One of the three most closed and isolated countries in the world is opening up. The long-repressed Burmese say it's unbelievable - but they want to believe in a new Myanmar.
White elephant, not a lousy gift but an actual albino elephant, was captured in the jungles of Maungdaw township in northwestern Rakhine state in Myanmar.
The military junta accuses her of violating her house arrest after a Vietnam vet swam across a lake to her home.
Cyclone victims are rebuilding homes and collecting rainwater as foreign aid workers slowly spread out.
United Nations chief Ban Ki Moon arrived Thursday and hopes to meet Burma's leader Gen. Than Shwe today.
The isolated junta sought outside aid as death toll projections topped 10,000.