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US-China to meet as ‘activity detected’ at N Korea nuclear test site

US-China to meet as ‘activity detected’ at N Korea nuclear test site

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

Senior officials from China and the US will meet on Wednesday to discuss North Korea’s military ambitions, amid concern that the rogue state is preparing a sixth [...]
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Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city: military

Gunmen attack Philippine village near war-torn city: military

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Hundreds of gunmen attacked troops in a southern Philippine village on Wednesday in a hit-and-run assault that may have been intended to help Islamist militants engaged in a [...]
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US flies supersonic bombers over Korean Peninsula

US flies supersonic bombers over Korean Peninsula

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said. The US often sends [...]
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Death of US student held by N Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

Death of US student held by N Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The death this week of an American university student held prisoner for 17 months by North Korea left Ohio municipal worker Jeffrey Fowle shaken. Fowle, 59, is one of 16 [...]
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Trump says China tried but failed to help on N Korea

Trump says China tried but failed to help on N Korea

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear programme have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of [...]
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Student’s Death Puts Trump Back to Square One on N Korea (2)

Student’s Death Puts Trump Back to Square One on N Korea (2)

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The death of a 22-year-old college student in Ohio on Monday has dashed any hopes of a quick detente between the US and North Korea. Otto Warmbier, who spent more than a year [...]
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Japan to test missile defense system following N Korea launches

Japan to test missile defense system following N Korea launches

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | The Hill | 6:00 AM

Japan will test its missile interceptor capability on Thursday, following several North Korean missile tests that have shaken the nation, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported. [...]
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Radicalised Singaporeans have caused ‘anxieties and concern’: PM Lee Hsien Loong

Radicalised Singaporeans have caused ‘anxieties and concern’: PM Lee Hsien Loong

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The recent arrests of two auxillary police officers and an infant care assistant for terrorism-related offences have caused “anxieties and concern” among [...]
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US-Philippine naval training exercises to go on as scheduled

US-Philippine naval training exercises to go on as scheduled

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Navy Times | 6:00 AM

Joint maritime training between the US and Philippine navies will go on as planned despite Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte allegedly strengthening his ties to Russia, [...]
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Rodrigo Duterte wants the US to help him rid Marawi City of ISIS

Rodrigo Duterte wants the US to help him rid Marawi City of ISIS

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Newsweek | 6:00 AM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted he might require US help to oust Islamic State militant group (ISIS) rebel fighters from the city of Marawi, a spokesperson [...]
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Thai man says he bombed army hospital in revenge for coup

Thai man says he bombed army hospital in revenge for coup

22-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Thai man publicly confessed Tuesday to planting a bomb inside an army-run hospital last month, saying he was motivated by a loathing for the military and their frequent [...]
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Three journalists charged with defamation in Burma

Three journalists charged with defamation in Burma

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Cpj.org/ | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Myanmar should immediately drop all criminal proceedings against three journalists charged with defamation and should strike all criminal defamation laws from [...]
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US Navy probes destroyer crash that killed seven in Japan

US Navy probes destroyer crash that killed seven in Japan

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A probe into the crash between a US navy destroyer and a Philippine-flagged cargo ship was under way Monday, as the names of seven American sailors who died were made public. [...]
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PM Lee apologises for family feud affecting Singaporeans’ confidence in government

PM Lee apologises for family feud affecting Singaporeans’ confidence in government

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:00 AM

The Lee family feud has affected Singapore’s reputation and Singaporeans’ confidence in the government, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday (19 June) as [...]
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Philippine police in drugs murder case freed on bail

Philippine police in drugs murder case freed on bail

21-Jun-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nineteen Philippine policemen originally charged with murder during President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs have been freed on bail and will be tried for a lesser [...]
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