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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Jailed Khmer Rouge head of state Khieu Samphan denies being part of killing machine

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... bites for head of state As the Khmer Rouge's head of state, Khieu Samphan was one of the few public faces of the brutal Cambodian regime. The 83-year-old insisted he was not part ... and during the regime years Khieu Samphan was appointed head of state as well as to more powerful positions within the party. It was in these roles that genocide researchers say he would have surely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1568600/jailes-khmer-rouge-head-state-khieu-samphan-denies-being-part-killing
  2. 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
  3. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Repression comes in black where Islamic State rules

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 05:12am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Jihadis control every aspect of life in Syrian stronghold, including the all-pervasive colour scheme Repression comes in black where Islamic State rules In the Syrian stronghold of Islamic State, everything is black, from men's turbans to women's veils. Even the passports. "Black IS flags are everywhere. Women are covered from head to toe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1597478/repression-comes-black-where-islamic-state-rules
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamic State releases new video of British hostage as US coalition takes shape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 09:48am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... campaign to destroy the Islamic State. US warplanes meanwhile hit an Islamic State (IS) training camp in Iraq in their first strike not directly supporting Iraqi or Kurdish forces as Washington ... said. “But today they’re learning the same hard lesson of petty tyrants and terrorists who have gone before.” French President Francois Hollande said that France would join the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595864/obamas-coalition-takes-shape-france-joins-war-islamic-state
  5. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Islamic State suspects are Chinese Uygurs

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:46pm by AGENCIES

    ... Lumpur in Malaysia before heading to Indonesia. If the men were proven to have links to Islamic State, it would be "an ominous new development in the terrorist picture in Indonesia", ... Agencies in Jakarta Four arrested in Indonesia were trying to meet country's most wanted extremist amid fears group may have links to militants in Syria and Iraq Islamic State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593082/indonesia-says-4-chinese-uygurs-caught-suspected-islamic-state-ties
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on Islamic State

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 12:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington President secures congressional backing for policy to 'degrade and ultimately destroy' Islamic State as he warns militants and jihadists 'our reach is long' Barack Obama and US lawmakers ratcheted up the pressure on the Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday, with the president declaring there was no hiding place for the jihadists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595312/obama-and-us-lawmakers-turn-heat-islamic-state
  7. News - Asia - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Anti-terror raids launched after Islamic State ordered 'demonstration killings' in Australia

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 09:30am by AFP

    ... raids 'foil beheading plot' Australia's largest counter-terrorism raids yesterday left 15 people in detention, and apparently foiled an alleged plot by Islamic State jihadists ... was instructed in a phone call by the most senior Australian member of Islamic State, Afghan-born Mohammad Baryalei, to commit the atrocity. Prosecutor Michael Allnutt alleged the plan involved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595244/anti-terror-raids-aimed-preventing-random-violence-public-australia-says
  8. News - World - ISLAMIC STATE

    British PM Cameron vows justice over Islamic State beheading of aid worker David Haines

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 09:21am by AGENCIES

    ... Haines' body, with his head propped on it. Another British citizen being held by Islamic State, Alan Henning, appears as it ends, with the militants threatening to kill him. Britain has not joined ... of a British aid worker beheaded by Islamic State, which he condemned as an "act of pure evil". In its third beheading of a Western hostage in less than a month, Islamic State released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592223/british-aid-worker-beheaded-militants-pm-says-killers-pure-evil
  9. Business - China Business - GAMING

    China's high rollers heading to overseas casinos instead of Macau

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Big-spending gamblers are avoiding Macau in favour of other Asian destinations and Las Vegas as Beijing's anti-graft campaign continues China's high rollers heading ... Vegas Strip and dwarfing the US$36.5 billion for the United States as a whole. Still, revenue from VIPs in Macau could continue to contract for a further six to nine months, Choudhary said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1594952/chinas-high-rollers-heading-overseas-casinos-instead-macau
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Top state bank bosses motivated by government prospects

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:05am by DON WEINLAND

    ... the head of banking and capital markets at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Shanghai. "Staying in a state-owned enterprise will keep people closer to the Communist Party." This is why talk ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com Party links key motivation for top executives When state bank executives bargain for promotion, they do not always talk salary. The mainland's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1588905/top-state-bank-bosses-motivated-government-prospects

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