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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

    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
  3. 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
  4. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    UN adopts landmark treaty on global arms trade

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 02:46am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... major arms exporters, abstained. Many countries, including the United States, control arms exports. But there has never been an international treaty regulating the estimated US$60 billion global ... launchers, and small arms and light weapons. The treaty prohibits states that ratify it from transferring conventional weapons if they violate arms embargoes or if they promote acts of genocide, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1205873/un-adopts-landmark-treaty-global-arms-trade
  5. News - China

    US, China agree on N. Korea sanctions deal

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The United States and China have made a deal under which the UN Security Council will expand existing sanctions against North Korea for staging ... next week, diplomats said. The United States has sought a Security Council resolution with tough new sanctions against the nuclear-armed North for the rocket launch. But China wants to shield ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1131541/us-china-agree-n-korea-sanctions-deal
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    United States experts unsure about viability of plans for Ebola screening for airline passengers

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:52pm by Bloomberg

    ... devising a way to check thousands of flights arriving daily at US airports for those who are ill but symptom-free. While United and Delta airlines are the only US-based operators serving Africa, ... Fliers at risk would then need to be scrutinised for any history of exposure to the disease. "It's probably good politics at this point to say we need better screening and more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1611573/united-states-experts-unsure-about-viability-plans-ebola-screening
  7. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys ... reaffirmed his country’s historical claim that Japan tricked China into signing a treaty ceding the islands in 1895. Japan states that the islands were legally incorporated into its territory. “The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049388/japan-stole-diaoyu-islands-china-tells-un
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ISLAMIC STATE

    The world must unite in the struggle to defeat Islamic State fanatics

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:31pm by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai

    ... Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Islamic State threatens our interdependent world and, despite ... I consider this ideology to be the greatest danger that the world will face in the next decade. Its seeds are growing in Europe, the United States, Asia, and elsewhere. With its twisted religious ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1607680/world-must-unite-struggle-defeat-islamic-state-fanatics
  9. News - China Insider - MILITARY

    Chinese military promotes Tibet paramilitary unit's political chief in 'unusual' move

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 01:30pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com The Chinese military has promoted Tibet’s political officer of the armed police forces, giving him more authority than many of his peers in other provinces, in an apparent effort to bolster the party’s control over security in the region. Tang Xiao, political commissar for the paramilitary unit in the Tibet Autonomous Region, was promoted to a rank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1612045/chinese-military-promotes-tibet-paramilitary-units-political
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama delays United States immigration reform as mid-term polls loom

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington President denies trying to protect Democrats in mid-term polls in November, but Republican leader calls it 'Washington politics at its worst' Obama delays reformon immigration policy US President Barack Obama says that the surge of immigrant children entering the US illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587406/barack-obama-delays-united-states-immigration-reform-mid-term-polls-loom

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