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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. News - World - DISEASE

    Second aid worker infected with Ebola due to arrive in US from West Africa

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 06:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Atlanta Saudi Arabia tests man suspected of contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone A second American aid worker infected with Ebola in West Africa is due to arrive in Atlanta ... in a medical aircraft headed to Atlanta, according to a Reuters witness in that country. The mother of two from Charlotte, North Carolina, is a longtime missionary who had been working for SIM USA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567023/second-aid-worker-infected-ebola-due-arrive-us-west-africa
  5. News - China - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

    China hit by Western military moves in Africa, says Academy of Social Sciences report

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:49am by Teddy Ng

    ... of a drone base in Niger last January, which will provide assistance to French forces in Mali and gather intelligence about terrorist activities in North and West Africa. Such military moves... can ... counter China in Africa' China's involvement in Africa will face complications despite pouring in billions in investment and aid because Western nations are stepping up their military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557387/china-hit-western-military-moves-africa-says-academy-social-sciences
  6. News - World - DISEASE

    Liberia shuts schools as Ebola spreads, US Peace Corps leaves West Africa

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 10:02am by Reuters in Dakar

    ... Reuters in Dakar and Freetown International concern grows at the unprecedented outbreak of the deadly Ebola in West Africa, as governments take new measures to prevent new cases after ... the tough approach announced by Liberia. Koroma also announced he was cancelling a visit to Washington for a US-Africa summit next week because of the crisis “We desperately need all the help we can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563248/liberia-shuts-schools-ebola-spreads-us-peace-corps-leaves-west-africa
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Judge does South Africa proud in Pistorius trial

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:36am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Justice served in South Africa The sentence handed down to fallen South African athlete Oscar Pistorius for the shooting death of his girlfriend was always going ... not enough. For the victims' family, the five-year prison term was justice done. But the case involved more than crime, a famous man, suspense and emotion: it was also about the new South Africa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1622385/judge-does-south-africa-proud-pistorius-trial
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    South Africa enlists Bank of China to help pull in Chinese investment

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 05:08am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com State visit by South African president will see signing of agreement to boost Chinese spending in infrastructure, minerals and green energy S Africa enlists BOC to help draw investment South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry will sign a memorandum of understanding with the Bank of China during the state visit of South African ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1620913/south-africa-enlists-bank-china-help-pull-chinese-investment
  9. Business - Banking & Finance - EARNINGS

    Long, hard road ahead for HSBC and StanChart

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by DON WEINLAND

    ... is in the Middle East and North Africa. As part of its core strategy, Standard Chartered has pushed heavily into Africa, with about 9 per cent of loan exposure in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan. ... Don Weinland don.weinland@scmp.com After poor first-half results and hefty US fines, crises in Africa and the Middle East dampen prospects for the two banking giants A long, hard road ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1620195/long-hard-road-ahead-hsbc-and-stanchart
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's foreign minister, once Kim Jong-un's guardian, makes Asia diplomacy debut

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Naypyidaw But no hoped-for talks with Japan or the United States likely on minister Ri Yu-song's visit North Korea’s new foreign minister arrived in Myanmar’s ... as a guardian of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when he studied at an international school in Switzerland in the 1990s. In addition to the one-day meeting, where North Korea’s nuclear and missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570011/north-koreas-foreign-minister-once-guardian-kim-jong-il-makes-political

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