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MYANMAR: Thein Sein, Armed Ethnic Groups Unite For Peace

President Thein Sein, a former general, made the nationwide ceasefire a key platform for his reformist agenda.

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JAPAN: US Marine Base In Okinawa Not Welcomed

“Okinawa doesn’t want to be a bargaining chip,” said Okinawan Professor Masaaki Gabe

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AFGHANISTAN: Ashraf Ghani Biography And Profile

AFGHANISTAN: Ashraf Ghani Biography And Profile

Ashraf Ghani Ghani was born February 12, 1949 in Afghanistan in 1949, and spent his early life in Logar. Read Ashraf Ghani Biography And Profile.

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How To Fix The Afghan-Pakistan Relations

Pakistan must review its strategic depth policy, by at least decreasing interference in the Afghan’s affairs.

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CHINA: The People’s Daily Accused U.S., Russia Of Replaying Cold War Rivalry In Syria War

CHINA: The People’s Daily Accused U.S., Russia Of Replaying Cold War Rivalry In Syria War

“The United States and Soviet Union used all sorts of diplomatic, economic and military actions on the soil of third countries, playing tit-for-tat games to increase their influence.” It said

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INDIA: Hindu Nationalist Group Spreads Hindu-First Ideology To All Corners Of India

INDIA: Hindu Nationalist Group Spreads Hindu-First Ideology To All Corners Of India

The group propels the ruling party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power in as many states as The Hindu Nationalist Group propels the ruling party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to power in as many states as possible..

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MALDIVES: President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom Assassination Attempt Crisis

Vice President Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, of the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives, denies he had anything to do with Gayoom Assassination attempt.

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RUSSIA: Secret Putin Deadly Missile That Shocked The World

RUSSIA: Secret Putin Deadly Missile That Shocked The World

Putin latest weapons were mostly unknown to the outside world—until they began slamming into Syria.

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NEPAL: K P Sharma Oli Is New Prime Minister After Defeating Sushil Koirala

While Oli was backed by UCPN-Maoist, Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal, Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic and some fringe parties.

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INDIA: President Pranab Mukherjee Supports Palestine State

INDIA: President Pranab Mukherjee Supports Palestine State

India will continue to support separate statehood for Palestine while also engaging with Israel.

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INDIA: Manohar Parrikar Says DAC Will Acquire Russian S-400 Triumf Air Defence Missile Systems

INDIA: Manohar Parrikar Says DAC Will Acquire Russian S-400 Triumf Air Defence Missile Systems

In what could be a game-changing arms acquisition, India is planning to acquire the new-generation Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems.

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RUSSIA: Caspian Sea Takes Center Stage In Russian Missile Strikes To Syria

RUSSIA: Caspian Sea Takes Center Stage In Russian Missile Strikes To Syria

“It was simply the only option,” said Ruslan Pukhov, director of Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies. Read Caspian Sea story.

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RUSSIA: President Vladimir Putin Missiles Take Out Terrorist Iranian Cows

Putin added, “The fact that we have launched precision-guided weapons from the Caspian at a range of around 1,500 km and hit all the targets indicates the good status of defense industry.

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NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says His Country Ready For War With America

NORTH KOREA: Kim Jong Un Says His Country Ready For War With America

Kim was accompanied by senior Chinese Communist Party official Liu Yunshan.

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CHINA: Beijing Warns Violations Of Its Territorial Waters Because Of Freedom Of Navigation Unacceptable

CHINA: Beijing Warns Violations Of Its Territorial Waters Because Of Freedom Of Navigation Unacceptable

“We urge the related parties not to take provocative actions, and genuinely take a responsible stance on regional peace and stability,” Hua Chunying said.

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INDIA: Tackling Corruption In A Different Way

INDIA: Tackling Corruption In A Different Way

Because corruption for some is the process that gets their son/daughter into a good school, or gets them the vital health care that they need.

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MYANMAR: Aung San Suu Kyi Vows To Lead Government If National League For Democracy Wins Election

“I’ve made it clear if NLD wins elections and we form a government I’m going to be the leader of that government whether or not I’m the president,” Suu Kyi.

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RUSSIA: President Putin Celebrates His Birthday Winning Hockey Game (Video)

RUSSIA: President Putin Celebrates His Birthday Winning Hockey Game (Video)

Putin was given a trophy for his team’s win at the end of the game and a medal for his contribution to hockey in Russia.

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SYRIA: Who’s Fighting Who In Syria

The battle lines may be continually shifting but the death toll keeps rising.

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RUSSIA: President Putin Announces Russian Air Force Supporting Syrian Government Ground Troops

RUSSIA: President Putin Announces Russian Air Force Supporting Syrian Government Ground Troops

Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashed airstrikes to support dictator Bashar al-Assad.

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