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Tuesday 02 October 2012
Authorities in Bangladesh have ordered security officials to remain alert around official camps of Rohingya Muslims following weekend attacks on minority Buddhists and their temples in the area.
Monday 01 October 2012
Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims set fire to at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes in anger over a Facebook photo of a burned Koran before authorities restored order.
Travel Agenda: Philly please, Pedal power, 56, Seasonal spectacle, All Aboard, New flight from Southend, Head north and Winter Warmer
Thursday 27 September 2012
Where to go and what to know
Sunday 02 September 2012
He is known as a documenter of high society and glamour: the man who shot the Windsors, Grace Kelly, Vivien Leigh; Picasso, Dietrich, Churchill, Twiggy; whose aesthetic sensibility was affronted by the newly coronated Queen's nose being too red, Audrey Hepburn's neck too scraggy and Great Garbo's hands as having done too much washing up.
Monday 20 August 2012
They suffer appalling violence and discrimination, but so far Aung San Suu Kyi has been notably silent on their plight
Saturday 18 August 2012
The latest sign of the change taking place in Burma comes in the form of Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio holding each other tight and looking love-struck on the bow of a famous but ill-fated ship.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Outlook Oh dear. It seems America's financial cops have swooped on another British bank, although you won't see many Team GB tops at Standard Chartered's HQ if its repeated threats to hop it for sunnier, less regulated, climes are anything to go by.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Burma’s government – hailed around the world for its flurry of recent democratic reforms – stood by as its security forces raped and murdered members of a long-persecuted ethnic minority, a new report has alleged.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The military has nominated a hardline former general as one of Burma's two Vice-Presidents.
Monday 09 July 2012
When Burma's democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was released after more than 20 years under house arrest, David Cameron led the way in making sure this great event was celebrated in the world with the gusto that it merited.
Sunday 08 July 2012
British businesses, including the oil giants BP and Shell, will arrive in Burma tomorrow for the first government sponsored trade delegation to the south east Asian nation in nearly two decades, the Independent has learned.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Cheering crowds welcomed Aung San Suu Kyi home from her triumphant tour of Europe today, where she won enthusiastic support for her role in Myanmar's democratic transition and was celebrated like a head of state.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
At least 100 people have died and 250,000 left stranded by flash floods and landslides in Bangladesh set off by the heaviest rain in years, police and officials said today.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Ed Miliband hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as "the most famous opposition leader in the world" as the Burmese pro-democracy campaigner opened Labour's new London headquarters today.
Friday 22 June 2012
Burma's opposition leader tells MPs her people can only get 'so far' on their own. By Nigel Morris
Matt Smith is set to join cast of Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 'Necrophilia-obsessed' girl among double murder accused in three-way sex case
- 4 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims