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China trains 'fishing militia' to sail into disputed waters | Reuters

May 01, 2016

China trains 'fishing militia' to sail into disputed waters | Reuters

BAIMAJING, China The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan island is getting everything from military training and subsidies to even fuel and ice as China creates an increasingly sophisticated fishing militia to sail into the disputed South China Sea. #India #China #science #Argentina #Taiwan #Foreign policy
U.S. strike on Afghan hospital in 2015 not a war crime: Pentagon | Reuters

Apr 30, 2016

U.S. strike on Afghan hospital in 2015 not a war crime: Pentagon | Reuters

WASHINGTON A deadly U.S. air strike in Afghanistan last year that destroyed a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders did not amount to a war crime but was caused by human error, equipment failure and other factors, a U.S. military report released on Friday concluded #United States #India #Pakistan #Crime #Foreign policy
China denies request for Hong Kong visit by U.S. carrier group - Pentagon | Reuters

Apr 29, 2016

China denies request for Hong Kong visit by U.S. carrier group - Pentagon | Reuters

WASHINGTON/HONGKONG China has denied a request for a U.S. carrier strike group led by the USS John C #Business #science #Entertainment #Foreign policy #article
Trump's America first speech alarms U.S. allies | Reuters

Apr 29, 2016

Trump's America first speech alarms U.S. allies | Reuters

LONDON Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a threat to retreat from the world. While most governments were careful not to comment publicly on a speech by a U.S. presidential candidate, Germany's foreign minister veered from that protocol to express concern at Trump's wording. #United States #Business #Middle East #South Korea #Sweden #Foreign policy
Halting radical Islam must be major foreign policy goal, says Donald Trump

Apr 28, 2016

Halting radical Islam must be major foreign policy goal, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump on Thursday said that halting the spread of radical Islam would be a "major goal" for the US if he is elected president, as the Republican presidential front-runner laid out the vision of his foreign policy asserting that the days of ISIS are "numbered". #America #Foreign policy #presidential election #islamic-state #Trump
Don Trump or Donald bhai? Here's his foreign policy speech... for bhailog

Apr 28, 2016

Don Trump or Donald bhai? Here's his foreign policy speech... for bhailog

The race to become Republican presidential nominee is in its final lap and Donald Trump appears set to claim the berth. After declaring himself ‘presumptive’ Republic nominee on Wednesday, Trump went to Washington to outline his foreign policy agenda for the US. #Barack Obama #Donald Trump #Hillary Clinton #Foreign policy #islamic-state #Shareworthy #2016 US Presidential election
North Korea to open ruling Workers' Party congress on May 6 | Reuters

Apr 27, 2016

North Korea to open ruling Workers' Party congress on May 6 | Reuters

SEOUL North Korea announced on Wednesday that its ruling Workers' Party congress will open on May 6, ending its silence on the exact starting date of the first such conference in 36 years. #United States #India #North Korea #United Kingdom #Foreign policy
More migrants ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU deal | Reuters

Apr 27, 2016

More migrants ferried from Greece to Turkey under EU deal | Reuters

ATHENS Migrants in a Greek detention camp threw stones in clashes with police on Tuesday hours after two ferries shipped refugees back to Turkey under a disputed deal intended to stem the human influx into Europe. Plumes of smoke billowed from the Moria compound on Lesbos island that Pope Francis visited on April 16 #India #Afghanistan #markets #Turkey #Foreign policy
South Sudan's Machar sworn in as VP, president calls for reconciliation | Reuters

Apr 27, 2016

South Sudan's Machar sworn in as VP, president calls for reconciliation | Reuters

JUBA South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as first vice president on Tuesday, hours after he returned to the capital of Juba for the first time since conflict erupted more than two years ago. Machar took up the post under the terms of a peace agreement reached eight months ago, implementation of which had been repeatedly delayed by disputes between Machar and the government of President Salva Kiir. "Now that Dr #Business #science #Argentina #Foreign policy #opinion #article
Al Qaeda affiliate says killed gay activist in Bangladesh | Reuters

Apr 26, 2016

Al Qaeda affiliate says killed gay activist in Bangladesh | Reuters

DHAKA A group affiliated to al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Tuesday for killing a Bangladeshi gay rights campaigner and his friend, the latest in a string of murders of liberal activists and other minorities in the South Asian nation. The slaying of Xulhaz Mannan, editor of Bangladesh's first magazine for gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, has deeply shocked Bangladesh's embattled community of free-thinking intellectuals. Mannan, 35, was hacked to death on Monday in his apartment in the capital Dhaka by a group of assailants posing as couriers #Gay #Argentina #United Kingdom #Foreign policy #opinion