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Power plays: Relationships to watch at G-20 summit

Power plays: Relationships to watch at G-20 summit

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

Leaders of the 20 most powerful industrialised and developing economies are due to endorse strategies for raising global growth as they meet in Brisbane, Australia this [...]
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MH17 flight investigators remove crucial debris

MH17 flight investigators remove crucial debris

18-Nov-2014 Intellasia | BBC News | 6:00 AM

Local workers have removed crucial debris and human remains from the crash site of the MH17 jet in rebel-held eastern Ukraine after months of delays. The team, overseen by [...]
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MH17 wreckage recovery begins

MH17 wreckage recovery begins

18-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Press Association | 6:00 AM

Work will continue today on the recovery of wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was downed over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives including 10 Britons. The [...]
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HK Occupy Movement Loses Public Support: CUHK Poll

HK Occupy Movement Loses Public Support: CUHK Poll

18-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters are losing public support, according to an opinion poll, increasing pressure on its leaders to call an end to almost two months of [...]
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HK activists denied permit to go to Beijing

HK activists denied permit to go to Beijing

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:59 AM

Three Hong Kong students who have led protests for greater democracy in the former British colony were denied in their attempt Saturday to go toBeijingto meet with top [...]
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HK protest leaders prevented from flying to Beijing

HK protest leaders prevented from flying to Beijing

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 9:58 AM

Three Hong Kong democracy protest leaders were Saturday denied permission to board a flight toBeijing, where they had hoped to bring their demand for free elections directly [...]
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HK court notice clears way for action at protest site

HK court notice clears way for action at protest site

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 9:57 AM

A Hong Kong court notice ordering the eviction of democracy demonstrators from parts of the main protest site they have occupied for seven weeks has been published in leading [...]
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New video of MH17 downing shows alarm in Ukraine

New video of MH17 downing shows alarm in Ukraine

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:55 AM

Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held easternUkraine, The Associated Press has obtained video that shows how close the burning passenger [...]
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MH17 wreckage removal starts in east Ukraine

MH17 wreckage removal starts in east Ukraine

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 9:53 AM

Workers started winching debris from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on to trucks in eastern Ukraine Sunday, paving the way for its eventual return to the Netherlands four [...]
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G20 pledges lift Green Climate Fund towards $10b UN goal

G20 pledges lift Green Climate Fund towards $10b UN goal

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:52 AM

A promise by Japan on Sunday to give up to $1.5 billion to a UN fund to help poor nations cope with global warming puts the fund within sight of a $10 billion goal and [...]
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Lots of talk, some decisions: G-20 summit outcomes

Lots of talk, some decisions: G-20 summit outcomes

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:50 AM

The communique issued by a weekend summit of the 20 biggest wealthy and developing economies spanned issues from boosting growth to combating corruption. Here are some of the [...]
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Japan Falls Into Recession

Japan Falls Into Recession

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | WSJ | 9:48 AM

A sales tax increase pushedJapan’s economy into a recession in the third quarter, setting the stage for prime minister Shinzo Abe to postpone a second increase in the [...]
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Multib dollar HK-Shanghai link-up launches

Multib dollar HK-Shanghai link-up launches

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 9:43 AM

The stock exchanges of Hong Kong and Shanghai on Monday launch a much-anticipated trading link that will see billions of dollars in daily cross-border transactions and [...]
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Indonesia denies releasing 350 Jemaah Islamiah terrorist inmates

Indonesia denies releasing 350 Jemaah Islamiah terrorist inmates

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Indonesian police and prison authorities denied Friday reports in the Malaysian media of Jakarta releasing 350 ex-Jemaah Islamiah detainees. Malaysia’s Home minister [...]
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Fifteen killed as soldiers, insurgents clash in Philippines

Fifteen killed as soldiers, insurgents clash in Philippines

17-Nov-2014 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Fifteen people were killed in heavy fighting between government forces and al-Qaeda-linked militants in the southern Philippine jungle on Friday, the military said. Close to [...]
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