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Taiwan urges China to scrap anti-secession law

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan urged China on Saturday to scrap a Chinese law authorising the use of force on the island, saying it is irrelevant when ties between the two political rivals have improved over the past year.

World

Taiwan urges China to scrap anti-secession law

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan urged China on Saturday to scrap a Chinese law authorising the use of force on the island, saying it is irrelevant when ties between the two political rivals have improved over the past year.

Nation

China on alert for unrest on key Tibet anniversary

Authorities in Tibet and restive parts of western China were on heightened alert Tuesday for possible unrest on the 50th anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule and the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet.

World

Hague court to decide warrant for Sudan's Bashir

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court was expected to announce an arrest warrant on Wednesday for Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur -- a decision that could spark more regional turmoil.

World

Hague court to decide warrant for Sudan's Bashir

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court was expected to announce an arrest warrant on Wednesday for Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes in Darfur -- a decision that could spark more regional turmoil.

World

U.N. does not expect its Sudan forces to be attacked

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. forces in Sudan are making plans in case of violence if an international arrest warrant is issued for the country's president, but they do not expect to be targeted the U.N. peacekeeping chief said on Monday.

World

Tibetan monks protest in restive West China - report

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tibetan monks in a restive area of western China took to the streets calling for more religious freedom after they were banned from holding a traditional New Year's prayer ceremony on Sunday, activists said.

World

Tibetan monks protest in restive West China - report

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tibetan monks in a restive area of western China took to the streets calling for more religious freedom after they were banned from holding a traditional New Year's prayer ceremony on Sunday, activists said.

World

Famous Ethiopian singer has jail term cut

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's most famous pop star, Teddy Afro, had his hit-and-run manslaughter jail sentence cut to two years from six by an appeal court on Wednesday.

World

Iceland begins building new government

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Iceland's president called on the social democrats, junior partner in the outgoing coalition, to form a new government with opposition parties on Tuesday to tackle a crisis that has abruptly shattered decades of rising prosperity.