Africa can forge its own future and solve its problems, Barack Obama says on a first trip to sub-Saharan Africa as US president.
The UK prime minister defends his Afghan strategy after eight deaths in one day, but warns of a "dangerous battle" ahead.
The launch of space shuttle Endeavour is put back by 24 hours after lightning strikes near the Cape Canaveral launch pad.
|Children of unregistered migrant parents in Thailand are being born into an underclass without basic rights.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Rights groups are expecting more human rights abuses after migrants were relocated to a new detention center in Malaysia. |
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Testimony wrapped up Friday in the trial of Burma's jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the last defense witness argued that she is innocent. |
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|The co-writer of "Burma VJ", Jan Krogsgaard, spoke to The Irrawaddy about the film. |
|The world’s major industrial countries, known as the G8, has called for the immediate release of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi saying her continued detention,...|
|Paddy fields in Pyinsalu, Laputta Township, Irrawaddy Division have been inundated with saline water and destroyed, following bidding for sea-water prawn fishing,...|