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Hours after Obama’s visit, Taliban hit Kabul

KABUL: Taliban bombers attacked a heavily fortified guesthouse used by Westerners in Kabul on Wednesday, announcing the start of their annual "spring offensive" in defiance of calls from the US President, Mr Barack Obama during a visit to Afghanistan that the war was ending.

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Suu Kyi sworn in to Myanmar’s Parliament

NAYPYITAW: The Opposition leader, Ms Aung San Suu Kyi was sworn in to Myanmar's military-backed Parliament today, taking public office for the first time since launching her struggle against authoritarian rule nearly a quarter century ago.

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