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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

No room for independence talks

http://www.news.gov.hk There is no room for discussion on “Hong Kong independence”, and sponsoring bodies and schools should take a clear stance on the matter. Chief Executive CY Leung made these remarks before an Executive Council meeting today, stressing that Hong Kong is an inalienable part of Mainland China according to Basic Law Article One. He [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Bluster or masterstroke: Depends on what Govt does, say ex-diplomats

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw down the Balochistan gauntlet at Pakistan, a majority of seven former Foreign Secretaries The Indian Express spoke with struck a note of caution, as they mulled over the “imponderables” and what is going to follow next from the government. The Indian Express reached out to former Foreign Secretaries Shivshankar [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Cast adrift: Australia risks its international standing over asylum-seeker policies

https://62e528761d0685343e1c-f3d1b99a743ffa4142d9d7f1978d9686.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/files/134202/section/width496/3j9prmft-1471308928.jpgOnly Australia uses less-developed countries to process refugee claims. AAP/Eoin Blackwell The “Nauru files”, which detail reports of abuse in Australia’s asylum-seeker detention centre on Nauru, have received global attention since their release. They should provide a flashpoint for the Turnbull government to reassess the longstanding policy of offshore detention of asylum seekers before more serious harm is inflicted [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

EDITORIAL – A blow to Thai unity

The Mother’s Day bombings came as a shock in so many ways. The attackers not only attacked multiple sites throughout the South, they conducted their killing spree at one of the most auspicious times of the year. They chose not just to kill and maim innocent people, but to desecrate the birthday celebrations of Her [...]

  • Aug 24 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Secretario General condena asesinatos y violencia en Burundi

Secretario General condena asesinatos y violencia en Burundi 229 words 9 November 2015 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2015. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. MIL OSI - Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Secretario General condena asesinatos y violencia en Burundi 09 de noviembre, 2015 — El Secretario General de la [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Enviado chino pide prevención de conflictos para proteger a civiles

China Enviado chino pide prevención de conflictos para proteger a civiles 366 words 20 January 2016 People’s Daily Online PEODSP Spanish Copyright 2016. People’s Daily & People’s Daily Online Un enviado chino ante la ONU pidió hoy esfuerzos para abordar las causas de raíz de los conflictos con el fin de proteger a los civiles [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza regional de protección

Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza regional de protección 256 words 8 August 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. MIL OSI - Source: United Nations – in Spanish – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Can we help Kashmir?

Srinagar, Aug. 5 — There are many in Indian Kashmir who will not be able to read what was written to decry the atrocities they suffered at the hands of the Indian state forces, due to injuries to their eyes. Blame it all you can on outside forces but the fact of the matter is [...]

  • Aug 11 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America

State of play: A world war is going on

India, Aug. 6 — The planet and humankind are undergoing one of the periodic phase changes that bring so much turmoil and trauma to the global ecosystem. The geopolitical situation is characterised by the intensifying conflict between the Atlantic-centric power structure, hegemonic since more than four centuries, and some new or resurgent civilisational (national and [...]