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<P>A week of celebrations mark inaugeration of two-time president, Mahinda Rajapaksa; revered by many as the man who ushered in a new and unexpected age of peace, though some cannot overlook&nbsp;his methods of achieving it.</P>

Last Modified: 19 Nov 2010 13:31

<P>The proud owner of a 1026 Dodge Brothers happened to be the Nawab of Tank. Registered in the name of the elder Nawab, the car still had the registration on the inside. These days Tank is a frontline on the border of South Waziristan.&nbsp;</P>

Last Modified: 18 Nov 2010 11:56

<P>Followers are waiting for the much-anticipated release of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as her detention order expires on November 13 [EPA].</P>

Last Modified: 13 Nov 2010 13:13

<P>One resourceful shopkeeper has ignored warnings to evacuate Indonesia's volatile volcano and has diversified into a profitable little sideline.</P>

Last Modified: 10 Nov 2010 20:29

<P>The Americans are also supplying the Indians with fire detection radars and Obama announced that India was also to have at least 10 C 17 transport aircraft that would enhance the Indian heavy lift capability.</P>

Last Modified: 8 Nov 2010 21:13

<p>Tired of living in the shadow of their northern neighbours, South Koreans prepare to showcase their growing economy during global financial summit, amid threats of disruption from labour activists and workers' rights groups.</p>

Last Modified: 8 Nov 2010 12:46

<p>Despite the fact that Myanmar is holding its first elections in 20 years, the best the opposition there can hope for is to have a small voice in the loud military machine.</p>

Last Modified: 7 Nov 2010 05:20

<P>Will Obama's visit to India be an historic moment etched in the annals of Indo-US relations?</P>

Last Modified: 6 Nov 2010 14:27

<P>Just across the border in Thailand, Myanmar dissidents meet to&nbsp;reminisce about the lives they&nbsp;left behind. But&nbsp;there are&nbsp;no regrets.</P>

Last Modified: 6 Nov 2010 07:19

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