- David Hemler, who deserted the United States Air Force approximately 28 years ago, was found in Sweden, where he has been living since 1984, after he revealed his true identity to his family.
- Brazil, India, China and the other countries that paid into the latest European bailout fund aren't doing it for charity. Here's what they stand to gain from saving their former colonial masters.
- Sectarian violence has flared in western Myanmar (formerly Burma) between Muslims and Buddhists, following the brutal rape and murder of a young woman last month.
- Since the eruption of violence, 500 houses have been burned or razed in the region, while 5,000 people have become homeless.
- Israel received about 4,600 asylum applications from Africans last year, according to the U.S. State Department. About 3,700 were rejected, while only one was approved. The others are pending.
- Punters in London pubs say the power station is cursed, but its latest purchase is far from extraordinary. The influx of Asian and Arab investors to England -- as well as to the United States, France, Greece and elsewhere -- is emblematic of the current economic state of the world.
- Thousands of government officials suspected of being corrupt have fled China in the past decade. They've taken billions with them, and have no intention of bringing them back
- Giving is as good for your own soul as it is for the people you help. If you don?t have the cash, do what 43 percent of American?s do -- volunteer to help a non-profit that helps others.
- In the 1960s and 1970s, thousands of rebellious Europeans, Americans, and Aussies threw caution to the wind and traded their suburban upbringings for sarongs, sandals, and the allure of the East, marching along the hippie trail on a journey that would forever alter the course of history.
- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced Saturday that the country will shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020 as part of a new military strategy.
Suu Kyi Pleas For Foreign Investment Into Myanmar, But Warns Against Excessive Optimism Over ReformsShe urged foreign investors to invest in Myanmar in order to provide jobs for the young and alleviate high rates of poverty.
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- During the summit, Suu Kyi was protected by a team of bodyguards and did not speak to media
- The Burmese in Thailand occupy the lowest strata of society and earn meager wages toiling at menial jobs in construction, fishing and factories, often illegally.
- She had spent 15 of the past 24 years under house arrest and refrained from leaving the country out of fear she would never be permitted to return.
- When Aung San Suu Kyi left her husband and children in England to visit her ailing mother in Myanmar 24 years ago, she never imagined that she'd be stuck inside the Southeast Asian country for 24 years. Now, she will leave Myanmar for the first time since 1988.
- In 1999, Andrew Grove, then Chairman of Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), the No. 1 chipmaker, published a bestseller, ?Only the Paranoid Survive.?
- The 24th season of Survivor' came to a close on Sunday night when Kimberly Spradlin won the final vote, broadcast live by CBS. Spraldin will go home with one million dollars for winning seven out of nine votes from a jury of fellow contestants, plus another $100,000 for winning the title of fan favorite from viewers at home.