More than a thousand people died in last week's quake and over 180,000 buildings were severely damaged or destroyed
There are fears that many people may still be stranded in villages which have not yet been accessed, and a massive relief and rescue operation underway
World Food Program offices are located on a street that already has high security due to other nearby United Nations offices
Police say they have restricted access for Muslim worshipers into the compound for safety reason
China's official Xinhua news agency does not give details of the meeting
South Africa's ex-police chief - a former head of Interpol - pleads not guilty at the start of a landmark corruption trial.
A suicide bomber dressed in military uniform targets the UN World Food Programme in Islamabad, killing five people.
Microsoft confirms that it is investigating reports that details of thousands of hotmail accounts have been posted online.
|By AUNG MOE ZAW|
|We may all see through Than Shwe’s shallow veneer of renewing talks between his liaison minister and Suu Kyi, but we must not give up hope of achieving some leverage.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Crowd violence with political overtones mars a Rangoon-Mandalay soccer match.|
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
| Domestic Burmese politics, nuclear proliferation, geo-strategic politics and other areas could be affected by direct US-Burma engagement. |
|By LAWI WENG|
| War is likely if the Burmese junta continues to pressure the Kachin to transform their army into a border guard force, says Kachin leader following meeting with junta general. |
|By ERIC TALMADGE AND IRWAN FIRDAUS|
| Hundreds of children go back to class in schools set up in tents in Indonesia's earthquake zone to get counseling on the loss of loved ones and homes. |
|By WAI MOE|
|Aung San Suu Kyi meets with the Burmese junta’s liaison officer for the first time in nearly two years.|
Four women activists, praying for the release of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, were arrested on Saturday, the eve of full moon day that marked... (Commentary) If a ruling of a court is called a verdict, it has to be called a legal judgment and the judgment has to be made by a judge. So...
Authorities in Thailand are expediting the process of providing information about national verification for Burmese migrants, even as governors in Phuket and Samut Sakorn...
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A group of Burma’s ethnic political organizations in exile – the Ethnic Nationalities Council (ENC) - has urged US Senator James Webb not to condemn the junta’s 2010 election before...
The US embassy in Rangoon has got in touch with lawyers to defend its detained citizen, Kyaw Zaw Lwin, arrested on arrival in the former Burmese capital’s international...