Iraq formally assumes control of security across the country, as US troops withdraw from towns and cities.
Iran's top electoral body, the Guardian Council, confirms President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election.
Bernard Madoff has been given the maximum sentence of 150 years for a fraud that robbed investors of $65bn (£40bn).
Iraq marks withdrawal of US troops from cities as "Day of National Soveriegnty"
Guardian Council conducted partial recount Monday of 10 percent of random ballot boxes nationwide and said recount confirms official results, dismissing all election complaints it received
There are no reports that government forces have killed or captured top Taliban leaders in region
Bernard Madoff, 71, given maximum sentence for perpetrating country's biggest investment scam ever
|By MIN KHET MAUNG|
|A 13-year-old girl becomes Burma’s first reported case of swine flu.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Burma's highest court Monday rejected an appeal by lawyers of Aung San Suu Kyi to reinstate two key witnesses in a trial that has sparked global outrage.|
|By MIN LWIN|
|North Korea should explain its relations with Burma at ARF meet in Phuket, Thailand. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Two leading media watchdogs have released a statement condemning the Burmese junta for intimidating the press, censoring news and imposing harsh prison sentences on journalists. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|Burmese officials fail to attend the New Mon State Party’s 14th anniversary of its ceasefire agreement, while at the same time pressuring it to become a border guard force. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Two of Aung San Suu Kyi’s staunchest supporters continue to be former US first lady Laura Bush and the rock band U2.|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Commentary) While the Internet has became one of the main tools at the disposal of opposition elements against political and cultural repression in authoritari...
Security officials in Thailand have beefed up surveillance on Moei River, in the wake of clashes with ethnic Karen armed men, who were trying to cross over to Thailand...... Authorities on Sunday detained a journalist who tried to take a photograph of the 13-year old girl who authorities have announced is suffering from the first detected instance of A/H1N1,......
|Burma’s High Court on Monday rejected an appeal by legal counsels to reinstate two allegedly key defense witnesses in the ongoing trial of Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi......||Internationally acclaimed Irish band U2 is poised to commence their latest tour tomorrow, with attendees encouraged to don Aung San Suu Kyi masks during the playing of 'Walk On'....|
|The government of Thailand burnt six tons of narcotic drugs on World Drug Day on June 26, even as UNODC tries to raise awareness among young people, the high risk...||Several monks on Saturday refrained from going out to collect swan offering in Myingyan town in Mandalay division, following a visit and offerings made by junta’s Minister of Industries (1)......|