Iranian riot police fire tear gas to break up an opposition rally in Tehran, hours after a warning to protesters, witnesses say.
At least 21 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq, days before US troops pull out of Iraqi cities.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy says the wearing of the burka by Muslim women in France undermines their dignity.
Supporters of defeated candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi are urging people to turn on their car headlights in the early evening as a sign of protest and a show of solidarity
Iran accuses foreign governments of fomenting unrest
Russian media say Ingush President Yunus Bek Yevkurov was traveling in a convoy when the roadside bomb went off Monday morning
One incident occurred near a mini-bus in Baghdad's Shi'ite neighborhood of Sadr City
Fight to wrest control of Buner from the militants was fierce, shattering towns and forcing more than half the population to flee the mountainous region
|By MIN LWIN|
|A North Korean cargo ship that could be carrying missiles or nuclear weaponry will enter a Burmese port near Rangoon in a few days.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|A US Defense Department official is headed to Beijing for talks amid ongoing tensions in the region over North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons programs.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|A joint force of Burmese army troops and soldiers of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army has seized the headquarters of the Karen National Liberation Army Brigade 7, its most important victory in a weeks-long offensive in the Burmese-Thai border area, |
|By LAWI WENG|
|While expressing hopes for a fair trial for Suu Kyi, the Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected putting diplomatic and economic pressure on the Burmese junta. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Social programs are being implemented to win rural Burmese peoples’ hearts and minds before the 2010 elections |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|A popular rock singer announces a concert to perform the songs of the classic Burmese composer Shwe Taing Nyunt in Rangoon.|
|By KYAW ZWA MOE|
|Several “whys” woke me up this morning on the 64th birthday of Suu Kyi, who would wake up to the sounds of prisoners’ iron shackles and the harsh shouts of wardens in the Insein Prison compound.|
|United Nations Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari is scheduled to arrive in Burma later this week to pave the way for the proposed visit of U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in,......|
|(Commentary) Although many Burmese do not want to admit it, the situation inside Burma is at a stalemate and, frankly speaking, no one has a good workable solution or strategy...|
|Police in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh raided the International Monks’ Organization office here today. DSP Inspector Arlanky along with two policemen arrived in the office at about 4 p.m. and,...||Representatives from regional Parliaments have urged ASEAN to reconsider Burma’s membership in the bloc, while activists, academics and civic groups in Thailand organized several activities,..|
|Sending birthday wishes to Aung San Suu Kyi on her 64th birthday, the U. S State Department on Thursday said the Nobel Peace Laureate continues to be the inspiration for...||A human rights group, believed to be pro Burmese junta, has rejected the statement of five United Nations Independent Rights expert’s regarding the trial of Opposition leader Aung San Suu...|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Commentary) Although many Burmese do not want to admit it, the situation inside Burma is at a stalemate and, frankly speaking, no one has a good workable solut...
| Thai authorities tell Karen refugees to go home|
June 22, 2009 (DVB)–Karen refugees in Thailand are reportedly being told by Thai authorities to return to their homes in Burma, despite concerns that many villages near the border are littered with landmines. - more
| North Korean ship headed to Burma|
June 22, 2009 (DVB)–A North Korean ship being tracked by the US navy over suspicions that it is carrying arms in breach of new UN sanctions on the country is likely to be heading towards Burma, according to South Korean news sources. - more