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Vietnam Battles Political Scandals As Trump Announces Apec Visit

Vietnam Battles Political Scandals As Trump Announces Apec Visit

07-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

It was confirmed in recent days that US President Donald Trump will travel to Vietnam in early November to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in the [...]
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A N Korea Nuclear Strike on Tokyo, Seoul Could Kill 2.1 Million

A N Korea Nuclear Strike on Tokyo, Seoul Could Kill 2.1 Million

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

As US President Donald Trump threatens to destroy North Korea, even some of his closest aides have warned of the potentially disastrous effects of a war. New research [...]
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Russia throws N Korea lifeline to stymie regime change

Russia throws N Korea lifeline to stymie regime change

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Russia is quietly boosting economic support for North Korea to try to stymie any US-led push to oust Kim Jong Un as Moscow fears his fall would sap its regional clout and [...]
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Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol

Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Almost 12 million people, or almost one sixth of Thailand’s population, have visited the glittering Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their respects to the late King [...]
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CIA: Kim Jong-un, N Korea dictator, is not crazy, but ‘very rational’

CIA: Kim Jong-un, N Korea dictator, is not crazy, but ‘very rational’

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Washington Times | 6:00 AM

A top CIA official called North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un a “very rational actor” who doesn’t want a war with the United States, despite a string of [...]
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Putin Says Strike Against N Korea Is Possible but Results Would Be Unpredictable

Putin Says Strike Against N Korea Is Possible but Results Would Be Unpredictable

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday a global military strike to disarm North Korea is “indeed” possible. But he also contended the results would be [...]
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UN panel urges N Korea to end child discrimination, labour

UN panel urges N Korea to end child discrimination, labour

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A United Nations panel for child rights said on Wednesday that North Korea was punishing children for their “parents’ crimes” or political views by [...]
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Kim Jong-Nam may have been poisoned by other suspects, trial told

Kim Jong-Nam may have been poisoned by other suspects, trial told

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Other suspects could have poisoned the half-brother of North Korea’s leader besides the two women on trial for his audacious assassination in Malaysia, an expert [...]
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N Korea threatens Japan with ‘nuclear clouds’

N Korea threatens Japan with ‘nuclear clouds’

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

‘No one knows when the touch-and-go situation will lead to a nuclear war, but if so, the Japanese archipelago will be engulfed in flames in a moment’ North Korea [...]
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Trump and Japan’s Abe agree to keep pressure on N Korea

Trump and Japan’s Abe agree to keep pressure on N Korea

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe agreed in a telephone conversation on Wednesday that pressure should be maintained on North Korea, a senior [...]
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Rohingya crisis: UN ‘suppressed’ report predicting its shortcomings in Burma

Rohingya crisis: UN ‘suppressed’ report predicting its shortcomings in Burma

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

The UN commissioned and then “suppressed” a report that criticised its strategy in Myanmar and warned it was ill-prepared to deal with the impending Rohingya [...]
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UN: Burma violence may be ‘crimes against humanity’

UN: Burma violence may be ‘crimes against humanity’

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

UN rights experts urge Myanmar to ‘vigorously prosecute cases of violence’ against Rohingya women and children. UN rights experts have warned that the violence [...]
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Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Burma

Bangladesh destroys boats ferrying Rohingya from Burma

06-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Bangladeshi authorities have destroyed about 20 boats that ferried Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar, accusing smugglers of using the huge exodus to bring [...]
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China calls for closer military ties with Britain as its warships visit London for first time

China calls for closer military ties with Britain as its warships visit London for first time

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The Chinese ambassador to Britain has called for closer military ties between Beijing and the UK in a world that is “far from being peaceful”, as warships from [...]
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N Korea promises to bring ‘nuclear clouds’ to Japan, mocks PM as ‘headless chicken’

N Korea promises to bring ‘nuclear clouds’ to Japan, mocks PM as ‘headless chicken’

05-Oct-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea threatened to bring “nuclear clouds” to Japan and mocked prime minister Shinzo Abe for acting like a “headless chicken” at the United [...]
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