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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 - SYRIA

    Renewed push at UN for Syria resolution followed by peace talks

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 10:58am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... have come to a standstill while Russia and the United States struggle to reach an agreement that would be acceptable to both, diplomats say. A leader who slaughtered his citizens and gassed ... Lebanon’s capacity of assimilation, exceeding one fourth of Lebanon’s population.” Obama announced the United States would provide an additional $339 million in humanitarian aid to ease the Syrian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317390/renewed-push-un-syria-resolution-followed-peace-talks
  3. Sport - Soccer - PRESEASON FRIENDLIES

    Manchester United, City, Liverpool lead 'British invasion' of United States

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... to head new 'British invasion' Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are going to the United States hoping ... days before opening the Premier League season at Old Trafford against Swansea. "There are lots of benefits," Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs said. "Facilities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1557295/manchester-united-city-liverpool-lead-british-invasion-united-states
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel’s Netanyahu dismisses Iran’s overtures to West as ruse

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:19am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... the trustworthiness of Hassan Rowhani, Iran’s centrist president who has made diplomatic overtures to the United States and spoke by telephone last week with President Barack Obama. “Rowhani doesn’t sound ... was pledging to annihilate Israel,” he said, referring to Ahmadinejad’s suggestions that Israel had no right to exist. The United States, Israel and other countries accuse Iran of using its nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322695/israels-netanyahu-dismisses-irans-overtures-west-ruse
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama tells world leaders diplomatic path with Iran must be tested

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 04:56pm by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations US President expected to build on diplomatic opportunities President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States was ready to engage diplomatically ... the UN Security Council to approve a strong resolution aimed at ensuring Syria keeps its commitments to give up its chemical weapons, and said the United States will provide an additional US$340 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316824/obama-address-iran-and-syria-un-speech
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Janet Yellen will bring continuity to the United States Federal Reserve

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... will be nominated". This is not because any other choice to run the US Federal Reserve would have been unthinkable, but because a radical change right now might have unnerved markets amid a political ... recovery. That said, she faces early challenges, because she will be taking over against the background of division on the Federal Open Market Committee over when to begin tapering its US$85 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1331096/janet-yellen-will-bring-continuity-united-states-federal
  7. News - World - FOOD

    White House chef tours Asia in hope of luring foodies to the United States

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP

    ... chefs- including his own- to Asia in hopes of bringing food tourists to the United States. The five chefs will take part in American Independence Day celebrations on July 4 in a bid to promote ... Italy, a State Department statement said. Obama has set a goal of bringing 100 million international tourists to the United States in 2021, up from a record 70 million who visited last year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542038/white-house-chef-tours-asia-hope-luring-foodies-united-states
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China, United States go to extremes over farce

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by Alex Lo

    ... to the Fiscal Year 2015 State and Foreign Operations Bill that would force the State Department to rename the street. Instead of 3505 International Place, NW, the embassy will have a new address: No 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza. In the 1980s, the State Department renamed the street outside the Soviet embassy as Andrei Sakharov Plaza, after the dissident nuclear physicist. One reason the amendment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541181/china-united-states-go-extremes-over-farce
  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    UN chief urges North Korea not to conduct nuclear test

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is appealing to North Korea not to conduct another nuclear test and do more for the well-being of its people who face a “dire” humanitarian situation. He told a group of journalists on Thursday that the United Nations has been trying to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea, but because of the crisis over a possible nuclear test and tensions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1145911/un-chief-urges-north-korea-not-conduct-nuclear-test
  10. SYRIA

    UN names envoy for Syria chemical weapons

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 04:31pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse in United Nations UN assistant secretary-general Sigrid Kaag to lead the UN’s joint mission with chemical weapons watchdog The head of the United Nations on Sunday ... a team of 60 experts and support staff in Syria since October 1, destroying Syria’s production facilities while the country’s civil war rages on. Kaag, a UN assistant secretary-general working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1331498/un-names-envoy-syria-chemical-weapons

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