World Health Organization declares the virus 'a public health emergency of international concern' with 'pandemic potential'
Visit comes ahead of elections with concern militants could take power
Decision in line with recommendation made by world leaders at G20 summit this month
Suspects are said to be followers of exiled opposition leader
ANC sweeps about 66 percent of votes, but fails to win two-thirds majority in parliament
Tamil Tiger rebels in north-east Sri Lanka announce a unilateral ceasefire, but the government rejects it, urging their surrender.
Mexican authorities take drastic measures to contain a swine flu virus which has killed 81, amid fears the virus may be spreading.
A captain of an Italian cruise ship gives the BBC a dramatic account how his crew fended off a pirate attack off the coast of Somalia.
|BEYOND 1988— |
|On Christmas Eve in 1995, Zaw Min, the assistant foreign affairs secretary of the ABSDF, visited a mysterious little office on Ramkhamhaeng Road in Bangkok.|
In what seems to be another warning, Burma’s state-run Newspaper on Friday carried an article that says Satellite channels that enables people to watch international news and entertainments...