Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Asia Compact | 10.08.2011, 18:00 UTC

DEUTSCHE WELLE
ASIA COMPACT | 10.08.2011 | 18:00 UTC
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ASIA
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Politics
South Korea fires warning shots after North Korean shellfire

North Korea test fired three rounds of artillery near the disputed Yellow
Sea border with South Korea on Wednesday. South Korean Marines fired
warning shots back.

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Justice
Bangladeshi war crimes tribunal adjourned

Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal was due to begin hearing its first
case since it was created last year on Wednesday, but the judge adjourned
the court immediately.

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International Relations
Experts wonder if China and the US are now on par

The end of US hegemony and China's rise have long been forecast. With the
US up to its neck in debt and China's economy still going strong, some say
the view might be vindicated. Others are wary of hasty conclusions.

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Energy
Nagasaki calls for a shift from nuclear power

As Japan commemorated the atomic attack on Nagasaki on August 9 1945, the
debate about nuclear energy in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster
raged on. The mayor of Nagasaki said Japan must develop safer energies.

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Remembering the Wall

The Berlin Wall divided Germany for decades. To mark the 50th anniversary
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