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  • European Union lifts sanctions on Myanmar

     
    The European Union is lifting its economic sanctions on Myanmar, also known as Burma, in recognition of the Southeast Asian nation's steps toward political reform, officials announced....
  • Myanmar opposition postpones parliamentary debut over oath wording

     
    Myanmar Parliament: Myanmar Opposition Party led by Aung San Suu Kyi postpones Parliamentary debut over oath...
  • Myanmar opposition ends boycott; U.N. calls for eased sanctions

     
    Myanmar's main opposition party, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, agreed Monday to end its weeklong boycott of parliament and swear an oath to a constitution it has resisted....
  • Oregon man says FBI was behind his torture in Abu Dhabi [Video]

     
    An Oregon man is seeking asylum in Sweden, saying that he was tortured while in the United Arab Emirates by interrogators who were in league with the FBI as it tried to investigate a Portland mosque....
  • Showing how women made their mark

    Showing how women made their mark
    Thousands of years ago, a powerful queen reigned over an ancient civilization. Her name was Hatshepsut, and her legacy and history continue to make ancient Egypt one of the most mysterious yet fascinating places on earth. On Monday, Hatshepsut came to...
  • 10 things you might not know about politicians' kids

    10 things you might not know about politicians' kids
    Bristol Palin is dancing with the stars, Meghan McCain is a busy blogger, and Kim Jong Un is lining up as a successor to his father, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. Being the offspring of a politician has some benefits along with the headaches. 1...
  • Myanmar signs cease-fire with rebel group; Suu Kyi joins elections

    Myanmar signs cease-fire with rebel group; Suu Kyi joins elections
    Myanmar plans to release 651 prisoners starting Friday, state television reported, one day after the country's leadership announced a cease-fire with an ethnic rebel group that has waged a bitter, decades-long insurgency for greater autonomy. Democracy...
  • Innocent Tacoma man imprisoned in Nicaragua, defenders say

    Innocent Tacoma man imprisoned in Nicaragua, defenders say
    Since last summer, a former Peace Corpsvolunteer from Tacoma, Washington has been wasting away in a Nicaraguan prison, wrongfully convicted of international drug trafficking, money laundering and organized crime, his supporters say. A growing chorus of...
  • Myanmar / Burma facts

    Once part of the British Empire, Burma attained independence in 1948 and was ruled constitutionally until left-wing Gen. Ne Win staged a coup in 1962, introducing the "Burmese Way to Socialism." Massive unrest forced him to step down in 1988, and the...
  • Laughing through the junta's gag

    Laughing through the junta's gag
    The generals, to put it mildly, can't take a joke. But the Moustache Brothers make their living mocking fools, including those who wear military uniforms. So they have drawn a battle line in this country's long struggle for democracy with a small stage...
  • Saving Burma the right way

    Iwas 8 when I experienced my first protests in Burma. It was 1974, and thousands of students and Buddhist monks had taken to the streets, angered by the military government's handling of burial arrangements for my grandfather, U Thant, the former United...
  • Chrysler at the Auto Shows: Presence Without Products

     
    By Kelsey Mays, Cars.com While Chrysler execs talk a good game about breaking even in 2010 and rolling out at least three new models in the next year, little has changed at Chrysler's auto show displays. This season, the automaker......