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Ukraine MH17 initial crash report due

Ukraine MH17 initial crash report due

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A highly anticipated preliminary report into what brought down Malaysia flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine will be released on Tuesday, hoping to shed light on the air disaster [...]
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China’s President Xi to visit India next week

China’s President Xi to visit India next week

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 2:17 PM

China’s President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to rival Asian giant India next week, officials said Tuesday, as expanding trade between the two remains [...]
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India and Pakistan Strain As Flooding Kills Hundreds

India and Pakistan Strain As Flooding Kills Hundreds

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 9:06 AM

Relief operations struggled on Monday in the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir and in parts of Pakistan where six days of rain and flooding have left hundreds of people [...]
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Key N Korean diplomat heads to Europe: report

Key N Korean diplomat heads to Europe: report

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 7:18 AM

A top North Korean diplomat left Saturday for a tour of Europe in an apparent sign thatPyongyangis seeking to ease its isolation in the international arena, reports said. [...]
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N Korea to put US citizen Matthew Miller on trial

N Korea to put US citizen Matthew Miller on trial

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Telegraph | 7:15 AM

Matthew Miller, who was arrested in April afterPyongyangsaid he ripped up his visa at immigration and demanded asylum, is one of threeUSnationals being held inNorth Korea [...]
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Japanese PM ends Sri Lanka trip with visit to temple

Japanese PM ends Sri Lanka trip with visit to temple

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe offered flowers and worshipped Monday at a historic Buddhist temple outside Colombo as he wrapped up his two-nation South Asian tour that [...]
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Six months on, investigators still looking at 1,000 possible flight paths for MH370

Six months on, investigators still looking at 1,000 possible flight paths for MH370

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

After six months to the day Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing on March 8, investigators are still staring at more than 1,000 possible flight paths the plane could [...]
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Two Australians dead, 18 tourists hurt in Kenya crash

Two Australians dead, 18 tourists hurt in Kenya crash

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two Australians were killed and 18 tourists hospitalised when a bus plunged into a river after a tyre burst on a steep section of road in Kenya, officials said Monday. Tour [...]
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Japan PM travels to South Asia to offset China influence

Japan PM travels to South Asia to offset China influence

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Japan’s prime minister won Dhaka’s support for Tokyo’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council as he began a visit to Bangladesh and Sri [...]
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China’s Xi postpones Pakistan visit due to protests

China’s Xi postpones Pakistan visit due to protests

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and Pakistan have postponed a state visit to Pakistan by Chinese President Xi Jinping in light of anti-government protests in the South Asian country, the Chinese [...]
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Labour-rights activist Andy Hall on trial in Thailand: ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’

Labour-rights activist Andy Hall on trial in Thailand: ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

British labour-rights activist Andy Hall is facing eight years in prison and a $13m (GBP 8m) fine for defamation after writing a report alleging labour abuses in the Natural [...]
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Police special team returns to Ukraine to continue search for MH17 victims

Police special team returns to Ukraine to continue search for MH17 victims

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Thirty members of a special police team left for Ukraine last night to continue the search for the remains of those on board the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17. The team [...]
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India Pakistan floods: Kashmir city of Srinagar inundated

India Pakistan floods: Kashmir city of Srinagar inundated

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

Devastating floods have left much of the main city of Indian-administered Kashmir under water, as residents are evacuated or retreat to their rooftops. Soldiers are battling [...]
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Burma axes by-elections in 35 parliamentary seats

Burma axes by-elections in 35 parliamentary seats

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s election commission on Sunday scrapped November by-elections in 35 parliamentary seats, citing the pressure of hosting an upcoming regional summit and extra [...]
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Vietnam building deterrent against China in disputed seas with submarines

Vietnam building deterrent against China in disputed seas with submarines

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia, which experts say could make Beijing think [...]
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