Cyclone Mahasen has weakened into a tropical storm and then dissipated, causing far less damage than had been feared and sparing Burma.
An overcrowded boat has capsized while trying to escape a cyclone bearing down on Burma, tossing dozens of Rohingya Muslims into the sea.
Several boats carrying more than 100 Rohingya Muslims trying to escape an approaching cyclone capsized off the coast of western Burma.
They slept terrified in the fields, watching their homes burn through the night. And when they returned Wednesday, nothing was left but smouldering ash.
Burma's president has pardoned 93 prisoners, including at least 59 political detainees, a day after the EU lifted sanctions against the country.
The EU has dropped its political and economic sanctions against Burma to support the country's "remarkable process" of democratic reforms.
A fire at a mosque in Burma has killed at least 13 people
For most people in Burma, it will be a novelty when privately run daily newspapers hit the streets on Monday.
Burma's commander in chief has said that the military forces will continue to play a political role in the country.
Authorities in Burma imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three townships after anti-Muslim religious violence touched new parts of the country.
Two days of rioting between Buddhists and Muslims in a central Burma town has killed at least 20 and left residents too afraid to walk the streets.
With rare hostility, villagers sharply criticised opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as she travelled in northwestern Myanmar.
President of Burma U Thein Sein arrived in New Zealand today for a four-day visit.
If the Kachin Independence Army loses just one more mountain ridge, there will be little to stop government forces from taking their stronghold on the Chinese border.
Sri Lanka's navy says it has rescued 32 Burmese nationals whose wooden vessel began sinking while making a perilous journey to Australia.
A team of excavators are heading to the Burmese city of Yangon on Saturday to find a nearly forgotten stash of British fighter planes.
Burma's military has acknowledged carrying out airstrikes against ethnic Kachin rebels in the country's north
Burma rang in 2013 with its first public New Year's Eve countdown and a grand fireworks display.
A flight packed with Christmas tourists crash-landed on a road in central Burma.
Graffiti artists in Burma are unhappy with a new ban on their handiwork in the country's biggest city.
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