Ban Ki-moon arrived in Burma (Myanmar) Friday in a risky bid to break the political stalemate. He will press for the release of political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
An Iranian company is the first to be penalized as the US uses stricter financial sanctions to curb Pyongyang's weapons program.
Tracking North Korea's Kang Nam is not an extraordinary duty for American warships.
Thailand and Singapore have longstanding military ties with America but also trade with Burma, where the vessel is headed.
The aging craft, heading toward the Strait of Malacca, is an unlikely player in what is fast becoming an international drama.
The US is tracking the cargo carrier as it moves through the Pacific, but the interdiction called for by the UN will prove tricky.
Under legislation passed by the Senate Thursday, the FDA is likely to require warnings on the packs that take up much more space.
At its Annual Meeting, the church emphasizes global outreach, financial stewardship
The LTTE rebels may be gone, but what about their fight for a homeland for the ethnic Tamil minority?