Security Council unanimously approves resolution to increase efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons
Chancellor Merkel says top priority for Group must be regulating financial markets that allowed risky behavior to plunge world into deep recession
Justice Department says it has authority to hold terror suspects indefinitely
US, Thai officials say experimental vaccine lowers risk of HIV infection reduced by almost a third
Foreign ministry spokeswoman tells reporters that sanctions, pressure are 'not the way' to solve issue
The UN Security Council adopts a resolution calling for nuclear disarmament, in a historic session chaired by the US leader.
An Afghan-born man is charged in New York with conspiring to detonate "weapons of mass destruction" in the US.
The largest haul of Anglo-Saxon treasure - 1,500 gold and silver pieces - is discovered buried in a field in central England.
|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.|
|By WAI MOE|
|By letting selected politicians prepare for the elections and allowing pro-junta journals to run election related stories before the 2010 election is promulgated, the junta is applying double standards.|
|By LALIT K JHA|
| The US and Burma have already engaged in talks at the diplomatic level for several months, and Burma is expected to name an “interlocutor” to expand contacts soon. |
|By SAW YAN NAING|
| The Burmese regime’s official newspaper The New Light of Myanmar has accused arrested dissident Nyi Nyi Aung of being a terrorist and planning to create unrest. |
|By MICHAEL CASEY|
| For the first time, an experimental vaccine has prevented infection with the AIDS virus, a watershed event in the deadly epidemic and a surprising result. |
|By LALIT K JHA|
|United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for the creation of conditions for a credible general election in Burma in 2010.|
The Thai Foreign Minister held discussions with the Group of Friends of UNSG on Myanmar. The group wants the general election in 2010 in Burma to be “free”. On Wednesday... The US embassy in Rangoon has officially protested against the alleged maltreatment of detained American citizen, Kyaw Zaw Lwin (alias) Nyi Nyi Aung, as the Burmese junta...
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(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...
The Thai born boy, whose parents are from Burma, has become a role model for stateless children in Thailand after he won prizes at the Origami Airplane Contest in Japan....
Aung Tun, leader of the All Burma Federation of Students Union (ABFSU), who penned the history of the ‘Burmese Student Movement’ was released from Tharyawady prison...
As the statements of 34 Arakanese and Karen rebels were finally submitted to a Kolkata court on September 17, Burmese pro-democracy groups continue to proclaim...
US Senator James Webb, known to be a strong advocate of engagement with the Burmese military junta, met visiting Burmese Foreign Minister Nyan Win on Saturday...