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Thailand seeks US help to find Bangkok bomber

Thailand seeks US help to find Bangkok bomber

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:00 AM

Thailand raised a reward Friday for tips leading to the arrest of the main suspect in Bangkok’s deadly bombing and turned to the United States for help in tracking down [...]
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Japan protests Russian PM’s visit to disputed island

Japan protests Russian PM’s visit to disputed island

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Japan on Saturday lodged a protest over Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev’s visit to one of four Pacific islands it also claims, and which have strained ties [...]
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China Criticises Japan As Abe’s Wife Visits War Shrine

China Criticises Japan As Abe’s Wife Visits War Shrine

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Valuewalk | 6:00 AM

China slammed Japan after prime minister Shinzo Abe’s wife paid a visit to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo. A spokesman for China’s foreign [...]
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Japan condemns N Korean border ‘provocation’; experts say military escalation unlikely

Japan condemns N Korean border ‘provocation’; experts say military escalation unlikely

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Japan Times | 6:00 AM

After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared a “quasi state of war” for the nation’s troops near the South Korean border, Tokyo expressed “strong [...]
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China’s land reclamation in South China Sea grows – Pentagon report

China’s land reclamation in South China Sea grows – Pentagon report

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China has reclaimed more land in the disputed Spratly Islands of the South China Sea than previously known, according to a new Pentagon report, and a senior US defence [...]
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UN chief urges North, Korea to halt escalating tensions

UN chief urges North, Korea to halt escalating tensions

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday urged North and South Korea to put a halt to a worrying escalation of tensions on the divided peninsula. Ban “urges the [...]
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N Korea approves ‘final attack’ on Korea as tensions increase in region

N Korea approves ‘final attack’ on Korea as tensions increase in region

24-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Fxnews | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared his front-line troops were in a “quasi-state of war” Friday and ordered them to prepare for battle, a day after the most [...]
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Malaysia will not protect LGBT people because of Islam, says prime minister

Malaysia will not protect LGBT people because of Islam, says prime minister

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Pinknews | 6:00 AM

The prime minister of Malaysia has cited Islam in saying that the human rights of LGBT people will not necessarily be protected. Najib Razak spoke at an international Islamic [...]
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MH17: Bones buried two-feet deep in crash site

MH17: Bones buried two-feet deep in crash site

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Bernama | 6:00 AM

The impact of fire and fall during the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy had caused some of the bones of the victims to be buried as deep as two feet underground, said [...]
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Thai leaders pray for bomb dead; no sign of investigation progress

Thai leaders pray for bomb dead; no sign of investigation progress

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thai government officials and police chiefs attended a religious ceremony on Friday for the victims of the country’s worst ever bombing but appeared no closer to [...]
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North and Korea trade artillery fire as tensions soar

North and Korea trade artillery fire as tensions soar

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South and North Korea traded artillery fire across their heavily militarised border on Thursday, in a rare exchange that left no casualties but pushed already elevated [...]
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N Korea seeks UN meeting on US-SKorea military exercises

N Korea seeks UN meeting on US-SKorea military exercises

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pyongyang has asked the UN Security Council to hold an urgent meeting to discuss joint US-South Korean military exercises, the North Korean mission to the United Nations said [...]
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Two Thai bomb ‘suspects’ deny link, international terrorism ‘unlikely’

Two Thai bomb ‘suspects’ deny link, international terrorism ‘unlikely’

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A bomb attack in Bangkok in which 20 people were killed was likely planned weeks in advance by a group of 10 people, Thai authorities said on Thursday. But they appeared to [...]
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N Korea’s Kim puts troops on war footing with South

N Korea’s Kim puts troops on war footing with South

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un ordered his frontline troops onto a war footing Friday to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to halt high-decibel propaganda broadcasts [...]
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Pentagon Says China Has Stepped Up Land Reclamation in South China Sea

Pentagon Says China Has Stepped Up Land Reclamation in South China Sea

22-Aug-2015 Intellasia | WSJ | 6:00 AM

A new Pentagon report says China’s reclamation of landmass among a string of artificial islands in the South China Sea has grown dramatically in recent months, and that [...]
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