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China, France resolve to maintain strategic ties (Lead)


April 27th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 27 (Xinhua) China and France have agreed to "cherish and maintain" a comprehensive strategic partnership after relations were strained following recent disturbances during the Paris leg of the Olympic torch ... Read more...

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China seeks to calm anti-France sentiment among its people


April 23rd, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, April 23 (DPA) China is seeking to calm anti-France sentiment among its people in the wake of the tumultuous Paris leg of the Olympic torch relay, which has made France the ... Read more...

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Stifling security marks Olympic relay in Malaysian capital


April 21st, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.21 (ANI): Stifling security marked the 16.5 kilometre-long Olympic torch relay in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on Monday. At least 1,000 officers were deployed along the relay route that began ... Read more...

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Chinese protest against BBC in London, Manchester


April 19th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)London, April 19 (IANS) In tandem with protests across China Saturday, hundreds of Chinese demonstrators protested in the British cities of London and Manchester to highlight what they called the pro-Tibet bias ... Read more...

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Malaysia to deploy police commandos for Monday’s Olympic torch relay


April 19th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.19 (ANI): The Malaysian Government on Saturday said that it would deploy police commandos for Monday's 16.5-km-long Olympic torch relay through Kuala Lumpur. Local newspapers quoted government sources as ... Read more...

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Aussies to turn backs on Olympic torch during April 24 relay


April 9th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr.9 (ANI): Pro-Tibet Australian protesters are planning to turn their backs on the Olympic torch during its Australian relay leg this month. Callers to talkback radio stations around the country suggested ... Read more...

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China faces PR disaster over Olympic torch protests


April 8th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
By John Bagratuni Hamburg (Germany), April 8 (DPA) China appears heading towards a disaster of Olympian proportion in its public relations campaign in connection with the protests marring the torch relay for the ... Read more...

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Olympic torch relay in Paris resumes


April 7th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Paris, April 7 (Xinhua) The Olympic torch relay here resumed Monday after a brief interruption when security officials extinguished the flame for safety reasons amid anti-China protests. The police arrested at least ... Read more...

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