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Thirty Years After India’s Gas Disaster, Wounds Still Open

Thirty Years After India’s Gas Disaster, Wounds Still Open

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Protesters in India have marked the 30th anniversary of a gas leak disaster in the central Indian town of Bhopal that killed more than 3,000 people. Activists say 25,000 [...]
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Pacific tours will include Australia, Thailand and more

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Army Times | 6:00 AM

Deep in the jungles of Indonesia, Sgt. Timothy Bostic swallowed the raw heart of a cobra. “I didn’t want to do it, but it was cool,” he said, laughing. [...]
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Apple denied ‘App Store’ trademark by Australian court

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Register | 6:00 AM

Australia’s Federal Court has decided Apple cannot trademark the term “App Store”. Apple’s been trying to own the term in Australia since 2008, but in [...]
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Thousands to mourn Australia’s Phillip Hughes

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands are set to attend the funeral of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes on Wednesday, after the death of the young batsman from a freak on-field injury shook the sport [...]
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NATO steps up to Russia, but back from Afghanistan

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

NATO nations on Tuesday agreed to bolster its defenses against Russian aggression, continuing the military alliance’s return to its founding mission by focusing on [...]
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Air New Zealand named best airline of the year 2015

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For the second year in a row, airline experts have pronounced Air New Zealand the world’s best airline, calling it a “textbook case” of what airlines should [...]
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Australia’s central bank holds interest rates at 2.5pct

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s central bank on Tuesday held interest rates at a record low 2.5 percent, signalling its intention to keep an accommodative monetary policy while saying a [...]
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Aussie dollar off 4-year low on better building permits data as RBA keeps rates unchanged

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Australian dollar edged higher on Tuesday as the Reserve Bank of Australia avoid a dovish line on the monetary policy report for December despite continued negative data [...]
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Reserve Bank of India stands firm on rates despite inflation dip

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The Reserve Bank of India has left its main rate unchanged at the last policy decision of 2014, despite a sharp decline in inflation and a slowdown in growth and rate cuts by [...]
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Australia’s Ten Network confirms numerous takeover approaches

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australian television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd said it has received buyout approaches from “a number of parties” following earlier media reports. In a [...]
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Australia probes bitcoin crime links as currency craves legitimacy

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A top Australian law enforcement agency is investigating bitcoin’s role in organised crime, a senior official said, just as politicians and financial regulators embrace [...]
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The Next Big Climate Question: Will India Follow China?

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

For more than 20 years, international climate talks have been dominated by a schism between those who created the problem of climate change (largely the United States and [...]
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India Christians protest as fire destroys church

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of Christians protested outside police headquarters in India’s capital on Tuesday, suspecting foul play after a fire destroyed a church. While the cause of [...]
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Burma Ethnic Rebels Form Combined Federal Army

Burma Ethnic Rebels Form Combined Federal Army

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Twelve of Myanmar’s ethnic rebel groups have announced the establishment of a Federal Army, a move likely to anger the national government. The new force, called the [...]
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Burma ‘under military control’ says US admiral

04-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Business-Standard | 6:00 AM

The nominee to become the next commander of US forces in the Pacific says the time isn’t right to expand nascent military ties with Myanmar as the Southeast Asian [...]
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