Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has declared her intention to run for the presidency as she sets her sights on the 2015 elections.
US President Barack Obama will announce a $170-million aid pledge to Burma to mark his historic visit to the country.
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has announced in Britain that she is prepared to take the helm as the leader of her people.
Suspending rather than lifting sanctions was the right move to keep pressure on the government, says Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Thousands of displaced Muslim Rohingyas and Rakhine Buddhists need food and water in Burma after fleeing the country's worst clashes in years.
Aung San Suu Kyi has been given a rapturous welcome by thousands of Burma refugees forced by human rights abuses to live in a Thai border camp.
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi has been sworn in as an MP -- signalling a new chapter in her near quarter-century struggle against oppression.
Opposition leaer Aung San Suu Kyi's party has agreed to end a boycott of Burma's Parliament, apparently ending a dispute with the government.
Burma's newly elected MP Aung San Suu Kyi has accepted invitations to visit Norway and the UK -- her first overseas trips in 24 years.
While the West has resumed talks about lifting sanctions, Burma's rural minorities are still persecuted by the junta.
Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's party has won almost every seat it contested in Burma's elections, becoming the main opposition in Parliament.
Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for a "dignified victory" after her National League for Democracy party's apparent election win.
Burma's opposition has claimed an important victory for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in her parliamentary bid, sparking scenes of jubilation.
Burma is voting in its third election in half a century -- a test of its reform credentials that could propel its opposition leader into Parliament.
Burma's journalists will take to Twitter and Facebook in their battle to beat press restrictions and deliver breaking news of Sunday's by-elections.
Unlike his charismatic opponent Aung San Suu Kyi, Soe Min does not get mobbed by adoring crowds, but is taking part in Burma's by-elections anyway.
One of Burma's most prominent rebel groups has warned that the ceasefire deal seen as a breakthrough in relations with the regime is 'fragile'.
Burma has freed at least 200 political prisoners in an amnesty that may embolden the opposition and put pressure on the West to lift sanctions.
Burma has begun freeing jailed political activists as one of the world's most reclusive states opens up after decades of authoritarian rule.