Category Archives: Asia

Standoff in Sabah could derail Southern Philippines Peace Process

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) Only days after a peace accord between the Philippine government and the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was negotiated, and a declaration that about a lasting peace accord would be signed by March, an armed group, … Continue reading

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African Union Chairman Zuma visits China for Strategic Dialog

African Union Chairman Zuma visits China for Strategic Dialog Christof Lehmann (nsnbc ) The President of the African Union, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in China on an official invitation of China´s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi this week, to participate … Continue reading

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Philippine Peace Accord expected by March

Philippine Peace Accord expected by March Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) A final peace agreement between the government of the Philippines and the Muslim Rebels in the South of the country may be signed next month. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said on Monday … Continue reading

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North Korea Nuclear Test: Diplomatic Tensions and Hypocrisy

North Korea Nuclear Test: Diplomatic Tensions and Hypocrisy Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) The third nuclear test of the DPR-Korea has been met with international diplomatic rows. The DPRK is defending its right to develop nuclear weapons in the face of a very real threat … Continue reading

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The Other Side of “North Korea”

The Other Side of “North Korea” An Interview with Alejandro Cao de Benós Interview by Kourosh Ziabari. (KouroshZiabari) North Korea , also known as DPRK, is a mostly unknown and mysterious country. There are several preconceptions and myths about it which can … Continue reading

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Putting the Squeeze on North Korea: Heightened Tensions threaten Security.

Putting the Squeeze on North Korea: Heightened Tensions threaten Security. Tensions are escalating since North Korea’s launch of a satellite into orbit on December 12, 2012. Overwrought news reports termed the launch a “threat” and a “provocation,” while U.S. National … Continue reading

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Cremation of Cambodia´s King Father Norodon Sihanouk attended by one Million Cambodians

Cremation of Cambodia´s King Father Norodon Sihanouk attended by one Million Cambodians Christof Lehmann ( nsnbc) The earthly remains of Cambodia´s King Norodon Sihanouk, who passed away on 15 October 2012 in Beijing, have been cremated in Cambodia´s capital Phnom … Continue reading

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