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The U.S. flag flies at half staff in front of the Army's III Corps headquarters at Fort Hood, Texas, 06 Nov 2009
Fri. 06 Nov 2009 1411 UTC

Army Sends Counselors to Ft. Hood, as Investigation Continues

A gunman at the army base killed 13 people and wounded 30 in a shooting rampage on Thursday

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai (file photo)

U.N. Security Council Reacts to Afghan President's Re-election

Council calls on Hamid Karzai to imrpove security, promote good governance and fight corruption

Job search in California (file photo)

Obama: 10.2 Percent Unemployment 'A Sobering Number' Video clip available

President says new figures are a reminder of challenges that remain

Toppled Honduras President Manuel Zelaya reads the accord with de facto leader Roberto Micheletti at the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, 30 Oct 2009

US Disappointed at Breakdown in Honduras Political Talks

Deadline Thursday for setting up national unity government passed without agreement by rival parties

Dominoes being set up at Reichstag

Berlin Prepares for Celebrations 20 Years After Fall of Wall Video clip available

Main event will be a long line of oversize dominoes running in part right across front of Brandenburg Gate to nearby Reichstag

Gordon Brown in London, 06 Nov
UK PM Gordon Brown tells a G20 summit there should be a new contract with the world's banks to make them more responsible.

President Barack Obama praises the "valour" of those who responded to the deadly attacks at a US army base in Texas.

British doctors call for human tissue to be routinely kept for genetic testing when young people die without explanation.


The Vise Tightens on Rohingya in Bangladesh

A potential humanitarian disaster looms as Bangladesh steps up its efforts to push Rohingya refugees back into Burma before construction of a fence to keep them out is completed.

Japan Hails US Engagement with Burma

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama says Washington’s growing interest in Burma will greatly benefit the entire Mekong region.

Weekly Business Roundup (November 7, 2009)

More foreign companies, including a French engineering specialist, have been hired to begin the multibillion dollar development of Burma’s Shwe offshore gas field.

Burma Needs to Industrialize: Than Shwe

Snr-Gen Than Shwe said Burma must industrialize in order to develop, according to The New Light of Myanmar.

Burmese Rally against Thein Sein in Tokyo

Burmese dissidents in Japan stage a series of demonstrations against the regime to mark the arrival of the Burmese prime minister for a summit.


Editorial, Opinion and Analysis

Expectations after all are expectations

(Opinion) These days everybody is talking about Aung San Suu Kyi and the US-Burma relationship with high and low hopes. Most of them are favourably optimistic....

Scribes welcome permission to cover Suu Kyi’s meet

Burmese journalists have welcomed the junta for allowing them to cover the meeting between two US diplomats and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi along with...

Is engagement playing into the hands of Burma’s generals?

(Editorial) The administration of US President Barack Obama has followed up its announced policy of engagement with Burma’s military regime by sending a high level delegation into...

Additional charge against Burmese-American

A new charge was added to the existing ones against Burmese born American, Kyaw Zaw Lwin (alias) Nyi Nyi Aung by a district court in Rangoon on Friday, his attorney...

Political dialogue a must in Burma: US official

Dialogue between the Burmese military regime, opposition parties and ethnic leaders was the need of the hour for political reforms in Burma, Scot Marciel, US Deputy Assistant Secretary,...
Riot police deployed in lieu of 2010 elections

Nov 7, 2009 (DVB)–Scores of police from central Burma have been transferred to Rangoon and Mandalay in an alleged attempt to contain possible protests before elections next year. - more

Imprisoned female activist ‘too weak to speak’

Nov 6, 2009 (DVB)–The health of a female activist serving a five-year prison sentence in central Burma is rapidly deteriorating, according to family members who visited her last week. - more

500 migrant workers sue Thai employers

Nov 6, 2009 (DVB)–Hundreds of Burmese migrant workers in a Thai border town have filed a lawsuit against their employers for allegedly failing to pay salaries, a migrant organisation said. - more

Suu Kyi rejects meeting with party

Nov 6, 2009 (DVB)–Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday rejected a meeting with members of her party on the grounds that the party’s detained vice-chairman would not be present, state media said. - more

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