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  1. Israel's pullout welcome, but just a small, first step

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... before the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be resolved. While the dismantling of 21 Jewish settlements and four small enclaves in the West Bank over the next month heightens hopes ... of their nation. While militant Palestinians and Arab and Muslim countries like Syria and Iran continue to call for Israel's destruction, there can be no guaranteed security. No amount of military ...

  2. Mining boom brings conflict

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the country has led to increasing environmental concerns, with a number of high-profile protests in all corners of the mineral-rich country. Now, conflicts are stirring in the South Gobi, which ... at the Mongol Ecology Centre, adding to the existing conflicts with coal truck drivers and the local community. 'The government earns big profits from having those roads operate. No doubt, some ...

  3. Asia said to lag Africa in solving conflicts

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... on conflict resolution for being poorly prepared to tackle potential regional calamities. The president of the International Crisis Group, Gareth Evans, said in Hong Kong yesterday the region was lagging behind the world's poorest continent, Africa, in readiness to find solutions to conflicts. He suggested countries increase involvement in international peacekeeping operations ...

  4. Getting into the game

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to maintain a good relationship with Assad, but Chinese analysts said Beijing believed the UN resolution was not conducive to maintaining peace in Syria. 'China's interest in Syria ... watch with folded arms in an international conflict.' Concerns about the shift in Beijing's diplomatic tactics were raised in February last year, when China agreed to the UN's ...

  5. Students stand up and speak outabout Darfur crisis

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... toll from the ethnic conflict mounts, socially-conscious celebrities from around the world have intensified their condemnation of China's involvement in the crisis. Among the celebrities ... the globe. As senior students at our school, we think we should bring the issue to the attention of junior-form students.' The controversy about China's role in the conflict also makes ...

  6. HK role in Libyan affair still unclear

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... We are no closer to answers to troubling questions about the deportation of a suspected Libyan terrorist and his family who faced torture and persecution in their homeland. Lawyers suing the Hong Kong and British governments over the alleged extraordinary ...

  7. Global pressure needed to resolve Sudan crisis

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With last Saturday's agreement between Khartoum and the United Nations, there is more hope now for Sudan's one million-plus refugees than there has been since the country's civil conflict began more than a year ago. The deal binds the government to provide access for aid agencies that have up to now been blocked from Darfur- the worst-affected area. It also calls ...

  8. Spectre of genocide

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm laurence@shambhala-ngo.org On February 12, Oscar-winning film director Steven Spielberg withdrew as artistic adviser to the 2008 Beijing Olympics in protest against what he felt is China's unconscionable policy ignoring the ongoing gen ...

  9. News - China - MIDDLE EAST

    Yinchuan, Ningxia, to host China-Arab States Economic and Trade Forum

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been criticised by the West and several Arab nations. China, along with Russia, has stymied efforts by the UN Security Council to address violence in Syria, vetoing three resolutions over ...

  10. Quotes of the week

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a Chinese woman in an ad by a U.S. Republican candidate Our goal is for the Syrian people to escape violence, conflict and the flames of war Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin ...




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