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Malaysia to hold talks with Thailand, consider human rights in Uighur issue

Malaysia to hold talks with Thailand, consider human rights in Uighur issue

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Malaysia’s deputy prime minister Zahid Hamidi says the country will hold further talks with Thailand on the future of 11 Uighurs who escaped detention in Songkhla [...]
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Exclusive: Japan to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters sources

Exclusive: Japan to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters sources

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan plans to buy at least 20 additional F-35A stealth fighters over the next six years, some or all of which it may purchase directly from Lockheed Martin Corp in the [...]
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Japan reports suspected N Korea sanctions breach

Japan reports suspected N Korea sanctions breach

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan has reported a new suspected sanctions violation by Pyongyang to the UN after spotting an apparent cargo transfer between a ship marked with Chinese characters and a [...]
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Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events

Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events

22-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to ban a critical news website from covering the presidential palace is a threat to press freedom, rights and media groups [...]
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US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

US: North Korea canceled meeting with Pence at last minute

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 2:29 PM

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un’s [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte under fire for condom remarks, frigate deal

Philippines’ Duterte under fire for condom remarks, frigate deal

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | UPI | 6:00 AM

A Philippine presidential aide who had supported a South Korean supplier in a frigate deal is planning to testify as President Rodrigo Duterte may be falling under criticism [...]
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Philippine security forces nab foreign ISIS ‘commander’

Philippine security forces nab foreign ISIS ‘commander’

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces have arrested a foreign national believed to be a unit commander of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Fehmi Lassoued was nabbed over the [...]
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3 Volcanoes Are Erupting In Indonesia Right Now

3 Volcanoes Are Erupting In Indonesia Right Now

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Turnto23 | 6:00 AM

An active volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted Monday morning, sending a gigantic cloud of ash into the air. Mount Sinabung is just one of three erupting [...]
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Kuwait invites Philippines leader to visit amid tensions

Kuwait invites Philippines leader to visit amid tensions

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Kuwait’s ruling emir has reportedly invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to his country to resolve tensions after a Filipina maid was found dead in a freezer. [...]
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Burma government ‘bulldozing Rohingya mass grave to hide evidence’

Burma government ‘bulldozing Rohingya mass grave to hide evidence’

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Rights group says site of massacre in Rakhine state is being flattened on government orders after exposes of two other mass graves The government of Myanmar is bulldozing [...]
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Government Rejects EU Call For Independent Investigation Into Rohingya Exodus

Government Rejects EU Call For Independent Investigation Into Rohingya Exodus

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Irrawaddy | 6:00 AM

In response to an EU parliamentary delegation’s demand for an independent investigation into alleged suppression of Muslim minorities in northern Rakhine State, the [...]
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Indonesia issues volcanic ash flight warnings after Mount Sinabung erupts

Indonesia issues volcanic ash flight warnings after Mount Sinabung erupts

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

Largest eruption this year sends ash more than 7km into the sky, turning day into night across five nearby districts Indonesia has raised flight warnings around the Mount [...]
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‘Chinese province of the Philippines?’ Duterte says Beijing’s military bases only threaten the US

‘Chinese province of the Philippines?’ Duterte says Beijing’s military bases only threaten the US

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | RT | 6:00 AM

The Philippines is not concerned about Chinese military bases in the South China Sea, which are aimed to counter US influence, Rodrigo Duterte said, emphasising that Manila [...]
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Philippines says suspect Islamist militant recruiter arrested

Philippines says suspect Islamist militant recruiter arrested

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine security forces have arrested a foreigner suspected of recruiting domestic fighters for pro-Islamic State militant groups, including an alliance that occupied a [...]
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Philippines: HIV cases up 3147pct in 10 years

Philippines: HIV cases up 3147pct in 10 years

21-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

Critics say President Duterte’s statement deriding condom use as ‘not satisfying’ harms advocacy to prevent HIV. New HIV cases continued to increase in the [...]
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