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Three military ideas for dealing with N Korea

Three military ideas for dealing with N Korea

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Time | 6:00 AM

South Korea is preparing to elect a new leader just as Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator and the international community’s bete noire, is engaged in dangerously [...]
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Russia says N Korea is ready for direct nuclear talks with the US

Russia says N Korea is ready for direct nuclear talks with the US

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

North Korea is open to coming to the table for direct talks with the US over its nuclear ambitions, Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, told his American counterpart [...]
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Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5pct in July-Sept

Japan economy gains momentum, grows 2.5pct in July-Sept

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s economy is gaining momentum, expanding at a 2.5 percent annual pace in July-September, the government said Friday. The upward revision from an earlier estimate [...]
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China and India are now arguing over a crashed drone near their disputed border

China and India are now arguing over a crashed drone near their disputed border

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | QZ | 6:00 AM

Tensions between China and India at their disputed border have been reignited — over a crashed drone. Yesterday Beijing accused India of violating its territorial [...]
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N Korea ready to talk DIRECTLY to US: Kim Jong-un ‘wants security guarantees’

N Korea ready to talk DIRECTLY to US: Kim Jong-un ‘wants security guarantees’

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM

NORTH Korea is ready for direct talks with the United States, Russia’s Foreign minister has claimed. Sergey Lavrov, 67, told his United States counterpart Rex [...]
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Korea’s ‘decapitation unit’ will be armed with suicide drones and grenade machine guns

Korea’s ‘decapitation unit’ will be armed with suicide drones and grenade machine guns

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

A newly established South Korean army brigade known as the “decapitation unit” has been allocated 340 million won ($310,000) to purchase equipment including [...]
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Is Kim Jong Un crazy? The N Korea leader is just a cold calculator, experts say

Is Kim Jong Un crazy? The N Korea leader is just a cold calculator, experts say

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Cetus News | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s foreign ministry says war is ‘inevitable’ as US and South Korea conduct military exercises. North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean [...]
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N Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

N Korea says US threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Two US B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and US threats have made the [...]
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An unflattering portrait of Malaysian politics

An unflattering portrait of Malaysian politics

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | ATimes | 6:00 AM

PM Najib Razak has stirred racial divisions and cynically divided rivals ahead of elections opponents hope will turn on his alleged massive corruption As political parties [...]
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Rohingya Refugees Still Fleeing From Burma to Bangladesh: UNHCR

Rohingya Refugees Still Fleeing From Burma to Bangladesh: UNHCR

09-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rohingya refugees continue to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh even though both countries set up a timetable last month to allow them to start to return home, the UN refugee [...]
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Indonesia Condemns U.S. Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

Indonesia Condemns U.S. Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo, leader of the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, onThursday condemned the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s [...]
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IMF warns on brewing risks in China’s financial system

IMF warns on brewing risks in China’s financial system

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund report scrutinised the stability of China’s financial system The International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned of brewing risks in [...]
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China says Indian drone ‘invaded’ its airspace, crashed

China says Indian drone ‘invaded’ its airspace, crashed

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

An Indian drone has “invaded” China’s airspace and crashed, China’s defence ministry said Thursday, months after the neighbours ended one of their [...]
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Philippines plans to sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine: minister

Philippines plans to sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine: minister

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines intends to sue Sanofi after authorities suspended the pharmaceutical giant’s anti-dengue vaccine in response to the company warning the drug could lead [...]
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Kim Jong Un’s bizarre N Korea propaganda photos

Kim Jong Un’s bizarre N Korea propaganda photos

08-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

From a lubricant factory to an orphanage, potato factory or tire production centre, Kim Jong Un has conducted many sporadic visits to odd and quirky North Korean sites [...]
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