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  • White House names first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years

     
    Heralding reform in Myanmar but warning of much work still ahead, the Obama administration on Thursday named its first full ambassador to the Southeast Asian nation in 22 years....
  • Myanmar's new ties with U.S. may come at a cost

     
    The Obama administration’s decision this week to ease financial sanctions imposed on Myanmar, encourage American investment there and appoint a U.S. ambassador for the first time in 22 years should further the long-isolated nation’s reform...
  • Suu Kyi falls ill on first day of European tour [Video]

     
    On the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
  • Pro-Eurozone conservatives take first place in Greece

     
    The conservative New Democracy party won a narrow first-place finish in Greece's parliamentary election over Syriza, the radical-left group that had vowed to dismantle multibillion-dollar economic rescue accords and harsh austerity measures demanded by...
  • Muslim Brotherhood candidate eyeing history in Egypt

     
    Mohamed Morsi’s car stopped in front of his campaign headquarters. It was hours past dark, but the building was alive with chatter. Its florescent lights illuminated an entire block on Mounsour Street, which 16-months ago was a bloody battleground...
  • Oregon man says FBI was behind his torture in Abu Dhabi [Video]

     
    An Oregon man is seeking asylum in Sweden, saying that he was tortured while in the United Arab Emirates by interrogators who were in league with the FBI as it tried to investigate a Portland mosque....
  • Aung San Suu Kyi to leave Myanmar for first time in 24 years

     
    Long jailed, recently elected, Aung San Suu Kyi now plans to leave Myanmar for the first time in 24 years, traveling to Norway and Britain. The unprecedented trip provides a chance for the former political prisoner to collect the Nobel Peace Prize she won...
  • U.S. easing sanctions on Myanmar after elections

     
    The Obama administration will send an ambassador to Myanmar and begin easing financial, foreign aid and travel sanctions in recognition of the long-isolated country’s first free and fair parliamentary elections, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham...
  • Rome pushes costumed gladiators away from Colosseum

     
    Rome is pushing to get rid of the costumed gladiators and centurions who ring the Colosseum, ready to draw their weapons and pose with tourists for a price. According to news reports, the Eternal City wants to clear unauthorized people from asking for...
  • Palestinian on hunger strike is freed, deported to Gaza

     
    A Palestinian woman who launched a hunger strike to protest her detention by Israel’s military was deported to Gaza Strip on Sunday in a deal that prevents her from returning to her home in the West Bank for three years....
  • Myanmar elections neither free nor fair, Aung San Suu Kyi says

     
    Days before Myanmar goes to the polls, parliamentary candidate and famous dissident Aung San Suu Kyi denounced “irregularities” in the upcoming elections, saying they would be neither free nor fair. Opposition candidates have been attacked...