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A gannet, covered in oil, is treated at a bird rescue centre at 
Fort Jackson, Louisiana on 30 April 2010
Criticism mounts in the US of BP over its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, as bad weather hampers the clean-up.
Paul Kagame, 21 April 2010 Sarah Palin (14 April 2010)
Rwandan President Paul Kagame travels to the US, ignoring a lawsuit filed there over the 1994 deaths of two African leaders.
A former US student could face up to 20 years in jail after being found guilty of hacking into Sarah Palin's e-mail account.
A Congolese child in a hospital in Rutshuru, DR Congo Generic pic of a honey bee feeding on nectar from a flower
The UN's chief humanitarian official warns against a premature pull-out of troops from Democratic Republic of Congo.
Japanese bee-keepers are warned to be on their guard after a spate of thefts of hives.
An Indian police officer stands guard near India Gate in New 
Delhi Crowds gather in Athens
The US embassy in India warns of "imminent attacks" by militants in the capital Delhi, stepping up an earlier warning.
Thousands of Greek protesters gather in the capital Athens for a rally against government austerity plans.

UN: More Funds Needed for Nargis Recovery

Hundreds of millions of dollars in international aid still are needed to help Burma's people recover and rebuild from Cyclone Nargis two years ago, the United Nations said.

Thai Chaos Leaves Power Vacuum

Seven weeks into a stalemate that has turned parts of the city into a lawless protest camp, many are wondering why the government seems unable or unwilling to restore order.

Weekly Business Roundup (May 1, 2010)

EU has extended its sanctions against the Burma military junta and its “allies” for one more year because democratic reform has failed to take place.

Two Years after Nargis, Life Is Far from Normal

Nargis’s devastation was too great to make for a quick and simple recovery.

PM's Party Registration May Violate Law

The formation of the Union Solidarity and Development Party by Burmese Prime Minister Thein Sein and other government officials may violate junta election laws.
PLA Deploys More Troops at Burma Border
The Chinese army deploys an additional 5,000 soldiers at the Burmese border as a potential conflict looms between the Burmese military and the UWSA.
Burmese PM to head political party thumbnail

Burmese PM to head political party

Thein Sein's appointment as head of the Union Solidarity and Development Party may be in violation of election laws, opposition party says Beggar children held in Malaysian camp thumbnail

Beggar children held in Malaysian camp

Trafficked Burmese children as young as 10 kept in detention camp for nine months as Burmese embassy and UNHCR "play volleyball" with their futures Suu Kyi’s house plan approved thumbnail

Suu Kyi’s house plan approved

Renvoations to begin after lengthy court battle between the opposition leader and her estranged brother over ownership of the house rcdc1s
MPs fight for right to exist in top court
National League for Democracy members of Parliament on Thursday filed ... Burma still among worst states for press freedom: report
Burma is still included on the list of the 10 worst countries for violating media freedom ...
Rangoon civic body allows Suu Kyi to renovate home
Renovation of Aung San Suu Kyi’s house, on hold for about four months because ...
PM, now a retired general, leads USDA party
Prime Minister Thein Sein and 26 other ministers, all recently retired military officers, ...

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