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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Renewed push at UN for Syria resolution followed by peace talks

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 10:58am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... have come to a standstill while Russia and the United States struggle to reach an agreement that would be acceptable to both, diplomats say. A leader who slaughtered his citizens and gassed ... Lebanon’s capacity of assimilation, exceeding one fourth of Lebanon’s population.” Obama announced the United States would provide an additional $339 million in humanitarian aid to ease the Syrian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1317390/renewed-push-un-syria-resolution-followed-peace-talks
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN seeks Syria peace talks amid military strike threat

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 10:28am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The United Nations is making a desperate new push for a Syria peace conference even as the United States prepares a possible military strike, ... Council powers - United States, Russia, China, Britain and France - agreed a transition blueprint for Syria at a conference in Geneva in June last year. Russia and the United States agreed to push ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1303797/un-seeks-syria-peace-talks-amid-military-strike-threat
  4. News - World

    Assad won’t stop Syria’s ‘terrible suffering’, says Ban

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 09:40am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... vowing to stand fast against opponents he branded as foreign-backed “terrorists.” The speech has been widely condemned, with the United States calling it “detached from reality.” “What the Syrian ... the most important element” of a June 30 roadmap agreed by the main powers in Geneva that called for a political transition with the establishment of a transitional governing body. “The United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1122760/assad-wont-stop-syrias-terrible-suffering-says-ban
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel’s Netanyahu dismisses Iran’s overtures to West as ruse

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:19am by Reuters in United Nations

    ... the trustworthiness of Hassan Rowhani, Iran’s centrist president who has made diplomatic overtures to the United States and spoke by telephone last week with President Barack Obama. “Rowhani doesn’t sound ... was pledging to annihilate Israel,” he said, referring to Ahmadinejad’s suggestions that Israel had no right to exist. The United States, Israel and other countries accuse Iran of using its nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322695/israels-netanyahu-dismisses-irans-overtures-west-ruse
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama tells world leaders diplomatic path with Iran must be tested

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 04:56pm by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... Reuters at the United Nations US President expected to build on diplomatic opportunities President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States was ready to engage diplomatically ... the UN Security Council to approve a strong resolution aimed at ensuring Syria keeps its commitments to give up its chemical weapons, and said the United States will provide an additional US$340 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316824/obama-address-iran-and-syria-un-speech
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    India PM warns Pakistan to stop being ‘epicentre of terrorism’ ahead of summit

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 02:32pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... base in Kashmir killed 10 people on Thursday. Jammu and Kashmir state chief minister Omar Abdullah said the attack “aimed at derailing” dialogue between India and Pakistan. At the United ... said. Sharif, who in the past has cooperated with Islamist groups, has quickly sought to reassure the United States and India after sweeping to power in May with promises to rebuild Pakistan’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1320568/india-pm-warns-pakistan-stop-being-epicentre-terrorism-ahead-summit
  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Japan and the United States on Wednesday began a round of crucial talks aimed at concluding a trade pact seen as critical to the success of regional negotiations, although officials warned ... was holding up agreement on the TPP, a 12-nation grouping that would stretch from Asia to Latin America. Japanese officials say Washington needs to be more flexible on its side. The United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1471263/japan-and-united-states-face-crucial-trans-pacific-trade
  9. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... a longstanding rebellion for a separate state in Mali. They joined with the Islamists to take advantage of a military coup in March last year to seize the northern part of the country. Ban said the move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1257127/mali-militants-still-threat-west-africa-says-un-chief
  10. News - World - ADOPTION

    Foreign adoptions in United States plunge 18pc after Russian ban

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 09:54am by AP

    ... and Ethiopia also dropped sharply. State Department figures showed 7,094 adoptions from abroad, down from 8,668 in 2012 and 69 per cent below the high of 22,884 in 2004. As usual, China accounted ... abuse, neglect or other causes while in the care of their adoptive parents. Moving into No 3 spot for last year was Ukraine, now caught up in political conflict with Russia. Ukraine accounted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454672/foreign-adoptions-americans-decline-sharply

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