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Russian choppers, troops to join in multinational drills in China despite Ukraine tensions

Russian choppers, troops to join in multinational drills in China despite Ukraine tensions

20-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:00 AM

Russian army helicopters have landed in northern China to take part in multinational anti-terrorism drills, underscoring the close ties between Beijing and Moscow despite [...]
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2 tourists still missing in Indonesia boat sinking

2 tourists still missing in Indonesia boat sinking

20-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Rescuers on Monday safely recovered 13 more people from a tourist boat that sank after hitting a reef in central Indonesia, but were searching for a Dutch man and an Italian [...]
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Chinese military’s ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

Chinese military’s ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

20-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As tensions spike between China and other countries in Asia’s disputed waters, serving and retired Chinese military officers as well as state media are questioning [...]
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Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

20-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said two Chinese survey vessels had been sighted in a gas-rich area of its exclusive economic zone, raising concerns of heightened [...]
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Protest planned for Pakistan capital’s ‘Red Zone’

Protest planned for Pakistan capital’s ‘Red Zone’

20-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Pakistan opposition politician announced Monday he will lead thousands of protesters into the capital’s high-security “Red Zone” as his 48-hour deadline [...]
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Vietnam veterans honoured in Adelaide march

Vietnam veterans honoured in Adelaide march

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of people have gathered at Adelaide’s Torrens Parade Ground to remember those who fought in the Vietnam War. Veterans marched through the city, before [...]
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Abe Stops Apologising To China And Korea, While Bowing To The US

Abe Stops Apologising To China And Korea, While Bowing To The US

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

When is it time to stop apologising? prime minister Shinzo Abe thinks it is now, or a year ago. August 15 is commemorated in Japan as the calendar date for the end of [...]
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N. Korea threatens S. Korea over upcoming joint drills

N. Korea threatens S. Korea over upcoming joint drills

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Arirang | 6:00 AM

North Korea has threatened “merciless pre-emptive” attacks on the South ahead of an annual military drill between Seoul and Washington that starts Monday. South [...]
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Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to [...]
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Bodies of MH17 Malaysian victims to arrive home on Friday

Bodies of MH17 Malaysian victims to arrive home on Friday

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

The remains of 21 Malaysian victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are expected home this Friday, a day of national mourning for victims of the July 17 tragedy. [...]
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Tens of thousands stage HK pro-government rally

Tens of thousands stage HK pro-government rally

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people, many wearing red as a sign of their patriotism to China, took part in a demonstration march in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest a planned civil [...]
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S. Korea, US starts military drill despite North threats

S. Korea, US starts military drill despite North threats

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and the United States on Monday launched an annual military drill, Seoul’s defence ministry said, despite condemnation by North Korea which has threatened a [...]
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Philippines Military to Offer Cruise Service in South China Sea

Philippines Military to Offer Cruise Service in South China Sea

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

The Philippines military wants to create a cruise service to give tourists an up close and personal view of disputed parts of the South China Sea. Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang, [...]
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Former enemy Vietnam seeks US help to counter China

Former enemy Vietnam seeks US help to counter China

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | Usatoday | 6:00 AM

Army Gen. Martin Dempsey has served 40 years in the Army, fought in Iraq, traveled the world many times over. None of that fully prepared him for his first visit to Vietnam [...]
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Pakistan politician calls for civil disobedience

Pakistan politician calls for civil disobedience

19-Aug-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician on Sunday called on thousands of anti-government protesters to stop paying taxes and practice civil disobedience until prime minister [...]
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