Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, who is imprisoned in China, is unlikely to be released to attend this year's prize ceremony in Oslo.
Myanmar junta foe and democracy advocate, Aung San Suu Kyi, greeted her son at the airport Tuesday. It was the first time they had seen each other for ten years.
Economic sanctions helped release Aung San Suu Kyi. That suggests the regime is ready for a deal. Does it want to take Burma (Myanmar) out of China's tightening orbit?
The comedian known as Zarganar remains in a Burmese prison even as Aung San Suu Kyi is released. His humor was the bane of the ruling generals. He must not be forgotten.
The military government of Burma (Myanmar) released Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from seven years' detention. She is likely to remain under close watch.
Burma's pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, gestures during her first press conference since her release from house arrest in Rangoon, Burma, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010.
Unofficial results say the pro-junta party won 80 percent of the vote in the Burma (Myanmar) election. Critics charge systematic rigging and voter intimidation.
Venezuelan indigenous people protest in Caracas, demanding that President Hugo Chavez move ahead with demarcating and recognizing their traditional lands.
Burma's voters went to the polls today as opposition leaders complain of widespread electoral irregularities, including intimidation of voters by government officials.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi could be freed shortly after Burma's Nov. 7 election, its first in 20 years. What she does next could have broad consequences for Burma's political transition.