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  1. News - China

    The forgotten army of the first world war: How Chinese labourers helped shape Europe

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 07:42pm by Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam

    ... Patrick Boehler and Cedric Sam A special report sheds light on the hundreds of thousands of forgotten migrants of fortune who toiled through the Great War July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the first world war’s outbreak in Europe. A hundred years later, the story of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1555554/forgotten-army-first-world-war
  2. News - World - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Owners claim people are being encouraged to attack circuses; activists point finger at workers Mexico's 'circus wars' heat up amid animal bans Mexico's "circus wars" are heating up, with a growing movement to ban circus animals meeting rising anger from circus workers. There have been threats posted on social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557625/mexicos-circus-wars-heat-amid-animal-bans
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Push to end Gaza war as John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon hold talks in region

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gaza City Kerry in Cairo to push for end to Gaza violence The UN chief and Washington's top diplomat held a flurry of meetings in Cairo yesterday to push for an end to violence in Gaza that has killed more than 590 Palestinian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557342/push-end-gaza-war-john-kerry-and-ban-ki-moon-hold-talks-region
  4. Lifestyle - Books

    CIA's war of words with the Soviets

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by GDN

    ... Sheila Fitzpatrick New book tells how the CIA used Doctor Zhivago as a weapon against the Soviets, writes Sheila Fitzpatrick A war waged with words The Zhivago Affair by Peter Finn and Petra Couvee  Harvill Secker  4 stars Those were the days, that glorious time when high culture used to matter, and the CIA and the KGB fought cold wars about it. But in the era of the World ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1556105/cias-war-words-soviets
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: Clone wars

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Clone wars There are actors in the mainland who, bearing an uncanny resemblance to political leaders such as Mao Zedong or Zhou Enlai, work as lookalikes. And recently, ... comes. There are recorded cases of living people resembling dead ones in ancient China. In 678, China and Tibet were at war and the Chinese army was decimated by the Tibetans. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1556150/reflections-clone-wars
  6. News - Hong Kong - MH17

    War zone manoeuvres

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by DANNY LEE, Stuart Lau

    ... Ukraine is likely to result in a review of rules for jets flying over war zones, aviation insiders say. Before the downing of the civilian aircraft on Thursday, thousands of jets had flown over ... the International Civil Aviation Organisation would have to seriously consider whether flying over war zones was worth the risk. "The [organisation], in concert with the other aviation authorities, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556551/war-zone-manoeuvres
  7. News - World - AIR SAFETY

    Timeline: The tragic history of civilian airliners shot down since the cold war

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 09:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy, here are some cases of civilian airliners being shot down by armed forces since the end of the second world war. Cathay Pacific VR-HEU, July 23, 1954. Chinese PLA Air Force jets shot down a DC-4 airliner operated by Cathay Pacific Airways on a flight from Bangkok to Hong Kong, killing 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556036/timeline-tragic-history-civilian-airliner-shootdown-incidents
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In Gaza, a war with no winners

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 12:39pm by Gwynne Dyer

    ... Gwynne Dyer Gwynne Dyer says both sides are trading lives for political gain A Gaza war with no victory and no hope of a solution Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, ... as "exaggerated and unnecessary", he offered his condolences "to the families of the martyrs in Gaza who are fuel to those who trade in war. I oppose these traders, on both sides." What ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1554651/gaza-war-no-winners
  9. News - World - ARCHAEOLOGY

    War dead from 13,000 years ago go on display at British Museum

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 08:54pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London War dead from 13,000 years ago on display Lying on their left sides, curled together, the two skeletons on display for the first time at the British Museum look peacefully laid to rest. But the razor-sharp stone flakes among the bones are the remains of ancient weapons. The two are among the oldest known war dead in the world, men who died 13,000 years ago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554194/war-dead-13000-years-ago-go-display-british-museum

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