related offences

Another Australian charged with terror-related offences

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian police on Tuesday charged a second man with terrorism-related offences, as prime minister Tony Abbott urged the public not to be deterred by fears of an alleged [...]
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Australia to review Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal by July

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia’s antitrust watchdog on Tuesday began a review of oilfield services firm Halliburton Co’s takeover of rival Baker Hughes Inc, aiming to issue a decision [...]
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India still no rival to China’s super powers

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | SMH | 6:00 AM

Julie Bishop last week surprised a high-calibre audience of Indians by telling them that their country was “taking its rightful position as a world leader, as a [...]
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Why India’s Net Neutrality Activists Hate Facebook

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As the fight over net neutrality in the US reaches the litigation phase, India’s version of the battle over Internet rules is just heating up. The situation on the [...]
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Burma Clashes Continue Despite Peace Talks

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Fighting between the Myanmar army and Kachin rebels broke out Saturday and continued until Monday, according to the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO). KIO liaison [...]
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Van and 3-wheeled vehicle collide in India; 5 students dead

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A van collided with a small three-wheeled vehicle packed with 11 teenage students in eastern India on Monday, killing five students and injuring six others, police said. [...]
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UOB to finance new power plant in Burma

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The local bank is partnering Singapore-based Royal GK, an engineering procurement and construction firm, commissioned to acquire gas engines for an electricity power plant in [...]
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McDonald’s faces ‘cockroach burger’ claim in New Zealand

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fast food giant McDonald’s said Monday it was aware of a New Zealand woman’s allegation she found a half-eaten cockroach in a hamburger bought at one of its South [...]
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UK police arrest boy, 14, over Australia IS attack ‘plot’

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Police in Britain said Monday they have arrested a 14-year-old boy in connection with an alleged Islamic State-inspired attack plan in Australia. The boy was arrested [...]
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Gallipoli legend lives on in Australia and New Zealand

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The chaos and carnage of the bloody Gallipoli defeat helped to forge the identity of Australia and New Zealand as independent nations, with the exploits of those who fought [...]
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