Former Indonesian Security Minister Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has been sworn in as the country's sixth president.
The United States and United Nations have expressed concern about the dismissal of Burma's prime minister, and reports that he has been placed under house arrest.
Burma's Asian neighbors are expressing concern that the ouster of the country's prime minister could harm efforts to bring democracy to the country.
Cambodia's new king, Norodom Sihamoni, has arrived in Phnom Penh ahead of his official crowning later this month.
Aid organization CARE International says it has suspended operations in Iraq following the abduction of its director for the country.
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