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  1. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 43 men and women of his Chinese unit provide medical backup for 4,000 United Nations peacekeepers struggling to restore calm in eastern Congo after a war that has ... it will also be key to the peaceful entry of China onto the world stage. David Harland is chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447583/why-un-welcomes-chinese-peacekeepers
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China - BRICS

    BRICS group of nations sets up development bank to rival IMF, World Bank

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:36am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fortaleza, Brazil Emerging powers agree details of US$50 billion lender to rival the IMF Leaders of the five BRICS nations agreed on the structure of a US$50 billion development bank by granting China its headquarters and India its first rotating presidency. Brazil, Russia and South Africa were also granted posts or units in the new bank. The leaders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555232/brics-development-bank-be-headquartered-shanghai-first-president-indian
  7. Sport - Soccer - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

    It's a juggling act, says Louis van Gaal of United’s football and commercial demands

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:46am

    ... Reuters in Manchester New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal said he believes he can meet expectations for success at “the biggest club in the world” but refused to indulge ... Louis van Gaal The Dutchman, smiling and looking relaxed after arriving from his stint as Netherlands manager at the World Cup, also made clear that the commercial demands at United would make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/soccer/article/1556073/its-juggling-act-says-louis-van-gaal-uniteds-football-and-commercial
  8. 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
  9. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Uganda's Sam Kutesa elected UN General Assembly president

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:21pm by AP

    ... and ensure that each and every member of the human family can enjoy their fundamental human rights". Britain's UN Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant, speaking on behalf of Western nations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531015/ugandas-sam-kutesa-elected-un-general-assembly-president
  10. 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

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