Articles by Denis D. Gray

Myanmar's Hills Reap Fine Wines

  • 20 March 07
  • The Associated Press
AYTHAYA, Myanmar -- The landscape could well be mistaken for the rolling, sun-drenched hills of Tuscany. But the monasteries perched on hilltops are Buddhist. And the workers aren't Italians with centuries of viticulture coursing through their veins, but Asian farmers new to the grape at Myanmar's first winery.

Leaders of Thai Coup Plan 2007 Vote

  • 21 September 06
  • The Associated Press
The ousted prime minister, a telecoms tycoon, might be prosecuted.

U.S. Troops Likely to Go Into Najaf

  • 26 April 04
  • The Associated Press
U.S. troops will likely enter parts of the Shiite holy city of Najaf soon in a move to clamp down on the rebel militia of a radical Shiite cleric but will stay away from sensitive holy sites in the center of the city to avoid rousing the anger of Shiites, a U.S. general said Sunday.

Ancient City Remains Untouched by the War

  • 02 April 03
  • The Associated Press
Burrowed in the sweltering desert, U.S. infantrymen ring a stark temple of a moon god and the sand-swept ruins of a city where 6,000 years ago civilization first budded and from which, it is said, three great religions blossomed.

Hotels Block Asian Cities' Historic Sites

  • 16 October 01
  • The Associated Press
For centuries, the gilt spire of the Sule Pagoda soared over Yangon's roofs and palm tops, unchallenged on the skyline of a city rich in colonial architecture and exotic Asian atmosphere.

The Opium Trail to Old Asia

Aftershocks Hit Taiwan, 2,000 Recorded Dead

Bishop Joins Exodus of Fearful Serbs

Wayward Jets Cross Albanian Border

Serbs Hammer KLA in Hills, Sparking NATO Retaliation