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Trump says US to target firms doing business with N. Korea

Trump says US to target firms doing business with N. Korea

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump on Thursday paved the way for sanctions against foreign companies doing business with North Korea, a dramatic ratcheting up of pressure on the [...]
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Russia at UN slams ‘military hysteria’ over N. Korea

Russia at UN slams ‘military hysteria’ over N. Korea

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday took an indirect swipe at the United States, telling the United Nations that “military hysteria” over North [...]
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N Korea’s Kim says will make ‘deranged’ Trump pay dearly for UN speech

N Korea’s Kim says will make ‘deranged’ Trump pay dearly for UN speech

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un said on Friday the North will consider the “highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history” against the United States [...]
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Kim hits back at Trump as US ramps up N. Korea sanctions

Kim hits back at Trump as US ramps up N. Korea sanctions

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The United States ramped up sanctions aimed at curtailing North Korea’s nuclear weapons drive Thursday, as Kim Jong-Un vowed that Donald Trump’s [...]
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N Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

N Korea says sanctions threaten survival of its children

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea told a UN rights panel that international sanctions imposed on it over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes would endanger the survival of North Korean [...]
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N Korea official says North may consider hydrogen bomb on Pacific Ocean: Yonhap

N Korea official says North may consider hydrogen bomb on Pacific Ocean: Yonhap

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korean Foreign minister Ri Yong Ho said on Friday he believes the North could consider a hydrogen bomb test on the Pacific Ocean of an unprecedented scale, South [...]
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Four rangers killed by bomb in rebel-hit Thai south

Four rangers killed by bomb in rebel-hit Thai south

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Four Thai army rangers were killed Friday when a roadside bomb tore through their truck as they were securing a road for teachers, an army official said, the latest carnage [...]
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China urges N Korea not to go further in a ‘dangerous direction’

China urges N Korea not to go further in a ‘dangerous direction’

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign minister on Thursday called on North Korea not to go further in a “dangerous direction” with its nuclear programme and said negotiations [...]
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Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte ‘dictatorship’

Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte ‘dictatorship’

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging dictatorship, in a major show of dissent [...]
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US pressing Suu Kyi, Burma military over Rohingya: Haley

US pressing Suu Kyi, Burma military over Rohingya: Haley

23-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The United States is worried about the “tragedies” in Myanmar affecting Rohingya Muslims and US authorities are pressing government leader Aung San Suu Kyi and [...]
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Korea approves aid to N Korea, North calls Trump ‘barking dog’

Korea approves aid to N Korea, North calls Trump ‘barking dog’

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to send $8 million worth of aid to North Korea, as China warned the crisis on the Korean peninsula was getting more serious by the day [...]
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Trump, Korea’s Moon to meet amid tensions over N Korea

Trump, Korea’s Moon to meet amid tensions over N Korea

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold talks on North Korea’s nuclear crisis on Thursday amid tensions over whether Trump’s [...]
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China reiterates calls for Korea to remove THAAD

China reiterates calls for Korea to remove THAAD

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi reiterated to his South Korean counterpart Beijing’s demand for the removal of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) [...]
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Japan Earthquake: Fukushima Braces for Another Possible Tsunami After 6.1-Magnitude Shock

Japan Earthquake: Fukushima Braces for Another Possible Tsunami After 6.1-Magnitude Shock

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Fortune | 6:00 AM

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan Wednesday, just hours after a 7.1-magnitude event leveled central Mexico. The tremors erupted at 2:37 a.m. Tokyo time, [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugs

Philippines’ Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugs

22-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician are true, and that the police who [...]
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