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Survivor Baya Bakari (centre)
A flight recorder from the Comoros plane crash is located, as the only survivor, named as Baya Bakari, recovers in hospital.

Two children badly burned when a train exploded in an Italian town die of their injuries, taking the death toll to 16.

Football is being used as vehicle for money laundering, according to an international crime watchdog.

Comorans wait for news of plane crash rescue effort near the beach in Moroni, 1 Jul 2009
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Black Box Located in Yemenia Airlines Crash

French, Yemeni officials say efforts to retrieve flight recorder could begin later Wednesday

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OAS Issues Ultimatum to Honduras to Restore Deposed President Audio Clip Available

Organization of American States holds emergency meeting at Washington DC headquarters to discuss overthrow of President Manuel Zelaya

California state employee protests against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's furloughs and pay cuts at Capitol in Sacramento, 30 Jun 2009

California, Other US States Face Budget Crisis

California state government says it will begin using promissory notes rather than money to pay some bills, after legislators fail to close budget shortfall

In this Oct. 24, 2006 file photo, North Korean ship, Kang Nam I, is anchored in Hong Kong waters

Suspect North Korean Ship Changes Course Under US Scrutiny Audio Clip Available

US officials say 'Kang Nam' apparently abandoning course it has been on toward Southeast Asia, may now be headed back to North Korea

Benazir Bhutto looks on to supporters during campaign rally in Rawalpindhi, 27 Dec 2007

UN Begins Bhutto Assassination Probe

Investigation last year concluded Taliban militants likely responsible for former prime minister's death but her political party suggests opponents may have played key role


Closer Burma-N Korea Ties a Serious Cause for Concern

Recent evidence of the closer relationship between Burma and North Korea exposes the complete failure of the Burmese regime’s diplomacy and foreign policy in the face of increasing pressure by international and regional governments.

Pitting Karen against Karen in a Bloody War

DKBA and KNLA soldiers lie side by side in Mae Sot Hospital, both victims of a complex war that forces Karens to fight against Karens.

Ban Says He’ll Urge Junta to Free Suu Kyi

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he will urge the Burmese military junta to release all political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi, when he visits Burma this week.

Than Shwe Congratulates Iranian President Ahadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad receives a personal letter from junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe.

Early Man Evolved in Burma, Says Royal Society Study

Fossilized remains of primates that lived 38 million years ago in the area that is now Burma suggest that the common ancestor of humans, monkeys and apes evolved in Asia and not Africa, according to new research.

Mae La Refugees Fear DKBA Attack

Thousands of Burmese refugees are on alert due to a threat of attack by the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army.

Bangladesh Removes Rohingyas from Nearby Refugee Camp

The dwellings of about 400 Rohingyas are forcibly removed from nearby Kutapalong Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar District in Bangladesh.

A lane in Burma former capital Rangoon dumped with garbage....Following the detection of A/H1N1 influenza virus case on a student, residents of Rangoon are seen increasingly using mask as prevention against the disease. Photo � Mizzima


Following the detection of A/H1N1 influenza virus case on a student, residents of Rangoon are seen increasingly using mask as prevention against the disease. Photo � Mizzima

Little Daughter: A Memoir of Survival in Burma and the West

(Book review) Imagine you are walking a trail to school littered with landmines; education is restricted because you spend your life on the run between villages, living in jungles and...

Ban reiterates call to release Suu Kyi

Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General, ahead of his visit to Burma, on Tuesday reiterated his call to the military junta to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and...

NLD urges Ban to meet Aung San Suu Kyi

The United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-moon was urged on Tuesday by the National League for Democracy to meet detained party leader Aung San Suu Kyi during his proposed...

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