Myanmar leader has questions for US high school students
Campus Life / Education

Myanmar leader has questions for US high school students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former political prisoner who is now the de facto leader of Myanmar used her visit to a Washington high school to solicit ideas about how to improve education in her country. Aung San Suu Kyi (ahng sahn soo chee) told students at Roosevelt High School on Thursday that she had never … Continue reading

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UN chief: Burundi leader promises to release 2,000 prisoners
Africa / International News / Uncategorized

UN chief: Burundi leader promises to release 2,000 prisoners

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi’s president promises to release 2,000 people detained during months of violent unrest, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday while visiting the violence-plagued country. Ban spoke after meeting with President Pierre Nkurunziza on Tuesday Feb.23, as well as meetings with officials from Burundi’s ruling party, government, opposition and civic groups … Continue reading

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim demotes top official
Asia / Australia & the Pacific / International News / Uncategorized

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim demotes top official

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is believed to have demoted one of his top officials and sent him to a rural collective farm for reeducation, South Korea’s spy agency told lawmakers Tuesday. If confirmed, the banishment of Choe Ryong Hae would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and … Continue reading