Iran's President Ahmadinejad has been re-elected in a resounding victory, the government says, but his main rival brands the result "a charade".
North Korea says it will weaponise its stock of plutonium, after the UN imposes tougher sanctions on the secretive state.
The launch of space shuttle Endeavour is postponed hours before take-off due to a hydrogen leak, Nasa says.
Interior minister announces President Ahmadinejad won 62.6 percent of vote, beating out his top reformist rival Mir Hossein Mousavi, who received 33.75 percent of vote
George Mitchell made comments after talks with President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus
Administration officials say plans to engage Tehran will go forward regardless of who wins election
Pyongyang says it will weaponize all its plutonium
In Lahore, stunned students of Islamic scholar Safraz Naeemi gathered outside mosque after attack, grieving loss of their leader
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Hundreds of villagers fleeing heavy fighting are hiding in the jungles of Karen State, as pro-regime troops try to stop them from reaching the Thai-Burmese border.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Burma’s High Court will convene next week to consider an appeal by lawyers of jailed Aung San Suu Kyi to reinstate two key defense witnesses. |
|By WAI SANN|
|Environmentalists forge ties with villagers in the Irrawaddy delta in an effort to restore the mangrove forests. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|The new Indian government says it expects to finally wrap up a free-trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) soon—a move which is expected to put more pressure on Burma to open up its borders to trade.|
Chaiwut Bannawat, Thailand’s Deputy Education Minister on Friday said the government will introduce a new policy of providing equal educational opportunities to all children,...