Myanmar (AP) - A prominent Myanmar activist said Saturday that he is canceling
a trip to the United States to receive a democracy award, to show solidarity
with more than a dozen fellow activists whose applications for Full
Myanmar (AP) - With fearful residents cowering indoors, security forces
patrolling a tense town in western Myanmar collected bodies Monday from the
debris of homes burned down over the weekend in some of the country's deadliest
Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar's government has formed a commission to investigate the
causes of recent sectarian violence in which at least 83 people were killed. President
Thein Sein's website announced the commission Friday, more than two...
Myanmar (AP) - A court in Myanmar has sentenced two United Nations staff
members to prison terms for their alleged involvement in a spate of bloody
communal violence in the west of the country in June, the world body said
Monday. The punishments...
Myanmar (AP) - Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi says she will accept
an award in the United States in September, setting up a new round of
international accolades for the Nobel Peace laureate and former political
prisoner who was...
OSLO Norway (AP) - Aung San Suu
Kyi's Nobel Peace Prize speech explored her views on the ideals of peace, the
seeds of war, the bonds of our common humanity, and the rare power of kindness.
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Myanmar (AP) - In a remote prison in northwest Myanmar, Aye Aung wakes up each
day as he has for nearly 14 years alone in a dark cell on a wooden plank, a
prisoner of conscience all but forgotten by the world. For hours, the former
BAZAR Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh security forces on Thursday detained more
Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in western Myanmar and were questioning them
before sending them back, a border official said Thursday. Bangladesh has
LA REFUGEE CAMP, Thailand (AP) - The children who live in this camp for Burmese
refugees have known no other life. Neither have many of their parents or their
grandparents. Yet now, surprisingly rapid reforms and cease-fires under way in