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  1. Seh Daeng seriously wounded

    Maj-Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol, better known as Seh Daeng, was shot in the right temple and seriously wounded during a meless near Sala Daeng intersection on Thursday night. (Reuters photo)
Troops gather in Bangkok
A renegade Thai general who backs anti-government protesters is shot as troops move to seal a Bangkok protest camp.
Kyrgyzstan's ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev at a press conference in Minsk, Belarus, on 23/04/2010Scene of air crash
Supporters of ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev storm regional offices in three southern cities.
A Dutch boy who is the sole survivor of a plane crash in Libya in which 103 people were killed is said to be in a stable condition.
New York police officer in Times Square - 3 May 2010
A steel dome designed to cap the damaged oil well polluting the Gulf of Mexico will hopefully be operational later on Thursday, BP says.
US authorities investigating the attempted bombing in New York's Times Square arrest two people during searches near Boston.
The pope waves on arrival to FatimaBreaking News
Up to half a million people attend an open-air Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI at the Catholic shrine of Fatima in Portugal.
Three alleged organisers of the suicide attacks on Moscow's metro are killed after resisting arrest, officials say

NLD Focuses On Electoral Rights

The NLD begins a leaflet campaign to advise citizens that they have the right not to vote in the election.

Thailand to Use Armored Vehicles to Seal Protest

Thailand's government planned a massive lockdown on a posh Bangkok neighborhood occupied by thousands of protesters and warned that troops will not hesitate to shoot armed "terrorists" who resist.

A Day With the Peace Council

The Irrawaddy visits a village under the control of the Karen Peace Council and interviews its leader, Gen Htein Maung.

Burma-North Korea Ties Resurface as Hot Issue

Military and nuclear ties between Burma and North Korea resurface as a hot topic following the US envoy's visit to Burma.

Junta Rejects International Election Observers
The Burmese government has rejected the role of international election observers in the upcoming election this year, according to state-run newspaper.

Abhisit's in for a bumpy ride

Thursday, May 13, 2010
Blanket-factory bias row ends
Five farmers have received no response to a letter written a week ago to junta ...Bangladeshi envoy discuss trade boost
Bangladesh’s ambassador to Burma and other envoys met Burmese officials ...
Severe heat spurs massive fish farm die-off
Fish farms countrywide are facing massive reductions in stocks as fish deaths see ...
US lawmaker pushes to renew Burma sanctions
us-sanctionsUS Congressman Joe Crowley led a bipartisan introduction of a bill yesterday to renew America’s ...
Burma rejects child beggar repatriation thumbnailBurma rejects child beggar repatriation
Six trafficked Burmese children held in a Malaysian immigration camp are set to remain there as the Burmese embassy denies them financial help to return home

First Rohingya delegate visits US congress thumbnailFirst Rohingya delegate visits US congress
Senators and congressmen told of the 'neglected' issue of ethnic and religious
rights in Burma as outrage continues at Rohingya treatment
NLD questions Central Court rejection thumbnail 
NLD questions Central Court rejection
National League for Democracy claim that rejection of appeal over party dissolution did not follow legal protocol and came without reasons

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