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
World leaders reach out to share fond memories, admiration of late Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy
Senator Edward Kennedy to be laid to rest next to his slain brothers, President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy
US president leading nation in remembering Ted Kennedy, calling him one of greatest senators of our time
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
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".
|By AUNG ZAW|
|Burma’s rulers would like to have friendly relations with Washington, but that won’t happen unless they make significant changes.|
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| 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
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|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.|
|By SEAN YOONG|
|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.|
|By MIN LWIN|
|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. |
|By WAI MOE|
|A well-known expert on Burma’s military affairs is skeptical about recent reports on nuclear cooperation between the Burmese regime and North Korea. |
|By JIM GOMEZ|
|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. |
|By LALIT K JHA|
|An op-ed opinion article by US Sen James Webb is challenged by pro-sanction policy advocates.|
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... 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...
(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...The Japanese Foreign Minister Hirofumi Nakasone reiterated Japan’s expectation from Burma’s ruling junta to release detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi...
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,...