WASHINGTON (AP) — Human rights advocates and some lawmakers say the U.S. is sending the wrong signal by opening the door for broader cooperation with Burma’s widely criticized military.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa has regained momentum in his bid for a third term with another leading politician abandoning the opposition to join his campaign.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say a congressman from the southern Philippines has been wounded in an attack by gunmen that left at least two of his aides and a police officer dead. Police chief Brian Inojaldo said five other bodyguards and aides of Rep. Vicente Belmonte were wounded in
NEW DELHI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding talks with Indian leaders to strengthen trade and energy cooperation with Asia’s third-largest economy as Western sanctions threaten to push his country’s economy to the brink of a recession.
The Thai junta’s efforts to stifle the media and control the national narrative since it took power on May 22 have been well documented. Aside from plain old-fashioned censorship, it has put serious efforts into creating a wave of patriotic fervour among Thais and instilling the desired values with films and songs.
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