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  1. Indonesia's military: from pariah to toast of the town

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... pillaging and murder rampage in the province of East Timor after it voted for independence, then-United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan warned that its actions could constitute 'crimes ... And the Indonesian military? It is the toast of the town in certain corridors of the UN headquarters in New York. During a visit to Jakarta last week, Alain Le Roy, the UN undersecretary general ...

  2. Unite now to plan post-Assad future

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with frightening consequences. Governments with vested interests, unable to agree on a course of action through the UN, have to come together to plan a post-Assad strategy and convince the leader ...

  3. Dialogue resumes but tensions still mounting

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... following a suspension lasting about two weeks, with Beijing demanding that Manila guarantee the safety of Chinese citizens ahead of anti-China protests today. Tensions between the two countries ... sovereignty be usurped. The row may intensify today, with a protest involving about 1,000 people planned by Philippine civil and political groups in Manila. Organisers plan similar protests ...

  4. After the heat of battle, a crown prince resumes his studies at Oxford University

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am

    ... finishing high school in the United States. Senior Bhutanese and Indian officials said that he underwent intensive military training before enlisting to fight for his country. 'Regardless ... after fighting in the remote Himalayan kingdom's first war since 1865. Last month, Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuk, 19, suddenly left St Peter's College where he was studying modern ...

  5. Three-nation crack unit needed to fight terrorism, says Ramos

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... president Fidel Ramos last week outlined a plan he said had already won written approval from his country's leader, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. It calls on the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia ... of the countries. 'It would be able to pre-empt, prevent or instantly mitigate any actual threat in the region of Southeast Asia,' he said. Mrs Arroyo was consulting defence, intelligence ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    UN agency forecasts exodus of 700,000 refugees from Syria

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a conflict which is killing hundreds every day and dividing world powers meeting at the United Nations. The UNHCR forecast is almost four times higher than its June prediction, reflecting spiralling ... including dozens in a town southeast of Damascus where they accused Assad's forces of committing a massacre. Rebels also bombed the military staff headquarters in the capital. Around 294,000 ...

  7. New terror unit set up to target police: official

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... Indonesia's anti-terror police, according to a security source. The officer also claimed the militants were planning a series of attacks, including assassinations of foreigners and regional officials. 'JI has become stronger and has recovered from Azahari's death. They now have a military wing called Qoriyah, or Askari. This Askari has set up a special unit to fight us, the anti-terror ...

  8. Special police units to counter protests and terrorism threats

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The mainland plans to form special police units in 36 key cities to handle a growing number of protests and counter potential terrorism. The Ministry of Public ... by Muslim Uygurs demanding a separate state, while disgruntled members of the public have also set off bombs across the country. Zhengzhou city, in the central province of Henan, formally set up ...

  9. Kingdom torn over monarch's ability to resolve crisis

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon in Kathmandu Nepal's lack of political middle ground could plunge a fragile country into all-out war, say observers International condemnation of King Gyanendra's ... Yadav Adhikary said. Part of this confidence stems from the monarch's royal 'aura'. The Shah dynasty has, after all, ruled the kingdom since 1768 and its kings are regarded ...

  10. Manila officials in town

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to the country because of the possibility of terrorist attacks. ...




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