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Brain disease kills scores in India’s east

Brain disease kills scores in India’s east

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Mwc News | 6:00 AM

An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation [...]
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Cambodia opposition ends year-long boycott of parliament

Cambodia opposition ends year-long boycott of parliament

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s main opposition party struck a deal on Tuesday with strongman premier Hun Sen to end its year-long boycott of parliament triggered by a disputed election. [...]
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Typhoon deaths rise to 151 as China reports more

Typhoon deaths rise to 151 as China reports more

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit China’s south in decades was raised to 46 on Tuesday, increasing the overall toll to 151 people dead in three countries [...]
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Typhoon Matmo slams into Taiwan, one killed, some damage reported

Typhoon Matmo slams into Taiwan, one killed, some damage reported

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Matmo slammed into Taiwan on Wednesday with heavy rains and strong winds, shutting financial markets and schools, with at least one person killed and some damage [...]
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China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched

China braces for 2nd typhoon; Taiwan drenched

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country’s southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of [...]
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Thai junta leader could be PM under interim charter – adviser

Thai junta leader could be PM under interim charter – adviser

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The leader of Thailand’s junta could become prime minister in a government to be set up under a newly drafted interim constitution, but that will be decided by an [...]
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Indonesia’s Prabowo to challenge election result in court

Indonesia’s Prabowo to challenge election result in court

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The ex-general who lost Indonesia’s presidential election to Joko Widodo will challenge the result in court, his campaign team said Wednesday, a move that could spell [...]
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Japan to Join US-India Military Exercises

Japan to Join US-India Military Exercises

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | The Wall Street Journal | 6:00 AM

Warships from India, Japan and the US will participate in joint exercises in the Pacific Ocean near Japan starting Thursday – a sign of greater maritime cooperation [...]
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Thai king endorses junta’s new constitution

Thai king endorses junta’s new constitution

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thailand’s junta won approval from the king Tuesday for an interim constitution mapping out year-long political reforms expected to curb the influence of fugitive [...]
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US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

US: No evidence of direct Russian link to plane

24-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Senior US intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. They say the [...]
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Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet ‘by mistake’ – U.S. officials

Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet ‘by mistake’ – U.S. officials

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 2:18 PM

The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet “by mistake,” not realizing it was a civilian passenger [...]
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Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:50 AM

A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the [...]
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MH17 black boxes will go to UK for analysis, says Malaysian minister

MH17 black boxes will go to UK for analysis, says Malaysian minister

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:48 AM

Black boxes from the Malaysian jetliner downed over eastern Ukraine will be sent to a lab in the United Kingdom, said Malaysia’s deputy transport minister on Tuesday. [...]
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Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency

Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:42 AM

Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, was declared the winner Tuesday of the country’s presidential [...]
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Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

Body of missing S. Korean shipping tycoon found

23-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessperson [...]
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