President Hamid Karzai praises Afghan officials for 'impartiality,' despite UN-backed commission order to recount 'questionable ballots'
To help those in need, Second Harvest collects, distributes wasted food
Irish-British citizen Stephen Farrell was abducted Saturday while reporting on aftermath of controversial NATO air strike in Kunduz
US Envoy Glyn Davies says Iran could already be in possession of sufficient enriched uranium to produce one nuclear weapon
President wants to regain momentum on issue after facing several months of intense opposition from both parties
A kidnapped Western journalist is freed in a raid in Afghanistan, but a UK soldier and three Afghan civilians are killed.
At least 23 people are killed and more are missing after the heaviest rain in 80 years triggers sudden floods in Turkey.
Spain's most famous judge, Baltasar Garzon, testifies in the Supreme Court, accused of overreaching his judicial powers.
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| “Some international observers view next year's planned elections as an opportunity. But under the circumstances imposed by the military's constitution, the election will be a sham.” |
—NLD senior leader Win Tin
|By WAI MOE|
|Burmese citizens enjoy the rare opportunity to read articles from two leading US newspapers, because the writers promote views that support regime policies.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|UWSA units in southern Shan State near the border with northern Thailand are reinforcing their positions in case fighting with the Burmese regime breaks out. |
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|In a Washington Post article, the NLD senior leader criticizes US Sen Webb’s visit and says the 2010 Burmese election will be a ‘sham.’ |
|By KO HTWE|
|The NLD opposition party asks the Burmese military government for permission to play an active role in organizing political activities across the country. |
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
|The often-decisive interventions of the military in national politics in Asean nations have restricted the development of democracy, freedom of speech and human rights in many countries.|
|Some ethnic Mon leaders plan to float a new political party before the 2010 general elections. Former New Mon State Party (NMSP) Central Committee members Nai Tin Aung,...|
|The United States Embassy in Rangoon said it is talking to the Burmese government regarding an American, arrested at the Yangon International Airport on September 3. Burma born...|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Interview) The sudden resignation of six high ranking officers of the Kachin Independent Organisation, the largest Kachin ceasefire armed group, including Vice...With the National Political League of the Union of Myanmar and the 88 Generation Student Organization (Union of Myanmar) being allowed to put up signboards in Pakkokku,... Feuding militia leaders have brought a halt to a damaging Burmese military advance through territory claimed by the Karen National Liberation Army. Leaders of the Democratic...