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Bomb attack near Mosul
Blasts in Baghdad and Mosul kill about 40 people, in some of the deadliest attacks since a US pullout from Iraqi cities.

Militants attack government and police buildings near the Afghan capital, Kabul, triggering gun battles, officials say.

Climate change and population growth mean new ways must be found to secure future food provision, the UK says.

President Barack Obama, left, and Mexican President Felipe Calderon shake hands as they meet in Guadalajara, Mexico
Mon. 10 Aug 2009 0508 UTC

US, Mexico Clash on Trade, Drugs

Obama in Mexico for his first North American summit to meet with Calderon, Harper

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Iraqi policemen stand guard at the site of a bomb attack that targeted laborers in Baghdad's Amel neighborhood, 10 Aug 2009

Bombs in Iraq Kill 44

Two explosions targeted day laborers who were gathering to find work in predominantly Shi'ite sections of the capital

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton(L) and Angolan Foreign Minister Assuncao dos Anjos(R) give a press conference on 9 August 2009

Clinton Meets Angolan President, Signs AIDS Funding Agreement

US officials say Clinton is seeking to strengthen ties with oil-rich Angola, a leading supplier of both oil and natural gas to the United States

Franco Frattini (File photo)

Somali Pirates Release Italian Tugboat Audio Clip Available

Italian foreign minister expresses satisfaction at outcome after months of negotiations

Fireworks light night sky above National Stadium or 'Bird's Nest' during closing ceremony of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, 24 Aug 2008

China Marks Olympic Anniversary, Reflects on Olympic Legacy Audio Clip Available

Still unclear is how legacy of games will evolve

Pro-engagement US Senator Visits Burma

US Sen Jim Webb arrives in Burma on a personal visit to explore opportunities to advance US interests.

Verdicts in Suu Kyi Trial May Be Delayed

Verdicts in the trial of Burma's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be postponed again because of the continued hospitalization of the American defendant who swam to her home.

US Focus on Pyongyang Risks Overlooking Burma

If six-party talks on North Korea’s nuclear program are revived, the US must ensure that the Burma issue is on the agenda.

Indian Coast Guard Detains North Korean Ship

India's coast guard detained a "suspicious" North Korean cargo ship after a six-hour chase off the country's southeastern coast but a preliminary search of the vessel revealed it was carrying sugar and not illicit cargo.

Kokang Thwart Burma Army Drug Raid

Tension between the Burmese army and the MNDAA is said to be high following an attempted drug raid on the Kokang chairman’s home.

Regime Reportedly Divided Over Suu Kyi Sentence

The delays in the court proceeding against Aung San Suu Kyi are caused by disagreements within the military regime over how severely to punish her, according to Burmese army sources.

Asean leaders will have to jointly consider the issue (of nuclear weapons). If Myanmar is found guilty then it will be forced to leave Asean.
— Asean Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan


Burma’s Future Hangs on the Suu Kyi Trial Verdict

Suu Kyi verdict will demonstrate how the Burmese regime responds to calls by the people of Burma and the international community for an urgent start to national reconciliation.

Yettaw recovering from illness: Lawyer

The American, John William Yettaw, admitted to hospital last weekend, is said to be recovering and is likely to be able to attend Tuesday’s court session, where a verdict is......

Asia's leaders condemn Aung San Suu Kyi's continued detention

(Interview) As Aung San Suu Kyi awaits her fate at the hands of the Burma’s military regime, more Asian leaders are lending their voices to the international demand for her......

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Asia's leaders condemn Aung San Suu Kyi's continued detention

(Interview) As Aung San Suu Kyi awaits her fate at the hands of the Burma’s military regime, more Asian leaders are lending their voices to the international ...

Burmese beauty in Bollywood films

Bollywood fans will watch a hot babe Laila Khan in “Kool Nahi Hot Hai Hum”, released last November, where this Burmese beauty has made her presence felt in the overcrowded......

Fresh attack on Mizzima website

A fresh attack was launched on the Mizzima Burmese website and access to the website denied on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of 8888, the day of the ‘People’s...

Junta denies frame up in Yettaw case

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...

Security men guarding Suu Ky’s house punished

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,...

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