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Pompeo’s N Korea meeting went ‘as badly as it could have gone’

Pompeo’s N Korea meeting went ‘as badly as it could have gone’

13-Jul-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

It began with great expectations, an eagerly-anticipated meeting with a reclusive leader, and a gift bag that included an Elton John CD. It ended with a scuttled rendezvous, [...]
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NATO leaders urge continuation of ‘decisive pressure’ on N Korea

NATO leaders urge continuation of ‘decisive pressure’ on N Korea

13-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

NATO leaders on Wednesday called on all nations to maintain “decisive pressure” on North Korea, including by fully implementing United Nations sanctions, to [...]
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‘Clear evidence of humanitarian need’ in N Korea: UN aid chief

‘Clear evidence of humanitarian need’ in N Korea: UN aid chief

13-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

There is “very clear evidence of humanitarian need” in North Korea, the top UN aid official has said during the first visit of its kind to the isolated country [...]
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China promises ‘firm and forceful’ measures in response to new US tariffs

China promises ‘firm and forceful’ measures in response to new US tariffs

13-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ABC News | 6:02 AM

China promised to take “firm and forceful” measures Wednesday in response to the United States’ proposed levy of 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of [...]
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At Least 179 Dead in Japan’s Calamitous Flooding

At Least 179 Dead in Japan’s Calamitous Flooding

13-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Slate | 6:02 AM

At least 179 people have died as a result of landslides and flash flooding in Japan, as the country has been ravaged by heavy rains since last week. The death toll, which [...]
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Singapore can continue to help in bid to denuclearise Korea: Moon

Singapore can continue to help in bid to denuclearise Korea: Moon

13-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:02 AM

He expresses heartfelt appreciation for support and looks forward to S’pore’s constructive role Singapore can continue to play a constructive role after hosting [...]
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As Donald Trump’s N Korea deal collapses, Vladimir Putin awaits: So much for peace in our time

As Donald Trump’s N Korea deal collapses, Vladimir Putin awaits: So much for peace in our time

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Salon | 6:02 AM

Trump got hosed by Kim, and Putin has been whispering in his ear. This overseas trip could make it all much worse Today begins the latest installment of Donald Trump’s [...]
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Trump administration announces list of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

Trump administration announces list of tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration on Tuesday released a list of 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, making good on the president’s recent threats to escalate a [...]
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Trapped Thai boys being closely watched for health problems

Trapped Thai boys being closely watched for health problems

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The 12 youth soccer teammates who were trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than two weeks are finally out, and now they are being closely monitored in a hospital. The [...]
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UN aid chief says ‘clear evidence of humanitarian need’ in N Korea

UN aid chief says ‘clear evidence of humanitarian need’ in N Korea

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

There is “very clear evidence of humanitarian need” in North Korea, the top UN aid official has said during the first visit of its kind to the isolated country [...]
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Kim Jong-un opts for potato farm visit over Mike Pompeo meeting

Kim Jong-un opts for potato farm visit over Mike Pompeo meeting

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, appears to have opted to visit a potato farm instead of meeting Mike Pompeo when the US Secretary of State was in Pyongyang over the [...]
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Welcome to the modern military: China’s new combat units prepare for electronic warfare

Welcome to the modern military: China’s new combat units prepare for electronic warfare

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | .South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Thousands of fresh graduates of new combat units from the People’s Liberation Army China’s military have begun a week-long drill in electronic warfare, experts [...]
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EU urges China to free activists on third anniversary of ’709′ crackdown

EU urges China to free activists on third anniversary of ’709′ crackdown

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The European Union urged China to free dozens of activists during a human rights meeting in Beijing this week, three years after a crackdown that jailed scores of lawyers and [...]
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China sentences veteran rights activist to 13 years’ prison

China sentences veteran rights activist to 13 years’ prison

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

China on Wednesday sentenced a veteran pro-democracy campaigner to 13 years in prison on vaguely defined subversion charges, one day after releasing the widow of a Nobel [...]
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China hits back as US escalates trade war with new $200 billion tariff list

China hits back as US escalates trade war with new $200 billion tariff list

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

The Trump administration pushed ahead with plans to impose tariffs on additional $200 billion in Chinese products by releasing a list of targets, marking a sharp escalation [...]
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