Emerging economic superpowers China and India may compete here. What should be the US role?
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.
Some 280,000 refugees remain detained, a month after fighting stopped. A national probe into war abuses was shut down this week.
One of the few leaders remaining after the rebel group's defeat in Sri Lanka last month says the diaspora should continue the struggle peacefully with a 'transnational government.'
Repeat win by United Progressive Alliance shows faith in party on economy and security.
The LTTE rebels may be gone, but what about their fight for a homeland for the ethnic Tamil minority?
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