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ASEAN Leaders Meet With Security and Burma at Forefront

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Regional leaders have approved Burma’s bid to chair the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in 2014. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa told reporters that the government heads agreed to the bid on the first day of their annual summit in Bali Thursday. Human rights groups and some foreign governments have opposed the bid, arguing Burma […]

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ASEAN Leaders Meet With Security and Burma at Forefront

Posted November 17th, 2011 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Southeast Asian leaders have begun their annual meeting in Bali, Indonesia, with security concerns and Burma’s bid to chair the organization in 2014 expected to dominate the discussions. Host President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono also stressed the need for sustained economic growth in his opening remarks Thursday to leaders from the 10 Association of Southeast Asian […]

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Burma Gets Nod for ASEAN Chairmanship

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations say they will recommend to their leaders that military-dominated Burma be allowed to chair their regional bloc in 2014. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa told reporters Wednesday there is consensus that Burma — also known as Myanmar — deserves the diplomatic prize after a series of […]

Burma Gets Nod for ASEAN Chairmanship

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations say they will recommend to their leaders that military-dominated Burma be allowed to chair their regional bloc in 2014. Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa told reporters Wednesday there is consensus that Burma — also known as Myanmar — deserves the diplomatic prize after a series of […]

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ASEAN Foreign Ministers Discuss Security In Indonesia

Posted November 16th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations focused on regional security issues at their meeting in Indonesia Wednesday. Discussions included the establishment of the ASEAN Institute of Peace and Reconciliation, the Implementation of the declaration on the conduct of parties in the South China Sea and the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation. China, […]

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US to Attend SAARC Summit in the Maldives

Posted November 7th, 2011 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. State Department says Assistant Secretary of State , Robert O. Blake, will lead the U.S. delegation to the 2011 South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in the Maldives. The summit will be held November 10-11 in Addu City. A statement issued Monday said Blake’s nearly week-long trip to the Maldives will […]

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G20 Leaders Pledge to Spur Economic Growth, Address Unemployment

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the world’s 20 leading economies have pledged to reinvigorate global economic growth and to address rising unemployment worldwide. After a two-day summit in Cannes, France, the G20 leaders also promised to promote social inclusion and make globalization serve the needs of the people. Greece’s hesitancy to abide by the terms of its financial […]

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Obama Says Progress Made in Stabilizing World Economy

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the world’s leaders have “made important progress” in stablizing the global economy and that he is confident European leaders will be able to resolve the continent’s debt crisis. Mr. Obama told reporters Friday at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Cannes, France, that “more hard work” remains […]

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Obama Says Progress Made in Stabilizing World Economy

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the world’s leaders have “made important progress” in stablizing the global economy and that he is confident European leaders will be able to resolve the continent’s debt crisis. Mr. Obama told reporters Friday at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Cannes, France, that “more hard work” remains […]

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G20 Agrees to Boost IMF to Help Solve European Debt Woes

Posted November 4th, 2011 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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The Group of 20 leading economies have agreed to boost the resources of the International Monetary Fund to help curb the European debt crisis. European Union President Herman Van Rompuy said the decision was reached Friday at the G20 summit in the French resort of Cannes. But the shape of the additional aid for the […]

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