Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Asia Compact | 17.08.2011, 18:00 UTC

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ASIA COMPACT | 17.08.2011 | 18:00 UTC
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Civil Rights
India's anti-graft campaigner takes Gandhi for example

Whereas Gandhi used hunger strikes to fight against British colonialism in
India, the Indian civil rights activist Anna Hazare has chosen the
non-violent method to combat widespread corruption.

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International Relations
Biden invests in the future of the US-China relationship

US Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in China where he kicks off his
five-day trip to Asia. Top of the agenda are the US debt crisis and the
yuan. Human rights are also expected to be mentioned.

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Politics
Nepal is in political turmoil once again

The resignation of Nepal's prime minister has plunged the country into
political turmoil again. The political parties have a week to form a
consensus government. China has sent in a high-level delegation to help.

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International Relations
Pakistan and US are 'doomed' to work together despite mutual distrust

In an interview with Deutsche Welle, political scientist Jochen Hippler
says the distrust between Islamabad and Washington goes back to the 1960s,
and yet they have to work together to fight Islamist extremism.

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