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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Suspect in murder of Irish soldiers in Lebanon arrested in Detroit

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement last Tuesday detained Mahmoud Bazzi, 71, at his home ... committed to rooting out alleged human rights violators who seek a safe haven in the United States". Before his arrest, Bazzi denied killing Derek Smallhorne and Thomas Barrett, telling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557026/suspect-murder-irish-soldiers-lebanon-arrested-detroit
  2. Business - Money - EQUITIES

    Insider buy-backs dry up in the United States as valuations soar

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:40am by Bloomberg

    ... 1.3 per cent advance, have pushed the benchmark index for United States equities to about 18.2 times annual earnings, the highest since March 2010. The gauge has closed at records more than 30 ... a senior equity manager at National Penn Investors Trust. "If management doesn't feel confident enough about the future, they're going to be net sellers." With sales growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1599696/insider-buy-backs-dry-united-states-valuations-soar
  3. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    United Nations aviation body denies it can close global air routes

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:36am by Reuters

    ... structure as a United Nations body with 190 members, said John Saba, a lecturer at McGill University's Integrated Aviation Management Programme in Montreal. "The political constraints ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556693/united-nations-aviation-body-denies-it-can-close-global-air-routes
  4. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Chief of Galaxy Securities unit questioned in illegal bond probe

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:20am by Daniel Ren

    ... worth of millions of yuan in a single transaction. Last month, Zhang Dongsheng, former general director of the National Development and Reform Commission's finance unit, which ... Chief of Galaxy unit questioned in bond scandal Beijing's crackdown on illegal bond trading has deepened, with a probe by law-enforcement authorities centred on the chief of Galaxy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1597856/china-galaxy-securities-says-fixed-income-chief-co
  5. 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
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Ozone depletion not a threat to a united world

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:03am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial No threat too big for a world united The inability of governments to formulate a common strategy against global warming gives the impression that even severe threats cannot get the world's nations working together. A joint UN and World Meteorological Organisation study's findings that the earth's ozone layer is showing early signs of thickening say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1594130/success-against-ozone-depletion-shows-no-threat-too-big
  7. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Cameron makes plea to Scots: Don’t rip apart Britain’s ‘family of nations’

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 07:31pm by Reuters

    ... to speak at separate events in Scotland. “We do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart,” Cameron, 47, said in an opinion piece published in the Daily Mail newspaper. “The United Kingdom ... will be blamed just as Britain prepares for a national election planned for May next year. We do not want this family of nations to be ripped apart. The United Kingdom is a precious and special country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589492/cameron-makes-plea-scots-dont-rip-apart-britains-family-nations
  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 - MIDDLE EAST

    Veterans of Israel's elite Unit 8200 denounce its conscientious objectors

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Israeli veterans denounce elite unit's refuseniks Scores of veterans of elite Israeli intelligence unit 8200 rallied to its defence after 43 comrades ... of the most high-profile expressions of conscientious objection in years. The signatories- reservists and former members of Unit 8200- said the intelligence collected by the unit "was an integral ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593294/veterans-israels-elite-unit-8200-denounce-its-conscientious-objectors
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Video shows captured Syrian soldiers executed by Islamic State

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... by the militants yesterday, and the world body was working to secure their release, the United Nations said. ... of Syria, mostly areas in the north and east of the country. The United States has launched air strikes on the same group over the border in Iraq and is considering doing the same in Syria. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581481/video-shows-captured-syrian-soldiers-executed-islamic-state

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