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China confirms flight delays caused by military drills

China confirms flight delays caused by military drills

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFPt | 6:00 AM

China’s civil aviation authority has confirmed military exercises are behind widespread flight delays and cancellations this month, following days of rumours. The Civil [...]
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Three dead as boat bound for Indonesia sinks off Johor

Three dead as boat bound for Indonesia sinks off Johor

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

At least three people died after an overloaded boat ferrying Indonesians home for the coming Eid al-Fitr festival sank off southern Malaysia, a maritime official said Friday. [...]
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Gunmen kill 15 civilians travelling in central Afghanistan

Gunmen kill 15 civilians travelling in central Afghanistan

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

Suspected Taliban gunmen stopped two vehicles in central Afghanistan and shot dead 15 passengers at the side of the road, officials said Friday, in the latest attack to [...]
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Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

Taiwan searches plane wreckage for clues on crash

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

Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a [...]
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Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

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

Stormy weather trailing behind a typhoon was the likely cause of a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people on board and injured 10 on the plane and five on [...]
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18 children die after train hits school bus in India

18 children die after train hits school bus in India

26-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said. The bus driver also died [...]
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Filipino protesters denounce China’s ‘bullying’

Filipino protesters denounce China’s ‘bullying’

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

About 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched Thursday to the Chinese consulate in Manila to protest China’s actions in asserting its territorial claims in the [...]
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MH17 black box data downloaded, no evidence of tampering

MH17 black box data downloaded, no evidence of tampering

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

Dutch investigators into the shooting down over Ukraine of flight MH17 said Thursday they had downloaded data from the black box flight recorder and that it had not been [...]
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Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

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

Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined [...]
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MH17: Investigators find large part of plane and more bodies at Malaysia Airlines crash site, more AFP officers deployed to Europe

MH17: Investigators find large part of plane and more bodies at Malaysia Airlines crash site, more AFP officers deployed to Europe

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 2:31 PM

Investigators have found a previously undiscovered part of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 along with more bodies more than a week after the Boeing 777 was shot down over [...]
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Parents head to Ukraine convinced MH17 daughter still alive

Parents head to Ukraine convinced MH17 daughter still alive

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 2:28 PM

The parents of an Australian victim of the MH17 disaster are clinging to hopes their daughter may still be alive, travelling to Ukraine to find her, reports said Friday. [...]
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Black boxes from Taiwan air crash investigated

Black boxes from Taiwan air crash investigated

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 2:25 PM

Investigators on Friday were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people. Stormy weather and low [...]
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12 children, man die in train-bus crash in India

12 children, man die in train-bus crash in India

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:49 AM

Twelve children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southernIndia, police said. The bus driver also died while [...]
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US Senate panel approves Vietnam nuke agreement

US Senate panel approves Vietnam nuke agreement

25-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:18 AM

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the US and Vietnam, as Washington looks to expand its relationship [...]
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Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

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

It isn’t a household name, but the company at the centre of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world’s most popular foods, including the Big Macs and [...]
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