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Commander says US may need stronger defence against N Korea missiles

Commander says US may need stronger defence against N Korea missiles

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Trump administration said on Wednesday it aimed to push North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and missile programmes through tougher international sanctions and [...]
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US says strategy on N Korea centres on sanctions, open to talks

US says strategy on N Korea centres on sanctions, open to talks

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US President Donald Trump’s strategy on North Korea aims to pressure Pyongyang to dismantle its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes by tightening sanctions and [...]
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‘All on me:’ US admiral takes blame in carrier to N Korea fiasco

‘All on me:’ US admiral takes blame in carrier to N Korea fiasco

28-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US admiral who ordered an aircraft carrier and other warships toward the Korean Peninsula in a much-hyped deployment took responsibility Wednesday for any [...]
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Pro-independence activists arrested in HK

Pro-independence activists arrested in HK

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Hong Kong independence activists who were barred from taking up their seats as lawmakers last year were arrested Wednesday and charged over chaos at the city’s [...]
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China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier: media

China launches first domestically built aircraft carrier: media

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has launched its first domestically designed and built aircraft carrier, state media said Wednesday, as the country seeks to transform its navy into a force capable of [...]
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N Korea stages big artillery drill as US submarine docks in South

N Korea stages big artillery drill as US submarine docks in South

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military and a US submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing [...]
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US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to Korea site  media

US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to Korea site media

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The US military has started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system into a planned deployment site in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on [...]
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Trial of China human rights lawyer delayed: supporters

Trial of China human rights lawyer delayed: supporters

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Chinese court indefinitely postponed the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer on Tuesday, his supporters said, in a case that has sparked international concern after [...]
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Japan warns citizens they might have only 10 minutes to prepare for a N Korean missile

Japan warns citizens they might have only 10 minutes to prepare for a N Korean missile

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

North Korea might be talking about building missiles that can reach the United States, but Kim Jong Un’s regime already has lots of missiles that can reach Japan. So [...]
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N Korea has been taunting the US for years. Is Trump taking the bait?

N Korea has been taunting the US for years. Is Trump taking the bait?

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

North Korea put on a muscle-flexing display of artillery power Tuesday to mark a national holiday and thumb its nose at US President Donald Trump’s declaration that the [...]
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N. Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

N. Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South [...]
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Korea confirms N Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

Korea confirms N Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea confirmed on Tuesday that North Korea was carrying out a large-scale live-fire drill in areas around the city of Wonsan. South Korea’s Office of the Joint [...]
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Philippines’ Duterte set for summit drug war support

Philippines’ Duterte set for summit drug war support

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Firebrand Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to enjoy much-wanted foreign support for his deadly drug war when he hosts Southeast Asian leaders at a Manila summit [...]
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Philippines, Asean can push back China: analysts

Philippines, Asean can push back China: analysts

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | Bworldonline | 6:00 AM

CHINA’S reported militarisation of features, side-by-side with its claim on the South China Sea, is not a fait accompli a situation that leaves other claimant states [...]
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Asean statement to go easy on Beijing over South China Sea dispute

Asean statement to go easy on Beijing over South China Sea dispute

27-Apr-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Southeast Asian nations would adopt a softer than usual tone about South China Sea disputes at a leaders’ summit on Saturday in Manila, and exclude references to [...]
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