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<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

<P>With a&nbsp;Republican comeback likely in&nbsp;the US&nbsp;midterm polls,&nbsp;the outcome of the war in Afghanistan is likely&nbsp;to be crucial to the Democrats&nbsp;as they seek to&nbsp;regain lost support.</P>

Last Modified: 1 Nov 2010 21:30

<P>And so the thing which struck me most on visiting the Shanghai Expo in its last days was not the scale of the four-billion-dollar jamboree, the beauty of some of its architecture, or the (often underwhelming) exhibits in the national pavilions. No. It was the queueing. World-championship-level queueing.</P>

Last Modified: 29 Oct 2010 14:09

<P>About 17,291 life forms&nbsp; face extinction - more than&nbsp;one third of the total 47,677 recognised -&nbsp;and it makes for some very depressing dinner party conversation.</P>

Last Modified: 26 Oct 2010 18:36

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