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Security forces surround the Radisson Hotel during a hostage situation, Bamako, Mali 20 November 2015.  Photo: EPA
Saturday, November 21 2015

Gun-toting Muslim militants took more than 100 people hostage for around nine hours at a top hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, ...

N Korean Ambassador Kim Sok Chol, second from the left, and Myanmar Vice President Sai Mauk Kham to his right in 2014. Photo: Myanmar President’s Office
Sunday, November 15 2015

The US Treasury blacklisted North Korea's ambassador in Myanmar on November 13, calling him a "facilitator" of ...

Paris attack - Wounded people are evacuated outside the Bataclan theatre in Paris, France, 14 November 2015. Photo: Yoan Valat/EPA
Saturday, November 14 2015

US President Barack Obama led a chorus of global condemnation of a wave of attacks in Paris on Friday that left more than ...

Saturday, November 14 2015

About 100 secondary, vocational and high-school teachers and educators from 38 ASEM countries will gather on 16-20 November 2015 in ...

Tuesday, November 3 2015

The European Union and Myanmar has committed to strengthening cooperation on climate change ahead of the adoption ...

Saturday, October 17 2015

US State Department spokesman John Kirby has expressed concern over the arrest of two Myanmar nationals over ...

Vibrant Blue Walking Snakehead Fish Photo: Henning Strack Hansen/WWF
Tuesday, October 6 2015

A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile ...

Philip Blackwood comes out of court in Yangon on December 11, 2014. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Tuesday, October 6 2015

Burma Campaign UK today accused Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire MP of failing in one of his most fundamental duties, ...

Myanmar President Thein Sein (C) gestures as he visits on U Paing Bridge in Mandalay, on 27 September 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
Monday, October 5 2015

U Zaw Htay, the director of Myanmar's President's Office, said ...

Myanmar President U Thein Sein is facing a court case in the US over alleged involvement in abuse of Rohingya Muslims. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Saturday, October 3 2015

Muslim rights activists have filed a lawsuit in the United States against President U Thein Sein, accusing him and several ministers of ...

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