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  • Apr 03 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die

  World Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die 703 words 4 April 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   JOSE Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain unleashed havoc on Mocoa, a small city surrounded by rivers and [...]

  • Mar 29 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

‘Europe must prepare itself for difficult times ahead’

  Cover Story 1725 words 23 March 2017 India Today INTY English Copyright 2017. Living Media India Ltd   Brexit will soon become a reality, with Great Britain initiating its legal separation from the European Union. Meanwhile, an influx of West Asian refugees has given the continent its biggest humanitarian crisis since World War II. This [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Free health services for factory workers

Free health services for factory workers 472 words 14 March 2017 Informative HTIFMV English Copyright © 2017 BAM Media (Pty) Ltd.   MASERU, March 14 — Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), together with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last week Wednesday celebrated World Women’s Day with factory workers by giving them free sexual reproductive health services. [...]

  • Mar 07 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

NK fires missiles off Japanese coast

  World NK fires missiles off Japanese coast 518 words 7 March 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   NORTH Korea yesterday fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off northwest Japan, just days after Pyongyang promised retaliation over American-South Korean military drills it sees as a [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

What Liberal World Order?

1026 words 6 March 2017 Korea Times KORTIM English (c) 2017 Korea Times. All rights reserved. By Mark Leonard LONDON ― After the annus horribilis that was 2016, most political observers believe that the liberal world order is in serious trouble. But that is where the agreement ends. At the recent Munich Security Conference, debate [...]

  • Mar 01 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Water shortages after weekend of rain

  World Water shortages after weekend of rain Chile 138 words 1 March 2017 The Daily Post (New Zealand) APNTDP A014 English Copyright 2017 APN New Zealand Ltd – Regionals. All Rights Reserved   Hundreds of thousands of homes in communities around Chile‘s capital remained without water yesterday as authorities struggled to restore service following floods [...]

  • Feb 26 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Rohingya trafficking verdict set

  News Rohingya trafficking verdict set 443 words 26 February 2017 Bangkok Post BKPOST English (c) 2017. The Post Publishing Public Company Limited. All Rights Reserved.   103 suspects include army officer The Criminal Court has set July 19 for handing down a verdict on the alleged trafficking of Rohingya migrants in a case that involves 103 suspects [...]

  • Feb 26 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

A people without a country

  INTERNATIONAL A people without a country Haroon Habib 608 words 26 February 2017 The Hindu THINDU English (c) 2017 Kasturi & Sons Ltd   INTERNATIONAL “Why are we punished, we are not involved in any militancy,” says Insan Ali, an elderly man living in the Teknaf refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar. He’s one [...]

  • Feb 21 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

无视俄利益 奥巴马一子错

  EJ GLOBAL plus 信观点 EJ GLOBAL plus 无视俄利益 奥巴马一子错 Christopher R. Hill 1318 words 8 October 2016 信报 (简体) HKEJCN A25 Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016 信报财经新闻有限公司版权所有,不得转载。   在美国总统奥巴马的8年任期步入尾声之际,外界对他无法遏止敍利亚杀戮的批评愈演愈烈,不少人将之称为他「最坏的错误」。然而,这些批评者提出的替代方案,其实同样有不少问题。 批评者认为,奥巴马未有及早和决断地介入内战,是在逃避联合国所认同的「保护的责任」(Responsibility to Protect,R2P),即协助保护平民不受其政府以战争罪行迫害的责任。更甚者,奥巴马此举创造了一个让第三方力量在冲突中支持巴沙尔政府的空间,为政府军提供军事训练及空袭支援的俄国。 For full article click here

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