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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
Sunday 14 July 2013
Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary expected to announce fresh trade deals between UK and Burma when they meet President Thein Sein at Downing Street
Saturday 13 July 2013
From New Zealand by app to making momos in mountains
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Friday 05 July 2013
The poetry of marine flotsam makes a perfect beach read
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Prices of 'average' hotel rooms leap from $30 to $100
Thursday 27 June 2013
Burma has granted licences to Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo to set up the country’s first foreign-owned mobile phone networks.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
State government plans to evict ‘living deity’ from building that dates back to the British Raj
Muslim refugees in Burma will be forced to remain in squalid emergency camps for at least 12 months, warns minister Alan Duncan
Thursday 20 June 2013
A British minister who visited tens of thousands of Muslim refugees in Burma said he believes they will be forced to remain in squalid emergency camps for at least another 12 months as there is no quick-fix solution to the crisis.
Labour plans a white-collar crime blitz to tackle financial mis-selling and fraud - with fines based on turnover
Tuesday 11 June 2013
UK banks and businesses could face multimillion pound fines for defrauding their customers in a crackdown on white-collar crime to be announced by Labour.
Thursday 06 June 2013
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has underlined her desire to become the country’s president, saying to pretend otherwise would be dishonest. She also said that if everyone in the country benefited from democratic reforms it would be harder for them to be rolled back.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
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