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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots to vote in 2014 referendum on whether to leave United Kingdom

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... on independence Britain's prime minister and Scotland's first minister signed an agreement yesterday to hold a referendum on Scottish independence that could lead to the United Kingdom breaking ... Scots a straight yes-no question on leaving the United Kingdom. "Scotland's two governments have come together to deliver a referendum that will be legal, fair and decisive," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1061976/scots-vote-2014-referendum-whether-leave-united-kingdom
  2. 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 ...

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

    Premier Li Keqiang urges Scotland to remain part of the UK

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:53am

    ... as Scotland prepares to vote on independence. Asked about the September 18 referendum on whether Scotland should remain in the UK, Li said he wanted a “strong, prosperous and united United Kingdom ... prosperous and united United Kingdom”. “I believe that the United Kingdom can stay at the forefront in leading the world’s growth and development and also continue to play an important and even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535431/premier-li-keqiang-backs-scotland-stay-uk
  4. 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
  5. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations UN leader Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad’s speech setting out his terms for peace would not help end “the terrible ... government and the holding of free and fair elections under the auspices of the United Nations,” Nesirky added. After the latest Assad rebuff to his peace efforts, Brahimi will hold talks Wednesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1122760/assad-wont-stop-syrias-terrible-suffering-says-ban
  6. 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 staged a series of attacks during Thursday’s session after Yang heightened tensions over the East China Sea islands and reopened old diplomatic wounds over second world war. The Japanese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049388/japan-stole-diaoyu-islands-china-tells-un
  7. News - World - BAHRAIN

    Bahrain orders US democracy envoy to leave after he meets Syrian opposition

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dubai Bahrain asks democracy envoy Malinowski to leave, saying he meddled in kingdom's affairs Gulf state tells senior US diplomat he's not welcome Bahrain has told a senior US diplomat who met representatives of the country's opposition that he is "unwelcome" in the kingdom and should "leave immediately". The foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549703/bahrain-orders-us-democracy-envoy-leave-after-he-meets-syrian-opposition
  8. 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
  9. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Scottish independence will lead to ‘Balkanisation’ of Britain, warns Swedish foreign minister

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 07:02pm by Reuters

    ... and Europe Sweden’s Foreign Minister Carl Bildt warned on Wednesday that Scottish independence would lead to the “Balkanisation” of the United Kingdom that would have consequences for the rest ... reactions” in both the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The Balkanisation of the British Isles is something we are not looking forward to. It opens up a lot, primarily in Scotland but also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525323/scottish-independence-will-lead-balkanisation-britain-says-swedish-foreign
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Could Zhuhai's new Ocean Kingdom create a market for imported killer whales?

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by Simon Parry

    ... longest roller coaster. And it boasts a massive collection of whales, sharks and animals rarely, if ever, seen in captivity in China. There's no question about it: Ocean Kingdom, the giant ... by the Chime-Long Group, which runs China's biggest theme park- Chime-Long Paradise, in Guangzhou- Ocean Kingdom is about twice the size of Hong Kong's Ocean Park and three times the size ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1411662/could-zhuhais-new-ocean-kingdom-create-market-imported

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