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Several reforms have been undertaken by Burma’s nominally civilian government which got to power earlier this year.

The latest reform was signed by president Thein Sein (photo with US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, from bbcimg.co.uk) and allows peaceful demonstrations for the first time, state media report. (more…)

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An additional $150m in aid will be transferred from the US to the Palestinian Authority. The US also called on other donor nations to increase aid. (more…)

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It is with a pledge of “full and active support” from the US, that the Israeli and Palestinian leaders have begun their first direct talks in nearly two years. (more…)

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“I will not participate in the election,” Dr Abdullah told supporters. (photo, from aljazeera.net)

Hamid Karzai’s rival announced his withdrawal from the second round of the Afghan presidential election, arguing that his demands for ensuring a fraud-free election had not been met. (more…)

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On Monday, an Iranian-American journalist imprisoned on charges of spying for the US was released in Tehran. It removes an obstacle to President Obama’s opening to Iran but also illustrates the volatility of the Iranian government. (more…)

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A 31-year-old Iranian-American journalist (photo, from aljazeera.net) has been put to trial in Iran this week. She is accused of spying for the US. A verdict is expected soon, said an Iranian official. (more…)

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Hillary Clinton, former Democratic presidential rival of the US president-elect Barack Obama will accept his offer to become secretary of state in his new administration, US media has reported. (photo, from cbc.ca) (more…)

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