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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan official heads to Seoul for talks on 'comfort women'

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:31pm by AFP

    ... are at their lowest ebb in years, mired in disputes linked to Japan's 1910-1945 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula. As US President Barack Obama heads to both Japan and South Korea next week, ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Japan and S. Korea hold talks to lift tension ahead of Obama visit

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AFP

    ... colonial rule over Korea. These included the use of so-called "comfort women" from Korea and other Asian nations as sex slaves in wartime brothels. The emotional issue has deeply divided ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama praises Myanmar's reforms on landmark visit

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... he became the first serving US president to set foot in Cambodia, a country once known for its Khmer Rouge "killing fields". Unlike the visit to Myanmar, the White House has made ... and called on the former general to speed up the country's march out of decades of iron-fisted military rule. "Over the last year and a half, a dramatic transition has begun, ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel boosts Mongolia ties as Asia trip ends

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Ulan Bator US defence secretary signs an agreement with his Mongolian counterpart for expanded military training and exercises but bases are ruled out Hagel boosts ... to the Asia-Pacific region," Hagel said, referring to the strategic "pivot" that China has eyed with concern. But Bat-Erdene ruled out the possibility of hosting US bases, which currently exist ...

  5. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    China's new ambassador to Philippines finally meets President Aquino

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 01:51am by AFP

    ... previously warned that the Philippines had "seriously damaged" ties by asking the United Nations to rule in their favour in the dispute. China claims a vast area of the South China Sea, ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard back on agenda as Mideast talks falter

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 08:49pm by AP

    ... pardon or release. As recently as last week, US officials were outspoken in ruling out an early release of Pollard. But on Monday, they appeared to soften their line. "He is a person who ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi wins EU pledge to weigh free-trade deal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:21am by Reuters

    ... concerns that Chinese state-owned firms flout international trade rules. The 28-nation EU committed for the first time to opening talks on a free-trade accord (FTA) if current negotiations ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    French trade minister apologises for describing Xi Jinping’s state dinner as ‘revolting’

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 05:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... of local elections Sunday in which the ruling Socialists are expected to get trounced.   ...

  9. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Germany won't be dragged into row between China and Japan, envoy says

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 05:00pm by Teddy Ng

    ... European nations took steps towards reconciliation and accepted Germany's sincere apologies." Clauss said European nations had also created a system of rule of law, settling disputes ...

  10. News - China Insider - DIPLOMACY

    Sanction-hit Russia faces similar problems to China after Tiananmen, says embassy

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 07:48pm by Chris Luo

    ... control the damage from the sanctions by western nations that will arrive soon-or-later.” The crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protests has since remained a taboo subject for the ruling Chinese ...




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