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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, has said she is ready and willing to engage with the country's military rulers...

    22. 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...

    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

      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...

    30. 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...

    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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