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Australian warship visit to China, a show of closer ties

May 17, 2012

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Australian warship visit to China, a show of closer ties The HMAS Ballarat arriving in Shanghai’s historic Bund. Photo: Sanghee Liu Philip Wen, Shanghai The Sydney Morning Herald   It is a rare sight to behold – an Australian warship sailing gracefully through Shanghai’s historic Bund with a Chinese flag fluttering proudly on its mast. Yet it […]

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Under fire, South Africa’s former president F.W. de Klerk repudiates apartheid

May 17, 2012

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Under fire, South Africa’s former president repudiates apartheid By Samuel Burke, CNN (CNN) — Under fire for his comments on apartheid, former South African President F.W. de Klerk clarified his position again Wednesday, saying that he repudiates the system of racial segregation as unacceptable. De Klerk called apartheid “morally unjustifiable” and “that it could not […]

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