As the world marks victory over Japan Day, a remarkable story is told of a Nigerian soldier rescued by Rohingya villagers.
Burma's first sex education magazine has got the usually demure nation hot under the collar as it explores new-found cultural freedom.
A plane from Burma carrying 65 passengers, including foreign tourists, has crash-landed in the country's eastern Shan state.
US President Barack Obama will announce a $170-million aid pledge to Burma to mark his historic visit to the country.
Burmese authorities have faced criticism from rights groups after deadly unrest between Muslim Rohingya and ethnic Rakhine Buddhists.
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.
Bangladesh border guards have turned back three more boats carrying more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who have fled religious violence in Burma.
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.
Misuse of artemisinin combination therapy on the Thai-Burma border has allowed parasitic resistance to develop that could spread worldwide.
In the 1980s drug-resistant strains of malaria spread from Southeast Asia to Africa. Millions of children died. Now, it's happening all over again.
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.