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Mourners line up to sign condolence books for Edward M. Kennedy at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, 26 Aug 2009
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Public to Pay Final Respects to Senator Edward Kennedy

Senator Kennedy's coffin will lie in Boston in repose at the library named after one of his slain older brothers, President John F. Kennedy

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Irish FM Ray Burke meets with Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass. on Capitol Hill on 23 Sept 1997 to discuss the Northern Ireland peace plan

Kennedy Leaves Global Legacy Audio Clip Available Video clip available

World leaders reach out to share fond memories, admiration of late Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy

1963 photo from the John F. Kennedy Pres. Library and Museum shows (from L) US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Mass. Sen. Edward Kennedy, Pres. John F. Kennedy

Kennedy to Be Buried at Arlington Cemetery Video clip available

Senator Edward Kennedy to be laid to rest next to his slain brothers, President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy

President Barack Obama reads a statement about the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy while on vacation on Martha's Vineyard in Chilmark, Massachusetts, 26 Aug 2009

Obama Remembers Kennedy as Mentor, Friend, Political Icon Audio Clip Available

US president leading nation in remembering Ted Kennedy, calling him one of greatest senators of our time

North Koreans gathered for a reunion wave to their South Korean relatives before returning home after the Separated Family Reunion Meeting in North Korea (2007 File)

South Korea Presses North for More Reunions

In talks Thursday between Red Cross delegations from North and South Korea, officials from the South urged North Korean representatives to not make family reunions a one-time event

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, 27 August 2009
Iran could face new sanctions if it does not show willingness to talk about its nuclear programme, the German chancellor says.

The war in Darfur, which has killed up to 300,000 people, is over, says the UN's military commander there.

Engineers launch a radical plan to start removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere using man-made "trees".

No Turning Back

Burma’s rulers would like to have friendly relations with Washington, but that won’t happen unless they make significant changes.

99.9 percent of the ruling junta, from a normal soldier to the top generals, are completely corrupt.
—Ka Hsaw Wa, a recipient of Ramon Magsaysay award

Fighting Breaks Out in Kokang Area

Following the fall of Kokang stronghold Laogai on Monday night, troops loyal to MNDAA leader Peng Jiasheng have launched a counteroffensive against the Burmese army.

Malaysia Bars Muslims from Black Eyed Peas Concert

Malaysia's government has barred Muslims from a concert by US hip-hop stars the Black Eyed Peas next month because the event is organized by Irish beer giant Guinness.

Thein Htay: Burma’s Terminator?

Maj-Gen Thein Htay’s job is to upgrade Burma’s military hardware and his rapid promotion means he’s one of the generals to watch.

Expert Doubts Napyidaw’s Nuclear Program

A well-known expert on Burma’s military affairs is skeptical about recent reports on nuclear cooperation between the Burmese regime and North Korea.

China Accused of Ignoring Burmese Junta's Graft

China and other governments with lucrative business deals in Burma are ignoring massive corruption by its ruling military junta, said a recipient of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay award.

Critics Challenge Sen Webb’s Views on Burma

An op-ed opinion article by US Sen James Webb is challenged by pro-sanction policy advocates.

China to promote trade with Thailand and Burma

With China keen on opening one more border trade checkpoint with Burma, a boost in trade is likely by corporates in Northern Thailand and southern China. Thailand’s Department...

Indian- Burmese military officials meet

A six-day meeting between Indian and Burmese military officers began on Wednesday in Kalemyo town, Sagaing division in North-western Burma, to discuss issues relating to border...

Burma's fishery export downward trend continue

(Analysis) Despite Burma’s fishery products being a good revenue earner in the export market, this year it has taken a beating and failed to achieve the targe...

Japanese FM exhorts Burma to release Aung San Suu Kyi

The Japanese Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone reiterated Japan’s expectation from Burma’s ruling junta to release detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi...

Opposition activists launch yellow campaign

With the second anniversary of the ‘Saffron Revolution’ round the corner, 10 opposition activists launched a campaign in Rangoon last Tuesday to pay tribute to monks,...

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