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  1. Why non-violence has failed in Myanmar

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Empty monasteries, severed telecommunications and a sullen, beaten silence; it doesn't just feel like a defeat for the Myanmese people- it feels like the end of an era. It was an era that began at the other end of Southeast Asia two decad ...

  2. Stuck in the middle - Aceh's international peacekeepers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... At its red-roofed office inside Banda Aceh's university campus, the international monitoring team tasked with overseeing Aceh's bid for peace is taking shape. Fresh turf is being laid on the lawn and air-conditioning units installed for the moni ...

  3. Shipowners want U.N. protection

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to combat pirate attacks in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. Elvin Tan, executive officer of the Asian Shipowners' Forum in Singapore, confirmed approaches would be made to groups including ... estimated it would take 6,000 UN peacekeepers to safeguard the 1,200-1,500 ships transiting through the Indian Ocean at any one time. Intertanko, Bimco and the International Chamber of Shipping also ...

  4. Shipowners seek U.N. anti-piracy force

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden, says a major group of maritime organisations. The call was made in a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon from a round table of four international shipping ... of the international community to take the problem seriously'. 'In short, rather than meeting their obligations under the UN Law of the Sea, governments have allowed the Indian Ocean to resemble ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Defence chiefs offers India assurance on China's growing South Asia ties

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... around it. But in a speech released by Sri Lanka's military yesterday, Liang said China had only peaceful intentions in South Asia, while stressing that the Indian Ocean was an important ... told a Sri Lankan army staff college on Thursday, according to a copy of the speech. In New Delhi, Liang will be a guest of the defence ministry, an Indian government spokesman said, without ...

  6. India's weapons for junta to fight Assam rebels sow fear in Myanmar

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... requirements and enhance its military profile in the Indian Ocean region.' Beijing has also reportedly established an intelligence facility on Myanmar's Coco islands, only 30km from India's Andaman Islands territory. Some security analysts believe China is trying to secure a military corridor to the Indian Ocean from the South China Sea, via Myanmar. 'China has raised ...

  7. Sino-Indian war in 1962 was a follow-on from the uprising in Tibet

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the Dalai Lama. The Chinese launched simultaneous offensives in Ladakh and across the McMahon Line on October 20, 1962, coinciding with the Cuban missile crisis. Chinese troops advanced over Indian ... to develop military infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border to enhance the People's Liberation Army's logistical capability in the 1960s. But Mao's plan made no progress due ...

  8. For PLA, firing on pirates is a political issue

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a co-ordinator of the widening international anti-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean, and three weeks after Somali pirates for the first time hijacked a Chinese-owned cargo vessel in the area. ... of crisis... the Indian Ocean situation gives us the chance to see if the decision-making process works.' US forces and those of China's neighbours find themselves in ever closer contact ...

  9. Boom tempts Indians away from barracks

    Posted Oct 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S.N.M.Abdi in Calcutta Vijay Bahadur Singh's lifestyle has changed dramatically since he quit the Indian Air Force (IAF) two years ago and joined Jet Airways, the country's ... firms because I was so grossly underpaid although I had the same educational qualification. Now I am in their league.' Mr Singh is no exception. Officers and men are deserting the Indian ...

  10. A young life tossed aside by politics

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... John Millen Oranges in No Man's Land Elizabeth Laird Published by Macmillan Children's Books ISBN 978 0 330 44558 0 At only 116 pages, Oranges in No Man's Land is a small book with a big impact. Ayesha is a young girl from Lebanon, a countr ...




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