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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 - World - UNITED STATES

    State of emergency declared in Arizona as record floods kill one

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:22pm by NYT

    ... Deadly deluge Vehicles are stranded in floodwaters after record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of the US state of Arizona. Governor Jan Brewer declared a state of emergency on Monday ... non-essential state employees to stay home. Photo: AP ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588854/state-emergency-declared-arizona-record-floods-kill-one
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

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

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

    ... 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 ... and made more calls from the White House on Saturday. Obama went to the White House Rose Garden on June 30 to angrily declare that House Speaker John Boehner had informed him ...

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

    Independence? 'If Scotland can do it, then so can Texas'

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Antonio, US 'If Scotland can do it, then so can Texas' The vote to decide whether Scotland should be independent of the United Kingdom has bolstered those campaigning to split Texas from the United States. Texas Nationalist Movement president Daniel Miller, who wants the state's legislature to put the secession question on a statewide ballot, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1594843/independence-if-scotland-can-do-it-then-so-can-texas
  5. News - World - TERRORISM

    'US is at war with ISIL,' White House declares amid doubts over Syria policy

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 12:35pm by AFP

    ... that the United States is at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy. In a series of television interviews, Secretary of State John Kerry had ... House and Pentagon left little doubt. “The United States is at war with ISIL in the same way that we are at war with al-Qaeda and its al-Qaeda affiliates all around the globe,” said White House ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591614/us-war-isil-white-house-declares-dispel-doubts-over-syria-policy
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Under rule of law, an independent judiciary answers to no political masters

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:05am by ANDREW LI

    ... alone or in a collegiate court consisting of more than one judge. Thirdly, the rule of law involves the effective protection of human rights. As stated in the preamble to the United Nations ... The white paper issued by the State Council in June has raised widespread concern over judicial independence in Hong Kong. The concern is justified. The English version of the white paper included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1573656/under-rule-law-independent-judiciary-answers-no-political
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    After Scotland, who will be next to hold a referendum on independence?

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:49pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... for independence are stirring within the EU. Is this a smack in the eye for the greater European market and globalisation? Or could it be that, within a united Europe, the old regions would be better ... bromance, with Xi Jinping fêted by Narendra Modi, have different approaches. In India, powers are split between Delhi and the states and there are regular elections to keep the country united ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1595966/after-scotland-who-will-be-next-hold-referendum-independence
  8. News - China - PRESS FREEDOM

    Order to 'realign' outspoken liberal magazine will end its independence, says publisher

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 03:55am by Minnie Chan

    ... of at least 195,000, nearly all of it in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the United States. "The real value of Yanhuang Chunqiu is that it is not a party mouthpiece like Qiushi magazine ... may be subjected to tightened censorship. Du Daozheng, the magazine's publisher, told the South China Morning Post yesterday that it had received official notice from the State General ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1595608/order-realign-outspoken-liberal-magazine-will-end-its-independence-says
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fate of Britain in Scots' hands as polls open in independence referendum

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 04:32am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... in their hands yesterday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an independent state. Some 97 per cent of eligible voters- nearly 4.3 million people- had registered to vote, underscoring the passions the historic decision has ignited in Scotland. After months when it looked like the independence camp could not win, a surge in support in the final two weeks left pollsters warning the outcome was too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595622/fate-britain-scots-hands-polls-open-independence-referendum
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    President of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region calls for independence

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AGENCIES

    ... autonomous Kurdish region, asked its parliament yesterday to start organising a referendum on the long-held dream of independence. The United States has urged the Kurds to stand with Baghdad as Iraq ... Many Kurds have long wanted to declare independence and now sense a golden opportunity, with Baghdad weak and Sunni armed groups in control of northern cities such as Mosul and Tikrit. Barzani, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546179/president-iraqs-autonomous-kurdish-region-calls-independence

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