Latest blast comes as Pakistani authorites are questioning suspects in connection with the wave of attacks on government sites Thursday that left at least 39 people dead
Report says says the UN-backed Electoral Complaints Commission has reduced President Karzai's portion of the vote to 47 percent, less than the 50 percent he needs to win outright
A jury in the trial deliberated for a month before finding the men guilty of conspiring to commit and prepare for a terrorist act
Police say suicide bomber attacked mosque in northern town Tal Afar; at least 25 wounded
Benchmark stock indexes more than double over last six months, as investors return to country
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At least 11 people have died in an explosion in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say, a day after a string of attacks.
The UN human rights body backs a report into Israel's Gaza offensive accusing both Israel and Hamas of war crimes.
The father of a boy thought to have been carried away by a balloon before being found denies the incident was a media stunt.
Detained Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday afternoon met her legal counsels and went over plans to appeal at the High Court. Nyan Win and Khin Htay...
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(Analysis) In a rare gesture, the Burmese military junta last week granted detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi her request to meet diplomats from the...
|By WAI MOE|
|Burma’s main opposition party needs a national conference to iron out differences of opinion and steer the party in a unified direction.|
|By LAWI WENG|
| Bangladeshi authorities are pushing Rohingya refugees back into Burma in increasing numbers. |
|By KO HTWE|
| Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers meet with the Burmese democracy leader at her home to discuss her appeal to the Supreme Court. |
|By ALEX ELLGEE|
| A Karen rights group claims that many displaced Karen people in Papun District are facing starvation due to the repression of government troops. |
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
|Asean has a golden opportunity to influence developments in Burma by working more closely with a US that is “back” in Southeast Asia.|