U.S. and Pakistani officials say they are working to improve cooperation on counter-terrorism and economic development. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports bilateral meetings this week in Washington follow October's White House talks between President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Thailand's anti-government protesters are a vocal minority who oppose upcoming national elections. But their outspoken rallies, marches, and sit-ins have drawn attention away from the quiet majority who want to cast their votes. VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Bangkok.