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Myanmar pledges to sign Asean charter (Lead)
Singapore, Nov 19 (DPA) Myanmar Foreign Minister Nyan Win Monday said that his military-ruled country would sign the landmark Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) charter, including the document's commitments to democracy and human rights.

Monday, November 19, 2007 11:47:34 AM

UN envoy says Myanmar has not reached 'point of no return'
Singapore, Nov 19 (DPA) Myanmar has yet to reach the 'point of no return' for national reconciliation, UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari said in a report published Monday.

Monday, November 19, 2007 10:44:22 AM

Kapur falters in final round, finishes 12th in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (IANS) Shiv Kapur ran into a barrage of bogeys towards the end of the front nine and carded in his worst round of the week to drop out of top-10 and finish a disappointing 12th at the UBS Honk Kong Open here Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 5:37:55 PM

Asean countries wary of being overtaken by China, India
Singapore, Nov 18 (DPA) The Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) must complete economic integration in the next three to five years or China and India would bypass the region, the bloc's trade ministers said Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 5:36:14 PM

Asean rejects US call to suspend Myanmar (Lead)
Singapore, Nov 18 (DPA) The Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) Sunday rejected a call by the US senate to suspend Myanmar following a violent crackdown on pro-democracy protests.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:54:00 PM

Afghan police, ministry differ on rebel casualties
Kabul, Nov 18 (DPA) An Afghan police official claimed Sunday that their forces along with NATO troops killed and wounded up to 100 Taliban fighters in the southern region, while the country's defence ministry confirmed the death of only 12 militants.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:53:30 PM

Five policemen executed by Taliban in Afghanistan
Kabul, Nov 18 (Xinhua) Five policemen, who had been captured by Taliban insurgents two months ago, have been hanged to death. Their bodies were found Saturday in Dihrawud district of the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan, the provincial police chief said Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:06:23 PM

Asean fears Myanmar 'disintegration' if pushed too far
Singapore, Nov 18 (DPA) Despite mounting international pressure for tougher action against errant member Myanmar, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) is not expected to do anything out of the ordinary when its leaders will meet here this week.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 4:04:43 PM

Asian Olympic football qualifying results and standings
Singapore, Nov 18 (Xinhua) Following are the results from the Asian qualifying matches Saturday for the 2008 Olympics Games football.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 12:19:51 PM

Indian Embassy continue dominance in Kabul Volleyball
Kabul (Afghanistan), Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Embassy team defeated the Russian Embassy in the finals of the second edition of the Kabul Volleyball Championship tournament to retain the trophy for the second year in succession.

Sunday, November 18, 2007 9:36:24 AM

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