Topic: Aung San Suu Kyi
The highest-ranking US diplomat to visit Burma (Myanmar) since 1995 met with junta officials and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi Wednesday. The visit is part of the White House's bid to engage the regime.
11/04/2009 12:00 am
Next year's elections push ruling generals to contain dissidents and quell insurgencies – without annoying China.
11/01/2009 01:00 am
In Pictures Rainy days
After years of just imposing sanctions, the US will now also engage Burma, Clinton said. The closed regime may also be reaching out: It attended its first UN meeting this week in 14 years.
09/24/2009 01:00 am
Despite raucous moments, we're witnessing a grand spectacle of democracy in action in America.
09/02/2009 01:00 am
A Christian Science perspective.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
A political activist was sentenced to 18 years Friday for offending the royal family. Dozens of activists and citizens have fallen foul of a criminal law on royal libel.
08/28/2009 01:00 am
The reclusive regime in Burma (Myanmar) is touting its newfound openness, but skeptics wonder whether Webb's rare visit will bring any democratic reform.
08/17/2009 01:00 am
Unemployed veteran John Yettaw, who was imprisoned for sneaking into democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s home in Burma, arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday.
08/16/2009 01:00 am
A court in Burma (Myanmar) sentenced the opposition leader to 18 more months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. The trial was widely viewed as a sham.
08/11/2009 01:00 am