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Philippine defence chief visits disputed Spratly island

Philippine defence chief visits disputed Spratly island

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana flew to a disputed South China Sea island on Friday, brushing off a challenge by the Chinese military while asserting [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte tours Russian warship

Philippines’ Duterte tours Russian warship

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte toured a visiting Russian warship on Friday for the second time in barely four months as he highlighted his growing closeness to Moscow. [...]
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Philippines Slammed for Senator’s Politically Motivated Prosecution

Philippines Slammed for Senator’s Politically Motivated Prosecution

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Hrw | 6:00 AM

An international monitoring organisation for the rights of elected lawmakers issued a scathing report on Friday, accusing the Philippine government of pursuing politically [...]
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What are Japan’s options against N Korea?

What are Japan’s options against N Korea?

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea has been a threat to Japan for decades – and it’s a problem for which there is no perfect solution. It’s an issue important enough to have [...]
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N Korea’s conventional weapons a major factor as tensions rise

N Korea’s conventional weapons a major factor as tensions rise

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Spokesman | 6:00 AM

If the United States were to strike North Korea, Kim Jong Un’s regime would retaliate by unleashing its conventional weaponry lined up on the demilitarised zone that [...]
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Twenty-fivem reasons the US hasn’t struck N Korea

Twenty-fivem reasons the US hasn’t struck N Korea

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Washingtonpost | 6:00 AM

If the United States were to strike North Korea, Kim Jong Un’s regime would retaliate by unleashing its conventional weaponry lined up on the demilitarised zone that [...]
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Korea on heightened alert as N Korea readies for army anniversary

Korea on heightened alert as N Korea readies for army anniversary

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea was on heightened alert on Friday ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both sides of [...]
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US fighter pilot with Korea-bound carrier had to eject: navy

US fighter pilot with Korea-bound carrier had to eject: navy

24-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A pilot preparing to land on the US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, heading for waters off Korea, was forced to eject on his final approach, the Pentagon said Friday. The [...]
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Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

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

South Korea said on Friday it was on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both [...]
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Revealed: How Donald Trump’s N Korea ‘armada’ was actually sailing in wrong direction

Revealed: How Donald Trump’s N Korea ‘armada’ was actually sailing in wrong direction

22-Apr-2017 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

When US president Donald Trump boasted early last week that he had sent an “armada” as a warning to North Korea, the aircraft carrier strike group he spoke of was [...]
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N Korea threatens ‘super-mighty’ strike on US

N Korea threatens ‘super-mighty’ strike on US

22-Apr-2017 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

In an escalating war of words with the US, North Korea warned Thursday of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” that would reduce American military forces in South [...]
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Trump praises Chinese efforts on N Korea ‘menace,’ Pyongyang warns of strike

Trump praises Chinese efforts on N Korea ‘menace,’ Pyongyang warns of strike

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

US President Donald Trump praised Chinese efforts to rein in “the menace of North Korea” on Thursday, after North Korean state media warned the United States of a [...]
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N Korea: ‘Super-mighty pre-emptive strike’ will reduce US to ashes

N Korea: ‘Super-mighty pre-emptive strike’ will reduce US to ashes

22-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

North Korean state media threatened to launch a “super-mighty pre-emptive strike” that would reduce South Korea and the United states “to ashes.” The [...]
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Trump Confident China Working `Very Hard’ to Rein in N Korea

Trump Confident China Working `Very Hard’ to Rein in N Korea

22-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said he has “absolute confidence” that Chinese President Xi Jinping will work “very, very hard” to defuse rising tensions North [...]
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UN Security Council threatens new sanctions on N Korea

UN Security Council threatens new sanctions on N Korea

22-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned North Korea’s latest missile test and threatened to impose new sanctions against Pyongyang for its “highly [...]
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