By PBS NewsHour
Myanmar's government raised the death toll from the weekend's cyclone to more than 22,000 on Tuesday and said another 41,000 were missing, as aid groups awaited visas to bring supplies to the devastated Asian nation.
The foreign minister of Myanmar's strict military junta said Monday that the death toll from Saturday's cyclone strike could continue to skyrocket.
In the wake of the devastating cyclone in Myanmar and widespread rioting in Somalia, the international community continues to try and respond with food relief programs to confront the rising need. World Food Program's head Josette Sheeran discusses the relief…
A large cyclone hit the nation of Myanmar Saturday, bringing widespread damage and causing major harm to its citizens, killing upwards of 10,000 people. Relief agencies are rushing to respond, and the event is seen by many as a test…
The military rulers of Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, released 50 pro-democracy activists as its representatives met with movement leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Human rights advocates assess conditions since last month's crackdown on the protests.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has faced a long list of priorities since he took over the U.N.'s top job from Kofi Annan 10 months ago. He discusses the issues that are shaping his tenure, including concerns over the situation…
The leader of the military junta in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, indicated Thursday that he is willing to meet with detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi amid renewed focus on the nation after a wave of…
During recent protests in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma, the international community relied heavily on the diplomatic intervention of China in efforts to stop a military crackdown. Experts consider China's growing regional influence.
Myanmar's junta government has cut off Internet access throughout the country in effort to prevent the flow of information on its violent reaction to mass protests. Two democracy and media advocates discuss the move.
President Bush and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Friday joined world leaders denouncing the violence in Myanmar at the hands of the junta government. Indonesia's ambassador to the U.S. and a British foreign minister discuss the situation.
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