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IRÃO-MYANMAR “The government of Iran has confirmed reports that it is preparing to open an embassy here [Myanmar], with a spokesman saying initial preparations have already been made.”
Ler mais: “ Iran confirms plan open embassy here” (Eleven Media Group, 22 de janeiro de 2013).

voices must be heard, he said, by the ruling class holed up “behind closed doors” to ensure their empowerment.”
Ler mais: “Rahul pitches for system overhaul” (The Statesman, 20 de janeiro de 2013).

NEPAL “CPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal warned on Sunday to launch a revolt if the opposition parties continue to “hatch conspiracies to sideline his party and block people’s aspirations for change”.”
Ler mais: “‘Revolt if oppn conspires to corner UCPN (Maoist)’ ” (The Kathmandu Post, 20 de janeiro de 2013).

PAQUISTÃO-ÍNDIA “Pakistani Taliban have said the UN bodies and the United States should stop the “BJPsponsored state terrorism in Kashmir,” otherwise the TTP has the ability to strike inside Indianadministered Kashmir.”
Ler mais: “Pakistani Taliban vow to attack “BJP-backed terror camps in Kashmir” (Dawn, 23 de janeiro de 2013).

BANGLADESH “BNP yesterday threatened that its lawmakers would quit parliament if the government did not restore the caretaker government system.”
Ler mais: “MPs to resign if caretaker not restored” (The Daily Star, 25 de janeiro de 2013). 1

MYANMAR “Myanmar’s human rights body added its voice to the chorus calling for an end to conflict in the northern state of Kachin, saying the humanitarian situation there was deteriorating and that access to aid was limited. “
Ler mais: “Rights body calls for swift action to end Kachin conflict” (Eleven Media Group, 21 de janeiro de 2013).

ÍNDIA “Signalling a decisive power-shift in the Congress establishment and acknowledging his formal entry onto its centre-stage, Mr Rahul Gandhi today made a fervent pitch for overhauling the structures of power and decision-making in governance and politics, including his own party, seeking to champion the cause of the vast majority of “voiceless and powerless” people, whose

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“Ethnic Rohingya fleeing from Myanmar deserve the attention of Asean as their problems are huge, a panel of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says.”
Ler mais: “Call for regional help to deal with Rohingya” (The Nation, 22 de janeiro de 2013).

CHINA-JAPÃO I “A dramatic confrontation between Chinese activists and Japanese vessels took place on Thursday as senior officials of both sides tried to ease territorial tensions over the Diaoyu Islands, which have been China's for centuries.”
Ler mais: “Senior officials urge calm over islands dispute” (China Daily, 25 de janeiro de 2013).

TAILÂNDIA-CAMBOJA “Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen appears to be confused about issues related to land and maritime border disputes with Thailand, Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said yesterday. He denied having tried to politicise these issues, as alleged by Hun Sen, saying he had merely reacted to remarks by government leaders and to those of former PM Thaksin Shinawatra.”
Ler mais: “ Abhisit tells Hun Sen not to link disputes” (The Nation, 24 de janeiro de 2013).

CHINA-COREIAS “UN resolution condemning DPRK rocket launch passed unanimously. Party chief Xi Jinping called for the resumption of the Six-Party Talks concerning the Korean Peninsula during a meeting with a special envoy of the Republic of Korea's President-elect Park Geun-hye. The remarks on Wednesday came hours after Beijing supported a United Nations Security Council resolution unanimously condemning the rocket launch in December by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The resolution also expanded existing UN sanctions. In a swift response, Pyongyang rejected involvement in any future disarmament negotiations and vowed to bolster its nuclear deterrence.
Ler mais: “Xi calls to restart peninsula talks” (China Daily, 24 de janeiro de 2013).

INDONÉSIA “The Elections Supervisory Body (Bawaslu) is predicting a tumultuous campaign season after the government and the lawmakers agreed to hold a slew of regional elections, scheduled for 2014, this year.”
Ler mais: “Security threats will rise in 2013: Bawaslu” (The Jakarta Post, 23 de janeiro de 2013).

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FILIPINAS-CHINA “The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday announced that the Philippines has taken the step of bringing its West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) territorial disputes to China before an Arbitral Tribunal under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea to achieve a peaceful and durable solution to the disputes.”
Ler mais: “PH takes China to UN arbitral tribunal” (Philippine Daily Inquirer, 22 de janeiro de 2013).

CHINA-EUA “Beijing on Sunday blasted Washington's latest intervention in the Diaoyu Islands issue, warning the US to be "responsible" and "choose its words carefully".”
Ler mais: “Beijing blasts Washington over islands” (China Daily, 21 de janeiro de 2013).

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“Proposed legislation on North Korean human rights is again gaining attention ahead of the presidential hand-over and the upcoming National Assembly session.”
Ler mais: “ N.K. rights bill remains divisive” (The Korea Herald, 20 de janeiro de 2013).

COREIA DO NORTE II “North Korea threatened to conduct a nuclear test “aimed at” the U.S. on Thursday, one day after the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution condemning its December rocket launch.”
Ler mais: “ N. Korea threatens ‘high-level’ nuke test” (The Korea Herald, 24 de janeiro de 2013).

COREIA DO NORTE III “North Korea has secured technologies to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles and key components with ranges of around 10,000 kilometers, the Defense Ministry concluded Monday.”
Ler mais: “ N.K. capable of building ICBM: Seoul” (The Korea Herald, 22 de janeiro de 2013). 3

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