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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US faults India on intellectual property theft, but seeks trade growth

    Posted May 01st 2014, 10:53pm by AP

    ... in South Asia. Biswal also noted growing pressure on Tibetan refugees in Nepal, and said it was a US priority to ensure that their rights were respected and that they were able to transit to India. Thousands of Tibetans refugees live in Nepal, and others travel there on their way to India where Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama lives in exile. China has repeatedly pressured Nepal's ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu salutes 'haven' of Shanghai

    Posted May 07th 2013, 03:26pm by AFP

    ... PM salutes 'haven' of Shanghai Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lauded Shanghai for its past role as a haven for Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution on a visit to the city's former ghetto yesterday, as questions loom over the area's future. Netanyahu, who arrived a day earlier for an official visit to China, toured the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum, ...

  3. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Australian leader Tony Abbott tiptoes round asylum seeker issue in Jakarta

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:57am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jakarta Australian prime minister and his Indonesian host for first overseas state visit careful to dodge controversy over tough line on refugees Leaders diplomatic on asylum ... office. Just days before his visit, at least 31 would-be asylum seekers died when their boat sank off the southern coast of Indonesia. Video: 'Welcome Refugees' rally in Sydney, refugee ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Wife of Hong Kong missionary feared detained in North Korea appeals for government help

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:38pm by Christy Choi

    ... in 1964 and worked at a refugee clinic in Wong Tai Sin before and during the turmoil of the Cultural Revolution. He is a former member of the Australian military and one of his three sons, who all ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China makes formal complaint to Myanmar over bombing raids

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... state, however. "The air raids have caused thousands of Kachin refugees to escape to our town. "Our trading business has been affected, with our more than 100 Myanmese staff being forced to cross the border every day before dusk to sleep in a guesthouse in Nabang to escape air raids at night." The two villagers said the Myanmese refugees had caused no social unrest ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US 'fully committed' to defend Japan against North Korea

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 01:51pm by AFP

    ... food, according to the US-based Council on Foreign Relations. But analysts say it is wary of pushing too hard for fear of a regime collapse sending waves of hungry refugees flooding into China ...



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