Hundreds greet Aung San Suu Kyi in Nepal

Myanmar`s democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was today given a rousing welcome as she arrived here on a four-day trip to Nepal, her first visit in four decades to the country where she lived for some time as a youngster.

Hong Kong democracy icon Szeto Wah dies at 79

Known as Uncle Wah, the veteran activist had been diagnosed with lung cancer.

UN human rights chief calls for `immediate` release of Suu Kyi

A top human rights official of the United Nations on Wednesday asked the Burmese military junta to release "immediately and unconditionally" all political prisoners including the popular democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Suu Kyi braces for the worst ahead of verdict

Myanmar`s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was bracing for the worst ahead of Friday`s verdict in her high-profile trial, gathering medicine and books to prepare for a feared prison term, her lawyer said.