Germany warns of planned attacks

Police and guard dog at Berlin's main railway station (17 November 2010)

Germany tightens security at airports and railway stations in light of “concrete indications” of terrorist attacks being planned for the end of November.

Reflection in a Dublin shop window

EU holding Irish Republic talks

EU finance ministers meet in Brussels, with the issue of a possible bail-out of the Irish Republic top of the agenda.

Election Day in Karenni State

An Irrawaddy reporter speaks to rural people in Karenni State and discovers the general election is the last thing on their minds.

Mae Tao Clinic to Relocate

Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot, Thailand, will move to a new location because of financial challenges.

Long Cut Off, Suu Kyi Embraces a Brave New World

In the seven years that she has been under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi has missed many developments in modern communications. Now she’s eagerly catching up with the rest of the world.

Suu Kyi Visits HIV/AIDS ‘Safe House’

Aung San Suu Kyi visits an HIV/AIDS “safe house,” where residents say they gained strength and encouragement from her presence.

China Silent on Suu Kyi Release

While the US and European nations welcome the Nobel laureate’s release from house arrest, Beijing maintains a pragmatic silence.

Mon Leader Accuses EC of Vote Fixing
The Election Commission refuses to investigate claims of fraudulent advance voting.

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Election complainants risk jail term

State media issues warning to candidates unhappy with the election process as Aung San Suu Kyi fights the dissolution of her party



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Suu Kyi reignites push for ethnic autonomy

Released opposition leader picking up where her father left off as momentum grows over covening of ‘Panglong 2’ discussion

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Party calls for USDP abolishment

Complaints continue over illegal favouring of the junta-backed victors by election officials as one party calls for results to be nullified

NDF chief ‘ready to work with Aung San Suu Kyi’

ndf-party-signboard1-ssKhin Maung Swe, leader of the National Democratic Force, told Mizzima he was delighted pro-democracy …

70pc of Cyclone Giri’s victims still lack basics

Cyclone-Giri-2sCyclone-Giri-2sBasic food and shelter is lacking for 70 per cent of residents in areas of Arakan State …

A new programme needed for long term benefit

(Editorial) The release of democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest was an auspicious moment. While her release may…

Parties decry cost to lay electoral fraud charges

tan_swesPolitical parties are making efforts to expose the junta’s electoral fraud since its watchdog, …

The Lady meets the press, ‘release is unconditional’

assk-qa(Interview) Aung San Suu Kyi confirmed yesterday that her release from house arrest on Saturday …

‘Work in unison’

assk-nld-office-s(Commentary)“People must work in unison. Only then can we achieve our goals,” the BBC quoted …