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  1. 1. news | 14 Jan 2015

    NZ navy in high-seas standoff with 'illegal' fishing boats

    By AFP

    » WELLINGTON - The New Zealand navy was involved in a high-seas standoff with two suspected poaching ships in Antarctic waters Wednesday after the vessels used "evasive tactics" to thwart boarding attempts, officials said.

  2. 2. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Yemen thrown into turmoil as president resigns

    By AFP

    » Yemeni leader Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi offered to resign on Thursday amid a standoff with a powerful Shiite militia in control of the capital, throwing his country deeper into political turmoil.

  3. 3. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Troops move in as Cambodia sparks border standoff

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS

    Newspaper section: News

    » Thailand and Cambodia have boosted their military presence at a disputed border crossing in Ubon Ratchathani's Nam Yuen district after Cambodian authorities moved in equipment to begin work on a development project ...

  4. 4. news | 18 Dec 2014

    Australian PM says cafe siege 'horrific wake-up call'

    By AFP

    » Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday admitted Sydney's cafe siege was "a horrific wake-up call" as details emerged of the final minutes of the standoff which left the gunman and two hostages dead.

  5. 5. news | 07 Dec 2014

    Putin, Hollande attempt to defuse Ukraine tensions

    By AFP

    » French President Francois Hollande became the first European leader to travel to Russia in an attempt to defuse the standoff with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine, as Kiev announced a fresh round of peace talks next week.

  6. 6. learning | 25 May 2012

    standoff

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    » a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim; a stalemate สถานการณ์ที่ต่างเอาชนะกันไม่ได้

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