Ethnic armed groups in Burma (Myanmar) will not sign the long-awaited national ceasefire agreement (NCA) on Union Day, February 12, as had been hoped by the government. The groups are, however, willing to sign an agreement establishing a federal union.
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced two top police officers embroiled in a high-profile corruption scandal to six years in prison on charges of insulting the monarchy and running a gambling den.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A police official says the death toll from a blast at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan has risen to 35.
BEIJING (AP) — Many Chinese families of passengers on the missing Malaysian airline are demanding that Malaysian officials retract their statement that all aboard died.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says he has ordered the hunt for a Filipino terror suspect who escaped an anti-terrorist operation that resulted in the killings of 44 police commandos.
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