At least 100 people are killed after attacks by Islamist militants in northern Nigeria, following similar clashes on Sunday.
The US and China meet for high-level talks on how to manage the world economy during the economic slowdown.
A replacement for the black and white stripes of the traditional barcode is outlined by US researchers.
US president says despite differences there are key areas where two countries can and must work together
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates spoke in Israel, where he is discussing Iran's nuclear ambitions with top officials
Haaretz, based on government reports, says 304,569 settlers living in the Palestinian territory
Taliban denies deal reached in Badghis province to improve security ahead of next month's presidential elections
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| “In those long and often dark years, Aung San Suu Kyi has remained a symbol of hope, courage and the undying defense of human rights” |
— Irene Khan, secretary-general of Amnesty International, after announcing that Suu Kyi would be honored with Amnesty’s highest accolade, the Ambassador of Conscience Award.
|By WAI MOE|
|Unable to conclude the final arguments at Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial on Monday, summations were postponed until the following day.|
|By JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press Writer|
|MANILA— President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was expected to defend her few achievements during her final state of the nation address on Monday against a backdrop of widespread protests that have dogged her turbulent 8 1/2-year rule in the Philippines.|
|By ARKAR MOE|
|The New Light of Myanmar has accused the US of trying to exert control over Asean. |
|By The Irrawaddy|
|Thailand’s energy minister will meet other Asean energy ministers in Mandalay on July 29-30. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|An outbreak of dengue fever in Myitkyina, capital of Burma’s Kachin State, has claimed several lives, according to local residents. |
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|KUALA LUMPUR— A Malaysian immigration official has been charged with selling an illegal immigrant from Burma to human traffickers at the country's border with Thailand, his lawyer said on Monday.|
The special court in Rangoon’s Insein prison on Monday heard the concluding arguments of the prosecution lawyer in the trial of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi but fixed... Amnesty International on Monday bestowed on the detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi the “Ambassador of Conscience” Award for 2009 - the most prestigious award of...
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(Opinion) Since her first trip to Asia, last February, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been busy advertising the "new approach" to the region promot...
|Sino-Burmese border trade is taking a beating and passenger bus services on the second biggest border trade zone, Bamo-Lweje, have dwindled to a quarter because of a ban on the...||The special court in Rangoon’s notorious Insein prison on Monday resumed hearing of the concluding arguments on the trial of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi,...|