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Thailand, Malaysia want to crackdown on female drug trafficking - Bikya Masr

Thailand, Malaysia want to crackdown on female drug trafficking - Bikya Masr | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Bikya MasrThailand, Malaysia want to crackdown on female drug traffickingBikya MasrBANGKOK: The small flat in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, is dimly lit. A few women stand around waiting.
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Robert Bales Trial Brings Harrowing Testimonies - Huffington Post

Robert Bales Trial Brings Harrowing Testimonies - Huffington Post | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
WPTVRobert Bales Trial Brings Harrowing TestimoniesHuffington PostJOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. -- Little Robina took her seat wearing a deep-red head covering and a nervous smile, ready to tell her story.
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Obama steers US towards focus on Asia - Sky News Australia

Obama steers US towards focus on Asia - Sky News Australia | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Sky News AustraliaObama steers US towards focus on AsiaSky News AustraliaOn his first foreign trip since Tuesday's election, US President Barack Obama is planning a historic visit to encourage reforms in Burma - seen as a key success during his...
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Canada signs military sales deal with Philippines - Vancouver Sun

Canada signs military sales deal with Philippines - Vancouver Sun | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
AsiaOneCanada signs military sales deal with PhilippinesVancouver SunThe deal between the Filipino defence department and Canadian Commercial Corp.
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Pakistan officials give details of training Mumbai attackers received - IBNLive

Pakistan officials give details of training Mumbai attackers received - IBNLive | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
IBNLivePakistan officials give details of training Mumbai attackers receivedIBNLiveIslamabad: Pakistani officials have informed an anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi the details of training received at Lashkar-e-Taiba camps by the perpetrators of...
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Bihar MLA arrested in Nepal for kidnapping | Integration Through Media ….!

Bihar MLA arrested in Nepal for kidnapping | Integration Through Media ….! | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Bihar MLA arrested in Nepal for kidnapping: KATHMANDU (HT): Nepal police have arrested a Bihar legislator for in...
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Ex-East Timor Leader Jose Ramos-Horta on the Challenges Facing Asia

Ex-East Timor Leader Jose Ramos-Horta on the Challenges Facing Asia | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Is the 21st the Asian Century? Former East Timor president Jose Ramos-Horta says no—the continent is being dragged down by ethnic tensions, environmental degradation, and an aging population.
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oNo matter who wins, Afghanistan remains a challenge - Politico

oNo matter who wins, Afghanistan remains a challenge - Politico | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
PoliticoNo matter who wins, Afghanistan remains a challengePoliticoWhatever the outcome of Tuesday's election, one thing is clear: The next president of the United States will end the war in Afghanistan.
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Doubts over UN Haqqani sanctions - New York Daily News

Doubts over UN Haqqani sanctions - New York Daily News | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDoubts over UN Haqqani sanctionsNew York Daily NewsThe UN Security Council on Monday added the group to its Afghanistan-Taliban sanctions list, ordering nations to freeze Haqqani assets, enforce an arms embargo and apply a travel ban on...
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Pakistan may tap US gas reserves to quench energy thirst - The Express Tribune

Pakistan may tap US gas reserves to quench energy thirst - The Express Tribune | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
The Express TribunePakistan may tap US gas reserves to quench energy thirstThe Express TribuneISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Hussain has revealed that the government is mulling purchasing a shale...
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Pakistan, Russia sign MoUs in power,railways and steel sectors - The News International

Pakistan, Russia sign MoUs in power,railways and steel sectors - The News International | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
The Express TribunePakistan, Russia sign MoUs in power,railways and steel sectorsThe News InternationalISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the Russian government have signed three memoranda of understanding (MoUs) in power, railways and steel sectors under which...
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Pakistani Taliban Offers Imran Khan Support For His South Waziristan Rally - International Business Times

Pakistani Taliban Offers Imran Khan Support For His South Waziristan Rally - International Business Times | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
The Express TribunePakistani Taliban Offers Imran Khan Support For His South Waziristan RallyInternational Business TimesThe newspaper quoted senior commanders of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) saying that a recent meeting headed by the...
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Pakistan urges all Afghan insurgents to pursue peace: Ambassador - The Express Tribune

Pakistan urges all Afghan insurgents to pursue peace: Ambassador - The Express Tribune | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
The Express TribunePakistan urges all Afghan insurgents to pursue peace: AmbassadorThe Express TribuneKABUL: Pakistan hopes to persuade Afghan insurgent groups, including the lethal Haqqani network, to pursue peace but worries resistance from...
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AQ Khan: Father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb jumps into politics - Christian Science Monitor

AQ Khan: Father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb jumps into politics - Christian Science Monitor | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorAQ Khan: Father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb jumps into politicsChristian Science MonitorAbdul Qadeer Khan has started a 100-day campaign to tour Pakistan, starting with Kahuta, home to the first nuclear facility in Pakistan,...
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Soldier's insider attack story part of training for troops headed to Afghanistan - The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Soldier's insider attack story part of training for troops headed to Afghanistan - The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
San Francisco ChronicleSoldier's insider attack story part of training for troops headed to AfghanistanThe Express Times - LehighValleyLive.comBut after three surgeries to remove the bullet and fragments from his leg and months of physical therapy,...
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Vietnam War: 50 Years Later - USA TODAY

Vietnam War: 50 Years Later - USA TODAY | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Vietnam War: 50 Years LaterUSA TODAYOn Veterans Day, a vet's suicide haunts those left behind. Jeffery Davis was a husband, father and Army veteran. He and his family were also casualties of the Vietnam War.
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Philippines says it thwarted Abu Sayyaf bomb - 英文中國郵報

Philippines says it thwarted Abu Sayyaf bomb - 英文中國郵報 | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Philippines says it thwarted Abu Sayyaf bomb英文中國郵報Intelligence operatives intercepted the men Thursday night on the island of Basilan, a known hotbed of the extremists, regional police said in a statement.
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Nepal stalemate deepens | Integration Through Media ….!

Nepal stalemate deepens | Integration Through Media ….! | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Nepal stalemate deepens: PRASHANT JHA, KATHMANDU (The Hindu): Nepal’s opposition parties, led by Nepali Congress...
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Obama plans to visit Myanmar during upcoming Asia trip, White House says - CNN.com

Obama plans to visit Myanmar during upcoming Asia trip, White House says - CNN.com | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
President Obama will travel to Myanmar, where he will meet with President Thein Sein and activist Aung San Suu Kyi, later this month, the White House says.
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Saudi Arabia Sets Its Sights on Afghanistan - RAWA News

Saudi Arabia Sets Its Sights on Afghanistan - RAWA News | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
RAWA NewsSaudi Arabia Sets Its Sights on AfghanistanRAWA NewsSaudi Arabia's support for Afghanistan has been steady but inconspicuous over the years. But that is about to change.
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ISAF captured IMU weapons trafficker in northern Afghanistan - The ...

ISAF captured IMU weapons trafficker in northern Afghanistan - The ... | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
IMU operatives in particular, are very active in Kunduz province and throughout northern Afghanistan based on a study by The Long War Journal of ISAF raids targeting the group. Special operations forces have conducted 34 ...
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From Afghanistan to Sandy, Transcom Synchronizes Support - Department of Defense

From Afghanistan to Sandy, Transcom Synchronizes Support - Department of Defense | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
Department of DefenseFrom Afghanistan to Sandy, Transcom Synchronizes SupportDepartment of DefenseThat, Brisson said, ranges from the drawdown in Afghanistan, an effort already begun and expected to intensify leading up to December 2014, to less...
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New measures protect US troops in Afghanistan from insider attack - CBS News

New measures protect US troops in Afghanistan from insider attack - CBS News | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
RTNew measures protect US troops in Afghanistan from insider attackCBS NewsThe base is located along the edge of a major route used by the Taliban. A blimp, equipped with a camera, flies above the base looking miles away for any suspicious activity.
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Unlikely support: Taliban offer security to PTI's peace march - The Express Tribune

Unlikely support: Taliban offer security to PTI's peace march - The Express Tribune | ASIA REGION | Scoop.it
The Express TribuneUnlikely support: Taliban offer security to PTI's peace marchThe Express TribuneA day after the South Waziristan administration denied the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) permission to stage a rally in the region citing volatile...
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