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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says US is trying to 'remake the whole world'

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 04:44am by Reuters

    ... for Kremlin policy, with the session attended by Putin shown live on state television and little discussion of Russia's record on human rights and democracy. Putin rejected criticism over ... of a difficult but, I underline, civilised dialogue they brought about a state coup. They pushed the country into chaos, economic and social collapse, and civil war with huge losses." Dismissing US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1624123/russian-president-vladimir-putin-says-us-trying-remake-whole-world
  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    First lady Michelle Obama praises civil rights movement- and tai chi- during China tour

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Tai Chic US first lady Michelle Obama promoted ethnic equality, the civil rights movement and religious freedom on the mainland yesterday, raising ... The first lady cited herself and President Obama as beneficiaries of the civil rights movement, a sensitive issue on the mainland which strictly controls popular protest. "Over time, ordinary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1457308/first-lady-obama-praises-civil-rights-movement-during-china-tour
  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing wants closer military ties with Iran: defence minister

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:40pm by Reuters

    ... by a late-November deadline. The United States and other Western countries allege that Iran is using its nuclear programme to develop nuclear weapons. Tehran denies the allegations and says it has the right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1622972/beijing-wants-closer-military-ties-iran-defence-minister
  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    John Kerry hosts Yang Jiechi for 'frank' talks at his Boston home

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:09am by Adrian Wan

    ... convergence of security interests and a departure from their discord on sensitive issues such as human rights. Separately, at the Pentagon, US deputy secretary of defence Bob Work met Wang Guanzhong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1619633/john-kerry-hosts-yang-jiechi-frank-talks-his-boston-home
  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Protest lodged with Japan over visit by ministers to Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by AFP, Reuters, KYODO

    ... favour abroad, including with key ally the United States, but will play well with a core group of right-wing supporters at home. Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Sanae Takaichi, who ... chief Eriko Yamatani, who has also been pictured with fringe right-wingers, and Haruko Arimura, the minister in charge of female empowerment, also paid homage. The 145-year-old shrine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1619597/protest-lodged-japan-over-visit-ministers-yasukuni-shrine
  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Russia's Vladimir Putin orders troops to withdraw from Ukraine border

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:21am by AFP

    ... right to "say yes or no to individual members of the G20". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1615184/russias-vladimir-putin-orders-troops-withdraw-ukraine-border
  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China and US to discuss joint action on Islamic State at Beijing summit

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:39am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... demonstrations in Hong Kong- as part of the human rights dialogue- it would be overshadowed by other concerns, Jin said. He said Hong Kong would only be discussed in passing. "Hong Kong does ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1611710/china-and-us-discuss-joint-action-islamic-state-beijing-summit
  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Call for Australian boycott of Sri Lanka summit while New Zealand says ‘not right move’

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 11:09am by AP and AFP

    ... the focus on demands by Western nations and rights activists that Sri Lanka account for thousands of civilians who are suspected to have died in the final months of a quarter-century civil war ... Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka this week over concerns about the island nation’s human rights record. However New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said on Monday he will attend the summit despite his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1353226/call-australian-boycott-sri-lanka-summit-while-new-zealand-says-not-right
  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama and Modi hope to turn page in relations when they meet at White House

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... a visa to the US in 2005 on human rights grounds over anti-Muslim riots in his home state of Gujarat. Modi denies wrongdoing and was never charged over the violence that left 1,000 dead. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1604682/obama-and-modi-hope-turn-page-relations-when-they-meet-white-house
  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    It's the Narendra Modi show at New York's Madison Square Garden

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 09:23pm by AP

    ... for Modi for a lawsuit brought by a US human rights group. It was filed on behalf of victims of the Gujarat violence that claimed more than 1,000 lives, mostly Muslims. The group offered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1604020/its-narendra-modi-show-new-yorks-madison-square-garden

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