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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  2. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan removes geographical limits on defence ties with United States

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 05:17am by Bloomberg

    ... of cuts, and in July his cabinet reinterpreted the pacifist constitution to allow Japan to defend other countries. "Since 1997, when the guidelines were last revised, the world has changed, the region has changed and Japan has changed," said Daniel Russel, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. "We face serious ongoing threats." Japan and the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1612409/japan-removes-geographical-limits-defence-ties-united-states
  3. News - World - SECURITY

    Twitter sues United States government over disclosure of national security information requests

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... to someone outside the United States. In a separate case, a federal appeals court in San Francisco was yesterday due to hear arguments on whether the FBI can gag recipients of national security ... that the companies dropped their lawsuit for so little," said Nate Cardozo, staff lawyer with the group.   United States government to probe fake Facebook accounts The US Justice Department said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1612258/twitter-sues-united-states-government-over-disclosure-national-security
  4. News - World - MALI

    Mali militants still a threat to West Africa, says UN chief

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in United Nations

    ... a longstanding rebellion for a separate state in Mali. They joined with the Islamists to take advantage of a military coup in March last year to seize the northern part of the country. Ban said the move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1257127/mali-militants-still-threat-west-africa-says-un-chief
  5. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    UN adopts landmark treaty on global arms trade

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 02:46am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... major arms exporters, abstained. Many countries, including the United States, control arms exports. But there has never been an international treaty regulating the estimated US$60 billion global ... launchers, and small arms and light weapons. The treaty prohibits states that ratify it from transferring conventional weapons if they violate arms embargoes or if they promote acts of genocide, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1205873/un-adopts-landmark-treaty-global-arms-trade
  6. News - China

    US, China agree on N. Korea sanctions deal

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations The United States and China have made a deal under which the UN Security Council will expand existing sanctions against North Korea for staging ... next week, diplomats said. The United States has sought a Security Council resolution with tough new sanctions against the nuclear-armed North for the rocket launch. But China wants to shield ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1131541/us-china-agree-n-korea-sanctions-deal
  7. News - World

    Assad won’t stop Syria’s ‘terrible suffering’, says Ban

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 09:40am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... vowing to stand fast against opponents he branded as foreign-backed “terrorists.” The speech has been widely condemned, with the United States calling it “detached from reality.” “What the Syrian ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations UN leader Ban Ki-moon said on Monday that President Bashar al-Assad’s speech setting out his terms for peace would not help end “the terrible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1122760/assad-wont-stop-syrias-terrible-suffering-says-ban
  8. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys ... reaffirmed his country’s historical claim that Japan tricked China into signing a treaty ceding the islands in 1895. Japan states that the islands were legally incorporated into its territory. “The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049388/japan-stole-diaoyu-islands-china-tells-un
  9. News - World - EGYPT

    Divisive new constitution put to the vote in Egypt

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 03:36pm by AFP

    ... watchdogs, including the UN human rights chief, and the United States and European Union have expressed reservations about the draft because of loopholes that could be used to weaken human rights, ... Agence France-Presse in Cairo Egyptians began voting on Saturday in a two-round referendum on a new constitution supported by the ruling Islamists but bitterly contested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1106177/polls-open-egypts-constitution-referendum
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama delays United States immigration reform as mid-term polls loom

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... amended the state constitution to ban gay marriage, and lawmakers led by Republican Senate challenger Thom Tillis approved ultra-conservative budget policies. Incumbent Senator Kay Hagan boasts ... Jimenez, managing director of United We Dream, said the decision was "another slap to the face of the Latino and immigrant community". "We are bitterly disappointed in the president ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587406/barack-obama-delays-united-states-immigration-reform-mid-term-polls-loom

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