Showing Archived Posts

US President, UN Chief Condemn Syria’s Assault on Hama

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

U.S. President Barack Obama says he is “appalled” by Syria’s use of violence against its own people, after rights activists said an army attack on the central city of Hama killed at least 80 people. The White House released a statement Sunday that the “horrifying” reports out of Hama are demonstrating the “true character” of […]

Tags: , , Posted in Middle East

Aung San Suu Kyi Welcomes Thai Election Outcome

Posted July 5th, 2011 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is welcoming what she described as the “free and fair” election in neighboring Thailand as a sign of hope for improved relations between the countries. The Burmese political leader was asked about the Thai election Tuesday in the pagoda city of Bagan, where she is vacationing with her […]

Tags: , , Posted in East Asia Pacific

Karzai: US Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan ‘Good for Both Countries’

Posted June 23rd, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday welcomed U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement to start a phased withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan next month, calling it the “right decision for the interest of both countries.” Mr. Karzai said it is time for the “youth” of Afghanistan to take responsibility for security in the country. But […]

Tags: , , , , , Posted in South Asia

Calendar

December 2019
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  

Archives

Categories