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  • Suu Kyi falls ill on first day of European tour [Video]

     
    On the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
  • Move over Dracula, tourists flock to see Bulgarian 'vampire'

     
    The discovery last week of a 700-year-old skeleton with metal stakes where his heart had been has stirred a bout of vampire-mania in Europe and attracted flocks of tourists to the churchyard grave site in Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Sozopol. So keen is...
  • Bahrain court cuts jail terms for medics accused of aiding uprising

     
    Nine of the 20 doctors and nurses accused of trying to overthrow the Bahraini monarchy in a hotly contested case were found innocent Thursday in civilian court, and five were released for time already served, the state news agency reported. Four others...
  • Leaders of the Group of 20 nations gather in Mexico

     
    LOS CABOS, Mexico –- With the pro-bailout New Democracy party’s victory in Greece, leaders of the world’s biggest economies averted the worst of possible scenarios heading into their annual summit Monday. The heads of the Group of 20...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • What’s in a name? In Myanmar – or Burma – it’s political

     
    In a divided country wracked with ethnic violence and edging toward reform, one of the most stubborn battles may be a war of words: Is it Burma or is it Myanmar? After Suu Kyi toured Europe and Thailand, calling her country “Burma” as she...
  • Human rights at risk as U.S. opens Myanmar investment, groups say

     
    As the United States begins allowing new investments in Myanmar for the first time in nearly 15 years, human rights activists charge that the step will fuel abuses instead of rewarding its steps toward reform....
  • Myanmar stops censoring articles before they go to print

     
    Journalists in Myanmar will no longer have to send their articles to a censorship board to be scrubbed of anything critical or sensitive before publication, a landmark step announced Monday toward lifting restrictions on the press. But reporters in the...
  • World of woe, little hope of relief, await U.N. General Assembly

     
    Global Focus: When 120 world leaders and thousands in their entourages gather at the United Nations next week, the woes of the world will be on stage in all their tragic detail: a civil war in Syria, the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, reignited ethnic...