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15 April 2012

Publication Date : 15-04-2012

 

For the first time since the Syria uprising, the UN votes unanimously on a resolution authorising the deployment of 30 unarmed military observers to monitor the ceasefire in Syria, reports China Daily. North Korea's failed missile launch exposes Japan's problems in confirming information on missile launches, writes The Yomiuri Shimbun. The Philippines is being urged to enlist the help of US and Asean to better protect its territories following the standoff at the disputed Scarborough Shoal, says Philippine Daily Inquirer. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is being criticised for being overly generous to red shirt supporters of former Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra, who is in Cambodia this weekend, reports The Nation. The Pentagon says that while the US is willing to restore ties, it does not mean it would accept all of Pakistan's demands, according to Dawn.

 

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