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For N Korea summit, human rights an afterthought

For N Korea summit, human rights an afterthought

25-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Ahead of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump’s focus has been on stagecraft and prospects for a legacy-defining nuclear deal. [...]
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N Korea must blow up, not shut down, test site to prove it’s scrapping nukes, says Korean scientist

N Korea must blow up, not shut down, test site to prove it’s scrapping nukes, says Korean scientist

25-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea must blow up its Punggye-ri nuclear test site rather than merely shutting it down to prove its commitment to get rid of its nuclear weapons, according to a senior [...]
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Malaysian ex-PM quizzed for second time over graft claims

Malaysian ex-PM quizzed for second time over graft claims

25-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak arrived at the anti-graft agency Thursday to be questioned for a second time this week over a multi billion-dollar corruption scandal [...]
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Trump administration wants more high-level talks with N Korea before summit

Trump administration wants more high-level talks with N Korea before summit

25-May-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration wants additional high-level talks with North Korea and assurances from Kim Jong Un that he is committed to giving up his nuclear programme before [...]
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N Korea says it’s up to US whether they meet at a table or in a ‘nuclear showdown’

N Korea says it’s up to US whether they meet at a table or in a ‘nuclear showdown’

25-May-2018 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea is threatening to reconsider Kim Jong Un’s participation in a summit with President Trump next month, saying it is up to the United States to decide whether [...]
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Drilling down: Risky hunt for oil in Vietnam’s South China Sea blocks

Drilling down: Risky hunt for oil in Vietnam’s South China Sea blocks

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Some oil blocks off Vietnam’s sprawling coastline fall within an area of the South China Sea demarcated by China’s “nine-dash line”, the basis for [...]
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Talks between North and Korea likely after May 25Korean official

Talks between North and Korea likely after May 25Korean official

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

High-level talks between North and South Korea will likely resume after May 25, once joint US-South Korea joint military drills are completed, a South Korean government [...]
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N Korea allows Korea reporters to visit nuclear site, official says

N Korea allows Korea reporters to visit nuclear site, official says

24-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea has accepted a list of South Korean reporters to visit their nuclear testing site after a days-long tug of war with Seoul, South Korea’s unification [...]
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The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

The Latest: Pompeo says NK could benefit from US investment

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea [...]
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Elderly N Korean spies trapped in South yearn for home

Elderly N Korean spies trapped in South yearn for home

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

He’s spent nearly six decades trapped on enemy soil, surviving 29 years in a prison where he was tortured by South Korean guards before being released to a life of [...]
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Trump says Kim summit could be delayed

Trump says Kim summit could be delayed

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hosting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House, Donald Trump did little to quell speculation about his historic first summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong [...]
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Cabinet holds first meeting since being sworn in

Cabinet holds first meeting since being sworn in

24-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Cabinet ministers began arriving at the Perdana Putra Complex here as early as 8.20am today for their first official meeting since being sworn in. The meeting’s chair [...]
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Australia investigators defend MH370 out-of-control scenario

Australia investigators defend MH370 out-of-control scenario

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian investigators Tuesday defended their findings that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was out of control when it plunged into the ocean, despite renewed [...]
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Burma Rohingya militants massacred Hindus, says Amnesty

Burma Rohingya militants massacred Hindus, says Amnesty

24-May-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Rohingya Muslim militants in Myanmar killed dozens of Hindu civilians during attacks last August, according to an investigation by Amnesty International. The group called [...]
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N. Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

N. Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

24-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Invited foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on [...]
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