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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 - 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
  4. 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
  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 - 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Changing tides could shift focus from China to Africa

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by JUNE SUN

    ... June Sun june.sun@scmp.com Ageing population in China may see Sub-Saharan region's labour force become highly competitive Changing tides could shift focus to Africa Shifting demographic tides could stymie the dawning of the much-heralded Chinese century and see development surge in Sub-Saharan Africa, two recent studies show. China was facing the challenges of an ageing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1580413/changing-tides-could-shift-focus-china-africa
  10. 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

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