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  1. 1. news | 21 Feb 2015

    US, Latin America worry over Venezuela tensions

    By AFP

    » CARACAS - The United States and Latin American nations voiced concerns over political tensions in Venezuela after the socialist government arrested the opposition mayor of Caracas in an alleged coup plot.

  2. 2. news | 01 Mar 2015

    Venezuela to limit US diplomats, require visas for Americans

    By AFP

    » CARACAS - President Nicolas Maduro plans to limit the US diplomatic presence in Venezuela and require American tourists to obtain visas, amid growing tensions between the two countries.

  3. 3. news | 24 Feb 2015

    South Korea-US announce joint drills, to likely North fury

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - South Korea and the United States said on Tuesday they would kick off their annual joint military exercises on March 2, setting the stage for a likely surge in tensions with North Korea.

  4. 4. news | 23 Feb 2015

    North Korea leader urges 'combat readiness'

    By AFP

    » SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged the army to ensure its combat readiness ahead of US-South Korea military exercises that see an annual spike in tensions on the divided peninsula.

  5. 5. business | 23 Feb 2015

    Jetro: China's loss not necessarily Asean's gain

    By Achara Ashayagachat, Newspaper section: Asia focus

    » While China is losing its appeal as a destination for Japanese investors as tensions between the two giants rise, the conventional wisdom that Asean is drawing more Japanese investment as a result may be overstated, a ne...

  6. 6. news | 21 Feb 2015

    Australian FM calls Indonesia to ease tensions: reports

    By AFP

    » SYDNEY - Foreign Minister Julie Bishop called on Indonesia to give two Australians on death row an "indefinite stay of execution" as she clarified her Prime Minister's comments linking their fate to aid, media repor...

  7. 7. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Japan, China to resume security talks: report

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan and China plan to resume security talks as early as April after a four-year hiatus amid simmering tensions over territorial disputes, a report said Thursday.

  8. 8. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Yemen militia defies UN call to cede power

    By AFP

    » SANAA - A Shiite militia that has seized Sanaa defiantly rejected Monday a UN call to cede power, stoking tensions after Yemen's Gulf neighbours appealed to the Security Council to act forcefully.

  9. 9. news | 16 Feb 2015

    Sri Lanka, India leaders eye new era in troubled ties

    By AFP

    » The leaders of India and Sri Lanka vowed Monday to strengthen their relationship after a period of tensions and declared their countries' fortunes were intertwined as they held their first summit in New Delhi.

  10. 10. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Sunni Iraqi MPs boycott parliament after tribal chief killed

    By AFP

    » BAGHDAD - Iraqi Sunni lawmakers said Sunday they were boycotting parliament after the killing of a senior tribal leader was blamed on Shiite militia, sparking fresh tensions between the two communities.

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