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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 - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani protesters clash with police as soldiers secure state broadcaster

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Islamabad Protesters clash with police, advance on home of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces entered the headquarters of the state ... on Monday and the state PTV channel and its English-language PTV World service were taken off the air after protesters stormed its headquarters in Islamabad. “They have stormed the PTV office,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583048/pakistani-protesters-clash-police-soldiers-secure-state-tv
  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... with their hands behind their heads. An Islamic State fighter repeatedly shouts out "Islamic State", to which the men reply "It shall remain". Islamic State controls roughly a third ... Reuters in Beirut Video posted on You Tube shows dozens of bodies after slaughter following fall of airbase Captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State Islamic State fighters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581481/video-shows-captured-syrian-soldiers-executed-islamic-state
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Haruna Yukawa's strange path to being a hostage of Islamic State

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 06:02am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo A journey of self-discovery by a broken soul living on dreams has leda Japanese man to being captured in Syria by Islamic State militants Haruna Yukawa's strange path ... this year, he planned to head to Somalia "where the danger factor will be amped up". "He felt his life had reached its limit," said Yukawa's father, Shoichi, 74. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581991/haruna-yukawas-strange-path-being-hostage-islamic-state
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN accuses Islamic State, Syrian government of committing war crimes

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 07:05pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva IS executioners make Friday fright day Islamic State (IS) forces in northern Syria are waging a campaign to instil fear, carrying out amputations, public executions ... of Aleppo governorate [province]," the report said. "Children have been present at the executions, which take the form of beheading or shooting in the head at close range... Bodies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581221/un-accuses-islamic-state-mass-atrocities-jihadist-held-syria
  7. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Indonesian president condemns jihadists and urges Muslim leaders to unite against them Yudhoyono calls Islamic State 'embarrassing' The president of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country, Indonesia, yesterday called the actions of Islamic State militants "embarrassing" to the religion and urged Islamic leaders to unite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578700/susilo-bambang-yudhoyono-calls-islamic-state-embarrassing
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cool heads needed to get Hong Kong on the right path towards democracy

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 02:46am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... raised by the recent spate of street protests, Hong Kong is not becoming a police state. The city is today known as much for its numerous protests as its tolerance for them. Hong Kong has ... single source, who is reported to have ties with US politicians like Paul Wolfowitz. The donations included some HK$20 million to Joseph Zen Ze-kiun when he was head of the Hong Kong Catholic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1579312/cool-heads-needed-get-hong-kong-right-path-towards-democracy
  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Yazidi refugees lose faith in Iraq, seek protection from Islamic State

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:43pm by Reuters

    ... surrounded by Islamic State militants with machine guns at night. They had long beards. Some had face masks and Arabic writing on the sides of their heads. Absent from the scene were Kurdish ... Refugee Samo Ilyas Ali has nine children to feed but he can't focus on the future because the sounds of women and children crying out for help while being buried alive by Islamic State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577014/iraqi-refugees-seek-protection-islamic-state
  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Bosses at China's state-owned enterprises face pay cuts of up to 50pc

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Xi's bold reform plan aims to shake up top management at major state-owned enterprises Pay cuts of 50pc to hit S.O.E. bosses Officials in charge of China's state-owned enterprises face pay cuts of up to 50 per cent and new job descriptions under a reform plan approved by President Xi Jinping. Xi said at a meeting on Monday that China needed to speed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578004/bosses-chinas-state-owned-enterprises-face-pay-cuts-50-cent

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