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  1. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Venezuelan diplomat held in Aruba on US drug charges freed

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:39pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Bogota, Colombia Aruba releases diplomat held on US drug charges Aruba has released a former Venezuelan spy chief who was detained on US drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home. A US State Department official said Washington had made a "legitimate request" for the arrest ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Think tank urges Shinzo Abe to stay away from Yasukuni Shrine

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... made as the government's top spokesman apologising for the Japanese military's abuse of women, known as "comfort women", during the war. Then prime minister Tomiichi ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Commonwealth puts on show of unity amid rift over Sri Lankan rights abuses

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Rift over a probe into rights abuses during Sri Lanka's civil war is masked by agreements on poverty eradication and development Commonwealth in show of unity Commonwealth leaders have signed agreements on issues such as poverty and development as they stage a show of unity after a summit in Sri Lanka dominated by a dispute over war crimes. ...

  4. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... Shaikh, who had smuggled drugs but was believed to have serious mental health problems. However, it is thought that other issues may have been involved in the decision. China has also repeatedly ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Manila's bid to save drug trafficker in Beijing dashed

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 03:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila's bid to save drug trafficker in Beijing dashed Philippine Vice President Jejomar Binay said yesterday he had been forced to call off a proposed visit to China to save a Filipina from being executed there for drug trafficking, after Beijing had declined to receive him. Binay said he could no longer deliver President Benigno Aquino’s ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US State Department probes cover-up claim over security agents' sex and drug charges

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Outside investigators to look into allegations US State Department attempted to hush up accusations involving its security staff Agents' sex, drugs charges probed The US State Department has launched an inquiry into claims that its security officials tried to cover up sex-and-drugs charges against diplomats and agents. Bureau of Diplomatic ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    'I committed a criminal act, I'm sorry': North Korea expels Hong Kong-based missionary

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 11:15am by Christy Choi

    ... over abuses comparable to Nazi-era atrocities. "With the UN human rights report out, they don't want to be isolated in the international arena, so they showed a softer policy towards ...

  8. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Park Geun-hye urges Tokyo to stand by apology for 'comfort women'

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:59am by AFP

    ... stoked regional tensions, with South Korea and China insisting Japan face up to its wartime abuse of women from across occupied Asia. On display at the exhibition at the History Museum in Seoul ...

  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Kerry urges action on North Korea nuclear talks as activity spotted at missile site

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... the Korean peninsula remains a hugely emotive issue in South Korea, which feels successive Japanese governments have failed to apologise properly or atone for abuses during the period. Japanese Prime ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    India’s Singh to miss Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka amid war crimes row

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 03:24pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... in Colombo from November 15-17. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has urged his counterparts to follow him in boycotting the CHOGM summit, in protest at alleged war crimes and rights abuses ...




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