Honduras' interim government says it will block ousted President Zelaya from flying home, but he says he is determined to go.
A group of Iranian clerics calls the presidential vote's result invalid, underlining the splits in the ruling elite.
|By WAI MOE|
|Ban Ki-moon failed to achieve any of his stated goals during his two-day visit to Burma, underlining the ruling regime’s determination to maintain a firm grip on power.|
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|Organizers of a wide-ranging international Hong Kong trade fair have visited Rangoon seeking to attract exhibitors from Burma.|
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|This is my second visit to Myanmar in just over a year. Both visits have been at critical times for the country’s future. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|A South Korean news agency has quoted a high-level source as saying that Pyonyang sought payment for weapons sold to Burma through a bank in Malaysia. |
|By JOHN HEILPRIN|
|UN Secretary-General said he was "deeply disappointed" after Burma's military ruler rejected his second and final request to meet jailed opposition leader. |
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Unlike the students in 1988, the generation today is focused on avoiding political activism, learning English and seeking opportunities abroad.|
(Analysis) Burma’s military rulers have once again proved their indifference towards world opinion by rejecting the request of the United Nations Secretary-General to meet with,...
The victory of the Burmese Army and its proxy, the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), in attacks on bases of the Karen National Union (KNU) last month, puts the regime...
This is my second visit to Myanmar in just over a year. Both visits have been at critical times for the country’s future. My first visit was in the aftermath...
A weekly Journal in Rangoon has lambasted the Radio Free Asia (RFA) and Mizzima News over the report of a journalist who tried to photograph an A/H1N1 patient in...
Burmese military junta supremo Senior General Than Shwe on Friday turned down a request by Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations for a meeting with...
The court overseeing the trial of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday adjourned the hearing of testimony from a second defense witness, setting the date for...
| Victims of the Great Dividing Game|
| Aid workers still being denied Burma visas|
July 3, 2009 (DVB)–Aid workers attempting to enter Burma are experiencing increasing difficulties in obtaining visas following a change in protocol which gives sole authority on visa applications for aid workers to the Burmese government. - more
| Suu Kyi trial postponed as UN chief arrives in Burma|
July 3, 2009 (DVB)–Judges at the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi have adjourned the next hearing until 10 July on the day UN Secretary General arrives in Burma for high-profile talks with government leaders. - more
| UN chief handpicks reporters for Burma trip|
July 3, 2009 (DVB)–Coverage of the UN Secretary General’s visit to Burma will be provided by five reporters handpicked by Ban Ki-moon himself, a news agency revealed yesterday. - more