There are growing indications that Pakistan's most wanted man, Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud, has been killed by a US missile.
Indonesian police try to establish whether a man held after a shoot-out in Java is key terror suspect Noordin Mohamed Top.
A massive attack on websites including Google, Facebook and Twitter was aimed at a pro-Georgia blogger.
In deadliest blast, police say at least 30 people were killed, 88 others wounded in suicide car bombing outside Shi'ite mosque in Mosul
US officials have also said there are strong indications Mehsud died in attack, but cannot confirm it
First time jobless rate has fallen since April 2008
US secretary of state has full day in S. Africa that includes meeting with former President Nelson Mandela, address to business leaders
Authorities say they recovered pair of AK-47 rifles, two grenades, ammunition, false passports, other counterfeit identification from two men suspected of belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| The people of Burma are poor, but the regime that oppresses them is not. Changing this equation is the true key to economic development in Burma. |
— Sean Turnell, the editor of Burma Economic Watch
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|John W Yettaw, the American on trial for entering the house of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, had three short epileptic fits on Friday.|
|By KRISHAN FRANCIS|
|Sri Lankan authorities questioned the new leader of the Tamil Tiger rebels after he was arrested in Southeast Asia and flown to this island nation.|
|By LAWI WENG|
|The 400,000-strong Burmese army is now almost fully armed with locally manufactured MA-series weapons. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Singaporean Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong called Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi “part of the problem” facing the military-ruled country. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Sixty five international women’s groups have called on the UN Security Council to initiate action to bring Burma’s junta leaders before the International Criminal Court. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|A ban on some imported cooking oil products and unusual weather patterns conspire to push up the price of cooking oil in Burma.|
|By HTET AUNG|
|Suddenly everyone is laying into Suu Kyi and arguing that democracy is not a prerequisite for development.|
Women activists the world over on Friday urged Ban Ki-moon United Nations Secretary General to push the Security Council to... United States Senator Jim Webb, representing Virginia state, will visit military-ruled Burma on Sunday “to explore opportunities to advance U.S. interests in Burma and the region”,...
(Opinion) Response on Commentary – “ NCGUB’s shopping or political tour in Indonesia?” By Heng Khur, 4 August 2009. The commentary writer obviously la...
A veteran politician from Shan State, Shwe Ohn, who attended the historic Panglong Conference in 1947, has strongly protested against an article appearing in the ‘New Light of Myanmar’,...... Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met her four legal counsels today afternoon to discuss the case relating to the sale of a part of her residential plot. Her lawyers,......