A suicide bomber kills seven people in an attack on Western troops in the Afghan capital, days before a presidential election.
The Russian navy arrests a group of eight people it says hijacked the Arctic Sea, the missing ship found off West Africa.
As many as 76 people are now feared dead after an explosion at a huge Siberian hydro-electric power station, officials say.
At least 13 people dead, including NATO-led troops and Afghan staff members of United Nations, and more than 50 other people wounded, in latest wave of attacks
Officials say Maulvi Omar was seized in northwestern Mohmand tribal region, center of militant activity
Mr. Kim sought Democracy, reconciliation with North
Resignation came as President Ma Ying-jeou promised changes to improve government's response to disasters
Suspects include citizens of Russia, Estonia, Latvia
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| "We remain very concerned about the continued detainment of Aung San Suu Kyi and more than 2,100 prisoners that are in detention. |
— P.J. Crowley, spokesman of the US State Department
|By HTET AUNG|
|With the possibility of a more flexible US policy on Burma, the generals’ reliance on China could be reduced.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Suu Kyi believes the Burmese junta must interact with the opposition before a lifting of sanctions is considered, her lawyer tells The Irrawaddy.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Burma's government-controlled newspapers hailed the visit of US Sen. Jim Webb as "the first step" toward improving relations with Washington.|
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|A Thai government proposal for a request by the Asean to the Burmese junta to pardon Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to be discussed at a meeting of senior Asean officials in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Wednesday and Thursday. |
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Dublin’s lord mayor launches a petition calling for Suu Kyi’s release. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|In a makeshift Karen refugee camp on the Salween River, everyone has a story of loss and suffering. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|Two young Rohingya migrants have died in the past three months in a detention camp in southern Thailand, while 13 other inmates are reported to be in poor health.|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Analysis) On the now contentious issue of sanctions, Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said she had not indicated to the visiting US Senato...
|Untied States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday praised Senator Jim Webb for facilitating the release of American...||Journalists in Burma doubts the effectiveness of the European Union (EU)’s inclusion of four Burmese state-run media in their updated list of sanctions. In the updated list of...|
|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,...|