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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Obama and Modi hope to turn page in relations when they meet at White House

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 09:38pm by AFP

    ... a visa to the US in 2005 on human rights grounds over anti-Muslim riots in his home state of Gujarat. Modi denies wrongdoing and was never charged over the violence that left 1,000 dead. ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    It's the Narendra Modi show at New York's Madison Square Garden

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 09:23pm by AP

    ... Being courted by Washington marks a major change since 2005, when the US denied Modi a visa for his alleged complicity in sectarian violence in Gujarat. Several hundred anti-Modi protesters, ... for Modi for a lawsuit brought by a US human rights group. It was filed on behalf of victims of the Gujarat violence that claimed more than 1,000 lives, mostly Muslims. The group offered ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Xi Jinping calls for unity in Iraq, confers with Ban Ki-moon on Middle East, Ebola, Ukraine

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by Staff Reporters

    ... fears that the extremist groups might further stoke violence in Xinjiang. “China decided to fully support the UN’s resolution because it realises that the [Islamic State] and the ANF ...

  4. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China reopens Somalia embassy after 23-year hiatus

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:09am by AP

    ... by violence and deadly bombings spurred by the militant network al-Shabab. Few non-African countries maintain embassies in Somalia. Britain last year opened its mission there for the first time since ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Palestine ambassador acknowledges China's peace role in Middle East

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:10am by Teddy Ng

    ... sides, as well as visiting other countries in the region in a bid to ease tensions. Speaking ahead of the trip, Wu said China always opposed violence against civilians and called on both sides ...

  6. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Obama urges Putin to seize opportunity to work with Ukraine

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:45pm by AP

    ... president-elect Petro Poroshenko and the two leaders called for an end to bloodshed and violence. Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Ukrainian and Russian leaders held a brief "standing up" ...

  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China, Russia snub UN Security Council talks on Syrian aid

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 09:16am by Reuters

    ... population – need help, and UN aid chief Valerie Amos has repeatedly expressed frustration that violence and red tape are slowing the delivery of humanitarian assistance to a trickle. Amos will brief ... express] outrage at the unacceptable and escalating level of violence and the death of over 136,000 people in Syria, including more than 11,000 children Draft resolution But that statement produced ...

  8. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    US to host Africa summit amid concern over China's influence

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... what Washington sees as politically motivated violence. Other notable absentees on the invite list include Sudan whose president, Omar al-Bashir, has been indicted by the International Criminal Court. One notable inclusion is Kenya, where President Uhuru Kenyatta is currently awaiting a delayed trial at the ICC on charges related to violence after an election in 2007 that left 1,000 ...

  9. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    Francois Hollande leaves troubles behind as Barack Obama welcomes him on state visit to US

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 01:40am by AP

    ... development, and together to fight global warming and climate change." Earlier, a senior US official praised France for helping quell unrest and extremist violence in parts of Africa. "The ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China backs African bid to suspend ICC Kenya case

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse in New York

    ... the demand made by the African Union and Kenya, China’s UN ambassador Liu Jieyi told a press conference. Kenyatta and Ruto face charges of orchestrating political violence after a disputed 2007 ...




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