A panel probing Afghan election fraud finds Hamid Karzai did not gain enough valid votes for an outright win, the BBC learns.
Pakistan's army targets Taliban positions with heavy artillery, as an offensive to wipe out militants in South Waziristan continues.
The UK faces floods, droughts and killer heat waves if the world fails to agree a deal on climate change, Britain's PM warns.
Outside observers for the Afghan election have said as many as one out of every three ballots were suspicious
Army officers and Taliban spokesmen have claimed early victories in the fighting
Iran's Revolutionary Guard chief says British, American intelligence officials trained rebels in Pakistan
Discussions are expected to focus on a proposal to have Iran ship uranium to Russia and France for conversion to reactor fuel
Bahr Idriss Abu Garda is accused of leading attack against African Union peacekeepers in Darfur two years ago
|By KO HTWE|
|Burmese well-known dissident Min Ko Naing spends his 47th birthday behind bars again.|
|By LAWI WENG|
| India has deployed more troops on its Assam border with Burma to counter illegal drug and arms trading by insurgent groups. |
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
| Fifty-one environmental and human rights groups petition the Thai government to halt construction of dams on the Salween River in Burma. |
|By MARWAAN MACAN-MARKAR|
| A summit of regional leaders due to begin in Thailand on Oct. 23 has brought into relief a rift within the 10-member bloc about the space that should be given to civil society voices at such a gathering. |
|By AMBIKA AHUJA|
|A highway billboard using a saluting Adolf Hitler to advertise a Thai wax museum has been covered up after complaints from the Israeli and German ambassadors.|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
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