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US lawmakers urge Japan’s leader to reaffirm war apologies

US lawmakers urge Japan’s leader to reaffirm war apologies

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

Twenty-five US lawmakers are urging Japan’s prime minister “to formally reaffirm and validate” apologies made by his predecessors for Japanese wartime [...]
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Indonesia Executions Now Imminent, Despite International Protests

Indonesia Executions Now Imminent, Despite International Protests

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

Indonesia is preparing to execute 10 people convicted of drug crimes, most of them foreigners, now that they have exhausted their legal appeals, officials said. The [...]
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MH370 Wreckage Spotted Between India And Malaysia, New government Hacking Theory Emerges

MH370 Wreckage Spotted Between India And Malaysia, New government Hacking Theory Emerges

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Inquisitr | 6:00 AM

Flight MH370 wreckage has allegedly been spotted in the ocean between India and Malaysia by an aviation expert who is now seeking $2 million to recover the debris. Andre [...]
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Beijing defends HK vote plan after fierce overseas criticism

Beijing defends HK vote plan after fierce overseas criticism

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong’s plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election, saying it represented public opinion “from all walks of [...]
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Japan PM office drone may have been there days: reports

Japan PM office drone may have been there days: reports

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A small drone bearing traces of radioactivity that was found on the roof of the Japanese prime minister’s office may have been there for days, reports said Thursday. [...]
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China leaders to meet Taiwan ruling party chief: Xinhua

China leaders to meet Taiwan ruling party chief: Xinhua

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Leaders of China’s Communist Party will meet the chair of Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party early next month, state media said Friday, amid improving [...]
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EU ‘completely opposed’ to Frenchman’s death sentence in Indonesia

EU ‘completely opposed’ to Frenchman’s death sentence in Indonesia

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The EU on Thursday attacked the death sentence imposed on a Frenchman in Indonesia, which is expected to be carried out shortly, saying it was no answer to drug trafficking. [...]
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African, Asian leaders agree to cooperate against terrorism

African, Asian leaders agree to cooperate against terrorism

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian and African leaders agreed to develop concrete ways to cooperate in fighting extremism and the financing of terrorism, they said at the conclusion of a summit in [...]
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Philippines accuses China coastguard of armed robbery

Philippines accuses China coastguard of armed robbery

25-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

oal on April 11, then took the crew’s catch, the Philippine fisheries bureau said. In one incident, the Filipino fishermen “were threatened and pointed with a gun [...]
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Chairman of Taiwan’s Ruling Nationalists to Visit China

Chairman of Taiwan’s Ruling Nationalists to Visit China

24-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 3:25 PM

The chairman of Taiwan’s ruling Nationalist party will hold talks with Communist Party leaders during a visit to China next month as the former bitter enemies continue [...]
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China Warns N Korean Nuclear Threat Is Rising

China Warns N Korean Nuclear Threat Is Rising

24-Apr-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

China’s top nuclear experts have increased their estimates of North Korea’s nuclear weapons production well beyond most previous US figures, suggesting Pyongyang [...]
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China defends vessels’ actions against Philippines in South China Sea

China defends vessels’ actions against Philippines in South China Sea

24-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China on Wednesday defended the actions of its vessels in the disputed South China Sea after the Philippines accused China’s coast guard of using water cannon on [...]
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HK faces resistance with Beijing-backed election plan

HK faces resistance with Beijing-backed election plan

24-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers [...]
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Japan PM Abe meets China’s Xi, says to work for better ties

Japan PM Abe meets China’s Xi, says to work for better ties

24-Apr-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a summit in Indonesia on Wednesday, the latest sign of a thaw between the [...]
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Japan’s Abe to visit US World War II memorial

Japan’s Abe to visit US World War II memorial

24-Apr-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe is expected to make a deeply symbolic visit to Washington’s World War II memorial next week, hoping to assuage stinging [...]
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