At least 75 people are killed and more than 300 injured in co-ordinated blasts in the Iraqi capital - the deadliest in months.
Troops battle insurgents raiding a bank in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing three, a day before presidential elections.
Events are held marking 20 years since Hungary opened its border to the West - a move which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
One blast Wednesday tore through neighborhood near heavily fortified Green Zone, covering it in debris, shattered glass
Taliban vows to disrupt process by attacking polling stations, retaliating against those who dare to vote
Officials say launch will not happen for time being, without immediately giving reasons for delay
Former aide to Kim Dae-jung says North Korean leader Kim Jong Il sent condolences to family, arranged for special envoys to attend funeral
US President Barack Obama and his visiting Egyptian counterpart, Hosni Mubarak, express optimism over possibility of moving forward on Israeli-Palestinian peace process
|By JOCELYN GECKER|
|John Yettaw boarded a flight home, ending an infamous journey that started three months ago with a secret swim to the home of Burma's detained democracy leader.|
|By MARWAAN MACAN-MARKAR|
|A rare visit by a United States senator to Burma—billed as 'successful' in some quarters—is winning little applause from sectors critical of the military regime that rules the country.|
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| It's very ugly that the person who caused the problem was released but the three [guiltless] people in the house remain detained. |
—Nyan Win, Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyer
|By KYAW ZWA MOE|
|You can be happy that Yettaw, an ill man, is not in Insein Prison, but mourn the day the eccentric American decided to swim to Suu Kyi’s rescue.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Burma’s state-run The New Light of Myanmar says in an editorial that the military regime respects the rule of law, humanitarianism and human rights. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|One Burmese woman died and three were wounded in a shooting at a construction site in Pattani on Tuesday. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|DKBA commander Col Chit Thu recovers after medical treatment in a Rangoon hospital. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Preliminary survey work at the proposed Hat Gyi dam on the Salween River is pushing ahead despite opposition by environmental organizations, which say the project will create huge ecological and social problems in the area. |
|By KO HTWE|
|The Yangon United Football Club plans to contact the Arsenal soccer club of Britain to offer a youth training academy in Rangoon.|
A Burmese delegation led by the Secretary of the pro-junta civil organisation – the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) – will leave for Japan on a good will...... Serious confabulations are on in some KNLA battalions under the command of the KNU’s 6th Brigade, where ways are being explored to reunite with its breakaway faction...