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Hun Sen hostility puts decade-old UN Khmer Rouge tribunal in doubt

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

Youk Chhang has spent 20 years documenting the horrors of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge “Killing Fields” regime and his team has provided half a million documents [...]
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New Zealand seeks UN resolution on Israel-Palestine

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

UN Security Council member New Zealand is working on a draft resolution to revive long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. France has begun consultations [...]
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Asian, African nations challenge ‘obsolete’ world order

Asian, African nations challenge ‘obsolete’ world order

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

Leaders of Asian and African nations called on Wednesday for a new global order that is open to emerging economic powers and leaves the “obsolete ideas” of [...]
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Sydney storm: East coast of Australia battered by strong winds and a month of rain in 24 hours

23-Apr-2015 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

A cyclone has battered Australia’s east coast, killing three people, washing away houses, cutting power to more than 200,000 homes and stranding a cruise ship in [...]
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Three dead as wild weather lashes Australian state

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

Three people died as the Australian state of New South Wales was lashed by a “once-in-a-decade” storm Tuesday with homes washed away, thousands hit by power cuts [...]
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Nobel winners to help Asian cities tackle climate change

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

Nine Nobel prize winners in fields ranging from economics to medicine will try to come up with ideas this week to help fast-growing cities in Asia cope with global warming. [...]
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Taliban announce their spring offensive in Afghanistan

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

The Taliban said on Wednesday that they will start their spring offensive this week, an annual campaign in their war against the Afghan government. In a statement emailed to [...]
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‘Bully’ New Zealand PM sorry for pulling waitress’ hair

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

peatedly pulling her ponytail on visits to her cafe. As women’s groups expressed outrage, Key said he now realised his behaviour was inappropriate but insisted he was [...]
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Afghan Taliban announce ‘spring offensive’ to start April 24

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

The Afghan Taliban said their annual “spring offensive” will begin on Friday, vowing nationwide attacks in what is expected to be the bloodiest fighting season in [...]
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Wild weather smashes Australian state for third day

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

Heavy rain and high winds battered Sydney and other areas for a third day on Wednesday causing widespread chaos, with emergency services dealing with nearly 10,000 calls for [...]
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US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment

US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Beyond Containment

22-Apr-2015 Intellasia | (The Diplomat) | 7:20 AM

Japan’s cooperation with Australia, which began with much fanfare in 2006, has been given added momentum and impetus in recent years by the combined efforts of Japanese [...]
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UN refugee agency says Australia rejected Vietnamese at sea

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

The United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday that it had raised concerns with Australian authorities that a boatload of Vietnamese asylum seekers had their refugee [...]
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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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