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Trump says US in ‘extremely high’ level talks with N Korea on summit

Trump says US in ‘extremely high’ level talks with N Korea on summit

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he hopes to hold a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and that five locations are being considered, but that it [...]
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Report: China’s Silk Road plan serves Beijing security goals

Report: China’s Silk Road plan serves Beijing security goals

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A massive Chinese infrastructure programme that Beijing says is aimed at promoting global trade and economic growth is actually intended to expand the country’s [...]
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Trump hosts Japan’s Abe, gives North, Korea his ‘blessing’ to end war

Trump hosts Japan’s Abe, gives North, Korea his ‘blessing’ to end war

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Chicago Tribune | 6:00 AM

CIA director Mike Pompeo made a top-secret visit to North Korea over Easter weekend as an envoy for President Donald Trump to meet with that country’s leader, Kim Jong [...]
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Trade And Nukes On The Agenda As Trump Meets Japan’s prime minister

Trade And Nukes On The Agenda As Trump Meets Japan’s prime minister

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | NPR | 6:00 AM

Updated at 4:32 p.m. ET President Trump opens two days of talks with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday at his South Florida resort, under sunny blue skies that [...]
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Vietnam hunts ex-intelligence agents over ‘leaking state secrets’

Vietnam hunts ex-intelligence agents over ‘leaking state secrets’

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for the former deputy head of central intelligence and his colleague for “disclosing state secrets” amid a widening [...]
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Taiwan says Beijing ‘sabre rattling’ as China starts military drills

Taiwan says Beijing ‘sabre rattling’ as China starts military drills

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing was using “cheap verbal intimidation and sabre rattling” to threaten Taiwan, as China’s [...]
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Korea says discussing peace deal with N Korea ahead of summit

Korea says discussing peace deal with N Korea ahead of summit

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Wednesday it is considering how to change a decades-old armistice with North Korea into a peace agreement, as US officials confirmed an unprecedented [...]
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Korea to offer economic sweeteners if North allows in nuclear inspectors

Korea to offer economic sweeteners if North allows in nuclear inspectors

19-Apr-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

South Korea will demand the North freezes its missile programme, disclose its nuclear capacity and allow in nuclear inspectors in exchange for economic and political [...]
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Hishammuddin: Terrorism biggest threat facing region, including Malaysia

Hishammuddin: Terrorism biggest threat facing region, including Malaysia

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 7:20 AM

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has admitted that terrorism is now an unavoidable, serious threat in Malaysia and the rest of Southeast Asia. The defence minister said the [...]
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Taiwan leader says island secure ahead of China drills

Taiwan leader says island secure ahead of China drills

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen reassured residents that the island was secure Tuesday, a day before China is set to hold live-fire drills in the narrow strait that [...]
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US claims on China trade investigation ‘untenable’: Chinese ambassador to Germany

US claims on China trade investigation ‘untenable’: Chinese ambassador to Germany

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

All the main claims of US government in starting the so-called Section 301 investigation against China are “untenable,” said Chinese Ambassador to Germany Shi [...]
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Trump, Japan’s Abe seek consensus on N Korea amid strains

Trump, Japan’s Abe seek consensus on N Korea amid strains

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump and Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe will seek common ground on how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear challenge on Tuesday amid fears in [...]
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China cuts smog but health damage already done: study

China cuts smog but health damage already done: study

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

While China has made progress cutting smog, the damage to the health of millions of people may already have been done, especially as the population ages, the head of a [...]
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Xi Jinping sends warning to Taiwan, United States with live-fire drills

Xi Jinping sends warning to Taiwan, United States with live-fire drills

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sent a clear message of Beijing’s disapproval over growing ties between the United States and Taiwan by ordering live-fire drills in [...]
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US Strike on Syria Sends Mixed Messages to N Korea

US Strike on Syria Sends Mixed Messages to N Korea

18-Apr-2018 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The recent United States missile strikes against Syria could increase pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Or the missile strikes could show North Korean [...]
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