Two leaders announced flurry of bilateral understandings, proposals, and pledges on a wide range of issues
Protesters urging President Obama to take action on climate, immigration issues
US president says it is unfair to prosecute CIA workers for conduct sanctioned in advance by US Justice Department
No effective solution to piracy problem possible without solution to Somalia's statelessness, analysts say
US defense secretary calls civilian casualties 'a serious problem,' tells his commander in Kabul that protecting Afghan civilians must be one of his main concerns
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- India Completes First Phase of Voting in National Election
- IMF Chief Calls 2009 'Awful Year' for World Economy
- US Envoy Launches Mideast Peace Mission
- Ethiopia's Opposition Holds First Rally Since 2005
- Mauritania's Military Ruler Steps Down to Run for President
- Turkey Begins Dig for Missing Kurds
- Philippine Authorities Step Up War on Drugs
- North Korean Painter Brushes Away Taboos About Kim Jong Il
President Obama publishes details of harsh Bush-era interrogation tactics, but vows CIA agents will not face prosecution.
The leader of the movement which helped bring down former Thai PM Thaksin in 2006 is shot and injured in Bangkok.
The founders of Pirate Bay, the world's most famous file-sharing site, are jailed by a Swedish court on copyright charges.
A Muslim minority group unrecognized by Burma's military regime has sparked a diplomatic flurry, as they take to the high seas to escape persecution.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has held up her country's democratic experience as a guiding light for Burma's military regime, urging Burma's generals to adopt a similar approach... Cyclone Bijli, having formed earlier in the week in the Bay of Bengal, is now advancing in the direction of the Burma-Bangladesh border region. U.S. Navy weathermen predict that the...
Oil and gas exploration and production companies in Burma are hoping for a forthcoming easing in restrictions on the current ban related to the selling and transferring of stakes in...
Fighting broke out tonight at the Karen National Liberation Army's base camp in Wah Lay Kee between the KNLA’s 201st Brigade, the Burma Army and its allies the Democratic Karen...
|By AUNG ZAW|
|The countries of Southeast Asia followed keenly the dramatic Songkran events in Thailand—but probably none of Thailand’s neighbors displayed more interest than Burma.|
|By AMBIKA AHUJA|
|The founder of Thailand's "yellow shirt" protest movement that shut down Bangkok airports last year was shot and wounded by gunmen Friday in an attack.|
|By MUNEEZA NAQVI|
|In tiny villages and sprawling concrete cities, tens of millions of Indians voted Thursday at the start of a monthlong process expected to yield no clear winner as this Asian giant grapples with global economic malaise.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|The Philippine president has urged Burma's military junta to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in May when the extension of her house arrest expires. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Burma’s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), plans to hold a rare special meeting on April 28-29 to discuss what spokesman Han Thar Myint described as “several matters important for the country.” |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|A regional meeting on illegal migration failed to reach any agreement on the issue of Rohingya boat people after Burma refused to recognize them as citizens. |
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Burmese exiles in Thailand were exceptionally keen observers of the events that shook the country, with many of them deploring the use of violence by anti-government protesters.|