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HK policemen in court on suspicion of assault as magistrate questions appropriateness of charges

HK policemen in court on suspicion of assault as magistrate questions appropriateness of charges

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A magistrate has questioned the appropriateness of charges brought against two police officers and a former officer accused of assaulting a 62-year-old man in a public [...]
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HK police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

HK police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong riot police faced off briefly with protesters occupying a suburban train station Wednesday evening following a commemoration of a violent attack there by masked [...]
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N. Korea dismisses nuclear talks if US ‘hostile military moves’ continue

N. Korea dismisses nuclear talks if US ‘hostile military moves’ continue

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

North Korea said Thursday it has “no interest” in dialogue unless Washington stops “escalating hostile military moves”, as a senior US envoy visited [...]
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Alternate lives: Korean orphans’ quests for answers

Alternate lives: Korean orphans’ quests for answers

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

On a summer’s day in 1985 a seven-year-old boy sat alone at a crowded bus station in Seoul, sobbing as he waited desperately for his mother to return. Jo Youn-hwan was [...]
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Korea says US, N Korea will restart dialogue ‘soon’

Korea says US, N Korea will restart dialogue ‘soon’

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes [...]
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Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison [...]
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Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Burma without rights guarantee

Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Burma without rights guarantee

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Plans to begin repatriating the thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled ethnic cleansing in Rahkine state in 2017 look likely to fail once again, with the refugees refusing to [...]
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China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

23-Aug-2019 Intellasia | ABC | 6:02 AM

China said Wednesday that it will levy sanctions against US companies linked to a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan in a move that has further [...]
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US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid N Korea, China threats

US commander says cracks in Asian alliances a worry amid N Korea, China threats

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The commandant of the US Marine Corps said on Wednesday any crack in alliances in Asia that helped counter threats from North Korea and China were a worry as a spat between [...]
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N Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads  Japan defence report

N Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads Japan defence report

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear warheads in a forthcoming defence report, it has emerged. Tokyo will [...]
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Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

Chinese foreign minister meets Japanese, Korean counterparts

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea met in Beijing on Wednesday as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearisation. The trilateral [...]
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‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ HK’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest

‘A Platform for Dialogue.’ HK’s Leader Promises to Listen to a Community Torn Apart by Protest

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Time | 6:02 AM

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled top official, held out an olive branch to anti-government protesters Tuesday, promising “a platform for dialogue with people [...]
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Missing employee of UK consulate in HK detained: family

Missing employee of UK consulate in HK detained: family

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The family of a missing employee of Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong said Wednesday that authorities told them he was detained while returning from a business trip but [...]
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HK authorities still searching for answers over young woman’s brutal eye injury at protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station

HK authorities still searching for answers over young woman’s brutal eye injury at protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui police station

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Police on Monday said they were still investigating an eye injury suffered by a young woman at an anti-government protest outside Tsim Sha Tsui Police Station on August 11. [...]
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US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan

22-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The US State Department on Tuesday approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan, in a move expected to anger Beijing. Taiwan will get the latest version of the Lockheed [...]
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