The United State has issued a travel advisory for Laos, warning of the threat of violence during next month's Association of Southeast Asia Nations summit in Vientiane.
Cuba says it will offer Laos help in developing its sports programs.
Malaysia's foreign miniter says the recent political change in Burma has hurt the image of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Twenty-nine people believed to be North Koreans have entered a South Korean school in Beijing, apparently seeking asylum.
Israeli aircraft attacked a suspected Palestinian militant target in the northern Gaza Strip overnight.
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