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Check-in desks at Schipol airport Amsterdam
About half Europe's planned flights are to go ahead on Tuesday, officials say, as airlines try to cope with the ash cloud.
Goldman SachsThe reuined citadel of Bam aftern the 2003 earthquake
US bank Goldman Sachs sees its profit for the first quarter of 2010, nearly double from the same period a year ago.
A leading Iranian Islamic cleric has said women who wear revealing clothes are responsible for earthquakes.
Nouri Maliki with picture of Abu Omar al-BaghdadiDiscovery (Nasa)
Officials say US and Iraqi troops kill an al-Qaeda leader in northern Iraq, the third militant connected to the organisation to die in as many days.
The space shuttle Discovery lands back on Earth after a two-week mission to the International Space Station.
Kurmanbek Bakiyev in Jalalabad (14 April 2010) somalia map
The ousted leader of Kyrgyzstan, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, is staying in the Belarus capital Minsk, the country's president says.
Somali pirates seize three Thai fishing vessels in what the EU Naval Force says is the furthest off-shore attack to date.


Tension Mounts in Bangkok Standoff

A walk around the protest site in the Thai capital and analysis by an Irrawaddy correspondent.

Wa Still Say “No” to Border Guard Force

The United Wa State Army is still refusing to capitulate to Burmese government demands that it join the Border Guard Force.

Mon Prepare for Jungle Warfare

With a BGF deadline looming and negotiations at a standstill, many NMSP members are preparing to evacuate to jungle bases if war breaks out.

Three Arrested for Taking Pictures of Festival Bombing

Rangoon authorities arrest at least three people for taking pictures of the New Year Festival bombings.

US Senators Want Burma Policy Assessed

Seven US senators introduce a resolution calling on the Obama administration to assess its policy of engagement with Burma's military junta

Lightless Life(Educational Publication Report)

The negligence of the Military Regime, lack of opportunity in education and the futureless live’s of Ta’ang people

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UDD's petition for injunction rejected

20/04/2010 : The Supreme Administrative Court has rejected the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship's petition for it to issue an injunction against the imposition of the emergency decree in Bangkok and parts of nearby provinces on April 7.

Khunying Porntip appointed to CRES

20/04/2010 : Khunying Porntip Rojanasunan, director of the Justice Ministry's Central Institute of Forensic Science, has been appointed another member of the Centre for the Resolution of Emergency Situation (CRES), acting government spokesman Panitan Wattanayagorn said on Tuesday. Military commander critically injured in Rangoon blasts A regional commander of the Burmese Army was critically injured in one of ... Myitsone blasts injure Chinese worker Serial bomb blasts at Myitsone hydropower dam project in the northern state of Kachin ... Junta raking candidate backgrounds thumbnailJunta raking candidate backgrounds Authorities begin collecting background information on election candidates as 19 political parties await approval after registering   Kachin army holds mass public forum Meeting comes as fears grow about a possible outbreak of fighting in northern Burma with both sides strengthening forces and unable to compromiseJapan and Malaysia urge free elections Two countries issue joint statement arguing that free and fair elections in Burma this year are a prerequisite for stability in the countryIs drug policy a human rights abuser?
Prohibition on the global drugs industry is born of a moralistic, not pragmatic, viewpoint and has had a devastating impact on poor countries such as Burma

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