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  1. Taking no chances, India builds war bunkers

    Posted Feb 11th 2004, 12:00am

    ... that despite the resumption of dialogue with nuclear-armed rival Pakistan, war is still a possibility, leading the government to beef up its protection against weapons of mass destruction. While New ... and all-important decontamination modules to purify air in nuclear battlefield conditions. The sophisticated underground shelters, which will offer protection against nuclear, biological and chemical ...

  2. Shipowners want U.N. protection

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... headquarters. Tan said that if the forum's proposal was accepted it would see armed military personnel, sponsored and managed by the UN, providing protection to merchant ships and their crews ... commenting on the plan, Dom Mee, president of armed security company Protection Vessels International, said: 'It's rather reinventing the wheel; the private sector is already providing ...

  3. Action in Libya aimed at protecting lives, rights

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from place to place. In the end, though, the objective has to be the same: to protect lives and uphold rights. ...

  4. Beijing must protect all Chinese from reprisals, experts say

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Beijing should take measures to protect Chinese around the world against possible threats from radical Muslim groups in the wake of the Xinjiang riots, mainland ... must take precautions... and step up protection for overseas Chinese,' Mr Li said. Mr Li suggested Beijing should work on two fronts- to seek understanding among Muslims around the world, ...

  5. World must do more to protect students and teachers from attacks

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Brendan O'Malley

    ... should be done to provide better protection to students and teachers both in international law and in practice. Brendan O'Malley is author of Education Under Attack ...

  6. Tibetan doctor protected Han boy from mob

    Posted Mar 28th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Lhasa Ambulance attacked as rioters demanded child Lobsang Tsering, a 36-year-old Tibetan emergency doctor, still believes he did the right thing when he risked his life to save a Han Chinese father and his son. March 14 was a busy day for ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A nuclear world is not a safer world

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... opportunity to explore what has gone wrong and how the world can get back on track. Many defence establishments now recognise that security means far more than protecting borders. Grave security concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organised crime, repressive governance and other ...

  8. Protecting witnesses key in land where fear lingers

    Posted Nov 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... With trials of senior Khmer Rouge leaders finally on the horizon, witness protection- and the lack of it- has become an important issue in Cambodia, writes Anne Hyland Oum Puom, 76, wants ... not been called as a witness to the Khmer Rouge tribunal. Nor is he aware of the fierce debate that has raged about the adequacy of the cash-strapped tribunal's witness-protection programme. ...

  9. Protecting democracy in Afghanistan is vital

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is done to protect the democracy that Mr Karzai represents. For the sake of Afghanistan's people, the battle with the Taleban and al-Qaeda must continue. More widely, though, peace ...

  10. Tsang sends condolences to Britain, vows to protect expats

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... to convey our condolences and our sadness. I promised him that the British nationals in Hong Kong would be protected as much as all the expatriate community in Hong Kong.' British ...




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