A summit of Asian leaders in Thailand is cancelled after anti-government protesters break into the venue.
Somali pirates holding a US captain hostage warn that the use of force to rescue him could result in "disaster".
The US state of California returns three Renaissance paintings confiscated from Jewish art dealers in Nazi Germany.
The protesters are calling for Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva to step down and call new elections
Officials say bandits, who are holding Captain Richard Phillips aboard lifeboat are apparently trying to use other hostages as shields
Single largest loss of American life in Iraq in more than a year
Coalition statement says two of the clashes occurred Thursday in provinces of Helmand, Uruzgan
Japan should ‘reinvigorate’ Burma policy
Apr 11, 2009 (DVB)–Japan should make human rights a foreign policy priority and focus attention on abuses by the Burmese regime, said a leading human rights organization in an open letter to the Japanese prime minister this week. - more
Bangladesh to Seek Foreign Help with Gas Exploration4/10/2009
By By Tun Kyaw: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced on Wednesday that Bangladesh needs foreign assistance with offshore gas exploration and developing infrastructure for hydroelectric and solar power.full story
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(Interview) A National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB) delegation led by Prime Minister Dr. Sein Win recently visited East Timor as part of i...
Burma’s chief opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has called for a nation-wide party meeting, in a bid to discuss the ruling military junta’s Constitution The Chin National Front (CNF), an ethnic rebel group, has said it is ready for another round of peace talks with Burma's military junta, but that the government has so...
For more than 60 years the Karen National Union (KNU) and Burma’s ruling military junta have been at war. Now, after a hiatus of 14 years, the two sides are...
Thailand has said it is ready to assist Burma in its process of political reconciliation, airing the position during the 15th anniversary of the Council of Asian Liberal Democracy (CALD)...