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 opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has called for a "dignified victory" after her National League for Democracy party's apparent election win.
Aung San Suu Kyi could be given a job in Burma's nominally civilian government if she is elected to parliament in the April by-elections.
The personal political adviser of Burma's President Thein Sein says Aung San Suu Kyi's democratic party 'can be the ruling party one day'.
Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition began its formal return to mainstream Burmese politics as it applied to re-register as a political party.
Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi plans to run in upcoming by-elections -- days after her party decided to rejoin the official political arena.
Burma's Supreme Court rejected Aung San Suu Kyi's lawsuit against the military for dissolving the National League for Democracy ahead of elections.
Aung San Suu Kyi will support US plans to engage with the isolated nation but only if opposition groups are involved in any dialogue, her party said.
Burma's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi marked a grim 64th birthday in prison on Friday, as activists took to the internet to call for her release.
Burma officials on Friday postponed an appeal hearing and adjourned the main trial of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi will go to court on Friday to challenge the barring of three defence witnesses from testifying at her trial.
The party of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met on Tuesday to decide whether to take part in elections planned for next year.
More than a dozen "prisoners of conscience", including five Buddhist monks arrested in 2003, have been freed in military-ruled Burma
Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi met United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari on Monday.
Burna's military junta sentenced at least 11 dissidents involved in monk-led protests last year to 65 years in jail on Tuesday.
With a population of more than 50-million, the country has become the world's biggest prison camp. Pressure is building on the UN to act.
Western governments lashed out at the extension of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest, but the outrage at Burma's generals was tempered by concern over disrupting aid flows to desperate cyclone victims. Burma has been promised millions of dollars in Western aid after Cyclone Nargis, but this cut no ice with the junta regarding the opposition leader.
Burma's junta extended the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday, a move likely to dismay Western nations who promised millions of dollars in aid after Cyclone Nargis. Officials drove to the Nobel laureate's lakeside Rangoon home to read out a six-month extension order in person.
Cyclone damage to the Irrawaddy Delta, Burma's rice bowl, has caused a surge in looting in its restive border areas by poorly paid troops worried about food shortages, residents and human rights groups say. In the north-west town of Kalaymo, residents said soldiers had stepped up seizures of rice, fish and firewood.
Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was taken to a state guest house in the former capital on Monday for her second meeting in two days with visiting United Nations envoy Ibrahim Gambari. UN officials gave no details of Gambari's planned discussions with the Nobel laureate.