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  • Palestinian on hunger strike is freed, deported to Gaza

     
    A Palestinian woman who launched a hunger strike to protest her detention by Israel’s military was deported to Gaza Strip on Sunday in a deal that prevents her from returning to her home in the West Bank for three years....
  • Myanmar elections neither free nor fair, Aung San Suu Kyi says

     
    Days before Myanmar goes to the polls, parliamentary candidate and famous dissident Aung San Suu Kyi denounced “irregularities” in the upcoming elections, saying they would be neither free nor fair. Opposition candidates have been attacked...
  • Arab, Western leaders press Annan for timetable on Syria

     
    Arab and Western officials on Sunday urged Kofi Annan to set a timetable for his Syria peace plan, given that the killings have only continued in the five days since the Syrian government agreed to abide by the accord....
  • Myanmar election seen as milestone for nation, Aung San Suu Kyi

     
    Myanmar's by-election could change political dynamics in the long-isolated country as Aung San Suu Kyi stands for a seat in parliament....
  • Blasts kill nine in southern Thailand

     
    At least nine people were killed and dozens wounded when a series of coordinated bombs detonated in Thailand's restive Muslim-dominated southern area Saturday, according to police and officials....
  • Aung San Suu Kyi makes historic address to British lawmakers

     
    Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar makes a historic address to both houses of the British Parliament. The longtime democracy activist is the first foreign woman and first Asian to address the joint assembly....
  • Suu Kyi to accept her Nobel in person; others didn't [Video]

     
    Aung San Suu Kyi was to give her Nobel Peace Prize lecture on Saturday in Oslo, 21 years after she got the award. Suu Kyi had long feared leaving Myanmar because she didn’t know if its military junta would let her return. The video above shows her...
  • WikiLeaks founder Assange loses legal challenge to extradition

     
    Britain's Supreme Court judges dismiss Assange's last call for delay; Wikileaks founder can be extradited to Sweden on sexual assault allegations judges rule....
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on historic European visit

     
    Myanmar Democracy Europe: Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on a historic European visit....
  • Bangladesh rebuffs pleas to admit people fleeing Myanmar violence

     
    Bangladesh has rebuffed pleas from the United Nations and other groups to allow in Rohingyas displaced by clashes in Myanmar, continuing to turn away their boats at its borders. “We are not interested in more people coming to Bangladesh,”...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi gives Nobel acceptance speech 21 years later

     
    Aung San Suu Kyi makes her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech Saturday, 21 years after she won the award. The Burmese democracy activist, who spent most of the last two decades under house arrest, was unable to accept the award in 1991....
  • Billionaire philanthropist arrested in wife's death in London

     
    Hans Kristian Rausing, an heir to the Tetra Pak fortune, has been arrested on suspicion of his wife's murder, police said Friday. The body of Eva Rausing was found in the couple's luxurious London townhouse earlier in the week....