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  1. 'Blue eyes are hard currency for the jihadees'

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by David Enders

    ... in June, that really put me on edge. I expect other journalists to be a bit alarmist, but he's usually pretty level headed. 'Blue eyes are hard currency sought after by jihadees ...

  2. Only one solution to Syria's crisis

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with China, vetoed a UN resolution last Saturday on the grounds that the crisis should be resolved through peaceful negotiations. Syrian leaders would do well to take that path. Despite the bloodshed, ...

  3. Talking points

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Debt crisis tops agenda at G20 summit in Cannes It will be a case of different cast list, different venue, but same ... last week's euro-zone gathering in Brussels ended- with the deepening sovereign debt crisis in the monetary union. The good news from last week's meeting was that the 17 countries ...

  4. Thaksin bashing won't solve political crisis

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Pavin Chachavalpongpun

    ... of Thailand's protracted crisis. Conversely, using international allies to pressure Thaksin could allow him to gain more sympathy from his diehard fans in the poorest regions of Thailand. Pavin ...

  5. Making a stand against big bear

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson Did Chelski's billionaire Roman Abramovich fund that huge 'This Is Russia' flag unfurled over three tiers of the National Stadium during the grudge match between Poland and bitter football- and political- rivals Russia? A ...

  6. Things will never be the same

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... diplomatic priorities. The US remains engaged in two wars that have added trillions of dollars to the post-financial-crisis national debt, which has polarised domestic politics as never before, redefined relations with China- its largest creditor- and weighed on Hong Kong with its currency peg to the US dollar. The cold-blooded and carefully calculated attack on people who were simply ...

  7. Mia Farrow to highlight Darfur crisis during HK parade

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... crisis. The 63-year-old Golden Globe Award-winning star will be speaking at a Foreign Correspondents' Club lunch on May 2, and hopes to use the Olympics to put pressure on Beijing over the crisis in Darfur, Sudan. The government of Sudan has been accused of backing Arab militias who have killed thousands in Darfur. China, which has supplied military equipment to the Sudanese ...

  8. More companies seek help in how to handle a crisis abroad

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang A growing number of Hong Kong companies are seeking customised travel risk assessments and crisis-handling plans following the Mumbai terrorist attacks and the anti-government protests which shut down Bangkok's international airport late last year. One company that specialises in crisis response said it had seen a sharp increase in inquiries regarding its ...

  9. Crisis-hit America must end its military dreams

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... them. This crisis forces the presidential candidates to think hard again. Jonathan Power is a London-based journalist ...

  10. US, Israel can help ease Palestinian crisis

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lootings and executions in Gaza reminiscent of events in Baghdad after the fall of Saddam Hussein reflect the tragedy of the collapse of Palestinian unity. The rout of Fatah security forces by Hamas fighters leaves 1.4 million Palestinians physically cut ...




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