Malaysian democracy booms after decades of coldness: Australia
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd yesterday
praised Malaysia’s revitalized democracy, as the two countries
celebrated their warming ties by announcing a plan to jointly train
teachers from Afghanistan.
China detains 82 ‘terrorists’ targeting Olympics
Chinese police have this year detained 82
suspected terrorists in the nation’s Muslim-populated far northwest
who were planning to attack the Beijing Olympics, state media
reported on Thursday.
India moves ahead on nuclear safeguards deal
India and the UN atomic agency have moved
forward on implementing an agreement on subjecting the country’s
civilian nuclear sites to international controls for the first time,
officials said Thursday.