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  • Sep 29 / 2004
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Asia-Pacific

PROGRESS TOWARDS KASHMIR SETTLEMENT ‘CRITICAL’

  PROGRESS TOWARDS KASHMIR SETTLEMENT ‘CRITICAL’ – 1491 words 29 September 2004 The Nation AIWNAT – English © 2004. News Bites Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved   GLOBAL NEWS BITES SOURCED FROM CURRENT GLOBAL NEWSPAPERS AND JOURNALS FROM IFTIKHAR ALI UNITED NATIONS – Pakistan is understood to have emphasised Tuesday that progress towards a final [...]

  • Sep 23 / 2004
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No nation is above international law

FT No nation is above international law 644 words 23 September 2004 South China Morning Post SCMP 15 English (c) 2004 South China Morning Post Publishers Limited, Hong Kong. All rights reserved.   Today, more than ever, the world needs an effective mechanism through which to seek common solutions to common problems. That is what [...]

  • Sep 09 / 2004
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Save us from the humanitarians for war

  Save us from the humanitarians for war Ramesh Thakur / Special to The Daily Yomiuri 1065 words 9 September 2004 Daily Yomiuri YOMSHI 11 English (c) 2004 The Daily Yomiuri All Rights Reserved.   Who will save us from virtue run amok, from humanitarians clamoring for yet another war? Those who claim the moral [...]

  • Aug 20 / 2004
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Responsibility right over-rides sovereignty

Responsibility right over-rides sovereignty 745 words 20 August 2004 National Business Review NATBR English (c) 2004 The National Business Review   August 20, 2004 International affairs Mike Moore   Few things irritate me more than headlines criticising the UN, saying it should act to stop violence, prevent civil war and solve some humanitarian crisis. The [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2004
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Sovereignty no shield for crimes against humanity

  News – International News Sovereignty no shield for crimes against humanity Mike Moore. Mike Moore is adjunct professor at La Trobe University, a former director-general of the World Trade Organisation and former prime minister of New Zealand. 915 words 17 August 2004 The Australian Financial Review AFNR First 63 English Copyright 2004. Fairfax Media [...]

  • Aug 16 / 2004
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‘Genocide’ or not, Darfur needs world’s attention; ICG adviser calls western Sudan crisis a ‘human rights emergency created by a criminal…

  POLITICS ‘Genocide’ or not, Darfur needs world’s attention; ICG adviser calls western Sudan crisis a ‘human rights emergency created by a criminal, autocratic regime’ Daily Star Staff 1829 words 16 August 2004 Daily Star DSTAR English (c) 2004 THE DAILY STAR, BEIRUT, LEBANON.   Beirut — Interview: WASHINGTON: Nearly four months after US President [...]

  • May 16 / 2004
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Sri Lankan party demands lifting ban on LTTE.

Sri Lankan party demands lifting ban on LTTE. 167 words 16 May 2004 11:26 Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies OANA English © Copyright 2004. OANA. All rights reserved.   Chennai, May 16 (PTI) Upcountry People’s Front, a party of Tamil plantation workers in Sri Lanka, on Sunday demanded that the ban on LTTE in India [...]

  • May 10 / 2004
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Weapons proliferation demands urgent solution by Robert Wright

  Weapons proliferation demands urgent solution by Robert Wright 1233 words 10 May 2004 Daily Yomiuri YOMSHI 7 English (c) 2004 The Daily Yomiuri All Rights Reserved.   Today more than ever global change affects every country, and partnerships in the defense of common values are a real necessity. In that respect, the Canada-Japan relationship [...]

  • Jul 05 / 2002
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The Courage of Strangers

  Weekend Review THE COURAGE OF STRANGERS Michael Ignatieff, Michael Ignatieff is the Carr professor and director of the Carr Centre for Human Rights Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. His latest book is Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry. From The New York Review of Books. ©2002 NYREV Inc. 4484 words [...]