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  1. Diplomatic Baggage: The Adventures of a Trailing Spouse

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trinidad, Barbados, India, the Gambia and Syria came in between. A born worrier, scatty and a bit of a whinger, Keenan sets the stage by wondering if she regretted her decision to give up her career ... the pages, and it's not until Syria- the posting before Kazakhstan- that she learns how to be a 'proper' diplomat's wife. EC wives apparently don't get any instruction on how ...

  2. You can't tame terrorists with aid

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... disengagement in Iraq, and a less menacing attitude towards Iran and Syria might be more helpful in placating irate Muslims. This is one crisis where it would not be rewarding to tailor humanitarian ...

  3. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the fault lines of international conflicts- such as between Israel and Syria, or along the Line of Control between Pakistani- and Indian-occupied Kashmir- giving the parties an excuse not to fight. ...

  4. Find yourself on the road less travelled

    Posted Jun 17th 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... travellers are heading for Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Iran. Peru and Ecuador are the must-sees of South America, while closer to home Bhutan is a real pristine gem. 'Most of our customers ...

  5. Santa's ghetto

    Posted Dec 06th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and sell them on to buyers across Europe and the US. Thousands of traders from countries including Syria and Iraq have set up offices and homes in Yiwu in recent years and, close to the wholesale ...

  6. Black and white and bloody

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for a democratic Middle East have heightened speculation that Iran and Syria will next be targeted. The sceptics doubt the resolve, though, given that his much-heralded efforts to broker peace between ...


    Posted Jul 26th 2009, 12:00am by Gethin Chamberlain

    ... the Brahmaputra river. The Palestinians accuse Israel of denying them water and, in 1998, Turkey's plans to dam the Euphrates river brought it to the brink of war with Syria. With temperatures ...

  8. Chery gears up for US roll-out

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... year to Syria, Iraq, Iran and Egypt, accounting for most of China's passenger car exports of just 9,335 for the year. China is not competitive in cars but it is in parts and components, ...

  9. Monitor groups receiving money from tobacco

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is 'expansionist'. What else should we call Israel's occupation of the Gaza Strip, East Jerusalem, West Bank of Palestine, Golan Heights of Syria and part of southern Lebanon? It is occupation of other ...

  10. Could this be World War H2O?

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and the Golan Heights from Syria. Water sharing is a central part of negotiations for the creation of a Palestinian state. Under international law, Israel is required to provide water to Palestinians. ...



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