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World - International
12/21/2022 11:36:47 PM
The UN Security Council called for Myanmar's junta to release Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday as it adopted its first ever resolution on the situation in the turmoil-ridden Southeast Asian country.

World - International
12/14/2022 4:11:02 PM
European Union and southeast Asian countries commemorated 45 years of diplomatic ties Wednesday at a summit overshadowed by political distractions in Europe, ranging from the war in Ukraine to a bribery scandal.

World - International
11/17/2022 4:02:00 PM
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had agreed to boost communication on security matters at a summit in Bangkok.

World - International
11/13/2022 11:50:35 AM
Russia's foreign minister on Sunday accused the United States of driving increased militarisation in Southeast Asia, saying that Washington was trying to contain Beijing and Moscow's influence in the region.

World - International
9/20/2022 10:29:34 PM
At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike and firing on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area.

World - International
6/16/2022 11:45:03 AM
A special meeting between India and Southeast Asian foreign ministers opened Thursday with co-chairs India and Singapore calling for strengthening ties amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine and a heightened rivalry between the United States and China that threatens peace and stability in the region.

World - International
6/15/2022 11:04:57 AM
Japan and Australia's defense ministers on Wednesday vowed to step up their ties to support democratic values in the Indo-Pacific region and agreed to work more closely with Southeast Asia and the Pacific island nations where China is seeking to expand its influence.

World - International
5/12/2022 10:31:49 PM
President Joe Biden is hosting leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as his administration makes an extended effort to demonstrate that the United States has not lost focus on the Pacific even while dealing with Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - International
4/16/2022 5:58:23 PM
President Joe Biden will host leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian nations in Washington next month for a summit, the White House said Saturday.

World - International
3/29/2022 7:12:12 PM
President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the United States is forging "strongly" ahead on its growing Asia-Pacific focus, despite the crisis sparked by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

World - International
12/11/2021 12:46:01 PM
The West and its allies need to be united against authoritarianism, UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on Saturday, as she hosted G7 counterparts with concern about threats from Russia and China.

World - International
11/22/2021 9:39:09 AM
Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday said his country will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia or bully its smaller neighbors, amid ongoing friction over the South China Sea.

World - International
10/16/2021 10:09:33 AM
Myanmar's junta chief will be excluded from an upcoming ASEAN summit, the group said Saturday, a rare rebuke as concerns rise over the military government's commitment to defusing a bloody crisis.

World - International
8/4/2021 12:57:27 PM
A Southeast Asian diplomat said foreign ministers had picked Erywan at their meeting Monday but couldn't announce it as Myanmar hasn't given the nod

World - International
7/14/2021 3:34:00 PM
ASEAN has been leading the main diplomatic effort on Myanmar since a Feb. 1 coup plunged it into turmoil

World - International
4/24/2021 11:13:20 AM
Southeast Asian leaders began a crisis meeting on Myanmar on Saturday aiming to persuade Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, to forge a path to end the violence

World - International
4/22/2021 1:14:51 PM
ASEAN's members include Myanmar itself, Brunei, Cambodia, the host Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam

World - International
4/17/2021 11:04:54 AM
Myanmar's neighbours have been trying to encourage talks between the rival sides to resolve the crisis but the military has shown little willingness to engage with them or talk to the ousted government

World - International
4/5/2021 2:05:47 PM
Six people were killed at the weekend, according to activists, as police and soldiers forcefully broke up demonstrations that some protesters are calling a 'spring revolution'

World - International
4/5/2021 9:54:28 AM
In a joint statement, Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah said they have asked their ministers and senior officials to undertake 'necessary preparations for the meeting'

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