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N Korea holds UN talks amid push for war crimes probe

N Korea holds UN talks amid push for war crimes probe

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea’s ambassador on Monday met with the UN rights investigator for talks on a possible invitation amid a UN push for the Pyongyang regime to face war crimes [...]
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China says more heavy smog expected ahead of Apec summit

China says more heavy smog expected ahead of Apec summit

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s capital is expected to face more heavy smog from Wednesday as it battles to try to guarantee air quality ahead of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) [...]
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Japan, N Korea start talks on abductions

Japan, N Korea start talks on abductions

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Japanese and North Korean officials held talks in Pyongyang for the first time in 10 years Tuesday, meeting to assess progress into North Korea’s investigation into the [...]
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HK has spent billions on buying weapons from Britain

HK has spent billions on buying weapons from Britain

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

The British government’s role in licensing the sale of arms to Hong Kong that could be used for “internal repression” has come under scrutiny. John Stanley, [...]
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MH17 prosecutor open to theory another plane shot down airliner – Der Spiegel

MH17 prosecutor open to theory another plane shot down airliner – Der Spiegel

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack [...]
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One month into HK protests, defiance on the streets

One month into HK protests, defiance on the streets

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A month into the mass pro-democracy protests gripping Hong Kong, the movement is under pressure to keep up momentum – but those on the streets say their vigil has [...]
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China, Vietnam say want lasting solution to sea dispute

China, Vietnam say want lasting solution to sea dispute

29-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam agreed on Monday to use an existing border dispute mechanism to find a solution to a territorial dispute in the South China Sea, saying they did not want it [...]
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Hong Kong activists mark one month of ‘Umbrella Movement’

Hong Kong activists mark one month of ‘Umbrella Movement’

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:33 PM

Hong Kong democracy activists on Tuesday marked one month of mass protests, calling on supporters to gather for an evening rally wearing the masks they have used to ward off [...]
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China Began Push Against Hong Kong Elections in ’50s

China Began Push Against Hong Kong Elections in ’50s

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 10:55 AM

It is a common riposte among those who oppose the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, especially here in mainland China: Where were the champions of universal suffrage [...]
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Top Chinese diplomat visits Vietnam to repair ties

Top Chinese diplomat visits Vietnam to repair ties

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 10:51 AM

China’s top diplomat was greeted warmly as he arrived in Vietnam on Monday to repair ties ruptured by disputes over the South China Sea. Relations between the two [...]
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China and Vietnam Reconcile After Summer Clashes over South China Sea

China and Vietnam Reconcile After Summer Clashes over South China Sea

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 10:47 AM

China and Vietnam have agreed to seek a “lasting resolution” to a long-running territorial dispute over part of the South China Sea that both sides claim as their [...]
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Vietnam PM seeks India support on maritime row

Vietnam PM seeks India support on maritime row

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 10:45 AM

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sought India’s support to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea, local media reported Monday, in a bid to shore [...]
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Indonesian president orders new cabinet to get to work

Indonesian president orders new cabinet to get to work

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | | 10:43 AM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo held his first cabinet meeting on Monday and gave his top four ministers until the end of the week to identify policy changes that would [...]
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Rights groups urge Myanmar to investigate killing of journalist

Rights groups urge Myanmar to investigate killing of journalist

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:41 AM

Human rights groups on Monday demanded Myanmar investigate the killing of a journalist who was in military custody after reporting on clashes between government and ethnic [...]
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HK protest leaders halt planning vote, concede mistake

HK protest leaders halt planning vote, concede mistake

28-Oct-2014 Intellasia | LA Times | 7:13 AM

In a move that highlighted the difficulty of consolidating Hong Kong’s “umbrella movement,” protest leaders on Sunday scrapped plans to conduct a poll [...]
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