'We are concerned at the armed clashes in northern Myanmar injuring Chinese border residents,' says military official
In the face of violent purges which have left villages burned, dozens dead and tens of thousands displaced, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has shown little interest in protecting "the world's most persecuted people"
'They took women in rooms and then locked them from inside. Up to 50 women and girls of our village were tortured and raped'
The 47-year-old is thought to have been found dead at an apartment in the Burmese capital Rangoon
Burma had until now been shunned by the international community for human rights abuses. But a new government, new trade deals and new air routes mean now is a prime time to visit
Backpacker, who says he did not know the event had religious significance, paid fine to avoid longer sentence
Attackers armed with sticks and knives demolished and set fire to the prayer hall in north Burma
Residents in the Indian city of Guwahati said they felt tremors, 400 miles away
100 died last month as workers scrambled through mounds of rock waste
But it will probably take many years before travel to areas such as remote parts of Kachin state and the Wa territory is safe for tourists
In Rangoon, thousands flocked to polling stations before dawn, waiting up to two hours for them to open
As Burma prepares for its most important election in a generation, Peter Popham in Rangoon talks to former supporters of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi who are unhappy with her party’s methods
Police are accused of beating the suspects and threatening to "make them disappear" in order to extract confessions
PM dismisses warnings of false dawn with call to 'suspend' sanctions, at house where heroine was held for 15 years
The Prime Minister David Cameron today called for sanctions against Burma to be eased as he made a historic visit to the country.
Visiting Aung San Suu Kyi on final leg of his Asian tour, PM seems set to ask EU to change course