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  • Obama reportedly planning Myanmar visit this month

     
    Obama Myanmar : President Obama Reportedly Visiting Myanmar This Month...
  • Syrian rebels: Iranian hostages on 'reconnaissance' mission

     
    BEIRUT -- The case of dozens of Iranians abducted in Syria took a dramatic and potentially sinister turn Sunday, when a purported Syrian rebel commander appeared in a video calling the captives Iranian operatives on a “reconnaissance mission”...
  • In U.S. visit, Suu Kyi urges end to all economic sanctions

     
    WASHINGTON -- Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, began her first visit to the United States in four decades by urging Washington to begin lifting remaining economic sanctions, which she credited for helping pressure the...
  • Suu Kyi's U.S. visit may lead to more easing of sanctions on Myanmar

     
    Burma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday....
  • Letter: Repaved street latest sign of progress in Arbutus

    On Sept. 13, the Arbutus Business and Professional Association celebrated the completion of the Leeds Avenue repaving project and the beginning of the East Drive repaving project with County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, many elected officials and community...
  • Letter: Honor America's POW/MIA on Sept. 21

    The sheer number of Americans listed as missing in action — more than 73,000 in World War II, 7,900 in Korea, hundreds during the Cold War, nearly 2,000 in Vietnam, and even on today's modern battlefields — is difficult to grasp. Thus, it...
  • Hoosiers gather to remember country's prisoners of war, missing in action

    Hoosiers gather to remember country's prisoners of war, missing in action
    It was a good day to remember at the Indiana War Memorial. A crowd gathered to honor the hundreds of Hoosiers who were held as prisoners of war or who remain missing in action. The theme of the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony is “Until...
  • 'The heroes are the people who actually serve'

     'The heroes are the people who actually serve'
    Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
  • Engraved bricks at Monument Circle honor Hoosier veterans

    Engraved bricks at Monument Circle honor Hoosier veterans
    Engraved bricks are being installed at Monument Circle to honor our Hoosier veterans. A special ceremony was held Friday morning to kick off the campaign. The first set of laser engraved bricks honor five veterans, including a Marine who lost both...
  • Czech native shines a spotlight on a forgotten generation

    Czech native shines a spotlight on a forgotten generation
    Czechoslovakia had its share of heroes during the 40-plus years the Eastern European nation endured Soviet domination — most notably the reformers crushed during the infamous Prague Spring of 1968 and the protesters whose nonviolent Velvet...
  • Mo Yan fires verbal cannons in 'POW!'

    Mo Yan fires verbal cannons in 'POW!'
    While the jury is still out as to whether the Chinese writer Mo Yan, who is said to have been toeing the party line, truly deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature, there is little doubt that his novel “POW!” — with its Rabelaisian...