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  1. News - World

    Sub-Saharan immigrants attempt to jump the fence into Melilla in north Africa

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14pm by EPA

    ... at the Spanish-Moroccan border in Melilla, a Spanish autonomous city in north Africa. Spanish officials said several hundred migrants tried to climb barbed-wire fences but were turned back by security forces from ... they can enter Melilla or Spain's other north African enclave, Ceuta. Photo: EPA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1459868/sub-saharan-immigrants-attempt-jump-fence-melilla-north-africa
  2. News - World

    Beat the crowd: Middle East, North Africa hotspots tout for tourists

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 08:13pm by Reuters

    ... shrines and marsh landscapes. While insisting the north of the country was safe for tourists, they found it hard to change people’s image of a country where nearly 8,000 civilians were killed in political violence last year. The United States warns against all but essential travel. Britain makes an exception for the Kurdistan region in the north. “It’s difficult to persuade people to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1443729/beat-crowd-middle-east-north-africa-hotspots-tout-tourists
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    Vast new freshwater reserves discovered off China, Australia, North America and South Africa

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 05:38am by AFP

    ... of low-salinity water had been found buried beneath the seabed on continental shelves off Australia, China, North America and South Africa. "The volume of this water resource is a hundred times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373840/vast-new-freshwater-reserves-discovered-china-australia-north-america-and
  4. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    Warren Gatland sizing up chance of history in South Africa

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:38pm by AFP

    ... well against EP Kings but it's important we go out and perform to the level we know we can," said Gatland. "A test series in South Africa is always a tough challenge, but we ... Cuthbert, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts and George North, who was named on the wing despite a reported recent illness. They will provide a stern defensive test for a Springboks team depleted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1531838/warren-gatland-sizing-chance-history-south-africa
  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore firm charged over arms smuggling to North Korea

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:51pm

    ... filed criminal charges against a shipping firm based in the city-state accused of helping smuggle missiles and other military hardware from Cuba to North Korea. The foreign affairs and home ... in South Africa knowing that the funds could be used to contribute to the “nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related, or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes or activities” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529270/singapore-firm-charged-over-weapons-smuggling-north-korea
  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Militants attack Tikrit after taking Mosul, sparking mass exodus from Iraq’s north

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... and financial capacity,” said Ayham Kamel, its Middle East and north Africa director. “We do not anticipate a sharp deterioration in the security environment in these more stable provinces that would ... of the north, including second city Mosul, officials said. Heavy clashes rocked the north of the city, hometown of now executed dictator Saddam Hussein, a provincial councillor said. Dozens of militants ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530181/half-million-flee-mosul-after-islamist-militants-seize-control-iraqs
  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Bad apples in Africa: Chinese traders' and companies' behaviour worries envoy

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:25am by Mimi Lau

    ... Africa envoy frets about bad apples The "bad habits" of Chinese traders and companies were among the main challenges to the nation's image in Africa, according to ambassador ... consular protection issues," Lu said in response to a question about alleged police harassment and robberies targeting Chinese in Africa. "Our people just cannot shake their bad habits. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1553617/bad-apples-africa-chinese-traders-and-companies-behaviour-worries-envoy
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola death toll rises to 518 in west Africa

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Ebola death toll rises to 518 in West Africa The number of people believed to have died from Ebola in west Africa has jumped to 518, the World Health ... ministry reported two deaths since July 3, but no new cases in the past week, the WHO said, calling the situation in the affected region of West Africa a "mixed picture". Sierra Leone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550015/ebola-death-toll-rises-518-west-africa
  9. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... for ivory is fuelling violence and bloodshed across Africa and the Middle East, with militant groups such as al-Shabab and the notorious Lord's Resistance Army using the "white gold" ... supply leaving Africa. Based on seizures, Crosta believes the actual figure is close to 80 per cent. Earlier this year Operation Cobra II, an Interpol-led international crackdown on wildlife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547682/ivory-trades-role-funding-african-militants-highlighted-un-report
  10. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Blackwater founder to help firms enter Africa Erik Prince, the man behind controversial private security firm Blackwater, wants to "take the drama out of Africa" for Chinese firms eyeing the continent's trove of natural resources. Prince, who sold Blackwater in 2010, is now chairman of Frontier Services Group (FSG), which provides logistics, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1547629/blackwater-founder-erik-prince-help-chinese-firms-set-shop-africa

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