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Taliban detonate truck bombs in central Afghanistan, 18 killed

Taliban detonate truck bombs in central Afghanistan, 18 killed

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:10 AM

Taliban insurgents detonated truck bombs and fired rocket-propelled grenades outside the office of Afghanistan’s spy agency and a police compound in the central town of [...]
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Al-Qaida leader says it has expanded into India

Al-Qaida leader says it has expanded into India

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

Promising to “storm your barricades with cars packed with gunpowder,” al-Qaida announced Thursday it had created an Indian branch that the terror network vowed [...]
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Bus swept away by stream in Kashmir; 50 missing

Bus swept away by stream in Kashmir; 50 missing

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 8:59 AM

A bus carrying more than 50 wedding guests was swept away by a flooded stream Thursday in the Indian-held portion of Kashmir, and all but five of the passengers were missing, [...]
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Thai PM vows reform council to include people from all walks of life

Thai PM vows reform council to include people from all walks of life

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:12 AM

Thai prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday set out broad criteria for the selection of a 250-member council to draw up sweeping political reforms and approve a new [...]
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Airshow added S$319 million to Singapore economy

Airshow added S$319 million to Singapore economy

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The amount generated by the biennial event translated to a 25 per cent increase from the 2012 edition, with foreign expenditure the main contributor. This year’s [...]
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Five rebels killed in Philippines

Five rebels killed in Philippines

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Zee News | 6:00 AM

At least five leftist rebels were killed on Thursday in a clash with security forces in the Philippines. According to officials, the clash between the soldiers and members of [...]
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From Taiwan, Broad Support for Democracy in HK

From Taiwan, Broad Support for Democracy in HK

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Sinosphere | 6:00 AM

Taiwan’s main political parties say they support Hong Kong residents’ calls for a greater say in choosing their leader following Beijing’s decision to limit [...]
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China marks WWII victory over Japan

China marks WWII victory over Japan

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

Chinese President Xi Jinping and all six other members of the Politburo Standing Committee, the country’s most powerful body, made a rare public appearance Wednesday to [...]
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China rejects ‘foreign interference’ over HK

China rejects ‘foreign interference’ over HK

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

China stressed on Wednesday that it would tolerate no foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs, after the United States said it supported “universal suffrage” in [...]
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China sends ‘special envoy’ to Taiwan over Apec summit

China sends ‘special envoy’ to Taiwan over Apec summit

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

Taiwan confirmed Wednesday that a “special envoy” from China had delivered a letter inviting Taiwan to an Apec summit in Beijing, as hopes faded of a historic [...]
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Fringe Philippine politician arrested over anti-China bomb plot

Fringe Philippine politician arrested over anti-China bomb plot

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

A fringe Philippine politician with a reputation for bizarre protests was arrested Wednesday over his suspected involvement in a foiled anti-Chinese bomb plot, authorities [...]
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China holds eight for media coverage extortion

China holds eight for media coverage extortion

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

Chinese police have detained eight people including the editor of a well-known business newspaper’s website for blackmailing dozens of listed companies over coverage, [...]
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Japan seeks international support for resumption of Antarctic whaling

Japan seeks international support for resumption of Antarctic whaling

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

Japan is seeking international support for its plans to hunt minke whales in the Antarctic Ocean next year by scaling down the whaling research programme the UN top court [...]
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Clashes as Bangladesh opposition leader faces trial

Clashes as Bangladesh opposition leader faces trial

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

Bangladeshi police fired rubber bullets and tear gas on Wednesday as they clashed with hundreds of activists outside a Dhaka court where the opposition leader is facing trial [...]
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First suspected case of Ebola in Thailand reported

First suspected case of Ebola in Thailand reported

05-Sep-2014 Intellasia | The Phuket News | 6:00 AM

“But now the patient is under quarantine”, said Dr Narong Sahamethapat, permanent secretary of the Public health ministry said today at a press conference. The [...]
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