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Thai government will decide Viktor Bout’s fate

By Wed, Oct 06, 2010 4:24PM UTC

Thailand’s government will hold a special meeting to discuss the pros and cons of extraditing Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout to the U.S., weighing concerns about relations with Moscow and Washington, the prime minister said. Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva made the comments to Thai reporters traveling with him from Brussels

24 Hindu nationalists arrested for TV show protest

By Wed, Oct 06, 2010 3:24PM UTC

Police arrested 24 Hindu nationalists after they barged onto the set of a hit Indian reality television show Tuesday to protest its inclusion of two actors from Pakistan — India’s historic archrival. The Shiv Sena activists stormed the gates of a bungalow where the “Bigg Boss” show is filmed to

SKorea: NKorea’s nuclear threat ‘dangerous’

By Wed, Oct 06, 2010 3:19PM UTC

The threat posed by North Korea’s nuclear program has reached an “extremely dangerous level,” an adviser to South Korea’s president said in comments published Wednesday. It was not clear whether the comments by Kim Tae-hyo, President Lee Myung-bak’s deputy national security secretary, were based on recent intelligence. They followed a

With 2,200 Political Prisoners, Burma’s 7-November Polls Invalid

By Wed, Oct 06, 2010 3:07PM UTC

European and Asian leaders urged military junta of Burma (Myanmar) to release political prisoners and ensure the November elections are free and fair, in a statement issued at the close of a two-day summit, according to AFP. British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg urged ASEM leaders meeting for the summit

9 killed, 26 wounded in 2nd day of Kandahar blasts

By Wed, Oct 06, 2010 12:59PM UTC

Two explosions killed nine people and wounded two dozen others on the second day of deadly blasts in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar where Taliban insurgents are fighting back against a push by U.S. and Afghan forces. A car bomb and a second, smaller blast killed nine people Tuesday,

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