Diane Campbell last saw her husband on October 26, 1968, when he walked to a departing plane.
A Jewish group in Greece has condemned the leader of the extreme-right Golden Dawn party over comments he made about the Holocaust in a TV interview.
Myanmar has invited the United States and the European Union to send representatives to observe elections in April, according to officials in the region.
Chinese New Year is a dangerous time for pet dogs in Thailand.
International shipping services have returned to the Mekong River, one of the region's busiest trade routes, as four nations launch a joint patrol to secure the waterway.
At least 745 people have died in flooding in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and the Philippines since July, the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific said.
Bangkok residents continue to evacuate as flood waters rise. ITN's John Sparks reports.
The death toll from the worst floods in half a century to hit Thailand continued to climb Tuesday as the government rushed to shore up defenses around the capital.
[Updated 4:30 p.m. ET, Monday, October 17] People wade through floodwaters in Ayutthaya, Thailand, a city that has been submerged for nearly two weeks now.
Thailand's capital was braced for unprecedented flooding Wednesday, amid the monsoon rains that have overwhelmed much of the country as well as Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines in recent weeks.
As flooding continues in Southeast Asia, Thailand's capital is bracing for the worst. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports.
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Around the country on Friday, you'll likely see the iconic black and white POW-MIA flag flying over federal buildings. At military bases, there will be ceremonies with troops in dress uniforms marching and leaders speaking.
Thai authorities have released 70 women and girls originally from Laos and Myanmar following a trafficking raid in southern Thailand.
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The remains of a U.S. Air Force pilot listed as missing in action since his plane crashed in Laos in 1967 have been identified, and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors, the Defense Department's POW/Missing Personnel Office said Tuesday.
CNN's Patrick Oppmann talks to an artist who has drawn thousands of portraits of fallen U.S. military personnel.
A powerful earthquake hit Myanmar Thursday near its borders with China, Thailand and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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President Obama awards Richard L. Etchberger the Medal of Honor posthumously for his heroic actions in Laos in 1968.
More than 42 years after Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger died on a Laotian mountaintop, President Barack Obama on Tuesday awarded him the Medal of Honor, saying, "It's never too late to do the right thing. It's never too late to pay tribute to our Vietnam veterans and their families."
That morning in March 1968 played out like a Hollywood movie: A secret CIA radar station on the top of a mountain in Laos, manned by a small group of Air Force airmen, is overrun by Vietnamese soldiers.
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Cory Etchberger, whose father gave his life to save others, talks to CNN photojournalist Floyd Yarmuth.
Scientists have confirmed the first sighting in more than a decade of one of the world's rarest animals -- the saola, sometimes called the Asian "unicorn."
President Obama will award the Medal of Honor, the military's highest award for bravery, to Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard Etchberger for his valor in saving the lives of three wounded comrades at a then-secret base in Laos in 1968, the White House announced Friday.
Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev, accused of raping a 14-year-old boy, appeared Monday in a Thai court as he had promised to do.
Dams have dried up in southwest China, Thai fishermen have almost completely stopped their fishery activities on the Mekong River, and nearly half of northern Vietnam's farmland is under threat because of a regional drought.
Learning that a loved one is missing in action is one of the hardest pieces of news a military family can receive.
The remains of an Air Force major missing since the Vietnam War have been identified after years of searches, the Department of Defense said.
Late one afternoon in the summer of 2006, I found myself in a small village in northern Vietnam, sitting around a sooty kitchen fire with a number of local women whose language I did not speak, trying to ask them questions about marriage.
Thailand deported about 450 Hmong refugees to Laos Monday and plans on evicting 3,900 more from a refugee camp, the government said.
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Ketsana, downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical depression, set its sights on a fourth nation Wednesday -- barreling toward Laos after leaving a trail of destruction and death across southeast Asia.
A British woman who became pregnant while inside a Laotian prison is being sent back to the UK. CNN's Dan Rivers reports.
A pregnant British woman, who was jailed in Laos on drug charges, has been handed over to British authorities to be transferred home, the Foreign Office announced Thursday.
A pregnant British woman, who was jailed in Laos on drug charges, arrived in London Friday after being handed over to British authorities to serve her sentence at home.
Britain and Laos have signed a deal to fast-track the return of two Britons jailed in Laos -- including a heavily pregnant woman, a Foreign Office spokesman said Tuesday.
It is the life blood for tens of millions of people -- but the mighty Mekong River in southeast Asia is now facing a "devastating" threat from not one, but 11 proposed dams.
A pregnant British woman held on drug-smuggling charges in Laos will go on trial Wednesday, the British Foreign Office said, citing the government of the south-east Asian country.
A pregnant British woman accused of trying to smuggle heroin onto a flight to Thailand from Laos was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.
A pregnant British woman jailed in Laos has met with a British lawyer for the first time ahead of her impending trial, a UK legal aid charity said Wednesday.
A pregnant British woman facing possible execution in Laos will go on trial this week, the country's foreign affairs ministry said Monday.
A British legal charity expressed concern Friday after a report that the trial of a pregnant British woman jailed in Laos would be delayed.
A British prisoner in Laos may be transferred to a UK prison. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
A pregnant British woman jailed in Laos could be transferred to Britain to serve out her sentence if she is convicted under an agreement signed Thursday between UK and Laotian officials.
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On the same day a British diplomat and a doctor visited a pregnant British woman being held in a Laos jail, her mother sobbed in an interview with CNN, begging for someone to help her daughter.
A pregnant British woman jailed in Laos was denied access to a British lawyer who flew out to meet her, a human rights group said Tuesday.
This week, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal and parts of India are ushering in their New Year.
A rat believed to be extinct for 11 million years, a spider with a foot-long legspan, and a hot pink cyanide-producing "dragon millipede" are among the thousand newly discovered species in the largely unexplored Mekong Delta region.
The United States and Russia were absent Wednesday as representatives from countries from around the world gathered to sign a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs.
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Japan will lobby a dozen members of the International Whaling Commission at a meeting Monday to support its much-criticized Antarctic whaling program -- just three days before all members of the commission meet in London to discuss reaching an agreement on whale conservation rules.
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on how Russia could be part of the solution to the global food crisis.
President Bush asks Congress for 770 million dollars to help ease the global food crisis. CNN's Zain Verjee reports.
"I feel that my life is worthless. I have lost my interest in talking to others, and in my studies too. I have also lost interest in being with a crowd of people. All I want is to sit all by myself. Is my problem an illness? Has it got any solution?" - Letter from a male university student, 18, Nepal
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Ten people, including a former general in the Laotian army, were arrested and charged in the United States with an alleged plot to overthrow the Laotian government.
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America's top health official says the world is "woefully unprepared" to respond to a pandemic, a problem made more urgent by concerns that the current avian flu virus could spread into a global health crisis.
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High winds and heavy rain from the approaching Typhoon Namandol are hampering rescue efforts in the northeastern Philippines where emergency services are struggling with the aftermath of two earlier storms.
The Philippines is bracing for more disastrous weather over the next few days, coming hard on the heels of two earlier deadly storms.
A day after reaching a deal with China in a bid to create the world's largest free trade zone, the leaders of 10 Southeast Asian nations have approved free trade talks with Japan.
The death toll from China's Chenjiashan Coal Mine explosion continues to mount, with state media reporting the figure now stands at 63.
The leaders of 10 Southeast Asian countries have reached an agreement with China that will lead to the creation of the world's largest free trade zone.
The 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opens its summit in Laos today, as political issues simmering beneath the surface begin to generate heat at the annual event.
The prime minister of Laos led tens of thousands of compatriots in a Buddhist holiday ceremony at a golden-spired temple Saturday, praying for the success of an Asian summit with a VIP guest list never before seen in the reclusive communist country.
Their plane crashed in southern Laos 38 years ago during the Vietnam War. Last week, the remains of six Air Force servicemen were laid to rest in a single coffin at Arlington National Cemetery.
Learning how to be American is part of the curriculum in Thamkrabok, a refugee camp north of Bangkok.
The World Health Organization is trying to calm fears that the reported infection of cats with bird flu could signal an increased risk to humans.
Since South Korea confirmed a bird flu outbreak in December, authorities have been scrambling to crack down on a disease which has already resulted in human deaths and is ravaging chicken farms in Asia.
The United Nations is warning against panic in countries suffering an outbreak of bird flu.
The World Health Organization has confirmed two Vietnamese women recently died from bird flu, and say they may have caught the illness from their brother.
World health experts have called for a SARS-like response to a bird flu pandemic as two more Asian nations reported outbreaks of the disease.
The World Health Organization has called for a united international effort -- similar to the SARS response -- to combat bird flu as the human death toll from the virus mounts.
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