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Righting the wrongs of development
News, Vitit Muntarbhorn, Published on 27/03/2023
» A key issue with which the world community has had to grapple since the end of the Second World War is that of "development", especially from the angle of national and international measures to ensure responsiveness to the rights and needs of the peoples of the land, without discrimination and violence, and to overcome historical and other injustices.
Ukrainians pray, brace for strikes on invasion anniversary
AFP, Published on 24/02/2023
» KYIV: Ukrainians were preparing to hold ceremonies across their war-ravaged country Friday on the first anniversary of Russia's invasion, with President Volodymyr Zelensky to assure them of victory even as they face the threat of new missile strikes.
Ukrainians pray, ready for strikes one year after Russian invasion
Published on 24/02/2023
» Ukrainians will hold ceremonies across their war-ravaged country Friday on the first anniversary of Russia's invasion, with President Volodymyr Zelensky to assure them of victory even as they face the threat of new missile strikes.
Putin hurts arms control but nuclear risk remote: experts
AFP, Published on 22/02/2023
» PARIS - Russia's step back from a key arms control treaty is a blow to efforts to cap nuclear stockpiles, but does not immediately heighten the risk of nuclear war, experts said Tuesday.
Anwar begins productive visit
Published on 09/02/2023
» Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim’s arrival in the kingdom on an official visit produced quick results with the sealing of four energy-related and economic agreements on Thursday.
Japan reawakens defence policies
Oped, Published on 25/01/2023
» There's a significant sea change affecting Japanese defence policy. Some would say it's the result of a political tsunami. Others would argue it's a long overdue wake-up call.
France, Germany firm ties as pressure grows over Ukraine arms
AFP, Published on 23/01/2023
» PARIS - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday reaffirmed the importance of their nations' postwar alliance, despite strains created by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Philippines, US in talks on holding '2-plus-2 meeting': envoy
Published on 20/01/2023
» MANILA: The Philippines and the United States are in talks about holding a "2-plus-2 meeting" of top diplomatic and defence officials as early as March, the Philippine ambassador to Washington said on Friday.
Invasion of Ukraine revives nuclear warfare nightmare
AFP, Published on 28/12/2022
» PARIS: Banished from public consciousness for decades, the nightmare of nuclear warfare has surged back to prominence with Russia's invasion of Ukraine, highlighting the erosion of the Cold War global security architecture.
EU eyes special court to try Russia for Ukraine war
AFP, Published on 30/11/2022
» BRUSSELS: European Union (EU) chief Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday floated the idea of a "specialised court" to put Russia's top officials on trial over the war in Ukraine.
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