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  1. News - China - SINO-US RELATIONS

    US national security adviser Rice in Beijing to pave way for Obama’s ‘milestone’ visit

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 03:47pm by Agencies and Teddy Ng

    ... and the United States is growing, China’s top diplomat said, as officials from the two nations pave the way for their presidents to meet. State Councillor and former foreign minister Yang Jiechi told visiting US National Security Adviser Susan Rice that the two nations have to “constructively manage our differences on sensitive issues to ensure that the US-China relationship will continue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1587855/us-national-security-adviser-arrives-beijing-pave-way-obamas-visit
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite for prolonged campaign to defeat Islamic State

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Unite to defeat Islamic State The barbarous extremists of Islamic State pose a threat to the Middle East and, potentially, the world. US President Barack Obama is right, ... Nations have to formulate common strategies to prevent foreign fighters from travelling elsewhere to carry out attacks. Obama has laid out a feasible way ahead; others now have to help the US roll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590465/world-must-unite-prolonged-campaign-defeat-islamic-state
  3. News - World - ISLAMIC STATE

    Arab nations promise to cooperate in fight against Islamic State militants

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Arab nations have agreed to take "necessary measures" and are prepared to cooperate internationally to confront Islamic State (IS) militants, Arab ... these measures would be. His remarks came as the United States expanded air strikes against the militants and sought wider regional backing for its campaign. Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587995/arab-nations-promise-cooperate-fight-against-islamic-state-militants
  4. 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
  5. News - World - Ebola virus

    Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 06:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... since the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record began in Guinea at the start of the year. Chan’s alarm call came after the UN vowed its peacekeeping force in Liberia would “stay the course” against ... medics to help with situations around the globe, has thus pledged the biggest team to date to take part in the Ebola fight. The United States has already sent some 100 medics, and the African ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591728/ebola-toll-hits-2400-cuba-pledges-medics
  6. 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
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In South Sudan, China peacemaker role marks a first in its diplomacy

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:08pm by DANIEL WAGNER, GIORGIO CAFIERO

    ... marked the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, yet few of its citizens had reason to celebrate. As the youngest member state of the United Nations, South Sudan has endured ... It marks Beijing's first contribution of a battalion to any UN peacekeeping force. Given China's growing dependence on Africa's natural resources, protecting its energy investments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590056/south-sudan-china-peacemaker-role-marks-first-its-diplomacy
  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Plastic a plague on world's oceans, United Nations warns

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nairobi Plastic a plague on oceans, UN warns The dumping of plastic waste into oceans is causing at least US$13 billion a year of damage, threatening marine life, tourism and fisheries, the UN warned yesterday at the launch of a gl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539274/plastic-plague-worlds-oceans-united-nations-warns
  9. 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
  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Nato chief flies to Ukraine amid fears over Russian troop build-up

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:56am by Agence France-Presse in Donetsk

    ... emanating from Moscow suggesting a role for Russian “peacekeepers” in Ukraine, the White House said. At the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, Russia’s representative deplored the “disastrous” ... in weeks. Some 1,300 people have been killed since April, according to the United Nations. Civilians have been hit hardest, with more than 285,000 fleeing their homes over the past few months, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568164/nato-chief-flies-ukraine-amid-fears-over-russian-troop-build

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