Dutch TV show finds Osama bin Laden ‘not guilty’



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The Irrawaddy:Suu Kyi’s Lawyer Tries Third Appeal

Another letter requesting a meeting with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sent to Burmese Premier Gen Thein Sein by her lawyer, Kyi Win.  

The letter was sent via post and should reach the premier after the Burmese New Year, Kyi Win told The Irrawaddy on Friday.

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Asian summit cancelled after venue stormed


Thai protesters storm Asean summit in Pattaya, Thailand

Thousands of Thai anti-government protesters smashed their way into a summit of Asian leaders, forcing the country’s embattled government to postpone the entire meeting indefinitely.

Premier Abhisit Vejjajiva declared a state of emergency in the resort of Pattaya after chaos erupted at the summit, which was supposed to discuss the global financial crisis and North Korea’s rocket launch.

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