There are "strong indications" a key fugitive militant was behind deadly hotel blasts in Jakarta, Indonesian officials say.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins a five-day visit to India with a ceremony to mark last year's Mumbai attacks.
Henry Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of the last surviving WWI servicemen, dies at the age of 113.
US secretary of state in Mumbai for first Indian visit since becoming top diplomat
General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who overthrew President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi last August, is a candidate
US President Barack Obama says Jakarta attacks make it clear that extremists remain committed to murdering innocent men, women and children of all faiths in any countries
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani argues that 'if people are not content with government, it loses its legitimacy'
Legendary newsman who retired as CBS news anchor in 1981, died late Friday at the age of 92 after a long illness
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| Asean could start by dispatching envoys to Rangoon in order to demand the immediate, unconditional release of Aung San Suu Kyi. |
-- US Senator John McCain
|By BEN STOCKING|
|Investigators worked to identify a pair of suicide bombers who attacked two American luxury hotels in Indonesia's capital, and health officials confirmed at least four of the dead were foreigners.|
|By AUNG ZAW|
|Will the Obama administration engage with Burma despite the failure of ‘constructive engagement’?|
|By LAWI WENG|
|Burma’s main opposition party said that it would not allow restrictions to prevent it from holding ceremonies around the country to commemorate the assassination of Aung San. |
|By DENIS D GRAY|
|The United States is expected to trumpet its comeback onto the Asian scene after years of neglect as a major security conference tackles the seemingly intractable issues of North Korea's nuclear threat and political repression in Burma. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|In the face of official adversity, the FFSS will officially reopen their new clinic for the poor and needy. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|Foreign developers of Burma’s biggest gas field are being invited by the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to take shares in the 1,000 kilometer pipeline from the Bay of Bengal to southwest China.|
(Analysis) As members of the United Nations Security Council debate UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s latest visit to Burma, the country’s opposition leader and democracy icon... Burma’s democracy icon, Aung San Suu Kyi met her legal team on Friday, to discuss the final arguments of her trial in Rangoon’s notorious Insein prison. The authorities allowed...
Over 761 kilograms of heroin and several tablets of Amphetamine tablets were seized by the Burmese authorities from a Thai-Burma border town of Tachileik in eastern Shan...
At least 10 children have died and several are ill after being afflicted by Dengue, a mosquito-borne viral disease, in Kalemyo a town near the Indo-Burma border in Sagaing Division,......
ASEAN civil society organizations have highlighted Burma as a benchmark for ASEAN human rights issues and called for a strong Human Rights Body to place Burma on the agenda...
The Burmese military junta supremo Snr Gen Than Shwe’s grandson Pho La Pyea is said to be taking flying lessons, according to eyewitnesses. The pampered grandson, Pho La Pyea (alias)......