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Cambodia emerges as new centre for illegal ivory trade

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Radio Australia | 6:00 AM

Thai customs have seized 18 elephant tusks and hundreds of ivory products worth an estimated 300,000 dollars at Bangkok’s International airport. Two people travelling [...]
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Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with [...]
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Khmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide case

Khmer Rouge tribunal readies way for genocide case

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A UN-backed tribunal on Wednesday began a hearing to prepare for the genocide trial of the two senior surviving leaders of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge, under whose rule an [...]
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India’s meth addiction grows as criminals tap chemical hub

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The teenager sits quietly in a Mumbai rehab clinic, a victim of India’s emerging fad for the drug crystal meth, which experts say is spurred by loopholes in the [...]
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Australia rules out new sanctions against Russia

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday that he is not considering ratcheting up sanctions against Russia while his government focuses on retrieving Australian [...]
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Arrest warrants for suspected Australian jihadists

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has issued arrest warrants for two men suspected of fighting alongside militants in Iraq and Syria, police said Wednesday, including one who reportedly posed with [...]
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Dutch, Australian experts will again try to access Malaysian Boeing crash site in eastern Ukraine on July 29

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Kyiv Post | 6:00 AM

Experts from the Netherlands and Australia once again proved unable on Monday to gain access the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in Donetsk region, eastern [...]
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Australia’s treatment of child asylum-seekers ‘abuse’: churches

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Australian government Wednesday rejected a report from church leaders describing its treatment of child asylum-seekers as “state-sanctioned abuse”, saying [...]
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Paramount Pictures apologises for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Paramount Pictures film studio apologised on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, showing the four characters jumping down [...]
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Australia focused on MH17 crash site, not sanctions: PM

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s priority was gaining access to the crash site of downed Flight MH17 in Ukraine, not imposing sanctions on Russia, prime minister Tony Abbott said Wednesday. [...]
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Singapore, US kick off joint military exercise in South China Sea

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The naval forces of Singapore and United States will carry out joint exercises in the international waters of the South China Sea as part of this year’s Exercise CARAT [...]
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Beef exporter confidence returns in India

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

When prime minister Narendra Modi attacked India’s huge beef exports while campaigning to be premier, producers feared bad times ahead for the industry in the land [...]
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India and Russia hold major consultation to set up 22 nuclear power projects in India

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Economic Times | 6:00 AM

India and Russia held major consultation in the realm of nuclear research away from the public eye ahead of prime minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with President [...]
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The New Thailand-Burma Axis

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:00 AM

The Thai military staged a coup on May 22, claiming to restore peace and order after months of protests against the elected government of prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra. [...]
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Indonesia likely to sign code of conduct with Australia following spying revelations

31-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s presidential palace has indicated a code of conduct with Australia is likely to be signed soon. The code of conduct is a document that is crucial to finally [...]
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