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US mid-terms: China media blasts ‘insipid’ Obama

US mid-terms: China media blasts ‘insipid’ Obama

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Given his party’s miserable set of US mid-term election results President Barack Obama will, of course, have been bracing himself for plenty of harsh criticism. But [...]
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China to send 1,000 personnel to help fight Ebola – Xinhua

China to send 1,000 personnel to help fight Ebola – Xinhua

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China plans to send about 1,000 medical workers and experts to West Africa to help in the fight against the Ebola outbreak, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on [...]
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Philippines, US begin joint exercise in Muslim south

Philippines, US begin joint exercise in Muslim south

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | World Bulletin | 6:00 AM

Filipino and United States security forces began a joint exercise Wednesday in the Philippines’ Muslim south after a weekend clash left six government troops dead. Col. [...]
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Pakistan arrests 45 in killing of Christian couple

Pakistan arrests 45 in killing of Christian couple

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Police in Pakistan say they have arrested as many as 45 Muslims in connection with the killing of a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Quran. Local police officer [...]
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Officials fear al Qaeda grooming Indian militants for big attacks

Officials fear al Qaeda grooming Indian militants for big attacks

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Decrypted communications between Indian Mujahideen (IM) and al Qaeda and testimony from suspects have triggered alarm among intelligence officials in New Delhi: the groups [...]
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Australia bows to pressure to step up Ebola fight in Africa

Australia bows to pressure to step up Ebola fight in Africa

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia will fund an Ebola treatment clinic in Sierra Leone, prime minister Tony Abbott said on Wednesday, responding to pressure from the United States and others to do [...]
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Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia

Three major nations absent as China launches World Bank rival in Asia

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to [...]
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Dutch PM Rutte joins Malaysia PM in MH17 talks

Dutch PM Rutte joins Malaysia PM in MH17 talks

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Nl Times | 6:00 AM

During a press conference in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur this morning, prime minister Mark Rutte called it “perfectly logical” that Malaysia is [...]
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Malaysia to join MH17 criminal probe team

Malaysia to join MH17 criminal probe team

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

MALAYSIA will be made a full member of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 criminal investigation team, Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced yesterday. The prime minister said the [...]
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HK lawmakers demand inquiry into city leader

HK lawmakers demand inquiry into city leader

07-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s democratic lawmakers called for an official inquiry into the city’s embattled leader on Wednesday, saying he “has no political integrity” [...]
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Hong Kong democracy protesters in fresh clashes with police

Hong Kong democracy protesters in fresh clashes with police

06-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:03 PM

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters clashed with police in the densely populated district of Mong Kok early on Thursday as tensions escalated at one of three remaining [...]
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New Zealand mine owner won’t retrieve 29 killed

New Zealand mine owner won’t retrieve 29 killed

06-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 2:02 PM

 The owners of a New Zealand coal mine where the bodies of 29 workers remain entombed after a methane-fueled explosion four years ago said Thursday they won’t go back [...]
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China says APEC pollution curbs not being implemented

China says APEC pollution curbs not being implemented

06-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 1:59 PM

 Several regions in China have failed to take steps to cut smog during a major meeting of global leaders set to start this week in Beijing, the environment ministry said. To [...]
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Japan tells China to stop alleged coral poaching

Japan tells China to stop alleged coral poaching

06-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A flotilla of Chinese fishing boats, more than 200 by some reports, has been edging closer to Japan’s mainland in alleged poaching of red coral in Japanese waters. [...]
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Apec leaders meet amid rival trade proposals, tensions

Apec leaders meet amid rival trade proposals, tensions

06-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Leaders of more than half the world’s economy gather in Beijing next week for the annual Apec forum, with China and the US pushing rival trade agreements as a week-long [...]
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