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Ayatollah Khamenei (l) and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iran's supreme leader formally endorses Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as winner of the June presidential poll, but key figures stay away.

Nato's priority must be the Afghan war, including talks with parts of the Taliban, the alliance's new leader says.

An Australian radio show is pulled off air following a lie detector stunt which saw a 14-year-old girl say she had been raped.

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (L) embraces President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) after presenting him with a decree during an official ceremony in Tehran, 03 Aug 2009
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Iran's Supreme Leader Endorses Ahmadinejad's Presidency

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei endorsed the second-term presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, despite a widespread dispute over his re-election

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Camp Delta Cell Block for uncooperative dedtainees

US Considering New Prison for Guantanamo Inmates

The maximum-security facility would be jointly run by the departments of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security

Tens of thousands of supporters gather at the funeral motorcade for the former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, Monday 3 Aug. 2009 in Manila, Philippines

Thousands Gather for Former Philippine President Audio Clip Available

The scene was reminiscent of the Philippine democracy movement that she led in the 1980's

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

US Secretary of State Heads to Africa

First stop on seven-nation trip will be Kenya

Templo de Santo Domingo, San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas, Mexico

Chiapas, Mexico Offers Ancient, Modern Religion Mix Audio Clip Available

Local journalist finds Catholic church increasingly having to compete with new forms of worship in order to attract members to the faith

She (Aung San Suu Kyi) was not optimistic from the beginning. She is ready to face the worst.
—Nyan Win, Suu Kyi’s lawyer


Burma Must Make Clear its Nuclear Ambitions

By Aung Zaw
Reports of Burma’s shady nuclear ambitions have resurfaced to take their place alongside warnings by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of secret military ties and possible technology transfers between Burma and North Korea.

Suu Kyi Questions Burma’s Judiciary, Constitution

Aung San Suu Kyi called into question ‘the credibility of the government’s dignity’ during her recent trial, according to the NLD.

Activists Skeptical on Asean Human Rights Body

Human rights activists see the new Asean Human Rights Body as having little direct impact among member countries.


Nuclear Fallout

The sum of all fears—Burma and North Korea working hand-in-hand toward nuclear arsenals—is fast becoming a regional crisis, and one which Asean appears prepared to ignore.

Karen Activist Wins Ramon Magsaysay Award

Ka Hsaw Wa, the co-founder of environmental group EarthRights International, has been recognized for his ‘defense of human rights, the environment and democracy in Burma.’

Singapore Foreign Minister Challenged Over Burma Remarks

Remarks on Burma by Singapore’s Foreign Minister George Yeo have raised eyebrows in Burmese exile circles.

Junta Troops Prepare for Battle against UWSA

Members of a private militia and junta troops combine forces to launch an attack against the Wa army in Shan State.

Thai government keen to develop border logistics

In a bid to give a leg up to border trade, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce will be developing a logistics system at main border checkpoints, particularly in the Mae Sot...

Junta fails to respond to global financial crisis

(Commentary) Myanmar’s military leadership is yet to become fully aware of the consequences of the current global financial meltdown, and thus has been unable to position...

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