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  1. News - China

    PLA singer’s son appeals rape conviction

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... reported on Friday. The Beijing No 1 Intermediate People’s Court said on Friday it decided to hear the appeals, the official Xinhua news agency said. The announcement comes after Li Guanfeng, who was formerly known as Li Tianyi, the teenage son of People's Liberation Army singers Li Shuangjiang and Meng Ge, was given 10 years in jail last month by a separate court in Beijing for the rape ...

  2. News - China - MILITARY

    China, Malaysia to hold first joint military drills

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:54pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia to hold first joint drills with PLA The People's Liberation Army and the Malaysian military will hold their first-ever joint exercises next year, the Malaysian defence minister said yesterday, despite their rival claims to the South China Sea. The announcement by Hishammuddin Hussein, who is in Beijing to meet military ...

  3. News - China - FOREIGN RELATIONS

    Xi Jinping and Barack Obama pledge to strengthen ties in phone call

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 03:02am by Reuters, AFP

    ... Xinhua reported. Meanwhile, the chief of the People's Liberation Army Navy met his American counterpart for talks aimed at improving cooperation between their fleets. Admiral Wu Shengli, ... of talks in Beijing that were an opportunity for the world's two biggest economies to lower tensions after months of bickering over a host of issues. The statement suggested the two leaders ...

  4. News - China - ACTIVISM

    Rights lawyer Tang Jingling detained ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted May 16th 2014, 04:16pm by AP, AFP

    ... on the Tiananmen protests, who was accused of "leaking state secrets". Other detainees included Chen Guang, a former People's Liberation Army soldier who was deployed in 1989 near Tiananmen ... to prevent commemorations of the crackdown. Last week, authorities detained lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, liberal scholar Xu Youyu, activist Liu Di and two other people after they attended a private forum ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China blasts US panel for 'cold war' thinking

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:29am by AFP

    ... mentality". China's military spending was soaring and the modernisation of the People's Liberation Army "is altering the security balance in the Asia-Pacific, challenging decades of US ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Foreign ministry challenges report to Congress saying PLA build-up altering security balance Beijing accuses US panel of 'cold war mentality&#039 ...

  6. News - China - DISASTERS

    Another 'super typhoon' on the way as Matmo follows hot on the heels of deadly Rammasun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters, AFP, Bloomberg, Teddy Ng

    ... city had started returning to normal, with shops opening as people began to clean up, the Haikou Evening News reported. The South Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army navy also ... injured in the island province, Xinhua reported. Four cadres in Changjiang and Wuzhishan city were reported missing, the People's Daily website reported. At least three people were killed ...

  7. News - World - EGYPT

    Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi defiant

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "We will die not as a sacrifice for Mursi, but so the Egyptian people recover their freedom," she said. Mursi's political opponents insist there was no coup. Prominent liberal leader Mohamed ElBaradei defended the military's intervention. "We asked the army to intervene because the other option was a civil war. We were between a rock and a hard place, and people need ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan starts sending drones to spy on mainland China

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:02pm by AFP

    ... In 1996, the US sent two aircraft carrier battle groups to waters near the island after the People’s Liberation Army lobbed missiles into the sea to try to deter Taiwanese from voting ... He was re-elected in January 2012. WATCH: Mainland China's first stealth drone, named "Sharp Sword"  But Beijing has still not ruled out the use of force against the island ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine claims pro-Russian rebels flushed out of main stronghold Slavyansk

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... Borodai, a leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, was quoted as saying: "The punitive forces of Ukraine... moved into a large-scale offensive. Given the disproportionate numerical superiority of the enemy troops, units of the armed forces of the Donetsk People's Republic were forced to leave their previous positions on the northern sector of the front." ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Slaughter in a Baghdad brothel: suspected Shiite gunmen kill 25 women

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AFP

    ... for 'liberation' of Iraq A purported message from a close aide to late dictator Saddam Hussein urges Iraqis to join efforts to "liberate" the country and praises militants who led last ... at least eight people when they stormed two buildings in a Baghdad compound reputedly used for prostitution. The attack on Saturday appears to be one of the worst in the capital since Sunni Arab ...




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