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  1. February 21, 2009

    No progress on Burma, UN told

    The United Nations Security Council yesterday heard there had been no progress in persuading Burma's military regime to...

  2. February 21, 2009

    No progress on Burma, UN told

    The United Nations Security Council yesterday heard there had been no progress in persuading Burma's hermetic military...

  1. February 20, 2009

    UN is told of failings on Burma reform

    The United Nations Security Council heard on Friday there had been no progress in persuading Burma’s military regime to...

  2. September 13, 2008

    UN envoy defies call to scrap Burma mission

    Ibrahim Gambari, the United Nations special envoy to Burma, said on Friday he would continue his role of mediator despite...

  3. September 13, 2008

    UN envoy defies call to scrap Burma mission despite lack of progress

    Ibrahim Gambari, the United Nations special envoy to Burma, said yesterday he would continue his role of mediator despite...

  4. June 13, 2008

    Nigeria moves to end oil conflict

    Nigeria's government has appointed a senior diplomat to push forward plans for a peace summit aimed at ending the...

  5. April 8, 2008

    Democracy in Burma back on UN agenda

    With the United Nations under fire from Burma’s opposition for failing to hasten the end of military rule more than six...

  6. March 19, 2008

    Exiled Burmese leader attacks UN

    A leading exiled Burmese dissident has accused Ibrahim Gambari, United Nations’ special envoy to his country, of betraying...

  7. March 10, 2008

    Burma generals reject UN’s reform plans

    Ibrahim Gambari, the UN’s special envoy to Burma, left the military-ruled country empty-handed on Monday after the generals...

  8. February 23, 2008

    Suu Kyi tops UN envoy’s agenda

    A United Nations envoy will hold talks with Burma’s ruling junta over the country’s “road map to democracy”, including its...

  9. November 23, 2007

    Asian neighbours 'must back UN efforts in Burma'

    Asian countries must push for democratic reform in military-ruled Burma, even though the Association of South East Asian...

  10. November 23, 2007

    Observer: Silent in Singapore

    And yet more wasted aviation fuel. Ibrahim Gambari, the UN special envoy for Burma, could have stayed in New York rather...

  11. November 22, 2007

    Asian neighbours ‘must back UN on Burma’

    Asian countries must push for democratic reform in military-ruled Burma, even though the Association of South East Asian...

  12. November 22, 2007

    Calm in the eye of a subprime storm

    Not everyone can be as prescient as Alan Greenspan, the former US Federal Reserve chairman, who warned of “irrational...

  13. November 21, 2007

    Gambari says constitution an issue for talks

    Ibrahim Gambari, the UN special envoy to Burma, said Tuesday that the military regime’s draft constitution would have to be...

  14. November 20, 2007

    US warns Asean over Burma stance

    A top US trade official warned yesterday that "the credibility and reputation" of the Association of South East Asian...

  15. November 19, 2007

    US warns Asean over Burma stance

    A top US trade official warned on Monday that “the credibility and reputation” of the Association of South East Asian...

  16. November 15, 2007

    Burma likely to escape censure by Asean

    George Yeo, Singapore’s foreign minister, has compared next week’s annual summit of the Association of South East Asian...

  17. November 15, 2007

    Burma likely to escape censure by Asean

    George Yeo, Singapore's foreign minister, has compared next week's annual summit of the Association of South-East Asian...

  18. November 14, 2007

    Burma acts on freedom calls but abuses continue, says UN

    Burma's military rulers have taken some steps towards meeting international demands for greater political freedom but...

  19. November 13, 2007

    Burma acts on freedom calls

    Burma’s military rulers have taken some steps towards meeting international demands for greater political freedom but...

  20. November 10, 2007

    Suu Kyi 'optimistic' of shift in Burma

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's detained democracy advocate, told her political allies yesterday that she was "very optimistic"...

  21. November 9, 2007

    Suu Kyi ready to engage with junta

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's democracy leader, said she was ready and willing to engage with the country's military rulers in...

  22. November 9, 2007

    Suu Kyi ready to engage with junta

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's democracy leader, has said she is ready and willing to engage with the country's military rulers...

  23. November 9, 2007

    Suu Kyi ready to engage with junta

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's democracy leader, said she was ready and willing to engage with the country's military rulers in...

  24. November 9, 2007

    Suu Kyi 'ready to co-operate' with generals

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's democracy leader, yesterday said she was ready and willing to engage with Burma's military rulers...

  25. November 8, 2007

    Suu Kyi ‘ready to co-operate’ with generals

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s democracy leader, on Thursday said she was ready and willing to engage with Burma’s military...

  26. November 7, 2007

    Burma hits back under UN pressure

    Burma’s military junta mounted a show of defiance against inter­national pressure on Wednesday, publicly spurning several...

  27. November 5, 2007

    UN envoy in fresh drive for Burma reforms

    A United Nations special envoy began a renewed push for political and economic reforms in military-ruled Burma yesterday,...

  28. November 4, 2007

    UN envoy in push for Burma reforms

    A UN special envoy kicked off a renewed push for political and economic reforms in military-ruled Burma on Sunday, amid...

  29. November 3, 2007

    Burma throws out top UN official over views on anti-junta protests

    Burma's military junta is expelling the most senior United Nations official in the country, apparently infuriated by his...

  30. November 3, 2007

    Burmese junta expels top UN official

    Burma's military junta is expelling the most senior United Nations official in the country, apparently infuriated by his...

  31. November 2, 2007

    Burma expels top UN diplomat

    Burma’s military junta is expelling the most senior United Nations official in the country, apparently infuriated by his...

  32. November 1, 2007

    Burmese monks revive protests

    Buddhist monks marched in the Burmese temple town of Pakokku yesterday in their first demonstration since the military...

  33. November 1, 2007

    Burmese monks revive street protests

    Buddhist monks marched in the Burmese temple town of Pakokku yesterday in their first demonstration since the military...

  34. October 31, 2007

    Burmese monks revive street protests

    Buddhist monks marched in the Burmese temple town of Pakokku on Wednesday in their first demonstration since the military...

  35. October 24, 2007

    UN urges military to heed outcry and lift spending

    United Nations officials in Burma are calling for the country's military junta to pay heed to the outpouring of public...

  36. October 19, 2007

    US expands sanctions against Burma

    President George W. Bush on Friday expanded US sanctions against Burma’s rulers, accusing them of ”vicious persecution” of...

  37. October 18, 2007

    Battle to beat Burma junta’s siege mentality

    Watching televised images of maroon-robed Buddhist monks and civilians marching through the dilapidated streets of Rangoon...

  38. October 18, 2007

    UN envoy urges assistance for Burma

    Ibrahim Gambari, the UN special envoy to Burma, on Thursday called on the international community to offer incentives to the...

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