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Children die in Pakistan bombing

On a stretcher, an injured victim of a suicide bombing in Lakki Marwat on 6 September 2010

School pupils are among 19 people killed after a suicide bomber rammed an explosives laden pick-up truck into a police station in north-west Pakistan.

Debris lies in front of a damaged building in Christchurch, New Zealand, on 5 September, 2010

NZ quake 'damaged 100,000 homes'

Almost two-thirds of the 160,000 homes in and around Christchurch were damaged by Saturday's earthquake, New Zealand's prime minister says.

Businessmen Join USDP Candidate List

At least 10 businessmen close to Burma's military regime will be candidates for the Union Solidarity and Development Party in the Nov. 7 election.

The Irrawaddy Editor Wins Journalism Award

The founder and editor of The Irrawaddy magazine, Aung Zaw, has been awarded the 2010 Prince Claus Award for journalism along with two journalists from Iran and Cuba.

Negotiate with Cease-fire Groups: Suu Kyi

Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she wants the military regime to negotiate with ethnic cease-fire groups for a better future in Burma.

Saudis Demand Justice in Thai Jewel Heist, Murders

Saudi Arabi lashed out at Thailand for promoting a senior police officer charged in the two-decade-old murder of a Saudi businessman, saying it had been patient enough but now wants a series of "terrorizing and horrible crimes" solved.

Two Shot after Dispute with Soldiers

Two young men are shot dead in a dispute with soldiers of the Southern Region Military Command in Pegu.
Candidate List Paints Picture of Election Results
The candidate list submitted by political parties to contest the upcoming election on Nov. 7 allows Burma’s election observers to predict the dominate political parties and the likely election results in many constituencies.
Burmese petition India for release of freedom fighters
freedom-fighter-ind2sThe Burmese community in New Delhi in a fervent appeal letter has urged India's National Human Rights ...
USDP, ethnic parties our main rivals, says NUP
nup-flagThe junta-backed National Unity Party, which won 10 seats of a possible 492 in Burma’s 1990 general ...
Indian border-state trade envoys to tour Burma
tradeTrade ministers from the four northeastern Indian states bordering Burma are set to meet Burmese ...
Poet holds first exhibition since release from prison
sawwai-art-exhibitionsBurmese poet and artist Saw Wai, who spent more than two years in prison for his 2008 acrostic poem ...
Party leaders predict USDP to dominate all assemblies
dr-than-nyeinAugust 30 was the final date for political parties to submit candidate lists to the Burmese junta’s ... Roads offer ‘profound potential’ for Burma thumbnail




Roads offer ‘profound potential’ for Burma

Mooted plans for major road links between Burma, India, China and Bangladesh could bring Burma into the international community, expert says Govt workers pulled out of Wa territory thumbnail


Govt workers pulled out of Wa territory

Wa army's rebuttal of Border Guard Force transformation and refusal to allow Burmese troops to accompany election officials triggers tension S Korea climbs the Burma investment ranks thumbnail


S Korea climbs the Burma investment ranks

South Korea becomes Burma's fifth largest foreign crutch as figues show investment to have soared ten-fold in the past 22 years

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