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Actor David Thewlis discusses playing Aung San Suu Kyi's husband in The Lady, a biopic based on the Burmese opposition leader's life.
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Mahn Nyein Maung, an ethnic Karen rebel leader, is sentenced to 17 years in prison for "unlawful association", reports from Burma say.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in the country on Wednesday as a show of support for the country’s transformation to nascent democracy.
UN-backed genocide tribunal hears how leaders had life-and-death authority over Cambodia while in power...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first visit to Myanmar in a half-century by the top U.S. diplomat opens a door for that nation's military-dominated government to reduce its international isolation and dependence on a staunch but mistrusted ally: China.
China’s “good neighbor” policy is under unprecedented pressure; indeed, it is at its nadir since the Cold War’s end.
War on Kachin rebels has intensified but gone entirely unnoticed, with abuses overshadowed by drive for political reform...
After years of abysmal relations, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s visit is both a reward for Myanmar’s progress and an attempt to press for more significant reforms.
Burma's regime seeks distance from China by welcoming a Clinton visit. And the US can help bring freedom to Burma (Myanmar), but it must better understand legitimacy in this Buddhist society.
Move comes after Burma pro-democracy leader's party decision to rejoin mainstream politics following government reforms...
Burma’s democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has cited positive steps toward democracy by the military-backed government.
Burma begins a promised amnesty for prisoners, including popular comedian Zarganar, but it is unclear how many political detainees will be freed.