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A Palestinian man at a shop selling home appliances in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip - 1 July 2010
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama hold White House talks, a day after the Gaza blockade is eased.
Binyam Mohamed Caster Semenya
UK PM David Cameron announces the setting-up of an inquiry into claims British agents were complicit in the torture of terror suspects.
South African athlete Caster Semenya is given the all-clear to return to competition following controversial gender tests.
Protesters outside the UN office in Colombo on June 28, 2010 Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva speaking to an investors' conference 18 June 2010
Sri Lankan officials order police not to break up protests in Colombo against UN plans to investigate alleged war crimes.
Thailand extends a state of emergency in 19 provinces, including the capital Bangkok, over fears of fresh violence.

NLD Delivers Complaint Letter About NDF's Use of Kha Mauk

The National League for Democracy delivers a letter of complaint to Burma’s election commission about the use of its farmer's hat symbol by the breakaway National Democratic Force party.

In China, Junta Secretary 1 Vows 'Democracy, Stability and Development'

The Burmese junta's Secretary 1 visits Beijing and tells Chinese officials that Napyidaw is striving towards “democracy, national stability and development.”

Trading Halted at Rangoon Bean and Pulse Market

Trading at the Rangoon bean and pulse market is halted and some traders are questioned by authorities after prices fluctuate wildly due to futures market price manipulation.

Thingyan Bomb Suspect Charged

A special court in Rangoon's Insein Prison will try Phyo Wai Aung starting July 14.

Junta Orders Exams Moved Ahead One Month

University examinations in Burma will be held in August, one month earlier than usual this term because of the national elections.
Medical Students to Be Moved to Naypyidaw
All first-year medical university students from the University of Medicine-1 in Rangoon are to be relocated next year to Lewe near Naypyidaw.
All Mon Regions Democracy Party rolls out platform
The All Mon Regions Democracy Party formed on April 7 plans to take part in ...
Interview with Robert Goebbels, member of the European Parliament
Robert Goebbels, a member of the European Parliament (EP) from Luxembourg,...
Former USDP organiser forms Kachin party
Members of the Kachin ethnic minority who belonged to the junta’s nationalist social ...
NLD branches join row over party emblem
At least eight branches of the National League for Democracy have joined the row ...
ILO aids child soldier but many march on
Young Thu Zin Oo made his daily trip across the Pun Hlaing River from ...
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Private firms swoop on mineral sector

Flagging mining industry likely to get a boost as domestic and foreign companies move in on key source of income for the Burmese junta Economic growth ‘to accelerate’ in 2010-11 thumbnail

Economic growth ‘to accelerate’ in 2010-11

Investments in the energy sector buoying the economy but the overall outlook remains bleak as fiscal mismanagement locks Burma in debt Burmese army targets ‘dispirited’ youths thumbnail

Burmese army targets ‘dispirited’ youths

Some 260 youths in Shan state, including some as young as 13, lured into military training after failing high school exams

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