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Obama denounces ‘ignorant’ alleged racism by NBA owner

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US President Barack Obama interrupted his diplomatic initiative in Asia Sunday to condemn “ignorant” and “incredibly offensive” racist remarks [...]
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Desperate Rohingya kids flee alone by boat

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The two children stood on the beach, torn between land and sea. They couldn’t go back to their tiny Muslim village in Myanmar’s northwest Rakhine because it had [...]
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WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Obama gets personal in Asia

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Human rights. Trade talks. Religious freedom. Asian economics. China. President Barack Obama was prepped and ready to be quizzed the thorniest of topics in US-Asian policy as [...]
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Sale of Sydney’s rich harbour history sparks outrage

29-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Ron Jennings, an 84-year-old with a penchant for brightly coloured shirts, has for decades lived in an apartment block with views of Sydney Harbour which, until now, money [...]
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Trial of Cambodian labour activists begins

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Almost two dozen Cambodian factory workers and rights activists went on trial Friday in connection with labour protests earlier this year that rocked prime minister Hun [...]
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Drunk passenger triggers hijack alert on Australian flight to Bali

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A drunk passenger triggered a hijack scare on Friday when he tried to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia plane flying from Brisbane to the Indonesian holiday island [...]
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Cambodia rules out extraditing Russian businessperson

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Cambodia’s highest court ruled Friday that a prominent Russian property developer wanted in his homeland for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars cannot be [...]
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Fire destroys nearly 500 huts in Indian capital

Fire destroys nearly 500 huts in Indian capital

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A massive fire destroyed nearly 500 thatched huts in a New Delhi slum Friday, further depriving the already impoverished residents. Seven people were hospitalised for burn [...]
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Australia plans to widen fruitless MH370 search

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australian authorities said Friday they would widen the underwater hunt for missing flight MH370, as the deep-sea search for wreckage at the suspected crash site neared [...]
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Kate Middleton does the nude trend on Royal tour of Australia

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Handbag.com | 6:00 AM

We’ve seen Kate Middleton nail the hot red trend, the bright yellow dress trend and spring’s pastel colour trend on her Royal tour of Australia and New Zealand, [...]
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WTO could rule on Australia anti-tobacco law this year

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Attempts by tobacco-producing nations to sink Australia’s landmark plain packaging law for cigarettes and cigars picked up pace Friday, as WTO members approved a broad [...]
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Across globe, ANZAC tributes for fallen soldiers

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

At 74, Harry Quick traveled to the other side of the world from his home in Tasmania to honor the soldiers from Australia and New Zealand that fell during World War I. His [...]
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At Gallipoli, Australians and New Zealanders remember the dead

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Almost a century since their forebears fell at Gallipoli, thousands of Australians and New Zealanders gathered Friday at the site of the bloody World War I battle. Some were [...]
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Drunken passenger causes hijack scare in Bali

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | 28-APR-2014 Intelasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A drunken passenger who caused a hijack scare on a Virgin Australia flight by trying to break into the cockpit was arrested Friday after the plane landed on Indonesia’s [...]
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Obama highlights deep US military ties in Asia

28-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

President Barack Obama was touting economic and military ties to South Korea Saturday, a show of US influence in the region amid China’s growing power and nuclear [...]
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