Pakistan’s opposition parties to form government
Pakistan’s two main opposition parties announced
they would form a new government together after their victory in
elections this week, but skirted the issue of whether they would
push for the ouster of U.S.-backed President Pervez Musharraf.
Thai PM says will revive deadly anti-drugs campaign
Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej pledged
Friday to revive a controversial anti-drugs campaign which human
rights groups say led to the extra-judicial killings of some 2,500
China reports bird flu death
A man has died of bird flu in southern China,
the health ministry said Thursday, the second death in the country
from the deadly disease in a month.