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Russia says it has found a missing cargo vessel near the Cape Verde islands and retrieved its 15-member Russian crew.

On the last day of campaigning before Thursday's poll, candidates in the Afghan presidential election woo voters.

Gay Iraqis are being murdered in a brutal co-ordinated campaign involving militia forces, a rights group says.

Policemen work at the site of explosion in a police compound in Nazran, 17 Aug 2009
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Truck Bomb in Russia's Caucasus Kills 20

Attack early Monday targets police headquarters in Ingushetia's capital city of Nazran

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A man in Kabul passes an election poster of Afghan presidential candidate and current Pres. Hamid Karzai, 14 Aug 2009

Afghanistan Faces Many Challenges in Run-Up to Election Audio Clip Available Video clip available

This time, Afghans are controlling the process and there will be fewer international advisers, observers

A Pakistani paramilitary soldier stands guard at a tense area after the killing of an Islamic religious leader Ali Sher Haideri, in Karachi, 17 Aug 2009

Head of Banned Pakistani Militant Group Shot Dead

Officials say gunmen killed Ali Sher Haideri and one of his companions as they were driving in Sindh province, northeast of Karachi

President Hosni Mubarak at a press conference near Alexandria, Egypt (File)

Mubarak: Peace Before Normalization with Israel

Egypt's president says Israel must halt settlement construction, resume peace talks with Palestinians before Arabs normalize ties

US Senator Jim Webb’s meeting with Burma's Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior Gen. Than Shwe, in Naypyidaw, 15 Aug 2009

US Senator: Burma Denies Nuclear Plans Audio Clip Available

Senator Jim Webb also says Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated a willingness to see some sanctions on Burma lifted

Webb Hints Suu Kyi May Favor Engagement

US Sen Jim Webb hints to reporters in Bangkok that Aung San Suu Kyi may be in favor of the US and EU lifting some sanctions on Burma.

NLD Leader Undergoes Operation

Win Tin, a veteran NLD leader, is in good condition following surgery for a heart condition.

Villagers Fear September Offensive

A joint Burmese army and DKBA force plans to attack KNLA Brigade 5 in September.

Burmese Puzzled and Angered by Yettaw’s Release

The release of John W Yettaw, the American who got Aung San Suu Kyi into trouble by intruding into her home, has puzzled and angered many Burmese.

Mae Sot Reacts to Suu Kyi Verdict

The Burmese community in the border town of Mae Sot was especially sensitive to the fate of the pro-democracy leader.

Risky Rescue Missions Can Complicate US Diplomacy

With their timing so close, the Clinton and Webb missions may suggest to other rogue nations that in dealings with the Obama administration, holding American hostages can be a profitable political ploy.

US Senator’s mercy mission to Burma may start a new process

The American senator, Jim Webb may have started something significant, but at this stage everything to do with his visit is still shrouded in mystery. Even at his two press...

Veteran opposition leader in hospital

Win Tin, a member of the Central Executive Committee of the National League for Democracy, who was hospitalised on Saturday and underwent a cardiac surgery,...

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Will ‘Webb diplomacy’ bring a thaw in US-Burma relation

(Analysis) US Senator Jim Webb, who is also the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Asia Pacific Subcommittee, during his visit to Burma this weekend,...

Government employees to lose incentives in Naypyitaw

Authorities will begin collecting five different bills including house rent, electricity and water bills, from government employees they were earlier exempted from...

Ceasefire groups put business expansion on hold

Four ceasefire groups, which have an alliance and have flatly refused the junta’s proposal to transform into the Border Guard Force (BGF), are putting on hold their business expansion......

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