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An Iranian nuclear scientist who claims he was kidnapped and taken to the US by the CIA is on his way back to Tehran, Iran says.
Crates of oil are loaded on to the Amalthea at the Lavrio port in Greece on 9 July, 2010 Leaked video of July 2007 helicopter attack in Baghdad
A Libyan aid ship which aimed to break Israel's blockade of Gaza ends its journey in Egypt
The US tells the BBC how it believes an alleged whistle-blower obtained classified diplomatic data while on an army base in Iraq.
Oil barrels Colton Harris-Moore is escorted to the court in Nassau (13 July 2010)
Nigeria's huge state oil firm is insolvent with massive debts, a cabinet minister says - as the firm blames the government.
A US teenager dubbed the "Barefoot Bandit" is deported by the Bahamas, where he was captured following a high-speed boat chase.

Youngsters, Families Evade Recruitment into Armies

“They came from the ethnic insurgent area. Their parents sent them here in fear that they would be recruited by the local militia to become child soldiers,” says the monk who is in charge of the monastery's young novices in Rangoon.

Zarganar Remains Behind Bars During Father's Funeral

One of Burma's most prominent political prisoners had no hope of being allowed to attend the funeral of his father, who died last week in Rangoon.

Weekly Business Roundup (July 17, 2010)

Vietnam is giving advice to its business enterprises on how to get around Western economic sanctions against Burma.

Win Htein Vows to Keep Up Struggle

The recently released former aide to Aung San Suu Kyi says he will continue to work for democracy in Burma, despite the disbanding of the NLD.

Increase in Officially Reported Crimes in Rangoon

Rangoon's Divisional Police Director has ordered crime investigation and reporting to be improved, according to police sources.
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Flooding adds to Kachin state’s woes

Heavy rains and landslides hit jade-rich area in Burma's northern Kachin state where numbers of young children are falling victim to a dengue fever outbreakUS ‘looks East’ to break Burma deadlock thumbnail

US ‘looks East’ to break Burma deadlock

Washington urges 'internationally important' India to pile pressure on the Burmese junta in an apparent acknowledgement of its own shortcomings
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Canada asked to probe driver’s disappearance

Former Burmese MP-elect urges Canadian government to press Ivanhoe Mines to investigate disappearance of driver who chauffered employee to Aung San Suu Kyi's house in 2003
Junta’s often violent nationalist association faces dissolution
Union Solidarity and Development Association led by Senior General Than Shwe is ...
Indian court charges 7 Burmese fishermen with illegal entry
Seven Burmese fishermen who allege they were starved and tortured by their Indian ...
Court extends prison sentence of NLD Liberated Area member
A Rangoon court has extended by 10 years the detention period for a National League ... Junta releases former Suu Kyi aide after 14-year prison term
win_hteinsA former army captain and personal aide to Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was ...
Parties invited for Martyrs' Day, Aung San's daughter snubbed
The military regime invited seven persons from each political party in Rangoon to ...

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