Here are some conclusions we can draw from initial investigations in to the Mahabodhi temple bombing.
The Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma received further backing from the White House on Monday in its campaign to be called Myanmar.
A rights group accused authorities in Myanmar, including Buddhist monks, of an organized campaign of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
During an historic visit on Monday, President Barack Obama called Burma what the government and many other people have been calling it for years: Myanmar.
President Barack Obama said Monday he comes to "extend the hand of friendship" to a nation moving from persecution to peace. But his praise and personal attention came with an admonition to those in charge: The work of ensuring and protecting freedoms has just begun.
Myanmar prisoner-turned-parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi began a tour of Europe almost certain to attract the kind of fanfare that will test the patience of the reformist generals now in power after decades of army rule.
Myanmar's president has declared a state of emergency in a western state where sectarian tensions between Buddhists and Muslims have unleashed deadly violence.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today invited Myanmar's iconic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to deliver the next Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Lecture in India next year.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today that India's Look East policy was "central" to the growth of the entire Asia-Pacific region.
Myanmar president U Thein Sein held talks with UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw Monday, a day after his arrival in Yangon.
The party of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi agreed on Monday to end a boycott of parliament and swear an oath to protect the constitution, said party officials, apparently ending a dispute with the government.
The protest by Suu Kyi's party will dent an image of transformation the government wanted to show off on Monday.
Myanmar's reformist rulers are looking forward to an eagerly awaited easing of European Union sanctions on Monday but celebrations will be muted over a political stalemate delaying Aung San Suu Kyi's historic parliamentary debut.