Environmental activists from Greenpeace demonstrate in the water by holding images of landmarks during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico. According to the UN weather agency, 2010 is 'almost certain' to rank among the three hottest years on record, and in a report issued Tuesday, experts said glaciers in southern South America and Alaska's coastal mountains have been losing mass faster and for longer than glaciers elsewhere in the world.
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.
In its relationship with Burma (Myanmar), India is caught between its commitment to principles of democracy and its desire to counter China's rising power in the region.
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.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained democracy leader who has been under house arrest since 2003, is set to be released on Saturday evening
Former President George W. Bush talks with 8-year-old Whitney Grace Dodson as he signs copies of his book, "Decision Points," at a store near his Dallas home.
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.
Burma's voters went to the polls today as opposition leaders complain of widespread electoral irregularities, including intimidation of voters by government officials.