Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has won the country's presidential election.
Leaders of the 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum have opened a two-day summit in South
President Bush has urged leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to use their influence to pressure Burma on its human rights record.
The United States and Australia have pledged to continue fighting terrorists and insurgents in Iraq.
Police in Thailand say suspected militants have shot to death a policeman in the country's restive south.
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