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HK Police Battle for Mong Kok as Protesters Return

HK Police Battle for Mong Kok as Protesters Return

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong police clashed with about 9,000 protesters in the Mong Kok district overnight after authorities cleared barricades, and student leaders asked the government to hold [...]
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In HK, no endgame for chaotic protests

In HK, no endgame for chaotic protests

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Three weeks ago, students at a rally stormed a fenced-off courtyard outside Hong Kong’s government headquarters, triggering unprecedented mass protests for greater [...]
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China Said to Pull the Strings in HK Crackdown

China Said to Pull the Strings in HK Crackdown

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | NYtimes | 6:00 AM

On many mornings throughout the nearly three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have convulsed Hong Kong, white Toyota Coaster vans with special black license plates have [...]
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Malaysia Airlines MH370: Australian Scientist Says Missing Aircraft Can be Found by Tracking Contrails

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Australian Scientist Says Missing Aircraft Can be Found by Tracking Contrails

20-Oct-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

An Australian scientist has claimed it is possible to find missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 by examining cloud changes for evidence of vapour trails that form behind [...]
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Multiple arrests as Hong Kong protesters retake protest camp

Multiple arrests as Hong Kong protesters retake protest camp

19-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 11:01 AM

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed violently with police Saturday as they reoccupied a protest camp mostly cleared the previous day, leading to multiple arrests [...]
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Hong Kong activists regroup to force police retreat in protest hotspot

Hong Kong activists regroup to force police retreat in protest hotspot

19-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 10:58 AM

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a core protest zone early on Saturday, defying riot police who had tried to disperse them with pepper spray and baton [...]
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Hong Kong police arrest 26 amid street clashes

Hong Kong police arrest 26 amid street clashes

19-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AP | 10:56 AM

Hong Kong riot police battled with thousands of pro-democracy protesters for control of the city’s streets Saturday, using pepper spray and batons to hold back defiant [...]
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N Korea accuses South of undermining peace efforts

N Korea accuses South of undermining peace efforts

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has accused the South of deliberately undermining efforts to reduce military tensions and warned that prospects for the resumption of a high-level dialogue [...]
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Japan PM sends offerings to war shrine

Japan PM sends offerings to war shrine

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

Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe sent religious offerings Friday to a Tokyo shrine honoring the war dead including convicted wartime leaders, as dozens of lawmakers [...]
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Philippines steps up army patrols on island where Germans held

Philippines steps up army patrols on island where Germans held

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Philippines on Thursday stepped up army patrols in the jungles of the southern island of Jolo where al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants are holding two Germans captive and [...]
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Malaysia wins UN Security Council seat

Malaysia wins UN Security Council seat

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia has returned to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) after a 15-year absence with an absolute victory. Of the 192 votes cast at the UN general Assembly here [...]
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Exit polls: India BJP poised to win 2 state polls

Exit polls: India BJP poised to win 2 state polls

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

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party looked poised to win elections in two state legislatures where it has been on the fringes for many years, several exit polls [...]
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Convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide trial

Convicted Khmer Rouge leaders face genocide trial

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The genocide trial of two former Khmer Rouge leaders will resume Friday at a UN-backed court in Cambodia to consider charges of mass murder, forced marriage and rape [...]
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China, Vietnam pledge to ‘address and control’ maritime disputes

China, Vietnam pledge to ‘address and control’ maritime disputes

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China and Vietnam have agreed to “address and control” maritime disputes, state media said on Friday, as differences over the potentially energy-rich South China [...]
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US seeks more from China, Asian Muslim nations, on Islamic State

US seeks more from China, Asian Muslim nations, on Islamic State

18-Oct-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

US Secretary of State John Kerry will seek greater cooperation from China and Southeast Asia’s main Muslim states, Indonesia and Malaysia, in the campaign against [...]
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