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A bomb disposal expert checks a wrecked car after one of the earlier blasts in Lahore, 12 March
Twin suicide bomb attacks on the Pakistani city of Lahore kill 45 people and injure many with no immediate claim of responsibility.
BA union announces strike dates
BA cabin crew will go on strike for three days from 20 March and for four days from 27 March in a dispute over pay and staff levels.Pope defends celibacy of priests
Pope Benedict XVI defends celibacy for Catholic priests, amid a new controversy about child sex abuse in European countries.

Message From Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi asks NLD members to study the Shwegondaing declaration and why the 2008 Constitution is unacceptable.

Defiant Win Tin Celebrates 80th Birthday

Veteran pro-democracy activist Win Tin celebrates his 80th birthday, vowing to work to “dismantle the military dictatorship until my final breath.”

If Attacked, Mon will Wage Guerrilla War

If war breaks out between the New Mon State Party and the Burmese regime, the small cease-fire army will wage a guerrilla war.

Election Commission Members from Various Backgrounds

The 17 individuals chosen by the Burmese regime to form the Union Election Commission are a mixture of former military officers, judges, lawyers, professors and ethnic nationals.

About 300 NLD Branch Offices Reopened
An estimated 300 National League for Democracy (NLD) branch offices across Burma have reopened, and Aung San Suu Kyi has issued marching orders to local office members.

To Be, or Not to Be?

All is farce when it comes to Burma’s newly released election laws. However, it wasn't unexpected. If the laws had been even a little fair, it would have been like a fantasy dream come true.
Election analysis barred in Burmese publications
journal-myanmarsWeekly publications in Burma have been prohibited from publishing any comment or analysis ...
Aye Lwin denies taking financial help from junta
Despite evidence to the contrary, Aye Lwin, the chairman of the Union of Myanmar ...Protesters plan to paralyse Bangkok: city could burn
red-shirt-demosThailand’s capital city is on red alert, bracing itself for a mass anti-government ...US ‘deeply disappointed’ with Burma’s electoral law
The United States on Wednesday said it is ‘deeply disappointed’ with the junta’s ...
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Burma fuelling China’s heroin crisis

Heroin transported from Shan state is dominating the market for drug users in southwestern China's Yunnan province, which is seeing a rise in registered users Burma an ‘enemy of the internet’ thumbnail


Burma an ‘enemy of the internet’

Draconian internet restrictions again place Burma on list of global internet 'enemies'
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Suu Kyi demands response to ‘unjust’ law

Opposition leader urges nation to unite in response to law that bars her from taking part in elections in Burma later this year

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