Russia says it has found a missing cargo vessel near the Cape Verde islands and retrieved its 15-member Russian crew.
On the last day of campaigning before Thursday's poll, candidates in the Afghan presidential election woo voters.
Gay Iraqis are being murdered in a brutal co-ordinated campaign involving militia forces, a rights group says.
Attack early Monday targets police headquarters in Ingushetia's capital city of Nazran
This time, Afghans are controlling the process and there will be fewer international advisers, observers
Officials say gunmen killed Ali Sher Haideri and one of his companions as they were driving in Sindh province, northeast of Karachi
Egypt's president says Israel must halt settlement construction, resume peace talks with Palestinians before Arabs normalize ties
Senator Jim Webb also says Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated a willingness to see some sanctions on Burma lifted
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
|US Sen Jim Webb hints to reporters in Bangkok that Aung San Suu Kyi may be in favor of the US and EU lifting some sanctions on Burma.|
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Win Tin, a veteran NLD leader, is in good condition following surgery for a heart condition.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|A joint Burmese army and DKBA force plans to attack KNLA Brigade 5 in September. |
|By WAI MOE|
|The release of John W Yettaw, the American who got Aung San Suu Kyi into trouble by intruding into her home, has puzzled and angered many Burmese. |
|By ALEX ELLGEE|
|The Burmese community in the border town of Mae Sot was especially sensitive to the fate of the pro-democracy leader. |
|By LOLITA C. BALDOR|
|With their timing so close, the Clinton and Webb missions may suggest to other rogue nations that in dealings with the Obama administration, holding American hostages can be a profitable political ploy.|
The American senator, Jim Webb may have started something significant, but at this stage everything to do with his visit is still shrouded in mystery. Even at his two press... Win Tin, a member of the Central Executive Committee of the National League for Democracy, who was hospitalised on Saturday and underwent a cardiac surgery,...
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Analysis) US Senator Jim Webb, who is also the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Asia Pacific Subcommittee, during his visit to Burma this weekend,...
Authorities will begin collecting five different bills including house rent, electricity and water bills, from government employees they were earlier exempted from... Four ceasefire groups, which have an alliance and have flatly refused the junta’s proposal to transform into the Border Guard Force (BGF), are putting on hold their business expansion......