Malaysia`s Prime Minister said on Saturday he would seek help from Myanmar to address the unfolding "humanitarian catastrophe" involving a wave of boatpeople flooding to Southeast Asia, thousands of whom are ethnic Rohingya fleeing oppression in the mainly Buddhist country.
Ho Chi Minh City; Vietnam`s premier on Thursday hit out at the "barbarous crimes" of its wartime American foe as the nation marked four decades since the fall of Saigon, an event that delivered a communist victory and a painful blow to US moral and military prestige.
A decorated Vietnam War veteran convicted of murdering a Georgia sheriff`s deputy in 1998 was put to death on Tuesday, state officials said, becoming the first death row inmate executed in the United States this year.
The remains of an American soldier who went missing in fighting near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam War have been identified and returned to his family, the US Embassy in Phnom Penh said Friday.
Lyndon Johnson`s presidency has long been viewed in the shadow of the Vietnam War, a conflict that saw American soldiers die in jungles half a world away while anti-war demonstrators chanted in the streets back home.
The Supreme Court today directed
the Centre to examine the plea by a 72-year old ex-US Navy
officer, who had fought in the Vietnam war between 1964-1967,
for political asylum in India as he fears persecution in the