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Friday 11 October 2013
Indian authorities warn thousands to leave their homes as Cyclone Phailin approaches the Indian coast
Thursday 10 October 2013
The 16-year-old has been living in Birmingham since being shot on a school bus in Pakistan
Friday 04 October 2013
Burma's decision to compete in the Miss Universe contest for the first time in 50 years has sparked controversy with activists saying the move is being used by the government to try and convince the world that the country has inexorably changed.
Saturday 28 September 2013
It has been almost 40 years since North Vietnamese tanks rolled through the gates of Saigon’s Presidential Palace, marking the end of the country’s civil war.
Monday 23 September 2013
Three Britons are among nine people who have been arrested after 1.3 tons of cocaine were found stashed inside suitcases bound from Venezuela to France.
Thursday 12 September 2013
Activists say there is a danger to older buildings as tourism increases in Burma
Saturday 31 August 2013
Silk drapes, Asian artwork, wooden chalets, luxury huts and private pagodas
Sunday 25 August 2013
35 houses and 12 shops destroyed before calm was restored
Tuesday 20 August 2013
It was always likely that Par Par Lay would spend his life entertaining people and poking fun. Born into a family of traditional entertainers, at the age of 14 he followed his father on to the stage as a performer of Ah Nyeint, a Burmese vaudeville-type entertainment that mixes humour and satire with dance and music. Performers would typically tour villages, customising their patter and jokes with local references. Yet over the years his jokes become increasingly biting and political, and he directed his barbs less towards local officials and more towards the military generals who exerted an iron grip on the country.
Friday 16 August 2013
Slim, the ordinary bloke who defeated the Japanese in Burma, ranks as a world-class general
Saturday 03 August 2013
Wednesday 24 July 2013
Obama focuses on middle classes
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Nearly 70 political prisoners were freed yesterday, days after the Burmese President, Thein Sein, promised to free all who remain behind bars for opposing the government by the year’s end.
Monday 22 July 2013
The anti-Muslim campaigner blames ‘extremists’ as tensions mount
Ship leaving Cuba for North Korea held by Panama after 'sophisticated missile equipment’ found aboard
Tuesday 16 July 2013
President says items believed to be weapons were found hidden in containers of brown sugar
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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