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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... bites for head of state As the Khmer Rouge's head of state, Khieu Samphan was one of the few public faces of the brutal Cambodian regime. The 83-year-old insisted he was not part ... and during the regime years Khieu Samphan was appointed head of state as well as to more powerful positions within the party. It was in these roles that genocide researchers say he would have surely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568600/jailes-khmer-rouge-head-state-khieu-samphan-denies-being-part-killing
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  3. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Indonesian president condemns jihadists and urges Muslim leaders to unite against them Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing' The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, yesterday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578700/susilo-bambang-yudhoyono-calls-islamic-state-embarrassing
  4. News - China - POLITICS

    Bosses at China's state-owned enterprises face pay cuts of up to 50pc

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Xi's bold reform plan aims to shake up top management at major state-owned enterprises Pay cuts of 50pc to hit S.O.E. bosses Officials in charge of China's state-owned enterprises face pay cuts of up to 50 per cent and new job descriptions under a reform plan approved by President Xi Jinping. Xi said at a meeting on Monday that China needed to speed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578004/bosses-chinas-state-owned-enterprises-face-pay-cuts-50-cent
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Yazidi refugees lose faith in Iraq, seek protection from Islamic State

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:43pm by Reuters

    ... surrounded by Islamic State militants with machine guns at night. They had long beards. Some had face masks and Arabic writing on the sides of their heads. Absent from the scene were Kurdish ... Refugee Samo Ilyas Ali has nine children to feed but he can't focus on the future because the sounds of women and children crying out for help while being buried alive by Islamic State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577014/iraqi-refugees-seek-protection-islamic-state
  6. News - China

    Jackie Chan heads to Beijing to help son Jaycee after marijuana arrest

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:11am

    ... and that offenders would be severely punished. In Beijing alone, more than 7,800 people have been caught in the crackdown, police said. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV aired footage of a police search ... on China state TV Angie Chai, owner of Taiwan-based talent agency Star Ritz to which Ko belongs, said in a statement she regretted Ko’s mistake and that the agency apologised. “I almost collapsed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576663/jackie-chans-son-jaycee-had-100-grams-marijuana-kai-ko-tears-tv
  7. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Japanese national held by Islamic State in Syria

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 01:08pm

    ... information that one of its citizens has been captured in northern Syria by the Islamic State militant group and is analysing it, the foreign ministry said on Monday. A video clip posted earlier ... groups on Friday after entering Syria from the Turkish border near Kilis on July 28. The Islamic State has not responded to the Islamic Front’s calls for Yukawa’s release and likely seeks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575981/japanese-national-held-islamic-state-syria
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State jihadists massacred 700 tribesmen in eastern Syria: activists

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Beirut and Amman Allegations of latest atrocity prompts Syrian opposition to call for US air strikes against Islamic State militants within its borders Jihadists 'massacred tribesmen in Syria' Islamic State (IS) militants were facing charges of a new massacre after a human rights monitoring group and activists alleged the group executed 700 members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575549/islamic-state-jihadists-massacred-700-tribesmen-eastern-syria-activists
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Outrage over image of Australian boy with Syrian soldier’s severed head

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:02pm by AP

    ... A shocking image of what is believed to be the seven-year-old son of an Australian man holding a decapitated head in Syria shows how barbaric the Islamic State "terrorist army" is, ... last year and was now an Islamic State fighter, The Australian newspaper said. It shows a boy struggling to hold up the severed head of a slain Syrian soldier by his hair. It was captioned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571610/outrage-over-image-australian-boy-syrian-soldiers-severed-head
  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... Zhang, who loves playing basketball. With more than 333,000 of its students in US postsecondary institutions, China has long been the top feeder of international students in the United States ... want to escape the rat race at home, where students often study late into the night with little opportunity for extracurricular activities. They also believe studying in the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us

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