Pakistani forces clash with the Taliban after entering the main city in the militant-controlled Swat Valley, the army says.
South Korea is in deep shock at the apparent suicide of former president Roh Moo-hyun, who was beset by bribery claims.
The UN secretary general will press Sri Lanka for unrestricted access to civilians caught up in recent fighting.
Roh, facing corruption investigation, falls to death from mountain cliff
Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon visits families and open-air clinic in crowded Manik Farm camp, near Vavuniya
UN Security Council votes unanimously on 'pointed' statement calling especially for release of Aung San Suu Kyi
Request for $454 million would assist Pakistanis displaced by fighting between army troops, Taliban militants in Swat Valley
Explosion in northwestern city of Peshawar killed at least six people and wounded more than 70 others
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Several items left by an uninvited American visitor, including a book on the Mormon faith and a letter, could be used to convict and imprison Aung San Suu Kyi.|
|By LALIT K JHA|
|Blocked by two countries that supported Burma, the UN Security Council expresses its support for Aung San Suu Kyi through a council statement. |
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|The court trying Burma’s pro-democracy leader agreed to accept the charge she violated the terms of her house arrest. The decision should allow her trial to proceed to a verdict that could see her jailed for up to five years. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has been named the recipient of this year’s Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation. |
|By MIN LWIN|
|Commanders in the Tatmadaw have been told to keep a close watch on their soldiers as news from Suu Kyi’s trial buzzes around the barracks.|
A Harvard Law School human rights group said they have found evidence of human rights violations committed by Burma’s military rulers and have called on the UN Security Council to... John William Yettaw, an American citizen, visited the residence of Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi just weeks before she was about to complet six years of house arrest....
|If UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon is to visit military-ruled Burma in the near future, the release of Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi should be mandatory, a Burmese...||Two persons were arrested by the police in Tachileik for being in possession of Kyat 1,000 denomination counterfeit currency notes. The police arrested Sai Khun Nwan and Sai San Shwe...|
|The United Wa State Army, one of Burma’s strongest ethnic armed rebel groups, which had a ceasefire agreement with the ruling junta, has said they will not reform their army,...||Burma's Foreign Minister, Nyan Win, has denied allegations that the regime has framed its case against Aung San Suu Kyi, arguing instead that it was the synchronized foul play of...|