US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a $10 million aid package for Thailand flood relief during a visit to Bangkok Wednesday.
Today's 6.1-magnitude Bali earthquake caused no deaths and only minor injuries, in part because of the better development standards the tourist industry has pushed, say observers.
The arrest of Islamist militant Umar Patek is raising questions about how best to prosecute militants suspected of cross-border terrorism.
A recent BBC Global Survey ranked it just behind the US as one of the world's friendliest countries for entrepreneurs.
Members of the Vienna State Opera Ballet (Wiener Staatsopernballett) perform on stage during a dress rehearsal of Nureyev Gala at the State Opera in Vienna, Austria. The Ballet will premiere on June 28, 2011.