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14 April 2012

Publication Date : 14-04-2012

 

North Korea for the first time admits its failure to launch a satellite into orbit, reports The Korea Herald. China urges restraint after the failed rocket launch and asks all parties to carefully deal with the matter together, says China Daily. The Philippines and China agree to set aside diplomatic protests to ease tensions over a naval standoff at the disputed Scarborough Shoal, writes Philippine Daily Inquirer.
Vietnam holds talks with former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and vows to improve relations between the two nations, according to Viet Nam News. India agrees to allow direct investment from Pakistan to promote liberal trade,  says Dawn.

 

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