Two Iranians employed by the UK and French embassies and a French teacher are among those on trial over poll protests in Iran.
Indonesia police say DNA tests are needed before they can confirm if a top terror suspect was killed in a shoot-out.
A helicopter and a light aircraft are reported to have collided over the Hudson River near New York City in the US.
Defendants include French lecturer, top Iranian reformists, journalists
Local Indonesian media say terrorist leader Noordin Top has been killed during 17-hour siege on house believed to be hideout for Islamic terrorists
She was confirmed by US Senate Thursday on vote of 68 to 31
Following meeting, secretary of state said US, South Africa plan to enhance their cooperation bi-laterally and beyond
World Food Program concerned assaults last Sunday in Jonglei State could cause retaliatory attacks
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| On the anniversary of 8888, I want to pay tribute to all of Burma's political prisoners. Their courage and resilience in the face of the abuse of their fundamental human rights are humbling. |
—Ivan Lewis, UK's deputy minister at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
|By RON DePASQUALE|
|Exiled opposition leaders from Burma came together at the UN to present a plan for a democratic future in their homeland and ask the UN to transmit it to the country's military rulers.|
|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 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Pro-junta supporters and truckloads of riot police patrolled Rangoon on the 21st anniversary of pro-democracy protests that triggered one of Burma’s bloodiest military coups. |
|By AUNG THET WINE|
|Despite a growing demand for Burmese workers, high service fees charged by overseas employment agencies are discouraging would-be applicants from seeking jobs abroad. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|Thailand’s state oil and gas developer, PTTEP, is planning to have gas flowing from the new M-9 offshore site in the Gulf of Martaban by 2013. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|The 400,000-strong Burmese army is now almost fully armed with locally manufactured MA-series weapons.|
The Burmese military junta has flatly denied that the intrusion into Aung San Suu Kyi’s residence by an American Mr. John William Yettaw, was a conspiracy hatched by... Action has been taken against the security personnel deployed in and around Aung San Suu Kyi’s residence, who were responsible for the intrusion of an American John Yettaw,...
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Opinion) Response on Commentary – “ NCGUB’s shopping or political tour in Indonesia?” By Heng Khur, 4 August 2009. The commentary writer obviously la...
The Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development in Naypyitaw will auction off 57 state owned enterprises on the 22nd of this month. The auction will be held at......