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  • Time to grasp reconciliation talk

    (Editorial) Whether the trial against Aung San Suu Kyi is the product of a plan hatched by the military regime or not, the likely loser of this possible turning point will be no other than Senior General Than Shwe, head of the State Peace and Development ...
  • News updates on 6th day of Aung San Suu Kyi's trial

    Burma on Monday rejected Asean’s statement on the trial of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, saying the statement violates the traditional practise of the grouping....
  • Burma and Bangladesh agree to boost ties

    To prevent border conflicts the Bangladesh Foreign Minister Ms Dipu Moni has proposed regular meetings between the border security forces of the two countries during her four-day trip to Burma in the second week of May, said a diplomatic source....
  • Bomb found on Pyinmana train

    (News brief) Pyinmana - A time bomb was found today on a passenger train here scheduled to leave at 5 am for Rangoon yesterday, said a local newsman based in Pyinmana....
  • Protests in Thai-Burmese border town for Aung San Suu Kyi

    Thai security officials on Sunday took pictures and kept a watched on participants of a peaceful demonstration in protest of the charges against Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by the ruling military junta....
  • UN Security Council voiced concern over Suu Kyi’s trial

    United Nations Security Council on Friday expressed concern over the political impacts in relation to the charges and trial against Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi......
  • Security withdrawn from Suu Kyi’s house

    Burmese military junta authorities in Rangoon have withdrawn the security cordon and barricades from around the residence of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on University Avenue in Rangoon’s Bahan Township......
  • Harvard report calls on UNSC to investigate Burma

    A Harvard Law School human rights group said they have found evidence of human rights violations committed by Burma’s military rulers and have called on the UN Security Council to establish a commission of inquiry into crimes against humanity and war cr...
  • Ban Ki-moon must ensure Suu Kyi's freedom: Analysts

    If UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon is to visit military-ruled Burma in the near future, the release of Burmese pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi should be mandatory, a Burmese analyst in exile said....
  • Two arrested with fake Burmese currency

    Two persons were arrested by the police in Tachileik for being in possession of Kyat 1,000 denomination counterfeit currency notes. The police arrested Sai Khun Nwan and Sai San Shwe hailing from Seinwi Township, Northern Shan State...
  • UWSA turns down junta’s ‘Border Guard” proposal

    The United Wa State Army, one of Burma’s strongest ethnic armed rebel groups, which had a ceasefire agreement with the ruling junta, has said they will not reform their army, as suggested by the junta, but would continue with their struggle....
  • Junta denies framing case against Suu Kyi

    Burma's Foreign Minister, Nyan Win, has denied allegations that the regime has framed its case against Aung San Suu Kyi, arguing instead that it was the synchronized foul play of the opposition forces that has resulted in the current trial.  ...
  • News updates on 5th day of Aung San Suu Kyi's trial

    John William Yettaw, an American citizen, visited the residence of Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi just weeks before she was about to complet six  years of house arrest....
  • Ethnics draw inspiration from Aung San Suu Kyi

    Expressing concern for democracy icon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, currently facing trial in Rangoon’s Insein prison, Burma’s ethnic nationalities have said that they look at her as a turning point for national reconciliation in the country....
  • Time for international action: Suu Kyi’s lawyer

    Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s international lawyer has said the United Nations Security Council should convene an emergency meeting if the military regime convicts her,......
  • EU discusses Burma with China

    The European Union has talked to China about military ruled Burma, which was one of the regional issues in the bilateral summit held in Prague, capital of Czech Republic on Wednesday....
  • News updates on 4th day of Aung San Suu Kyi's trial

    The special court in Insein prison has fixed the next hearing of  Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s case on May 22, the fifth continuous day  since the trial began on Monday. Nyan Win, one of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's defense lawyer, said ......
  • Diplomats and journalists allowed access to Suu Kyi trial

    In a surprise move, Burmese authorities on Wednesday allowed 30 foreign diplomats and ten journalists into the special court in Insein Prison, prompting defense counsels of opposition,......
  • Security beefed up in few towns in Rakhine State

    The Burmese military junta authorities have tightened security in Sittwe and Tungup towns in Western Burma where anti-regime protests took place in the recent past....
  • Suu Kyi on trial amid increased calls for UN action

    As Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial in Insein prison continues, there is mounting international pressure on the military regime to release her. ...

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