US president to tell United Nations General Assembly that the US cannot solve all problems of global community by itself
Leaders, meeting at UN, discuss how to agree on a global climate treaty later this year when they meet in Danish capital
Offer was made on a day that riot police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of President Manuel Zelaya's supporters
Sales would complicate US-led efforts to isolate the Iranian government with tough economic sanctions
Obama, top officials review strategy in light of General McChrystal's report
US President Barack Obama will urge greater global co-operation in his keenly-awaited first speech to the UN General Assembly.
Britain is ready to cut its fleet of missile-carrying submarines from four to three, Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to tell the UN.
A large stretch of Australia's east coast, including the largest city Sydney, has been shrouded in red dust blown in from the outback.
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Different groups see the Burmese junta’s amnesty in different ways, but for the people waiting outside Insein Prison, it was a day of pure joy.|
|By AUNG ZAW|
|Despite signals of renewed Burmese regime interest in better relations with the US, the Obama administration’s policy is unlikely to undergo much change.|
As of now film and video producers need prior permission from artistes for the songs they use in their productions, the Myanmar Music Association has directed. The new system is...... (Commentary) A more sinister motive than currying favour with the international community on the eve of the opening of the UN General Assembly may be behind Burma’s...
In the aftermath of the deadly Cyclone Nargis that devastated Burma’s coastal regions in May 2008, the army generals ruling the country are ensuring they do not face a catastrophe...
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(Commentary) A more sinister motive than currying favour with the international community on the eve of the opening of the UN General Assembly may be behind Bur...