The outgoing U.N. envoy for Myanmar says "civil war" has spread throughout the country and the international community should consider measures aimed at replacing the military junta's leaders.
By Edith Lederer, Associated Press
The U.S. sent recently appointed national security adviser Robert O'Brien to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations gathering in President Donald Trump's stead.
By Jim Gomez, Grant Peck, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's decision to send the national security adviser and commerce secretary to ASEAN in his place will widely be viewed in the region as a snub.
By Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press
Russia's top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By Kathleen Hennessey and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
VIENTIANE, Laos — President Barack Obama on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to step foot in the isolated Southeast Asian nation of Laos, opening a three-day visit meant to rebuild trust and close a dark chapter in the…
By Darlene Superville and Matthew Pennington
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- President Barack Obama will close the two-day ASEAN summit with a news conference, scheduled for 4:35 p.m. EST today. Watch it live here.
By Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region's fast-growing economies. But a nation not invited — neighboring power China — will be…
U.N. officials began to tour the cyclone-devastated Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar on Monday, though some U.N. staffers still reported problems gaining access to the tightly controlled country. A senior U.S. diplomat in Rangoon, also known as Yangon, provides an update.
By PBS NewsHour
Shipments of food, medicine and other relief items began arriving in Myanmar Thursday to help victims of a cyclone that battered the country on Saturday, but U.S. military planes loaded with supplies were still being denied access.
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