Topic: Southeast Asia
The arrest of Islamist militant Umar Patek is raising questions about how best to prosecute militants suspected of cross-border terrorism.
08/11/2011 11:51 am
Before fleeing North Korea, Song Byeok was a propaganda artist, creating portraits of 'Dear Leader' Kim Jong-il. Now he uses his art to criticize the regime from South Korea.
07/29/2011 08:30 am
China appears to have backed down a bit and agreed to work multilaterally on resolving the various claims to the South China Sea. A strong US stance probably helped.
07/21/2011 05:30 pm
Amid cropland and freshwater shortages, deep-water 'free-range' fish farming gives people protein – and jobs. Modern marine aquaculture could put Haiti on the cutting edge of the fastest-growing global food industry.
07/08/2011 10:00 am
Airline baby ban extends to first class cabins on Malaysia Airlines' new Airbus 380 and Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Traveler complaints about crying babies led to the airline baby ban.
06/29/2011 10:59 am
President Obama announced that the US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will begin with 10,000 troops this year, plus another 23,000 by the end of next summer. Gains have been made against the Taliban, he said, but the fight against al Qaeda will continue wherever necessary.
06/22/2011 10:12 pm
The House could break with tradition this week and vote to stop funding for the US mission in Libya. But that would not be the last word.
06/20/2011 08:43 pm
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.
06/16/2011 05:05 pm
Turkey, after seeing atrocities in Syria, joins a club of other regional, democratic powers like Brazil and Indonesia helping their neighbors.
06/16/2011 01:17 pm
Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times, used the occasion of the papers' declassification on Monday to defend Pfc. Bradley Manning, accused in the WikiLeaks case.
06/13/2011 07:03 pm