"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
Myanmar's de facto leader is facing growing pressure over the exodus of Rohingya Muslims
Archbishop Desmond Tutu makes a public plea to Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the situation of the minority Rohingya Muslims.
With thousands of Rohingya refugees streaming daily across the swampy border into Bangladesh, one hospital was struggling on Monday to treat dozens
Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi has had a royal lunch in London with Queen Elizabeth and Prince William.
One year since Aung San Suu Kyi’s party swept to power, by-elections have been held in Myanmar in what is considered a test of the leader’s popularity.
President Obama announces US to lift sanctions against Myanmar during a meeting with Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Barack Obama has reminded China that an international ruling rejecting Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea is “binding”.
Hundreds of representatives of ethnic groups have gathered in the capital of Myanmar, as Aung Sun Suu Kyi opened peace talks to end decades of fighting between the military and…
New president Htin Kyaw is a close confidante of Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi
Myanmar is in the process of forming its first democratically-elected government
Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s new president. Kyaw is a close friend of the Aung San Suu Kyi, head of the governing
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They are doctors, poets, teachers, farmers, fishermen. Many are new to politics, and had to receive intensive instruction in law and constitutional
It is hoped her presence will build bridges ahead of her party taking power in March
The leader of Myanmar’s National League for Democracy led a roadside clean up on Sunday, in the constituency where she won a seat in the country’s
Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks with the country’s president Thein Sein to discuss the smooth transfer of power to her
The party of democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has won a majority in Myanmar’s parliament, the election commission said on Friday, giving it enough
Aung San Suu Kyi seeks a "national reconciliation" meeting with the president and military as her party inches closer to election victory in Myanmar.