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  1. 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
  2. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... a longstanding rebellion for a separate state in Mali. They joined with the Islamists to take advantage of a military coup in March last year to seize the northern part of the country. Ban said the move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1257127/mali-militants-still-threat-west-africa-says-un-chief
  3. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    UN adopts landmark treaty on global arms trade

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 02:46am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... major arms exporters, abstained. Many countries, including the United States, control arms exports. But there has never been an international treaty regulating the estimated US$60 billion global ... launchers, and small arms and light weapons. The treaty prohibits states that ratify it from transferring conventional weapons if they violate arms embargoes or if they promote acts of genocide, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1205873/un-adopts-landmark-treaty-global-arms-trade
  4. News - China

    US, China agree on N. Korea sanctions deal

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The United States and China have made a deal under which the UN Security Council will expand existing sanctions against North Korea for staging ... next week, diplomats said. The United States has sought a Security Council resolution with tough new sanctions against the nuclear-armed North for the rocket launch. But China wants to shield ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1131541/us-china-agree-n-korea-sanctions-deal
  5. News - World

    Assad won’t stop Syria’s ‘terrible suffering’, says Ban

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 09:40am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... vowing to stand fast against opponents he branded as foreign-backed “terrorists.” The speech has been widely condemned, with the United States calling it “detached from reality.” “What the Syrian ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations UN leader Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad’s speech setting out his terms for peace would not help end “the terrible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1122760/assad-wont-stop-syrias-terrible-suffering-says-ban
  6. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys ... reaffirmed his country’s historical claim that Japan tricked China into signing a treaty ceding the islands in 1895. Japan states that the islands were legally incorporated into its territory. “The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049388/japan-stole-diaoyu-islands-china-tells-un
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    United States airports tighten Ebola checks on West African travellers

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 09:46am by Reuters

    ... the spread of the virus. John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is the first of five in the United States to toughen screening of travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the countries that have seen ... a professor of communications and African studies at a Liberian university, said going through the enhanced screening was educational for him, but he said the push to stop Ebola was stigmatising West ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1614997/new-yorks-jfk-airport-steps-ebola-screenings
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ISLAMIC STATE

    The world must unite in the struggle to defeat Islamic State fanatics

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:31pm by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai

    ... Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Islamic State threatens our interdependent world and, despite ... I consider this ideology to be the greatest danger that the world will face in the next decade. Its seeds are growing in Europe, the United States, Asia, and elsewhere. With its twisted religious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1607680/world-must-unite-struggle-defeat-islamic-state-fanatics
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    United States researcher develops adjustable school textbooks

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by WASHPOST

    ... at Rice University in the United States believes we can do better. "Imagine a digital textbook where because I'm a different person and learn differently, my book is different from your ... fundamentally rethinking what the educational experience should be in a world of digital tools. To do this means involving individuals with skills traditionally left out of the textbook business. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570055/united-states-researcher-develops-adjustable-school-textbooks
  10. News - China - UNITED STATES

    United States offers rare praise to China over growing role in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 02:16pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... commitment to the region as Western troops pull out. The comments, made by a senior State Department official, are rare US praise for Beijing, which this week hosts Afghan President Ashraf Ghani ... that improving coordination on “terror-finance” issues at the United Nations would be an area of US-China discussion in the future. China, connected to Afghanistan by a narrow, almost impassable mountain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1628188/united-states-offers-rare-praise-china-over-growing-role-afghanistan

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