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  1. 1. news | 16 Feb 2015

    Taiwan names new China affairs chief after spy row

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - Taiwan on Monday named a new minister for China affairs in an attempt to reboot cross-strait relations after a row over espionage and growing anxiety about Beijing's influence on the island.

  2. 2. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka president arrives in India on first foreign trip

    By AFP

    » NEW DELHI - Sri Lanka's new president arrived in India Sunday on his first foreign trip in office, trying to rebuild ties hit by tensions over growing Chinese influence on the strategically located island.

  3. 3. news | 14 Feb 2015

    Sri Lankan leader courts India on first foreign trip

    By AFP

    » COLOMBO - Sri Lanka's new president heads to India this weekend on his first foreign trip in office, seeking to rebuild ties hit by tensions over growing Chinese influence on the strategically located island.

  4. 4. news | 12 Feb 2015

    Taiwan court upholds ex-chief prosecutor's conviction

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - Taiwan's high court on Thursday upheld a ruling against the country's former top prosecutor for leaking confidential information to President Ma Ying-jeou about a controversial probe into influence ped...

  5. 5. news | 09 Feb 2015

    Former South Korea spy chief jailed for election meddling

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - South Korea's former spy chief was jailed for three years Monday after an appeals court ruled that he had intentionally sought to influence the result of the 2012 presidential election.

  6. 6. news | 02 Feb 2015

    Calls for louder global 'voice' as China, India, Russia meet

    By AFP

    » Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday hailed his country's relations with India and Russia during meetings that heard calls for developing economies to have more say on the global stage, rivalling US influence.

  7. 7. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Churchill still looms large over Britain of 2015

    By AFP

    » Fifty years after Winston Churchill's death, the wartime prime minister remains a touchstone of British political life -- and a reminder of a faded age of global influence.

  8. 8. news | 29 Jan 2015

    Qatar play down foreign legion influence

    By AFP

    » DOHA - Qatar reached their first world championship semi-final on Wednesday before their Spanish coach faced questions over the sensitive issue of the high number of foreign-born players in his team.

  9. 9. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Saudi King Abdullah: patient reformer who battled hardliners

    By AFP

    » Saudi King Abdullah was in his early 80s when he ascended the throne in 2005 but he sprang into action in a campaign to free the kingdom from dependence on oil and the influence of hardline Islamists.

  10. 10. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Resurgent Taiwan opposition says China strategy must change

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - Taiwan's Beijing-sceptic main opposition party, tipped to win elections next year, said Wednesday relations with China must be "examined and adjusted" to reflect voters' wishes as fears grow over incre...

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