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Deadly Kashmir violence escalates

Police in Indian-administered Kashmir shoot dead 15 civilians as violent protests against Indian rule and reported Koran desecration in the US escalate.

Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard listens to questions during a press conference in Brussels Belgian Church focuses on victims

The new head of Belgium's Roman Catholic Church pledges to focus on the victims of alleged child sexual abuse, in the wake of a damning report.
  • New York imam 'exploring options'

    The cleric behind plans to build an Islamic community centre near Ground Zero says he is still "exploring all options" over the project.

“It's the economy, stupid.”

Back Off, Beijing

China lectures other countries about interfering in Burma's internal affairs, but by propping up a hated regime, Beijing has been by far the worst offender.

Burmese Ministries to Publish Daily Newspapers

Newspapers run by different government ministries in Burma will likely be published in the aftermath of the Nov. 7 election in the country.

Uncertainty Continues after Candidate Registrations

Following the conclusion of the candidate registration process, Burma's political parties expect the leaders of the junta's proxy USDP to give up their positions in the government.

Striking Burmese Workers Still Seeking Change

The visas of five striking Burmese workers who were fired last week by the Dechapanich Fishing Net Factory in Khon Kaen, Thailand, were returned on Monday, but other issues remain to be negotiated.

Opposition Leader Win Tin Hospitalized

Doctors expect Win Tin to recover from a lung problem.

Thai AICHR Rep Calls for 'Open Doors' in Burma

The Thai representative at Monday's AICHR seminar calls for Burma to open its doors and show transparency at the election.
Change Lies in Junta Chief's Death
Burmese defector Aung Lynn Htut talks about the recent “purge” in the officer ranks, Sen-Gen Than Shwe and the rise of new, younger leadership.
Rangoon team all face axe without national league win
yufc-logoThe father of Rangoon United’s owner, Tay Za, gave an ultimatum to the team that included coaches ...
Than Shwe seeks Chinese support for junta elections
than_shwe_sBurmese military junta leader Than Shwe's five-day visit to China is designed to cull support for ensuing ...
1,000 Burmese enter sixth day of strike at Thai plant
Khon-Kaen-Strike-sMore than 1,000 Burmese migrant workers from a fishnet factory in Khon Kaen, in northeast Thailand, ...
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Democratic Party welcomes independents

Granddaughter of former head of state during Japan's occupation of Burma one of eight candidates to join forces with Democratic Party NLD elders needing medical treatment thumbnail

NLD elders needing medical treatment

Win Tin hospitalised in Rangoon after breathing difficulties while deputy NLD leader Tin Oo may fly to Singapore for eye treatment Bago shootings spark riot fears thumbnail

Bago shootings spark riot fears

State media claims plot is being hatched by exiled media to spark retaliation against the killing of two men by troops in Bago division

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