From Oscar night to international politics, heroism has popped up in unexpected places
Democracy activist will have to tread carefully with the generals, who still hold significant power
US president's demand for an end to violence in Rakhine helped take pressure off opposition leader
President Obama praises Burmese counterpart for reforms, but Aung San Suu Kyi urges caution
Where is Suu Kyi's famous 'moral authority' as Muslim Rohingya homes are razed to the ground?
Olympic gossip: who will light the London flame? Will medal hope Idowu be fit?
Burmese democracy campaigner delivers personal and touching address in Oslo
Conflict between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims could force opposition leader to make an unpopular intervention
A day after elections, it is hoped more realistic exchange rate will encourage investment
Party of democracy icon believes it has won all the seats it contested in by-elections
'Mandela of Burma' states intention to enter parliament – will she stand for leadership?
Michelle Yeoh blacklisted and deported – but film is already in the can
She has received a welter
of foreign invitations - but
will she dare leave Burma?
Supporters surge forward as
pro-democracy leader steps
out of her Rangoon home
John Yettaw’s seven-year sentence for his infamous swim across Inya lake prompts concerns for his health