Hillary Clinton’s visit to Burma ( Myanmar) is reminiscent of US visits to Vietnam in the '90s. One big difference, say analysts, is that continued momentum toward political reform is key for Burma.
Chinese officials have reacted cooly to President Obama’s announcement Wednesday that US Marines will be based in northern Australia, closer to the disputed South China Sea than any other US land forces.
Javan rhino extinct: The last Javan rhino in Vietnam was found poached for its horn.
Jane Fonda was set to appear on the home-shopping channel on Saturday to promote her new book on aging, 'Prime Time.' But the day before, she learned her segment had been cancelled.
Social media: From Iran to Tunisia and Egypt and beyond, Twitter and Facebook are the power tools of civic upheaval – but social media is only one factor in the spread of democratic revolution.
Actors perform a play about suffering of civilians in WW II, early morning, at the time the Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union 70 years ago outside St.Petersburg, Russia.
Tensions between China and Vietnam have risen in recent weeks, with Vietnam expressing alarm at what it says are increasingly aggressive actions by China in disputed waters.
Participants in the Wave Gothic Festival laugh together in Leipzig, eastern Germany. The festival is thought to be the world's largest festival for the so-called 'dark culture,' attracting people with outlandish make-up and costumes.
A US-China military rivalry may be behind China's recent aggressiveness in the South China Sea. On Sunday, Vietnam claims China cut the underwater cables of one of its survey ships.