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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US veterans of Iraq war shocked and bitter at its catastrophic turn

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:53pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... for success. The Iraq war killed nearly 4,500 US troops and, by some estimates, cost taxpayers more than US$2 trillion. I worry about the friends I met there and what’s going to happen to them COLONEL ... at the tail end of America's longest war and hoping for a better outcome. "Watching how much everybody worked to continue to have hope and progress for that country and to watch it crumble ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549180/us-veterans-iraq-war-shocked-and-bitter-its-catastrophic-turn
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Black South African who fought in first world war finally given military burial in France

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Longueval, France Black South African finally given war burial A black South African soldier who died nearly a century ago during the first world war has been reburied alongside 600 of his white compatriots at the South African war memorial in northern France. Private Myengwa Beleza was one of the first black South African soldiers to be killed in France ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549115/black-south-african-who-fought-first-world-war-finally-given-military
  3. News - China - SECURITY

    Mainland's elite forces go through 'hell' to prepare for war against terror

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Gruelling years-long training and stringent entry requirements prepare mainland's top anti-terrorism squad for a whole range of security threats Special forces go through 'hell' in war against terror It's described as "hell" training- physical challenges, like crawling through cold streams and climbing hills while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547660/mainlands-elite-forces-go-through-hell-prepare-war-against-terror
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Who’s the worst post-war US president? Obama, Americans tell pollsters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Poll of Americans also puts George W. Bush among least popular post-war US leaders Who's the worst US president? Obama President Barack Obama, who is enduring a tough second term, tops a list of the worst US leaders since the second world war, according to a poll of Americans. The survey results, unveiled by the polling institute at Quinnipiac ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545996/obama-worst-post-war-president-americans-tell-pollsters
  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner, prisoner of war, dies at 97

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

    ... Louis Zamperini 1917-2014 Runner who spent two years in Japanese prison camps featured in bestselling book Unbroken War hero, Olympian, subject of Jolie film dies Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and second world war veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1546181/louis-zamperini-olympic-distance-runner-prisoner-war-dies-97
  6. News - China - SINO-JAPANESE RELATIONS

    Japanese factory manager apologises to workers after war remarks spark strike in Dongguan

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 02:58am by Zhuang Pinghui and Reuters

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Reuters pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Workers down tolls after Japanese manager says wartime occupation was not an invasion War remarks spark strike A Japanese executive has apologised to workers in Dongguan after a protest erupted over his remarks about Japan's occupation of parts of China in the second world war, which he said was not an invasion, media said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544575/japanese-factory-manager-apologises-workers-after-war-remarks-spark
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rationality is no safeguard against another world war

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by ANDREAS HERBERG-ROTHE

    ... Andreas Herberg-Rothe Andreas Herberg-Rothe warns against assuming the current friction in Asia will not escalate into a world war, just because it would benefit no one, as history shows the danger of irrationality Lesson of war One hundred years ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, setting off a chain of events that resulted in the outbreak of the first world war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541897/rationality-no-safeguard-against-another-world-war
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The Great War that detonated a creative explosion

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:18pm by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com The first world war failed to end all wars but it did spawn a vast body of works in literature and film. Richard Lord looks at notable examples on the centenary ... in Sarajevo, triggering the unimaginably bloody conflict that came to be known as the first world war. At the same time, it also triggered a cultural avalanche: no other conflict has captured literary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1541673/great-war-detonated-creative-explosion
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Amerasian’ children of war face poverty and stigma in Philippines

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Angeles Those fathered by American soldiers experience a lonely cycle of hardship and marginalisation without parents Children of war face poverty and stigma When ... for the American military for half a century. Both played crucial roles as logistics and repair hubs during the Vietnam war in the 1960s and 70s, with Clark also serving as a launch pad for bomb attacks. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541236/amerasian-children-war-face-poverty-and-stigma-philippines
  10. News - World - HISTORY

    100 years on, Sarajevo still divided about assassination that sparked firt world war

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sarajevo It's been 100 years since the assassination of Franz Ferdinand that led to world war In Sarajevo, they're still arguing about 1914 Today Sarajevo marks 100 years since the assassination that triggered the first world war, but without the leaders of Europe and with its people still torn over the legacy of that fateful day. Five weeks after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542011/100-years-sarajevo-still-divided-about-assassination-sparked-firt-world

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