Armed ethnic insurgents support a call to reconcile with the Burmese army.
Burma's new government holds a first meeting with the pro-democracy leader.
The UN’s highest court says Thai and Cambodian forces must leave a disputed border territory.
The move comes 10 days after a top official of the Burmese embassy in Washington defected and sought US asylum.
A report details how Burma's military uses prisoners as 'human shields' on the front lines.
More than 20 NGOs want the US president to impose stiff banking sanctions on Burma.
The financial institution hopes the plan will boost Cambodia’s farm sector and rural infrastructure.
A high-profile defection may indicate that US engagement with Burma won’t bear fruit.
A high-ranking Burmese embassy official says a lack of political progress pushed him to defect.