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Hu, Bashir Open Talks After Red-Carpet Welcome

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese President Hu Jintao has held talks with Omar al-Bashir after a red-carpet welcome for the Sudanese president, who faces an international arrest warrant for crimes against humanity. In opening remarks at the Great Hall of the People Wednesday, Mr. Hu said he hopes the controversial visit will consolidate friendship between the two countries and […]

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Singapore Turns Tables on US Over Human Trafficking Report

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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Singapore is hitting back at the United States over its inclusion in an annual U.S. report on human trafficking, saying the authors are ignoring more serious trafficking problems in their own country. In statement Tuesday, Singapore’s foreign ministry also said the U.S. report was filled with “inaccuracies,” including a claim that people are forced into […]

South Korea to Train Future Officers in Internet Warfare

Posted June 29th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s military says it is establishing a cyber warfare school following a series of suspected Internet attacks by rival North Korea. The military has established the four-year cyber-defense program at Korea University, where it will be housed at the Graduate School of Information Security. The program will be train students in subjects such as […]