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Even Without Puppetry, Suu Kyi Presidency Could Have Strings Attached

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives to give a speech during talks between the government, army and representatives of ethnic armed groups over a ceasefire to end insurgencies, in Naypyidaw, Jan. 12, 2016. (Photo: Reuters)

Aung San Suu Kyi urged patience with her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), as reporters prodded her on who would be appointed to key government posts—including the presidency.

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Canada lifts Iran sanctions, to restore ties

Canada says it has lifted some sanctions against Iran and is also working over the restoration of ties with the country.

Canada announced on Friday that it is lifting some sanctions against Iran and is also working over the restoration of diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic.

The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in a statement that it had amended its "broad-reaching autonomous sanctions against Iran to allow for a controlled economic re-engagement, including lifting the broad ban on financial services, imports and exports."

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U.S. and allies aim to track North Korean rocket; launch window from Monday

Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North satellite imagery from February 4, 2016 shows the Sohae Satellite Launching Station in North Korea in this image released on February 5, 2016.
Reuters/Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North/Handout via Reuters

The United States has deployed missile defence systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket North Korea says it will launch some time over an 18-day period beginning Monday.

China, the North's sole major ally but opposed to Pyongyang's nuclear programme, appealed for calm.

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"Reds urge US Ambassador and d'affaires, US Embassy BKK to pressure govt on adhering to the road map"

About the Article "Reds urge US Ambassador and D'affaires Patrick Murphy, US Embassy BKK to pressure govt on adhering to the road map" and "What Military Are For"?

Souce from Anthony Cartaluccy the famouse writer said,

Thailand: Wherever there are violent thugs and terrorists, the US will be close by, holding their leash...

Via the Nation: "Reds urge US Embassy to pressure govt on adhering to the road map"

"RED-SHIRT leaders have urged the United States Embassy to help pressure the Thai government into adhering to the political road map, a source from the movement said Thursday.

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