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Exclusive – UN Security Council mulls resolution on Ukraine crash site access

Exclusive – UN Security Council mulls resolution on Ukraine crash site access

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution to condemn the “shooting down” of a Malaysian passenger plane in Ukraine, demand armed groups allow [...]
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Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big [...]
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Rescuers find 251 bodies at crash site – Ukrainian committee

Rescuers find 251 bodies at crash site – Ukrainian committee

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:03 PM

Rescuers found 251 bodies and 86 fragments of bodies by late on Sunday at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner and a second train with refrigerator wagons to take the [...]
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Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash

Putin blames others for exploiting Ukraine crash

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 1:55 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin lashed out Monday against those who he said were exploiting the downing of a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine for “mercenary [...]
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UN mulls vote today to condemn MH17 downing

UN mulls vote today to condemn MH17 downing

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 8:12 AM

The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution to condemn the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine on July 17, demand armed groups [...]
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Strong evidence Russian missile used to down MH17, says Kerry

Strong evidence Russian missile used to down MH17, says Kerry

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:08 AM

United States Secretary of State John Kerry laid out “extraordinary circumstantial evidence” yesterday that Ukrainian pro-Russian rebels were behind the downing [...]
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Up to 100 Aids Researchers En Route to Conference Killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

Up to 100 Aids Researchers En Route to Conference Killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Newsweek | 7:12 AM

Dozens of Aids researchers who were onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 have been killed, robbing the global health community of some of the world’s best researchers [...]
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Vietnam debuts 2 locally-made missile warships

Vietnam debuts 2 locally-made missile warships

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Tuoitrenews | 6:00 AM

The ceremony to debut the new vessels, HQ377 and HQ378, was held at the military port of Naval Zone 2 in southern Dong Nai Province. The ships were earlier handed over by the [...]
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Indonesia ex-sports minister jailed in $40 mn graft case

Indonesia ex-sports minister jailed in $40 mn graft case

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Indonesia’s former sports minister was jailed for four years on Friday over a $40 million corruption case, the latest sentencing to have hit the popularity of the [...]
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China leader urges ‘fair and objective’ plane crash probe

China leader urges ‘fair and objective’ plane crash probe

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

China’s President Xi Jinping called for a “fair and objective” investigation into the crash of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. “We feel consternation [...]
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Super Typhoon Rammasun hits southern China

Super Typhoon Rammasun hits southern China

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made its second landfall Friday, authorities said, after leaving a trail of destruction and at least 64 dead [...]
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Manila urges unity for South East Asian nations in China sea dispute

Manila urges unity for South East Asian nations in China sea dispute

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is pushing for a meeting among four Southeast Asian nations with conflicting claims to waters in the South China Sea so that they can hammer out a common [...]
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Thailand’s ousted PM says she won’t flee charges

Thailand’s ousted PM says she won’t flee charges

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Friday she will fight charges related to her ousted government’s rice subsidy programme, vowing to [...]
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Ex-general alleges massive fraud in Indonesia vote

Ex-general alleges massive fraud in Indonesia vote

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto alleged Friday there had “been quite massive incidences” of fraud in general elections, which he said might [...]
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US drone strike kills eleven in northwest Pakistan

US drone strike kills eleven in northwest Pakistan

21-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A US drone strike targeting a Pakistani Taliban compound on Saturday killed eleven insurgents in the country’s restive northwestern tribal region near the border with [...]
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