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Sri Lanka opens 2nd international airport

By Mon, Mar 18, 2013

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa commissioned the country’s second international airport on Monday, part of the island’s bid to remake itself as a tourist destination...

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India News

Corruption pressure mounts in India as activists fast

By Wed, Jun 08, 2011

NEW DELHI (AP) — A TV yoga celebrity and other civic activists in India are escalating their use of hunger strikes as a way to press the government to take...

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Japan News

Japan gives $11.7 million to Khmer Rouge tribunal

By Sat, Jan 29, 2011

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Japan has agreed to make a contribution of $11.7 million to the U.N.-assisted genocide tribunal that is trying former leaders of Cambodia’s communist Khmer Rouge....

Philippines News

Would the US let ‘regime change’ come soon to Egypt?

By Mon, Jan 31, 2011

For all intents and purposes, the United States is instrumental in President Hosni Mubarak’s stubborn refusal to heed the Egyptian people’s demands for regime change. The latest news report says...

Thailand News

Thai Floods: Life beyond the ‘Big Bag’ barrier – A photo essay

By Wed, Nov 16, 2011

By Lillian Suwanrumpha As rumours filter in regarding the possibility of 400 Rangsit locals descending upon the “Big Bag” barrier with destruction in mind, many beyond the great divide attempt...

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Other Countries News

Afghanistan discusses defense ties with India

By Wed, Jun 01, 2011

NEW DELHI (AP) — Afghanistan’s defense minister is holding talks with Indian officials about increasing defense cooperation as his country prepares to handle its own security by 2014. Afghan Defense...

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