By SETH MYDANS
Two decades after his death, former President Ferdinand E. Marcos of the Philippines is being formally considered for a burial with honors in a cemetery reserved for prominent figures.
By MARTIN FACKLER
A top American diplomat has been removed from his post after stirring outrage in Japan for reportedly belittling Okinawans, a State Department official said Thursday.
By JIM YARDLEY and EDWARD WONG
The Dalai Lama announced on Thursday he would relinquish his political leadership role in the Tibetan exile government, setting the stage for a new generation.