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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - World - CONGO

    UN deploys spy drones in DR Congo to monitor border and militias

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... to monitor the volatile border between DR Congo and Rwanda and movements by militias and armed groups in a region stricken by three decades of conflict. The United Nations has a huge peacekeeping ... Agence France-Presse in New York Move marks major step in surveillance of West African region rich in minerals UN deploys spy drones for the first time The United Nations was yesterday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1372154/un-deploys-spy-drones-dr-congo-monitor-border-and-militias
  10. Chinese team to take body back

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... reported the officer's wife, Li Lingling, was travelling with the team. UN observer Du Zhaoyu was the first Chinese national to be killed in the Israel-Lebanon conflict. Du was one of 180 Chinese officers, soldiers and observers working as part of the UN peacekeeping mission. News of Du's death was carried on the front pages of several national dailies and drew more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558243/chinese-team-take-body-back

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