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Taliban suicide car bombing in Afghan capital kills 4 people

21-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A large suicide car bombing struck downtown Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, apparently targeting justice ministry employees and killing four people, an Afghan official said. [...]
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U.N. urges southeast Asian nations to let migrants reach land

U.N. urges southeast Asian nations to let migrants reach land

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:59 AM

United Nations agencies urged Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand on Tuesday to step up sea rescue operations and stop preventing thousands of desperate migrants from reaching [...]
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No word on hundreds of Asian ‘boat people’ pushed back to sea

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A migrant boat pushed back to sea by Southeast Asian nations over the weekend has not been heard from for two days, raising concerns about what has happened to the 300 people [...]
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India plays soft power game in China’s backyard

20-May-2015 Intellasia | FT | 6:00 AM

To those who wonder why Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, was in distant Mongolia this week trying his hand at archery, playing a traditional fiddle and receiving [...]
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‘Boat people’ crisis a test for Asean’s humanitarian resolve

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Just days after Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar in 2008, Surin Pitsuwan, then secretary-general of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), swiftly called on its [...]
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Zimbabwe team arrives in Pakistan amid tight security

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Zimbabwe arrived in Pakistan early Tuesday in the eastern city of Lahore as the first test playing nation to visit the country for international matches since an attack on [...]
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Indian nurse dies after 42 years in coma following rape

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A nurse died Monday after 42 years in a coma following a brutal rape, in a case that led India to ease some restrictions on euthanasia. Aruna Shanbaug suffered brain damage [...]
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Pakistan firm in global fake degree scam worth millions: report

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Pakistani company that has pledged to build a media empire was facing tough criticism Monday after the New York Times said it was earning tens of millions of dollars by [...]
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Quake-hit Nepal imposes two-month ban on new buildings

Quake-hit Nepal imposes two-month ban on new buildings

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nepal Monday imposed a two-month moratorium on the start of new building projects and limited current construction to two storeys after recent deadly earthquakes destroyed [...]
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Pakistan gets ready to revive international cricket at home

20-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pakistan will be seeking to provide foolproof security to the Zimbabwe cricket team in the same city where international matches got suspended six years ago after gunmen [...]
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Planemaker Dassault to double Rafale output in two-to-three years if India buys

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Dassault Aviation will double production of its Rafale combat jet within two to three years of the completion of a planned sale to India, its chief executive said on Monday. [...]
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Rio Tinto, Mongolia reach deal to build huge copper mine

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Mongolia and Rio Tinto have reached an agreement paving the way for work to resume on a delayed $5 billion underground copper mine that is expected to underpin the growth [...]
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Fitch: TDBM Issuance Credit Negative for Mongolian Sovereign

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Fitch | 6:00 AM

Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia’s (TDBM) recent issuance of USD500m in government-guaranteed notes is on balance a credit negative for the Mongolian sovereign, [...]
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Modinomics, Korea’s 3.0 economic plan can combine, says Park

20-May-2015 Intellasia | Hindustan Times | 6:00 AM

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday said that “Modinomics and Korea’s 3.0 economic plan can combine to become central drivers for lifting the global [...]
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Mahathir wants pressure applied on Burma

20-May-2015 Intellasia | The Sun Daily | 6:00 AM

Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today condemned the ill-treatment of the Rohingyas by Myanmar, saying its government should be pressured to stop such acts. [...]
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