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Twin attacks hit Yemen's capitalYemeni security forces outside the entrance to the British embassy in Sanaa after the rocket attack (6 October 2010)

Militants fire a rocket-propelled grenade at a British embassy car in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, as a French contractor working for an Austrian gas firm is killed in a second attack.

Nato tankers ambushed in Pakistan

Gunmen in Pakistan set fire to at least 10 oil tankers carrying fuel for Nato vehicles in Afghanistan, in the latest such attack in the last week.
  • 'One year' to clean Hungary spill

    It will take at least a year and cost tens of millions of dollars to clean a spill of toxic sludge, Hungary's environment minister says.

USDP Blatantly Flouts Election Law

Members of Burmese junta's proxy party break the election law with impunity, using state property and giving out cheap loans.

Democratic Space and a Military Apartheid

Scholars, academics and Burma experts weigh in on Burma's upcoming election and the prospects for democratic change in the country.

Dozens Dead In Boat Tragedy

At least 36 drowned after a boat overturned in the Irrawaddy Delta on Wednesday morning.

Army Trains Company Staff in Hugawng Valley

About 500 Yuzana Company employes in the Hugawng Valley, Kachin State, receive military training by the Burmese army.

The Burma-Russia Connection

The flight status monitor for the Burmese cadets revealed their destination. It read: “MOSCOW, RUSSIA—on time—Gate No.2.”
Death Toll from Asian Floods Tops 100
The number of people killed by floods and landslides across Asia climbs to more than 100.
Burmese media decries ongoing cyber attacks thumbnail

Burmese media decries ongoing cyber attacks

International media watchdogs add voices to statement calling for an end to ongoing cyber attacks against exiled Burmese media groups Yuzana employees given weapons training thumbnail

Yuzana employees given weapons training

Company behind mass land grab in world's largest tiger reserve bolsters defence as fears rise over retaliation from displaced villagers Suu Kyi files lawsuit against Burmese junta thumbnail

Suu Kyi files lawsuit against Burmese junta

Opposition icon to challenge the dissolution of her National League for Democracy party one month prior to controversial elections General and Than Shwe confidant to head military-run conglomerate
Former Coastal Region Command chief Khin Zaw Oo, who is on Britain’s financial sanctions ...
A close friend of Burma withdraws from public life
tutuThe cause of democracy for Burma is not short of proponents, but few can be said to carry a better ...
Pegu official’s office bombed
A bomb was detonated last night in a ward peace and development council office ...
Arakanese abbot handed eight years in jail on sex charges
Arakanese abbot and historian Ashin Pyinnya Sara yesterday received eight years and ...
Student unions condemn 'unlawful' arrest of activists urging poll boycott
The All Burma Federation of Student Unions yesterday condemned the unlawful arrest of ... Junta crony uses influence to cut voters’ power bills
Burmese junta crony businessman Htay Myint has reached a price-cutting deal with ...

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