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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by STAFF

    ... are coming," Modi wrote on Twitter as election results came in.   Major General Kristin Lund The Norwegian was appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force. The 55-year-old, who has served in Lebanon, the first Gulf war, Bosnia and Afghanistan, will replace China's Major General Chao Liu on August 13 as commander of 1,000 peacekeepers in Cyprus. "I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1514555/good-week-may-18-2014
  2. News - World - CYBERSECURITY

    Canada blames Chinese hackers for attack on National Research Council

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:36am by Reuters

    ... into the National Research Council. The council, the government's leading research body, works with major firms such as aircraft and train maker Bombardier. Canada has reported hacking incidents before but this was the first time it had singled out China. China is often cited as a suspect in various hacking attacks on companies in the United States and other nations. Beijing routinely dismisses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562285/canada-blames-chinese-hackers-attack-national-research-council
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea scraps cash limit for its nationals visiting the North

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 02:14pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul Seoul scraps US$1,000 limit on the amount of cash South Korean nationals can legally carry when they visit the North The South Korean government has lifted the limit ... in North Korea and this has led to visitors unwillingly breaking the law [and taking more than allowed],” said Lim Gang-taek, a senior researcher at the Korean Institute for National Unification. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563386/s-korea-scraps-cash-limit-its-nationals-visiting-n-korea
  4. News - Asia

    Japan puts all of its security options on the table

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:08am by The Yomiuri Shimbun

    ... to a ruling party panel tasked with considering a revision of the legal framework for national security. The panel, chaired by Liberal Democratic Party vice-president Masahiko Komura, is part ... not reach the level of an armed attack; participating in international activities such as UN peacekeeping efforts; and activities that could fall under "exercising armed force". The first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519575/japan-puts-all-its-security-options-table
  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    United States presents fresh evidence on MH17 downing, but remains unsure on who fired missile

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... who included experts on Russia's military and its relationship with separatists in Ukraine, said they did not know the identities or even the nationalities- whether Russian or possibly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557757/united-states-presents-fresh-evidence-mh17-downing-remains-unsure-who
  6. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    First plane carrying bodies of MH17 victims arrives in Netherlands as nation mourns

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 05:01pm by AFP

    ... possibly close to the Boeing’s crash site. The Netherlands has been united in grief and growing anger because of delays in getting bodies home and over the way pro-Russian separatists have treated ... nations that lost citizens on the flight met the planes. The bodies are to be transferred to a military base at Hilversum, southeast of Amsterdam, where forensics experts will identify them. Flags ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557555/netherlands-mourns-bodies-mh17-crash-victims-return-ukraine
  7. US peacekeeping role still needed in Asia

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interference may be, it is keeping apart wartime foes that have not yet come to terms with their history. For those reasons, the United States' redefining of its military alliance with Japan this week is significant, not just for the two nations, but for the region. A pact signed in Washington is likely to lead to closer co-operation between the two militaries and a more equal security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547146/us-peacekeeping-role-still-needed-asia
  8. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    UN Security Council members mull South Sudan sanctions as attacks continue

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:14pm by Reuters in New York

    ... fire on the base, killing some 58 people and wounding 98, including two Indian peacekeepers, the United Nations said. Thousands of people have been killed and tens of thousands have sought ... Reuters in New York Security Council meets in closed-door session to consider action against warring factions in South Sudan United Nation Security Council members are considering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1495740/un-security-council-members-mull-south-sudan-sanctions-attacks-continue
  9. America draws back from interventionism

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... John F. Kennedy set the interventionist rallying cry in his 1961 inaugural address: 'Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, ... persistent. Retrenchment would set the proper course in national security for the foreseeable future, in the view of some strategic thinkers. It would include reducing military commitments, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988318/america-draws-back-interventionism
  10. News - World - ANALYSIS: FLIGHT MH17

    Airliners reflect a nation's personality, but prestige can turn to shame

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AP

    ... the carrier El Al has been a target of anti-Israel attacks. The United States never had a national passenger airline, but Pan Am was long considered its unofficial carrier. The airline was viewed ... nation's image The airliner is much more than a machine used to get from one spot to another. It often carries deep symbolism, especially when flying for a national airline. It can represent hope, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556901/airliners-reflect-nations-personality-prestige-can-turn-shame

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