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UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown sets a mid-2011 deadline for "turning the tide" in Afghanistan, at a 70-nation London summit.

Villepin cleared of Sarkozy smear
A court clears former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin of smearing Nicolas Sarkozy in 2004 as the two men vied for power.

Deadline looms for Google Books
Authors and firms file objections with a New York court to reject a deal that would allow Google to build a vast digital library.

UN announced Myanmar's agricultural sector has huge potential for growth
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While we care very much for the Haitian victims by sending them all necessary assistance, we should not forget or neglect the fact that a great number of forlorn refugees are living without hope inside our territory.
—Surapong Khongchantuek, member of Thai senate subcommittee on stateless people and displaced persons

Why Thai and Karen Groups Want To Repatriate Refugees

Thai and Karen organizations discussing the repatriation of Karen refugees have their own agendas

Suu Kyi Responds to November Release Comment

Burma's detained pro-democracy leader responds to the Home Minister's comment that she will be released in November, calling it “an obstruction of the legal process.”

Mongla Killing A Blow To Ethnic Cease-fire Groups

The killing of independent Mongla leader Min Ein deals a heavy blow to the ethnic cease-fire groups.

Dissidents Reject Junta Terror Accusations

The Karen National Union and Burma Lawyers' Council have rejected as “groundless” a report in Burmese media accusing them of planning a bombing campaign in Rangoon.

More Differences Between the Haiti-Burma Disasters

Haiti's legislative elections are postponed indefinitely because of the Jan. 12 earthquake, in stark contrast to the Burmese junta, which didn't let Cyclone Nargis get in the way of a nationwide constitutional referendum.

Than Shwe and the Waiting Game

The world is waiting for Burmese junta leader Than Shwe to announce his 2010 time line—but does he have one?

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Armed groups to form parallel Burmese govt

Jan 28, 2010 (DVB)–Several Burmese armed groups, including the Karen National Union, could soon merge with Burma’s government-in-exile to form a parallel government prior to elections this year. - more

Burmese court delays verdict for detained US man: lawyer

Jan 27, 2010 (AFP)–A Burmese court delayed a verdict Wednesday in the case of a US citizen detained in the military-ruled country, whose release has been called for by more than 50 US lawmakers, his lawyer said. - more

Rival groups meet on Karen refugees

Jan 27, 2010 (DVB)–A number of groups, including rival Karen armies, met yesterday in Thailand to discuss the repatriation of some 2000 Karen refugees back to Burma. - more

Groups urge Karen rethink
Regional Source > Bangkok Post Thursday, 28 January 2010 09:10
Human rights activists are calling on Thailand to shelve a plan to send Karen refugees back to Burma because of concerns over their safety. The activists made their call after learning the army was preparing to move the refugees ...
China A Reluctant Refuge For People From Myanmar
Regional Source > REUTERS Thursday, 28 January 2010 09:06
Ask residents of the dusty Chinese border town of Ruili what they think of their neighbour and supposed friend Myanmar and one word features prominently -- "luan," or chaotic...
Myanmar arrests 11 accused of plotting bombings
National Source > Associated Press Wednesday, 27 January 2010 23:09
Myanmar's military junta on Wednesday announced the arrests of 11 people accused of planning bombings to disrupt elections planned for this year. State radio said that "terrorists" bent on derailing the 2010 ...

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