A suicide bomb attack in the Mohmand region of north-west Pakistan leaves at least 40 people dead and many others injured, local officials say.
A Paris court blames US carrier Continental for the 2000 Concorde crash which killed 113, but the airline vows to appeal.
Iran and key world powers begin talks in Geneva on Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme, the first in more than a year.
|By THE IRRAWADDY|
|Refugees from Burma continue to flow into neighboring Thailand as fighting fails to die down in Karen State between Burmese government troops and breakaway forces of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army.|
|By KO HTWE|
|The Burmese regime has ordered a blackout on news about several socially-engaged personalities from the country’s arts and entertainment scene.|
|By HEIN THU|
|Not only their British fans were sorely disappointed when Manchester United were thrashed 4-0 by lowly West Ham United last week—gamblers in Burma also lost heavily.|
|By JULIA ZAPPEI / AP WRITER|
|Caning of convicts and asylum seekers in Malaysian prisons has reached “epidemic proportions” and is often inflicted so severely that flesh is torn off the body, Amnesty International says.|
|By GRANT PECK / AP WRITER|
|Thailand on Sunday marked the 83rd birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, but elaborate celebrations could not mask concern over his health and the future of the royal institution.|
Burma’s Ministry of Information banned eight FM radio stations from broadcasting interviews or …
Singaporean prominent leader Lee Kuan Yew said that Association of Southeast Asian Nations countries …
The Burmese military has ordered a Shan ethnic militia formerly under ceasefire to close its office in …
Two Xian MA60s entered service on Wednesday for domestic carrier Myanma Airways to mark Burma’s …
All Burma Students’ Democratic Front met with renegade DKBA commander shortly after fighting erupted in November close to the Thai border
Land close to Myawaddy earmarked for development of petrol storage facilities by construction and trade company close to Burmese junta