Iraq Pol: Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Nouri al-Maliki says he hopes to complete formation of a national unity government very soon.
Iran Nuclear: World powers trying to resolve the nuclear dispute with Iran have failed to agree on a unified strategy for the United Nations Security Council.
Indonesia: Four Islamist militants accused of participating in last year's deadly bombings on the Indonesian resort island of Bali have appeared in court to face terrorism charges.
Thailand-Vote: Thailand's top courts will oversee new elections to ensure the political process is fair after last month's snap poll was deemed unlawful.
Burma-US: Burma is accusing the United States and Britain of interfering in its internal affairs by offering training courses to members of the opposition National
League for Democracy party.
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