The Telegraph
Monday , April 2 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999

Test of pragmatism ahead for Suu Kyi

Soe Thein is a pious man. Every evening he kneels before a Buddhist shrine in his Yangon home to pray for the only woman he believes can lead Myanmar to a brighter future. ...  | Read.. 
Protests in Hong Kong against Beijing
Thousands of protesters marched to the mainland Chinese government’s liaison office in Hong Kong today, demanding universal suffrage and protesting against Beijing̵ ...  | Read.. 
Rebellion in fabled Timbuktu
Booms from rocket launchers and automatic gunfire crackled on Sunday around Mali’s fabled town of Timbuktu, known as an ancient seat of Islamic learning, for its 700-ye ...  | Read.. 
Wacky robot rush to moon for $20m
Some crawl like snakes or scuttle on spider legs, others lumber on tank tracks like the Pixar movie hero Wall-E. But all these exotic machines are unified by one goal ...  | Read.. 
Syria uprising fund plan
Participants at a conference on Syria have said Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries are creating a multimillion-dollar fund to pay salaries to members of the rebel Free Syr ...  | Read.. 
Aung San Suu Kyi’s supporters cheer as they watch the voting trends on screen on the roof of their party office in Yangon. (Reuters)