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Pope Benedict XVI is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Sodano
A top cardinal says the Roman Catholic faithful will not be swayed by "petty gossip" about child sex abuse allegations.
Calm urged after S Africa killing
South African President Jacob Zuma calls for calm after white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche is killed.

Dubai kissing couple lose appeal
A British couple jailed in Dubai for kissing in public lose their appeal and are sentenced to a month in jail, deportation and a fine.

Protests and Counter-protests Continue in Bangkok

As anti-government protesters launch their fourth weekend demonstration in Bangkok, counter-protesters rally to demand an end to the gridlock in the Thai capital.

'The Regime is a Political Rapist': Win Tin

Win Tin, a leading member of the National League for Democracy, says Burma's ruling regime is like “a political rapist” intent on stripping the party of its 1990 election victory.

Weekly Business Roundup (April 3, 2010)

The cost of building a road linking the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram with the Burmese Bay of Bengal port of Sittwe has risen more than 40 percent to US $134 million.

Uncertain Future for NLD in Wake of Election Decision

Senior leaders of the National League for Democracy will meet on Monday to discuss the way forward after deciding not to run in this year's planned election.

Vietnam PM Visits Burma

Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung visits Burma with bilateral trade on the agenda.

National Political Alliance Applies for Registration
Another Rangoon-based political party, the National Political Alliance, applies for party registration to contest in the upcoming election.

Defiance, Oppression to Come

Without inclusiveness, whatever the outcome of the election, it will not be beneficial to the people of Burma.

Than Shwe's difficult, lonely road ahead

NLD to plunge itself headlong into social work
On the heels of its decision not to register with the Election Commission (EC) ...
Rangoon reels under severe power cuts
Rangoon has been reeling from severe bouts of power cuts with consumers getting ...
DKBA leader holds lavish house warming ceremony
Commander Col. Saw Chit Thu head of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) ...  
Chairman of Burma’s Election Commission on EU blacklist
Deputy Supreme Court Judge Thein Soe, the newly appointed Chairman of ...
Elections ‘may hinder’ aid to Burma thumbnailElections ‘may hinder’ aid to Burma
Suspicion of foreigners in the country around the elections may extend to aid workers despite murmurings among Western policymakers that aid should be stepped up


Thais to press Burma on ‘discriminatory’ polls
Thai foreign minister will raise the issue of controversial elections in Burma at ASEAN summit next week after slating 'amnesty' that election laws give to junta
Burma state television goes global
Recently-launched international channel fronted by Singaporeans could be a means to counter foreign 'mistrust' of Burmese television presenters

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