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Trump on Kim Jong Un: ‘His people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.’

Trump on Kim Jong Un: ‘His people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same.’

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo News | 6:02 AM

President Trump on Friday expressed admiration for the way Kim Jong Un is treated by North Koreans. “Hey, he is the head of a country and I mean he is the strong [...]
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China sounds out Japan, S. Korea for another summit this year

China sounds out Japan, S. Korea for another summit this year

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

China has sounded out Japan and South Korea to hold a trilateral summit again in December in Beijing, hoping to further ramp up cooperation to denuclearise North Korea, [...]
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Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; at least 40 injured

Japan earthquake kills 3 including 9-year-old girl; at least 40 injured

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:02 AM

At least three people were killeda 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80sand more than 200 other people were hurt after a strong earthquake rattled the city of Osaka in [...]
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Philippine lawyer finds unlikely ally in Duterte in fight to legalise gay marriage

Philippine lawyer finds unlikely ally in Duterte in fight to legalise gay marriage

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

In the Philippines, where Catholicism is dominant and divorce is still illegal, a young atheist, openly gay lawyer is leading a historic fight for same-sex marriage. Jesus [...]
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Seoul says N. Korea sanctions may be eased before full denuclearisation

Seoul says N. Korea sanctions may be eased before full denuclearisation

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

South Korea said Monday that sanctions against North Korea could be eased once it takes “substantive steps towards denuclearisation”, seemingly setting the bar [...]
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Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka area kills three, stops factories

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan’s Osaka area kills three, stops factories

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday, killing three people, halting factory lines in an industrial area and [...]
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UK, France should press Thai PM on rights, to end military rule  group

UK, France should press Thai PM on rights, to end military rule group

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Britain and France should highlight deteriorating human rights in Thailand when its prime minister visits this month and they should make clear there will be no [...]
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Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Burma

Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Burma

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country. Several [...]
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UN rights boss takes aim at U.S migration policy, China, Burma in final speech

UN rights boss takes aim at U.S migration policy, China, Burma in final speech

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The top UN human rights official called on the United States on Monday to halt its “unconscionable” policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents [...]
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Congressional Role In N Korea Nuclear Talks

Congressional Role In N Korea Nuclear Talks

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | VNA | 6:02 AM

Michel Martin speaks with Democratic Congressman Eliot Engel about the ongoing negotiations with North Korea, and how recent tariffs on Chinese goods could complicate efforts [...]
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Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week  Yonhap

Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week Yonhap

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart [...]
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S. Korea conducts war games to defend against Japan

S. Korea conducts war games to defend against Japan

19-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

South Korea on Monday began two days of war games to practise defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coastagainst an unlikely attack by Japan. The drills come just [...]
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ExclusiveMalaysia’s Najib may face charges of money laundering, misappropriation of property: source

ExclusiveMalaysia’s Najib may face charges of money laundering, misappropriation of property: source

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 7:12 AM

Malaysian authorities investigating scandal-hit state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) are considering charging former prime minister Najib Razak with money [...]
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Trump reportedly told Japan’s prime minister he’d send him ’25 million Mexicans’

Trump reportedly told Japan’s prime minister he’d send him ’25 million Mexicans’

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Business Insider | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump told Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, during last week’s G7 summit in Canada that he’d ship him millions of Mexicans, a senior [...]
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Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods; Beijing strikes back

Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods; Beijing strikes back

18-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

US President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday, and the smoldering trade war between the world’s two [...]
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