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S. Korea urges N. Korea to hold high-level talks as planned

S. Korea urges N. Korea to hold high-level talks as planned

14-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Yonhap | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Sunday urged North Korea to stick to their plan to hold high-level talks as the communist state issued repeated warnings that the South’s flying of [...]
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China military training inadequate for winning a war – army paper

China military training inadequate for winning a war – army paper

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

Weaknesses in China’s military training pose a threat to the country’s ability to fight and win a war, China’s official military newspaper said on Sunday. [...]
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Typhoon Vongfong makes landfall in southern Japan

Typhoon Vongfong makes landfall in southern Japan

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

Powerful typhoon Vongfong slammed into Japan Monday morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 300 flights were grounded, officials and [...]
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Ukrainian teams to search MH17 crash site for remains

Ukrainian teams to search MH17 crash site for remains

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

Ukrainian search teams will comb the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which went down on July 17, and return human remains and belongings to the Netherlands, [...]
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300000 Evacuated as Strong Cyclone Hits Eastern India

300000 Evacuated as Strong Cyclone Hits Eastern India

14-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A powerful cyclone crashed against the eastern coast of India on Sunday, uprooting trees, lashing the area with heavy rain and wind, and disrupting power and communication [...]
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HK police start removing protest barricades

HK police start removing protest barricades

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

Hong Kong police Monday removed some barricades at sites where pro-democracy demonstrators have been holding more than two weeks of rallies, allowing light traffic to move [...]
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HK police trim pro-democracy protest zone

HK police trim pro-democracy protest zone

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

Hong Kong police trimmed a protest zone that has paralysed traffic on key roads in the financial district for more than two weeks, removing some barricades used by [...]
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Hong Kong leader says democracy protests have ‘almost zero chance’

Hong Kong leader says democracy protests have ‘almost zero chance’

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:02 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters have an “almost zero chance” of changing Beijing’s stance and securing free elections despite more than two weeks [...]
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Pro-government group threaten to surround H.K. protest sites

Pro-government group threaten to surround H.K. protest sites

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 9:00 AM

A Hong Kong pro-government group said Saturday demonstrators occupying main roads to protest for full democracy would find themselves surrounded if the city’s [...]
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Hong Kong’s leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up

Hong Kong’s leader warns protesters as tent city sprouts up

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:57 AM

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Leung Chun-ying vowed on Sunday to stay in office, warning students demanding his resignation that their pro-democracy movement was out of [...]
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Police Move on Barricade; Hong Kong Leader Rejects Protesters’ Appeal

Police Move on Barricade; Hong Kong Leader Rejects Protesters’ Appeal

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 8:53 AM

A standoff between democracy protesters and Hong Kong’s government shifted on Monday morning, as rows of police officers moved into an avenue of downtown Hong Kong and [...]
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Days of heavy air pollution blight northern China

Days of heavy air pollution blight northern China

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Days of heavy smog shrouding swathes of northern China pushed pollution to more than 20 times recommended limits on Friday, despite government promises to tackle [...]
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N Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury- source

N Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury- source

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill, a source with access to the secretive North’s [...]
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North and Korea exchange fire

North and Korea exchange fire

13-Oct-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North and South Korea exchanged fire Friday after gunners in the North targeted balloons carrying leaflets critical of the country’s reclusive regime, the South Korean [...]
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Anonymous threatens China, HK authorities with website blackout

Anonymous threatens China, HK authorities with website blackout

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

Anonymous, the nebulous online activist group that uses hacking to further causes it supports, has threatened a major blackout of Chinese and Hong Kong government websites, [...]
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