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Syria fly-over sparks new criticism of Malaysia Airlines

Syria fly-over sparks new criticism of Malaysia Airlines

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

Embattled Malaysia Airlines faced fresh outrage Tuesday as it confirmed one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria, just days after the MH17 disaster laid bare the risks [...]
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UN Council demands MH17 crash site access

UN Council demands MH17 crash site access

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

With the backing of Russia, the UN Security Council on Monday unanimously condemned the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and demanded full access to the crash site in [...]
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Early clues indicate a missile exploded in front of MH17: analyst

Early clues indicate a missile exploded in front of MH17: analyst

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Yahoo7 and Agencies | 8:27 AM

Experts have reportedly confirmed the first hard evidence that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in eastern Ukraine. Defence analysts [...]
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UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:23 AM

The U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday demanding international access to the site of the plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military [...]
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Rebels return MH17 black boxes to Malaysia

Rebels return MH17 black boxes to Malaysia

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 8:20 AM

The black boxes from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, shot down in eastern Ukraine on July 17, have been handed over to Malaysian officials, reports the Guardian today. The UK [...]
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MH17 bodies to be handed over to Netherlands: Malaysia

MH17 bodies to be handed over to Netherlands: Malaysia

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 8:17 AM

The remains of Flight MH17 victims will be handed over to the Netherlands, while Malaysia will receive the doomed plane’s black boxes after Kuala Lumpur struck a [...]
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Strongest storm in decades in south China kills 18

Strongest storm in decades in south China kills 18

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:17 AM

The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 18 people and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, the government and state media said Sunday, while [...]
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Highway collision in China kills at least 43

Highway collision in China kills at least 43

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:16 AM

The death toll from the southern China highway collision between a bus and a truck loaded with flammable liquid rose to 43 on Sunday. The state-run Xinhua News Agency said [...]
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N. Korea defends missile tests, warns ‘gangster’ US

N. Korea defends missile tests, warns ‘gangster’ US

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:14 AM

North Korea’s top military body Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation [...]
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China says spy ship operations ‘in line with international law

China says spy ship operations ‘in line with international law

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:12 AM

Beijing has defended its dispatch of a spy ship to international waters off Hawaii, near where Chinese vessels are taking part in a US-led naval exercise for the first time, [...]
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China warns officials against aping Western morality

China warns officials against aping Western morality

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:11 AM

China’s ruling Communist Party will step up ideological education of officials to prevent them from aping Western moral standards and strengthen their faith in [...]
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Veteran HK activists urge Britain to speak up for freedom

Veteran HK activists urge Britain to speak up for freedom

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:10 AM

Leading Hong Kong pro-democracy activists on Sunday urged Britain to defend freedoms in its former colony instead of its “shameful” pursuit of trade with China. [...]
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Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

Indonesia to announce results in disputed presidential poll

22-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Jakarta governor Joko Widodo is expected to be declared the winner of Indonesia’s disputed presidential election this week but his rival, ex-general Prabowo Subianto, [...]
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Philippine typhoon death toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

Philippine typhoon death toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

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

The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 – with six missing – as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said [...]
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Putin vows to cooperate as blame for MH17 crash piles on Russia

Putin vows to cooperate as blame for MH17 crash piles on Russia

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

Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to cooperate with outraged world leaders seeking access to the site of downed flight MH17, after Washington squarely pointed the [...]
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