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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 - IRAQ

    Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with antiquated weapons

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:36am by Associated Press in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq

    ... Associated Press in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq Kurdish Peshmerga fighters armed with decades-old weapons are facing Islamic State jihadists using moden American weapons captured from the Syrian ... fierce battles with Islamic State militants. One of them, Moustafa Saleh, tapped the cannon with his mud-caked boots. “Russian-made,” he said, with a smirk. “My grandfather used the same one.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1607580/iraqi-kurds-fight-islamic-state-antiquated-weapons
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service head Julia Pierson takes blame for White House breach

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Secret Service head takes the blame The head of the US Secret Service last night took "full responsibility" for a security lapse at the White House in which an intruder with a knife gained access to an area just yards from the president's private rooms. The Washington Post said that the man climbed a fence, ran across the lawn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1604681/us-secret-service-head-julia-pierson-takes-blame-white-house-breach
  5. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Problem of corruption lies with a state economy

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:32am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Public sector contracts are the leading source of corruption, not private firms, as China shows Problem of graft lies with state economy In one of the highest level ... they will. Corruption is the normal state of things for a big state-run economy in which capital allocation is made by fiat decision from the centre. That's just the nature of the way that money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1604128/problem-corruption-lies-state-economy
  6. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY: ANALYSIS

    Middle East experts question staying power of anti-Islamic State alliance

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Middle East experts question the original motives and the resilience of the grouping that has assembled to go to battle with Islamic State Doubts rise ... State Department officials insist the five Arab nations, who joined United States fighter jets in an air campaign over Syria to hit the Islamic State group, are in it for "the long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600531/middle-east-experts-question-staying-power-anti-islamic-state-alliance
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... by the FDA's continued approval of new, dangerous, high-dose opioid analgesics that are fuelling high rates of addiction and overdose deaths," states the letter, which is addressed to Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599746/activists-urge-us-drug-agency-head-margaret-hamburg-quit-over-painkiller
  8. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Insider buy-backs dry up in the United States as valuations soar

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by Bloomberg

    ... 1.3 per cent advance, have pushed the benchmark index for United States equities to about 18.2 times annual earnings, the highest since March 2010. The gauge has closed at records more than 30 ... as they have been", she said. The retreat of insiders did not necessarily send a warning signal, said David Chalupnik, the head of equities at Nuveen Asset Management in Minneapolis. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1599696/insider-buy-backs-dry-united-states-valuations-soar
  9. 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
  10. 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

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