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  1. News - China - COURTS

    Shanghai court seizes Japanese ore carrier in second world war reparations dispute

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:21am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Shanghai court seizes Japanese ship in war dispute A court in Shanghai has seized a large Japanese ore carrier at a port in Zhejiang province to enforce a verdict seeking compensation for the sinking of two civilian Chinese cargo ships during the second world war. Shanghai Maritime Court said on its website on Saturday that it had impounded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1492360/shanghai-court-seizes-japanese-ore-carrier-second-world-war-reparations
  2. Slave labourer's payout axed

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a payout to the family of a deceased Chinese forced labourer. Along with other touchy issues, Japan's continued dodging of its moral responsibility to pay war reparations to more than 39,000 Chinese slave workers held in Japan during the second world war is testing the limits of already-sour relations between the two countries, according to Japan watchers based in Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/505700/slave-labourers-payout-axed
  3. Farmers torch trucks, fight police in dispute over land reparations

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Thousands of farmers in Shunde district, Foshan, overturned and burned at least 10 trucks last week in a protest over compensation for land appropriated to erect high-voltage electricity pylons. About 2,000 residents of Renhai village, near t ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621518/farmers-torch-trucks-fight-police-dispute-over-land-reparations
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Take full blame for scandal of wartime ‘comfort women’, UN urges Japan

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 10:13pm by AFP

    ... for their treatment despite repeated efforts in the decades since the war. Japanese courts have dismissed claims for reparation and rejected calls for criminal probes, citing the passing of the statute ... fullblame forsex slaves,Tokyo told The United Nations has called on Japan to accept full blame for pressing women from Korea and other Asian nations into sexual slavery in the second world war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1559267/take-full-blame-scandal-wartime-comfort-women-un-urges-japan
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    With new US planes slow to arrive, Iraq seeks remnants of Saddam's air force to bomb ISIL

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:20pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... in the country during they Gulf war, Iraqi officials say. Iran argued that they amounted to reparations for the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Despite the sensitivities, Iran now looks likely to return them, ... that were flown to Iran by fleeing Iraqi pilots during the 1991 Gulf war. If delivered, they would join second-hand fighters from Belarus and Russia to create a ragtag air force that Prime Minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542427/us-drones-fly-over-baghdad-iraq-battles-insurgents-control-tikrit
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Balance and blame over asymmetric war in Gaza

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:26am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com Balance and blame in asymmetric war There were some red faces at ABC News earlier this month when the network had to say sorry for misidentifying a photo of Palanestinians walking through rubble as that of Israelis after a Palestinian missile attack in the ongoing Gaza war.  The apology couldn’t pre-empt the flood of tweets mocking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1562982/balance-and-blame-over-asymmetric-war-gaza
  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine sanctions don't mean new cold war, Obama says, as Russia ties worsen

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Announcing sanctions against key Russian businesses, president says Ukraine is a 'specific issue' It's no new cold war, says Obama Russia blasted ... Despite the West's escalation of its actions against Russia, Obama said the US and Europe were not entering a Soviet-era standoff with Russia. "It's not a new Cold War," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1562869/ukraine-sanctions-dont-mean-new-cold-war-obama-says-russia-ties-worsen
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why the brutal war in Gaza can have no long-term winner

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:24am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com This brutal war can have no winner As millions of Muslims celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday, a pall of gloom hangs over a world that has been witnessing ... is killing hundreds of civilians? No one is going to win this war. Despite Israel's destruction of suspected militant hideouts, it is unlikely that the country is going to be any safer. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1561366/why-brutal-war-gaza-can-have-no-long-term-winner
  9. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said on Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy ... people on board, and demanded a “thorough, effective, independent and impartial investigation”. “This violation of international law, given the prevailing circumstances, may amount to a war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561176/downing-flight-mh17-may-amount-war-crime-says-un
  10. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    100 years on, Hong Kong's own legacies of war

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Timely review of military relics shows links to first world war, which began on July 28, 1914 100 years on, Hong Kong's own legacies of war The bulk ... of sites built in the run-up to the first world war- which broke out a century ago today. Tim Ko Tim-keung, a member of the Antiquities Advisory Board who is handling the project commissioned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560660/100-years-hong-kongs-own-legacies-war

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