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Thai soldiers string razor wire across Bangkok road near red-shirt protest camp - 14 May 2010
Bullets fly as Thai troops besiege a heavily defended protesters' camp in Bangkok, amid clashes that leave at least five dead.
Judge Baltasar Garzon. File photo Stock screens in Tokyo
High-profile Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon is suspended by judicial authorities ahead of his trial over an alleged abuse of power.
European shares fall sharply as fears continue about the impact of financial austerity measures in Greece, Portugal and Spain.
Rajendra Pachauri at a news conference in Delhi, 21 January  File image of Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
The IPCC chief defends the work of the climate body, but says it must "listen and learn" from recent criticism.
Indonesian police say they have uncovered a militant plot to kill the president and foreigners in a Mumbai-style attack.
Protesters brandish a portrait of ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev inside Jalalabad's regional government headquarters, 13 May Workers load oil booms onto a boat, Thursday 13 May
At least one person has died and nearly 40 injured in clashes between rival political groups in Kyrgyzstan.
BP uses undersea robots in an effort to thread a pipe into a leaking oil well under the Gulf of Mexico to stop the flow.

Junta Idle As Water Crisis Deepens

Private citizens groups with limited resources help victims of water shortages in drought stricken areas of Burma while the military stands idly by.

Suu Kyi Criticizes NDF Faction

Detained NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi has questioned the founding of a new party by some of her colleagues, calling it “incompatible with the democratic process.”

Burma's Heat Blasts AFC Footballers

Due to Burma's electricity constraints, this weeks AFC President's Cup matches are being played in the blazing hot afternoon, and everyone from players to referees to fans are feeling the effects.

Artist Jane Birkin Tours Mae Sot

Singer, actress and activist Jane Birkin visits Mae Sot in her ongoing effort to spread awareness of Burma related issues.

Ducking and Diving in Mae Sot

As Thai police carry out raids on work sites at the border, many Burmese migrants flee to the jungle to hide.
Social workers blame authorities for ignoring water shortage
donate-water2ssDysentery has joined the list of ills stemming from the water crisis in the lower and central regions of ...Gold prices reach record high
Gold prices in the Burmese market reached record highs today, amid climbing ...
Win Tin calls NDF ‘crows in peacock feathers’
National League for Democracy top panel member Win Tin has criticised party ... 
Jailed student leader has eye disease
Khantee prison political prisoner and student activist Di Nyein Lin is suffering from ...
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Water crisis hits Rangoon

Increasing electricity cuts mean Rangoon residents hit by heatwave are unable to pump already depleted water supplies to apartments

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UN rues Burma election monitor ban

Foreign election observers would 'inspire confidence' in Burma's polls, says UN in the wake of comments by election chief that monitors would be banned
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Burma 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

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