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Robert Birsel

Robert Birsel

    NKorea vows retaliation on SKorea over protests
    NKorea vows retaliation on SKorea over protests
    North Korea is calling for an apology from South Korea for anti-North Korean protests on Monday when the North was celebrating the birth...
    Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage
    Desperate bid to assuage Thai flood rage
    Authorities in the Thai capital repaired a damaged flood gate on Wednesday that has become the focus of anger, fear and rivalry between arms of...
    Thai government desperate to ease flood frustrations
    Thai government desperate to ease flood frustrations
    Thai authorities tried to stem growing anger among flood victims on Tuesday as water swamped new neighbourhoods and the government began mapping...
    Thai Cabinet plots recovery as floods raise victims' ire
    Thai Cabinet plots recovery as floods raise victims' ire
    Thai authorities tried to stem growing anger among victims of catastrophic floods on Tuesday as water flooded new neighbourhoods and the government...
    Gaddafi's son Khamis killed in Nato strike, say rebels
    Gaddafi's son Khamis killed in Nato strike, say rebels
    Libya's rebels said on Friday a Nato air attack had killed Muammar Gaddafi's powerful son Khamis, who serves as commander of one of the Libyan...
    Pakistan braced for more floods as aid tops $800m
    Pakistan braced for more floods as aid tops $800m
    More than $800-million has been donated or pledged to help Pakistan's flood victims, the foreign minister said on Sunday, as hundreds of thousands...
    South Pakistan braces for more floods
    South Pakistan braces for more floods
    Floods are threatening to wreak havoc in more areas of south Pakistan in a catastrophe that has made the government more unpopular and may help...
    Aid agencies struggle to reach Pakistan flood victims
    Aid agencies struggle to reach Pakistan flood victims
    United Nations aid agencies have provided assistance to hundreds of thousands of victims of Pakistan's worst floods in decades but relief operations have yet to reach an estimated six million people....
    Blast near Pakistan's Swat valley kills dozens
    Blast near Pakistan's Swat valley kills dozens
    A suspected suicide bomber killed 41 people in an attack on the Pakistani military on Monday as the Taliban claimed responsibility for a weekend...
    Pakistan bombs militants, ground offensive imminent
    Pakistan bombs militants, ground offensive imminent
    Pakistani aircraft attacked Taliban militants in their South Waziristan stronghold near the Afghan border as the government said a ground offensive...
    Little hope for India-Pakistan dialogue -- for now
    Little hope for India-Pakistan dialogue -- for now
    Ties between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan will not improve while the cloud of last November's militant assault on Mumbai hangs over...
    Pakistan 'will win war militarily, but could lose it publicly'
    Pakistan 'will win war militarily, but could lose it publicly'
    Pakistan will defeat the Taliban militarily but could lose the public relations war if it fails to help the hundreds of thousands of people...