Australia to bring home Vietnam war dead

Australian soldiers killed in the Vietnam war and buried in Malaysia and Singapore will be brought home with full military honours if their families agree, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Monday.

Malaysia seeks Myanmar help on migrant `catastrophe`

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.

Vietnam PM attacks `barbarous US crimes` on war anniversary

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.

As war memories fade, Vietnam still battles Agent Orange legacy

 Tan Tri doesn`t know a thing about Agent Orange. But doctors say he lives with its effects every day, when he crawls off his wooden bed and waits for someone to feed him. He is 25.

Georgia puts to death Vietnam War veteran in first US execution of 2015

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.

US Vietnam War vet`s remains repatriated after 47 years

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.

US to review discharges of Vietnam vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

The Pentagon said Wednesday it will review discharges for Vietnam War veterans who may have suffered from combat-related stress when they were kicked out of the military.

US military chief visits Vietnam to boost ties

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen Martin Dempsey, held talks with Vietnamese officials aimed at boosting military ties between the former foes.

Barack Obama to headline civil rights summit in Texas

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.

In new role, Kerry back in Vietnam`s Mekong Delta

John Kerry returned on Sunday to the winding waterways of Vietnam`s Mekong Delta region where he once patrolled on a naval gunboat in the search for communist insurgents.

National funeral for revered Vietnam General Giap

Vietnam announced plans to hold a national funeral for independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap in the first official statement on the death of the ruthless but brilliant military strategist.

Cold War documents show NSA spied on US senators

National Security Agency eavesdropped on civil rights icon Martin Luther King and boxer Muhammad Ali and critics of Vietnam War in secret "disreputable" program, declassified documents have revealed.

Four kids die playing with bomb in Vietnam

At least four children died when the bomb from the Vietnam War they were playing with blew up, police said Monday.

Vietnam arrests US pro-democracy activist

Nguyen Quoc Quan is accused of planning to hold protests for Viet Tan during this week`s May Day festivities.

40 years after leak, Pentagon Papers are out

It is a secret study chronicling deception and misadventure in US conduct of the Vietnam War.

Laos, US in highest contact since Vietnam War

The US & Laos pledged to up cooperation after their highest-level talks since the Vietnam War.

Vietnam war veteran US officer seeks asylum in India

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

Australia`s last missing from Vietnam War sent home

Veterans and family members of the last two Australian servicemen who remained unaccounted for from the Vietnam War gathered on Sunday to send the airmen`s remains home after 39 years.