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The honor guard carries the casket from the church after Roman Catholic Funeral Mass for Sen. Edward Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Hope Basilica in Boston
Sat. 29 Aug 2009 2108 UTC

Senator Kennedy Honored As Master Legislator, 'Giving Heart'

President Obama joined by three former presidents and more than 60 current and former senators

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (file photo)

Incumbent President Increases Lead in Latest Release of Afghan Election Vote Tallies Audio Clip Available

Election officials say they have now processed ballots from more than one-third of polling stations nationwide and just more than two million votes have been deemed valid

Iraqi officers inspect the scene following a car bomb in Shirqat, 100 kms north of the city of Tikrit, 29 Aug 2009

Explosions in Northern Iraq Claim More Lives Audio Clip Available

Two separate explosions kill at least 15 people, wound 30 others, as security situation across country remains tense

Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Ali Asghar Soltanieh (file photo)

Iran Claims Report 'Vindicated' Nuclear Program

Semi-official news agency Fars quotes Ali Asghar Soltanieh as saying country will resist political pressure to give up its nuclear goals

Voters cast their ballots for parliament's lower house election at a polling station in Tokyo, Japan

Voting Begins in Election Expected To Reshape Japan

Election expected to attract an unprecedented portion of eligible voters

Taro Aso and Yukio Hatoyama
Japan is voting in an election widely expected to end the Liberal Democratic Party's half-century of dominance.

US Senator Edward Kennedy is buried in Washington, after President Barack Obama leads tributes to the liberal "lion".

A murder investigation is under way in Georgia, US, following the discovery of seven bodies in a mobile home, police say.

Nearly 30,000 civilians flee conflicts in Northeastern Burma: UN

As many as 30,000 civilians have fled to China in the wake of fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels in Burma’s north-eastern region, the United Nations Refugee...

Thousands flee as Kokang and government troops fight

Thousands of refugees on Friday continued fleeing to the Sino-Burma border as clashes between the Burmese Army and Kokang rebels entered the second day. Tension,...

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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...

US set to announce new Burma policy

United States is set to announce its new policy on Burma as the Obama administration is on the verge of completing its review, visiting Congress staff members on Friday told......

Monks form secret organizations

The internet has revealed more and more statements relating to forming of anti-junta secret organizations by monks. The statements issued by the All Burma Students Union said...

Fighting Stops as Kokang Surrender Arms to Chinese

Days of clashes near the Sino-Burmese border end after about 700 Kokang troops hand over their weapons to Chinese officials.

10,000 More Kokang Refugees Flee into China

As fighting continues between the Burmese army and an alliance of ethnic groups, thousands more Kokang civilians flee to the Chinese border.

Cooking Oil Ban Rescinded in Rangoon

Rangoon authorities have withdrawn a ban on seven brands of cooking oil, as tensions grow between a military-owned enterprise and one of Burma’s largest private companies.

Weekly Business Roundup (August 22, 2009)

A legal loophole that let British tourism operators continue doing business in Burma in defiance of European Union sanctions has been closed by an amendment to UK law.

US Congress Staffers Meet NLD

Three Congress staffers have met with NLD representatives for talks about political prisoners in Burma.

Junta Renews ‘Divide-and-Rule’ Tactic in Shan State

Armed clashes between northern ethnic armies and government troops mark the beginning of a divide-and-rule tactic by the junta.

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