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17:28, 02 October 2014 Thursday
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09:15, 24 September 2014 Wednesday
U S prepares to ease Vietnam arms embargo

The move to lift the embargo follows a gradual resumption of links between the United States and Vietnam over two decades, which accelerated with a series of high-level diplomatic and military meetings

14:33, 19 September 2014 Friday
Scotland stays in UK but Britain faces change

Many voters outside Scotland see Scotland's gains as a bribe and have grumbled that Scots are getting special treatment

16:57, 18 September 2014 Thursday
Palestinians turn attention to Mahmoud Abbas' successor

Abbas's mandate as Palestinian Authority president theoretically expired in January 2009, but officials say the constitution gives him the right to remain in office until new elections are held

09:45, 18 September 2014 Thursday
Poor Egyptians help fund Suez Canal megaproject

The digging of a second lane of the canal will cost 60 billion Egyptian pounds (roughly $8.4 billion). The government, whose coffers are almost empty after three turbulent years, thought the money would best come from the public's pocket.

12:58, 16 September 2014 Tuesday
UN to launch bold plan to end statelessness in a

Stateless people are not recognised as citizens by any country and typically have no rights to the benefits most people take for granted.

11:27, 16 September 2014 Tuesday
Ghosts of ethnic conflicts past haunt Fiji vote

A long-simmering rivalry between indigenous Fijian nationalists and the descendants of ethnic Indian labourers, brought by the British to work sugarcane fields used to justify coups in the country.

17:48, 15 September 2014 Monday
Myanmar's Rohingya stuck in refugee limbo in India

The Rohingya are among an estimated 10 million stateless people worldwide. Their plight will be discussed during the first global forum on statelessness opening in The Hague

14:07, 13 September 2014 Saturday
Ethiopia PM seeks win-win relations with Egypt

In an exclusive interview with Anadolu Agency, Desalegn said that Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is committed to relations between Egypt and Ethiopia.

09:33, 12 September 2014 Friday
For Assad U S plan will weaken one foe but

Both Assad's allies and opponents agree there can be no military solution to a war that requires a political settlement

10:22, 11 September 2014 Thursday
China asserts paternal rights over Hong Kong in democracy clash

The two sides have been wrangling over what it means to have "one country, two systems" for the past 30 years - China stressing "one country" and democrats in the former British colony the "two systems

09:53, 08 September 2014 Monday
Western fighters' in Middle East

EU member countries work towards a solution to rising number of foreign fighters of EU origin in Iraq and Syria

09:32, 08 September 2014 Monday
Fueling drug gangs' impunity unidentified corpses pile up in Mexico

Since 2006, only 336 of some 2,000 corpses exhumed from mass graves scattered across the country have been matched with a name, according to official data

15:37, 07 September 2014 Sunday
Isolated Peruvian tribe risks human contact and disease

Their sorties are dangerous, exposing them to the threat of violent encounters with terrified locals and modern-day diseases against which the hunter-gatherers have little immunity.

14:27, 05 September 2014 Friday
How Pakistan's prime minister survived a crisis

A rumoured Egypt-style coup appears to have been averted in Pakistan due to an independent media and united parliament

09:53, 04 September 2014 Thursday
As Fiji election nears Western nations look to revive influence

Fiji's 300-plus islands sit near the centre of a vast swathe of the South Pacific that is home to only about 10 million people, but is crisscrossed by vital shipping lanes and controls huge maritime and mineral resources.

10:11, 03 September 2014 Wednesday
Yemen's Houthis A rising political force

The Houthis emerged as a force to be reckoned with earlier this year, when they overran several provinces of northern Yemen.

09:12, 03 September 2014 Wednesday
End of Gaza war doesn't translate into peace

Netanyahu is now speaking, in amorphous terms, of an alternative route towards ending decades of conflict - a "new horizon" - or possible regional alliance with moderate Arab countries

16:25, 01 September 2014 Monday
Asylum seekers or welfare Immigration became a key issue in

Refugees are entering the country at a pace not seen since the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, and the government is urging Swedes to take a more compassionate view towards asylum seekers in an effort to turn the xenophobic tide.

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