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  1. Sport - Rugby

    RWC qualifier tops the bill for 2014 Asian Five Nations

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:27pm

    ... Staff Reporter The Asian qualifiers for the 2015 Rugby World Cup will take pride of place on this year’s Asian Five Nations calendar which kicks off on Saturday, the Asian Rugby Football ... National Stadium. Hong Kong will have a daunting task of collecting three important results in the opening weeks of the campaign as they host Philippines then travel to Colombo before facing off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/fifteens/article/1495749/rwc-qualifier-tops-bill-2014-asian-five-nations
  2. Sport - Soccer

    Manchester United manager David Moyes out

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Manager David Moyes has left Manchester United, the club announced on their Twitter account on Tuesday. “Manchester United announces that David Moyes has left the club,” United said. “The club would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role.” News of Moyes’s exit comes a day after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1494333/manchester-united-manager-david-moyes-out
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria poses challenge for Obama's ambassador to UN, Samantha Power

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... of President Bashar al-Assad. For a fleeting moment this month, it seemed she had prevailed. Now Power, a former senior aide on the US National Security Council and a former war reporter born ... Diego and a former senior UN adviser on peacekeeping issues. "The stakes could not be higher." At the UN headquarters last week, Power, who turned 43 on Saturday, looked harried as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316256/syria-poses-challenge-obamas-ambassador-un-samantha-power
  4. News - World - CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

    Dozens of bodies recovered after violence in Central African Republic

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 12:33pm by Reuters in Bangui

    ... Reuters in Bangui Aid workers recover dozens of bodies from the streets of Bangui and say many more remain as French and Chadian peacekeepers patrol the Central African Republic’s capital ... the last two days. Six Chadian peacekeepers have also been killed in the former French colony, while judicial authorities said they had uncovered a mass grave with 30 bodies, many of them showing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1390837/dozens-bodies-recovered-after-violence-central-african-republic
  5. News - World - CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

    UN approves peacekeepers to stem violence in Central African Republic

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangui UN to send peacekeepers amid fresh violence The UN Security Council yesterday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong UN peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, as police said fresh sectarian violence had killed at least 30 people. The 10,000 UN troops and 1,800 police will take over from 5,000 African Union soldiers, but not until ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474115/un-approves-peacekeepers-stem-violence-central-african-republic
  6. Haiti mission tests peacekeepers' grit

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Housed in the dirtiest of UN camps, the troops find isolation is hardest to bear The Chinese riot police sent to Haiti on a peacekeeping mission are operating under worse circumstances than other United Nations forces in the troubled Caribbean nation. 'It's fair to say that the camps where China's riot police are stationed rank as the dirtiest of all those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472422/haiti-mission-tests-peacekeepers-grit
  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 - UNITED STATES

    New York City police disband Muslim tracking unit

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said. NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis confirmed on Tuesday that detectives assigned to the unit had been transferred to other duties within the department's Intelligence Division. An ongoing review ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484500/new-york-city-policedisband-muslim-tracking-unit
  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 - UKRAINE

    Pro-Russian activists seize arms in Ukraine amid renewed invasion fears

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 05:10pm by Reuters

    ... Moscow's takeover of Crimea. Acting President Oleksander Turchynov, in a televised address to the nation, said Moscow was attempting to repeat "the Crimea scenario". He added that those ... of a white, blue and red Russian flag. "In the event of aggressive action from the illegitimate Kiev authorities, we will appeal to the Russian Federation to bring in a peacekeeping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1467052/pro-russian-activists-seize-arms-ukraine-amid-renewed-invasion-fears

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