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  • Jun 07 / 2008
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Europe

Humanitäre Hilfe erzwingen?

Ausland Humanitäre Hilfe erzwingen? 902 words 7 June 2008 St. Galler Tagblatt STGTAG 6 German Copyright (c) 2008 St Galler Tagblatt. Besuchen Sie die Websitehttp://www.tagblattmedien.ch/   Die Behinderung internationaler Hilfe nach der Zyklon-Katastrophe in Burma hat eine Debatte über die Möglichkeit militärischer «Zwangshilfe» ausgelöst. Solchen Plänen setzt aber Völkerrecht enge Grenzen. Vor zwei Wochen versprach [...]

  • Jun 06 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

Burma: Beyond Burma Versus the World

  Burma: Beyond Burma Versus the World Ian Holliday By Ian Holliday 2119 words 6 June 2008 Far Eastern Economic Review FEER 48 English (c) 2008 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   When cyclone Nargis tore through Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta on May 3, it not only inflicted death and destruction on a scale unseen in [...]

  • Jun 04 / 2008
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North America

Putting people ahead of protocol; The Burmese government’s dithering on accepting global aid for cyclone victims has created an ethical dilemma for some nations. Do they follow international agreements and let the regime in Rangoon decide what is best for its people, or intervene directly to save lives?

  Ideas Putting people ahead of protocol; The Burmese government’s dithering on accepting global aid for cyclone victims has created an ethical dilemma for some nations. Do they follow international agreements and let the regime in Rangoon decide what is best for its people, or intervene directly to save lives? W. Andy Knight and Vasselin [...]

  • Jun 04 / 2008
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North America

Aid turned away by Myanmar junta

News Aid turned away by Myanmar junta Colorado Daily staff 1119 words 4 June 2008 Colorado Daily COLDLY English © 2008 Colorado Daily. All rights reserved.   YANGON, Myanmar (AP)– U.S. Navy ships laden with relief supplies will steam away from Myanmar’s coast Thursday, their helicopters barred by the ruling junta even though millions of [...]

  • Jun 04 / 2008
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North America

Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration

Daily Standard Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration Burma and the Bush Administration By Benedict Rogers and Joseph Loconte By Benedict Rogers and Joseph Loconte By Benedict Rogers and Joseph Loconte The Weekly Standard The Weekly Standard The Weekly Standard 3485 words 4 June 2008 The Daily Standard DSTN English Copyright [...]

  • Jun 02 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

Govts’ role in disasters: Provide – or invite – aid?

  Singapore Govts’ role in disasters: Provide – or invite – aid? 472 words 2 June 2008 Straits Times STIMES English (c) 2008 Singapore Press Holdings Limited   SINGAPORE’S defence minister yesterday elaborated on the three new principles that should guide countries on how they should offer help to disaster-hit states. Mr Teo Chee Hean [...]

  • Jun 02 / 2008
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North America

CHRONOLOGY-A month on, cyclone-hit Myanmar struggling

  CHRONOLOGY-A month on, cyclone-hit Myanmar struggling 507 words 2 June 2008 08:34 Reuters News LBA English (c) 2008 Reuters Limited   (For related story see MYANAMR-CYCLONE/ or [ID:nBKK316740]) June 2 (Reuters) – A month after Cyclone Nargis struck army-ruled Myanmar, up to 2.4 million people are struggling to rebuild their lives. Here are key [...]

  • Jun 01 / 2008
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North America

Humanitarian Vanities

  THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Magazine Desk; SECTMM Humanitarian Vanities By DAVID RIEFF 1051 words 1 June 2008 The New York Times NYTF Late Edition – Final 13 English Copyright 2008 The New York Times Company. All Rights Reserved.   Ours is an age in which the responsibility for protecting people when their physical [...]

  • May 31 / 2008
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Asia-Pacific

Myanmar’s stance on foreign aid ‘regrettable’

  Singapore Myanmar’s stance on foreign aid ‘regrettable’ 226 words 31 May 2008 Straits Times STIMES English (c) 2008 Singapore Press Holdings Limited   ‘THE frustration of the international community at Myanmar’s refusal to let them act faster and do more is completely understandable. ‘But from the perspective of Myanmar’s domestic politics, the actions of [...]

  • May 30 / 2008
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Europe

A door ajar; Will foreign aid bring a better future for Burma?

  ANALYSIS A door ajar; Will foreign aid bring a better future for Burma? By Amy Kazmin in Bangkok and Andrew Jack in Rangoon 2518 words 30 May 2008 Financial Times FTFT Asia Ed1 07 English (c) 2008 The Financial Times Limited. All rights reserved   The international relief effort now reaching the cyclone-devastated Irrawaddy [...]