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Java earthquake kills at least three people and damages buildings

Java earthquake kills at least three people and damages buildings

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 7:48 AM

Magnitude-6.5 quake on Indonesian island activates tsunami early warnings, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas A powerful earthquake that struck the Indonesian [...]
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US official calls on Burma to free journalists

US official calls on Burma to free journalists

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US envoy Sam Brownback called on Thursday for the release of journalists jailed in Myanmar while covering the plight of ethnic Rohingya Muslims forced to flee a military [...]
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China air force goads Taiwan with Hokkien-language video

China air force goads Taiwan with Hokkien-language video

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s air force has released a propaganda film dubbed into Hokkien, a language strongly identified with Taiwan’s pro-independence movement, showing bomber [...]
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What US and N Korea mean when they talk about denuclearisation

What US and N Korea mean when they talk about denuclearisation

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his South Korea counterpart, Moon Jae-in, meet next Friday, the most important topic on the agenda is the one on which there has been [...]
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Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountain. Mount Io spewed smoke and ash high into the [...]
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Prime minister says Australia will sail in South China Sea

Prime minister says Australia will sail in South China Sea

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Australia’s prime minister said the Australian navy has a “perfect right” to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy [...]
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World War 3: China threatens Taiwan INVASION with ‘sacred mission’ as missiles are fired

World War 3: China threatens Taiwan INVASION with ‘sacred mission’ as missiles are fired

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

CHINA is threatening to invade Taiwan after Chinese aircrafts circled the self-ruled island showing Beijing’s military power amid heightened World War 3. World War 3 [...]
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N Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearisation, Moon says

N Korea drops withdrawal of US forces as condition of denuclearisation, Moon says

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea has dropped its long-held demand that the United States withdraw forces from South Korea in exchange for denuclearisation, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said [...]
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N Korea seeks ‘complete denuclearisation,’ Moon says; US vows pressure

N Korea seeks ‘complete denuclearisation,’ Moon says; US vows pressure

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has expressed its commitment to “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean peninsula and has not attached conditions, South Korea’s president [...]
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In a Trade War, China Might Boycott US Goods. That Could Backfire.

In a Trade War, China Might Boycott US Goods. That Could Backfire.

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

If China calls for a boycott of American goods, Chinese workers like David Xu could be in trouble. Xu is one of thousands of residents of this port town who cash paychecks [...]
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China environment ministry warns of ‘stalemate’ in war on smog

China environment ministry warns of ‘stalemate’ in war on smog

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s war on pollution is at risk of reaching a “stalemate”, with poor weather conditions undermining the country’s efforts to reduce smog, an [...]
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Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries

21-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A volcano in Japan erupted on Thursday, shooting clouds of smoke and rocks into the sky, and prompting authorities to ban access to the peak, but there were no reports of any [...]
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Korea Working To Formally End The Korean War. Yes, That Korean War.

Korea Working To Formally End The Korean War. Yes, That Korean War.

20-Apr-2018 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

South Korean officials have discussed ways to formally end the Korean War with their counterparts in the United States and North Korea, officials in Seoul confirmed this [...]
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New role for wife of N Korea’s Kim: First Lady

New role for wife of N Korea’s Kim: First Lady

20-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of First Lady in what analysts say is a major boost to her status ahead of back-to-back summits [...]
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Australia, Japan to join Philippines-US joint exercises

Australia, Japan to join Philippines-US joint exercises

20-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Forces from Australia and Japan will also participate in the forthcoming joint military exercises between the Philippines and the United States. The 34th Balikatan exercises [...]
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