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Thailand indicts 26 on terrorism, arms charges

Thailand indicts 26 on terrorism, arms charges

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Twenty-six people accused of plotting an attack in Thailand have been indicted by a military court on charges including weapon possession and conspiring to commit terrorism, [...]
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Communist rebels raid two Philippine plantations in one day

Communist rebels raid two Philippine plantations in one day

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Communist insurgents raided two banana plantations in one day in the southern Philippines in some of their most brazen attacks for months in the face of recent setbacks, [...]
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Vietnam Sends Envoy to China to Smooth Tensions

Vietnam Sends Envoy to China to Smooth Tensions

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam is sending a senior Communist party official to China this week to try to rebuild relations badly bit by Beijing’s decision to deploy an oil rig in waters [...]
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MH17 victims wouldn’t have returned if Malaysia beholden to the US, Najib says

MH17 victims wouldn’t have returned if Malaysia beholden to the US, Najib says

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malay Mail Online | 6:00 AM

Flight MH17′s victims’ remains would not have been retrieved so quickly if Malaysia had relied on superpowers like the United States to broker a deal with the [...]
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China’s military holds drill close to Vietnam: Report

China’s military holds drill close to Vietnam: Report

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

Amid its row with Vietnam over the disputed islands in the South China Sea, China’s military recently staged a drill in waters close to Vietnam simulating a scenario in [...]
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Two soldiers, 4 rebels killed in Indian Kashmir clashes: army

Two soldiers, 4 rebels killed in Indian Kashmir clashes: army

26-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

India’s army clashed with suspected militants in Indian Kashmir near the disputed border with Pakistan, leaving two soldiers and four rebels dead, a military official [...]
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India temple stampede in Madhya Pradesh kills 10

India temple stampede in Madhya Pradesh kills 10

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 3:00 PM

At least 10 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu festival in central India, local officials say. Scores were injured in the crush at the Kamtanath Pahad temple in [...]
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China executes Tiananmen Square attack leaders

China executes Tiananmen Square attack leaders

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:54 AM

China has executed eight people for “terrorist attacks”, including three it described as “masterminding” a suicide car crash in Beijing’s [...]
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Death toll from Hiroshima landslides reaches 50

Death toll from Hiroshima landslides reaches 50

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:50 AM

The death toll from devastating midweek landslides in Hiroshima rose to 50 with 38 others missing on Sunday as fresh rain stoked fears of more disasters and hampered the [...]
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China Rejects US Calls to Impose Sanction on Russia

China Rejects US Calls to Impose Sanction on Russia

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

China’s foreign ministry has rejected calls from the US to place sanctions on Russia’s economy. In an interview with Lithuanian news outlet Alfa, Daniel Fried, [...]
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China warplane in ‘dangerous’ intercept with US jet: Pentagon

China warplane in ‘dangerous’ intercept with US jet: Pentagon

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

A Chinese fighter jet flew perilously close to a US military aircraft this week in a “very dangerous” incident in international air space east of Hainan Island, [...]
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N Korea May Soon Have More Powerful Rocket

N Korea May Soon Have More Powerful Rocket

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | NY times | 6:00 AM

Satellite images indicate that North Korea is likely to have the ability to launch a longer-range rocket that can carry a heavier payload by the end of this year, according [...]
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Interpol seeks clues from 5 countries to help solve mystery over Thailand ‘baby factory’ case

Interpol seeks clues from 5 countries to help solve mystery over Thailand ‘baby factory’ case

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | News1130 | 6:00 AM

Interpol said it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the “Baby Factory” case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessperson who has [...]
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Malaysia Holds A Day Of Mourning As MH17 Bodies Return Home

Malaysia Holds A Day Of Mourning As MH17 Bodies Return Home

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard [...]
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AP Photos: Pakistani protesters sleep on streets

AP Photos: Pakistani protesters sleep on streets

25-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

They swarmed into Pakistan’s capital in their thousands, protesters calling for prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation and the dissolution of parliament. The [...]
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