The UN climate negotiations are expected to feature a showdown on the future of fossil fuels
Torrential monsoon rains have killed more than a thousand, left a third of Pakistan under water and displaced hundreds of thousands
The Congolese doctor won the Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war and is considered an expert on gang rape in conflict
Myanmar, the US and Southeast Asian envoys are preparing for talks, following Malaysia’s announcement that it would assist migrants stranded at sea.
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.
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’.